Bellevue School District's VIBES program helps students – and volunteers

VIBES volunteer Shikha Khandelwal works with students at Stevenson Elementary School.  - COURTESY PHOTO, Laura Zimmerman
  • Aug 31, 2014 at 5:00PM updated Sep 2, 2014 at 9:38AM

Many of the volunteers in Bellevue’s public schools share a common secret: although their motive for volunteering is to help children, they often suspect they are getting more from the experience than the students they help.


Community Events, September 2014

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Flavors of India dances through Downtown Park

  • Today at 11:12AM

The third annual Flavors of India, organized by the Vedic Cultural Center of Sammamish in partnership with the city of Bellevue, was held Saturday and Sunday, and included dancing with DJ Prashant, a number of cultural displays and a free Indian feast.

City seeks conversion of slough land for light rail

  • Today at 9:00AM updated at 11:03AM

Bellevue is seeking approval to convert 1.06 acres of Mercer Slough Nature Park land to transportation uses to support Sound Transit's East Link extension.

Wastewater system repair to close lane on Coal Creek Parkway

  • Sep 1, 2014 at 6:06PM

Bellevue Utilities crews will be closing the outside, northbound lane on Coal Creek Parkway at Forest Drive, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 2, to make repairs to the sidewalk, manhole, and wastewater system.

Meeting to discuss shared work program

  • Sep 1, 2014 at 6:00PM

Speakers from the Employment Security Department’s Shared Work program will join members of the Washington Association of Accountants on Wednesday in Bellevue to present information about how the program can prevent layoffs and how employers can take advantage of a special enrollment period to save money over the next year.

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