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8th Grade Visits
Visiting our campus while school is in session is the best way for prospective students to feel the magic of being a Bear! 8th graders are invited to be a Bear for a Day - with visit dates available from late September through early January. Registration is open.
Parents and guardians of middle schoolers are also invited to campus! Join President DeSapio for coffee and a campus tour: two dates will be in-person, one will be virtual. Register today.
Middle schoolers and families, save the date! We can't wait to see you on campus to show you what an amazing high school experience awaits you! Our annual Open House will take place on Wednesday, October 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Please RSVP today!
To stay up to date on all things Blanchet, join our mailing list - or email Mike Pierce, Director of Admissions, with any questions at email@example.com.
Thank you to all of our runners, walkers, volunteers, sponsors and fans for participating in our 12th Annual Blanchet 5K. What a great event!
For the 2022-23 school year, BBHS awarded approx. $2.9 million in tuition assistance and scholarships to families with incomes ranging from $10,000/year to $200,000/year.
Approximately 39% of our families receive some level of aid.
College Visits to BBHS Each Year
Starting your freshman year, you will have access to a range of college counseling services designed to help you gain admission to the best college for you.
Our small classes make for engaged students and dynamic learning environments.
Hours of Annual Community Service
All students complete a minimum of 80 hours of community service during their four years at BBHS.
Advanced Placement & Honors Courses
With our extensive offering of honors and AP courses, college-level work begins before ever setting foot on a university campus. Honors courses are available beginning in 9th grade. AP courses are available beginning in 10th grade.
Athletic Teams in 15 Sports
More than half of the student body participates in at least one sport each year. Two no-cut sports available per season.
It is important that students have the opportunity to thrive beyond the classroom. At BBHS, you can choose from an extensive offering of clubs and activities ranging from Hiking Club, Coding Club, Improv Team, Dance Team, Diversity Club, Cheer Squad, Bowling Team, Ski Club, Asian Pacific Islander Club, Bee Club and more!
Graduates who continue on to college
Each year, our grads are accepted into some of the most selective colleges and universities in the country. Please click here for the most recent comprehensive list.
We were thrilled to be able to celebrate the Commencement Ceremony for the Class of 2022 at T-Mobile Park on June 3, 2022! What an amazing four year journey it has been for our newest alums. They are ready for their bright future! Bravo!
BBHS Athletics had a fantastic spring season with five teams making runs in the state tournament: Softball, Baseball, Track & Field, Lacrosse and Golf. Way to go Bears! A special shout out to our three athletes who won individual state titles: Max H. '23 in Golf (Max tied the course record in his championship round), Lily L. '25 Track 1600m and Will S. '23 Track 1600m and 3200m! Congratulations!
We packed the house at the Moore Theater for our amazing run of The Drowsy Chaperone! Our actors, crews and directors went "full out" on this fantastic jazzy piece that had song, dance, humor and talent abounding.
Congratulations to our CYBEARS Robotics Team for taking the top prize in the Imagery category in the FIRST Robotics competition in February in Western Washington. Well done! FIRST=For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology
The BBHS Little Free Pantry is Open! Located on Wallingford Ave. N., just north of our main entrance. Take a little if you need it, leave a little if you can. The LFP is available for anyone in our community who is in need.
Welcome to Bear Country! On Wednesday, January 26, 2022 we unveiled our new moniker and mascot, the Bears, with a surprise celebration on campus for our students, faculty and staff. A special and dynamic video announced the evolution, Root 'Bear' Floats, lots of new swag, a photo booth and class pictures in new t-shirts, and flag raising ceremony were part of the day as we move forward into a new chapter in our school's history.
In the inaugural season of the BBHS E-Sports Club, the Rocket Green Team of Blake Anderson '22, Rocco Spannaus '22, Tristen Anderson '24 and Keenan Tobin '24, took first place in PlayVs Pacific League! With coach and club moderator Mr. Logan Brewster guiding the way, there has been fantastic student involvement in the new club, in addition to success! Way to play! Way to represent BBHS!
The finishing touch of a magical season for our boys cross country team was winning the State title in Pasco, WA on November 6! With outstanding races by all of our Varsity runners, BBHS captured the title with a low score of 88: with four runners finishing in the top 20, and Junior Will Schneider coming in first place. We could't be prouder of the team and coaches for their hard work and dedication. Congratulations!
The Bishop Blanchet Performing Arts Department produced one incredible show! The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 was performed live in our Marge Blackburn Blackbox Theatre and ran for three shows this past weekend. A classic who-dun-it that entertained and wowed the audience, both those in the theatre and those viewing the livestream!
Our ASB and Class Cabinets worked hard to make the 2021 Homecoming Week and Assembly more special than ever, with our first full school assembly in over 18 months! We were so grateful to come together and celebrate school spirit, traditions and green and gold pride. The week was also celebrated at Blanchet Athletic events with BBHS #pinkout SWAG, to raise Breast Cancer Awareness, with net proceeds from the pinkout t-shirts going to the Susan G. Komen foundation. The Blanchet football team pulled out an incredible come from behind win against Roosevelt on Friday night at the homecoming game, on the new turf of Mickey Naish field, under the lights - with a fantastic crowd of alumni, students and fans cheering them on! Way to go Blanchet!
Our community was so blessed to have a beautiful morning up on Mickey Naish Field for our Mass of the Holy Spirit. Archbishop Etienne was the main celebrant, his first visit to our campus did not disappoint!
We had a great group of runners, walkers and supporters turn out for our 11th annual Bishop Blanchet 5k, with proceeds from the event supporting the boys and girls Cross Country program. A big thank you to our incredible sponsors!
The BBHS Drama Department is thrilled to announce the title of the fall play: The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 by John Bishop! This slapstick who-done-it romp will be performed on campus November 5-7, 2021 in our Marge Bradburn Studio Theatre, featuring a beautifully redesigned lobby! Auditions for actors will take place September 7-9. Interviews to join our awesome crews will happen September 9.
New of the 2021-22 school year...the Bishop Blanchet Drum line is forming now! Learn a skill, have fun, and perform at football and basketball games. Open to all BBHS students, no experience required! Reach out to Mr. VanDuinen today at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
On Friday, June 4, 2021, the Class of 2021 graduated at T-Mobile Park in downtown Seattle. It was a wonderful celebration of our amazing, resilient seniors - and all have they have accomplished during their time at BBHS. It was also a beautiful night of family, community, friends and colleagues. Many pictures from the night are viewable here.
Join us for this in-person, socially distanced event! Our third annual MAC FUN is scheduled for Friday, May 21 from 6:30-9 p.m. in the Quad! Guaranteed to be a special night of community, connection and food - with a screening of Moana under the big tent and prizes too! All BBHS families are invited and welcome! Register today!
The box office is now open! The BBHS Drama Department is proud to present our spring musical, produced as a movie: Some Enchanted Evening, the Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Preorder your tickets today from Broadway on Demand to watch the movie this Memorial Day Weekend!
Located in Seattle, Washington, Bishop Blanchet High School is a private, coed Catholic school for grades 9-12. Students benefit from a challenging college preparatory academic program, campus ministry, fine and performing arts, competitive athletics and a wide selection of extracurricular activities.