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Registration is now taking place for the Bellevue Schools Foundation’s annual Spring for Schools Luncheon, being held Friday, May 18, 2012, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue.
A record crowd of more than 1,000 business and community leaders is expected to attend the event in support of the 18,000+ students inBellevue’s public schools. Proceeds will improve student learning through district wide academic initiatives, curriculum material and book purchases, training opportunities for teachers, and an array of programs that meet students' special needs.
Community members are encouraged to attend the event to hear what’s going on in Bellevue’s public schools and learn how donors make a difference. Attendees can register at the foundation web site, http://www.bsfdn.org/Pages/Registration.aspx. Deadline for event registration is Monday, May 14
Hosted by KOMO 4’s Steve Pool, the program will feature:
- Student speaker Kyaa Dost, who immigrated to Bellevue from Pakistan and with the help of the AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) program, found the strength and support to achieve his dreams.
- A video montage of students, teachers and volunteers from programs supported by Foundation donors throughout the BellevueSchool District.
- An announcement of the Foundation’s newest initiative that will make a difference for students across the District.
*Editor's note: The headline of this post was corrected to reflect what the money will be raised for.