Voters in Bellevue were showing their support Tuesday night for a $450 million school construction bond that was passing with almost 72 percent of the vote in first-day returns. In the Lake Washington school district, however, a $755 million bond issue was falling short of the required 60 percent, reaching about 57 percent in the initial count of More
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The Associated Press The state Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that a student backpack search in 2009 at a Bellevue high school was illegal because the officer who conducted the search and found a weapon was acting as a police officer at the time. The court said that search did not qualify for a school search exemption and…More
Highline Public Schools announced this morning that Susan Enfield will be its next superintendent. The move is subject to contract negotiations, a background check and an official vote, but Enfield and Highline School Board President Angelica Alvarez both treated those as formalities during a news conference this morning at the Highline district’s headquarters. “I will not let this community…More
The Bellevue School Board voted this morning to officially notify Susan Enfield that she is a “strong candidate” for their superintendent vacancy and that it will consider accelerating the search process to accommodate her. The accelerated process would not begin until a pair of community meetings next week, Bellevue School District spokeswoman Jacque Coe said. Enfield, the…More
Update, 5:30 p.m. The drunk student, an 18-year-old, was arrested and booked into jail on investigation of assault, a Bellevue Police Department spokeswoman said. “He resisted arrest and was fighting with the officers,” Officer Carla Iafrate said. “Officers had to Tase him to get him under control.” Original post, 2:40 p.m. Bellevue police used a Taser to subdue a…More