It's time to bring a renewed focus on the whole child — across academics, arts, athletics, and civic engagement.

Upcoming Events

  • Chat with Hugh at Whole Foods

    On Wednesday, Sept. 20, Hugh will be stopping by Whole Foods Market Bellevue and 365 Bellevue .  Whole Foods will donate 5% of net sales to Bellevue Schools Foundation. Bellevue business owners will be in the stores to share their passion for education and provide samples of their wares.
    A special shout out to a fantastic organization,  the Bellevue Schools Foundation in supporting our kids and our schools.  You can learn more about them at
  • Say Hi to Hugh

    I will be working the concession stand as the Newport Knights take on the Issaquah Eagles tomorrow at 7PM. The game is a home game for our Knights at Newport High School. Please stop by the concession stand and introduce yourself while I help raise money for Newport High School. I look forward to seeing many new and familiar faces!

    Address is 4333 Factoria Blvd, Bellevue, WA 98006.

  • Candidate Forum: Bellevue Back to School Fair

    The Bellevue Back to School Fair hosted by Bellevue PTSA Council will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday at Bellevue High School. There will be a candidate forum. Hugh will speak at 10:30am and again at 11:15am. We’d love to see as many faces as possible. Please introduce yourself, too. Hugh would love to meet you!

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  • Sunday Forum

    Hugh will be hosting a community forum the last Sunday of each month. Watch this space for times, locations, and more.

Recent News

  • Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying simply can’t be tolerated

    As a parent with kids in the Bellevue School District, I received the below communication from Dr. Duran (BSD Superintendent), as I assume all parents did. Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying is a problem that simply can’t be tolerated. To make the statement that “The number of formal reported incidents in our district has not increased […]

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  • A note about the Washington Policy Center Annual Dinner

    I will be attending the Washington Policy Center Annual Dinner on October 13th.  The keynote speaker is Betsy DeVos, the current United States Secretary of Education.  While I do not agree with Secretary DeVos on every issue, I am excited to engage in the conversation.  As always,  I will listen to her viewpoints with an open […]

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  • Freeman High School

    My thoughts and prayers are with the students, families and teachers of Freeman High School.  Schools are a place of learning, not a place of violence. – Hugh Gladner

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Your Candidate for Bellevue School Board, District No. 5

Hugh Gladner has a commitment to transparency and community involvement.

“I am passionate about helping the youth of Bellevue succeed, and have mentored kids in our community for the past 29 years. ”