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List of 11 news stories.

  • Bush Athletics: Winter 2022-2023 Recap

    While Bush Spring sports have officially started, we'd like to recognize all of our Winter student-athletes for amazing and successful seasons! To catch up on all the action from the Blazer’s Athletic Winter Season enjoy this 2022-23 update. Click here for an interactive recap
  • Save the Date! National Girls and Women in Sports Celebration

    Join us in celebrating National Girls and Women's Sports Day (NGWSD) with two special on-campus events! 

    On Wednesday, February 1, the Bush School Community is invited to the “Empower Hour”  Breakfast in honor of all female-identifying K-12 students, faculty, and staff. The morning will feature motivational conversations highlighted by a panel of Bush alumni as they share their experience as student-athletes and the powerful role that athletics has played in their lives. Light breakfast snacks will be provided.

    The celebration will continue on Friday, February 3 with a Sports and Movement Clinic from 2:00-4:00 p.m. for female-identifying Bush students in Grades Five through Eight. Come learn sports skills from current members of the Blazer coaching staff. Activities will include Basketball, Volleyball, Soccer, and more! Students will participate in fun drills, learn new skills, and feel empowered and confident in themselves in this free clinic. Please fill out this form if you plan to attend. 
  • December Trail Blazer Spotlight: Duncan F-S. '25 and Kathryn F. '23

  • History Made: Bush Boys Cross Country Team Wins First State Title

    It was a storybook ending to a special season for the Bush Cross Country program. Saturday at the 1A Washington Interscholastic Activities Association Cross Country State Championships in Pasco, the Bush Boys team won the state title for the first time in school history. The Blazers scored 95 points to edge out Northwest (100 points).
  • State Bound: Bush Boys XC Wins District Title, Girls Runner-Up

    The Bush Cross Country program is state-bound for the second year in a row. Saturday at the 1A District 2 Championships at South Whidbey High School the boys team claimed the district team title with 55 points, while the girls placed runner-up with 76 points.
  • Bush Girls finish 2nd, Boys 3rd at ESC XC Championships

    It was a banner day for the Blazer Cross Country program, as both the boys and girls teams finished in the top 3 at the Emerald Sound Conference Championships.
  • Cal J. '24 and Bernie R. '24 Claim ESC Boys Tennis Doubles Title

    For the second straight year, a pair of Bush Blazers have earned the title of Emerald Sound Conference Boys Tennis Doubles Champions. On Monday, October 17, at the Amy Lee Tennis Center, Bush’s Cal J. '24 and Bernie R. '24 defeated Seattle Academy (SAAS) 7-6, 6-2 to claim the ESC title, which included a thrilling come-from-behind first set victory. 
  • October Trail Blazer Spotlight: Bush Fall Coaches

    It seems fitting that the theme for Bush this year is joy – an emotion that is emulated this fall around the Blazer athletic department and on the sidelines. Four Bush alumni are in coaching roles, all with the collective goal to embrace being back and having some fun.
  • Un-Fore-Gettable Experience: Henry F. '23 Competes at Pebble Beach Through First Tee

    Henry F. '23 picked up his first golf club when he was seven years old. Through First Tee, a nationally recognized youth development organization that teaches youth about leadership and life skills through golf, Henry developed not only a passion for golf, but also what the sport could provide him off the course.
  • Bush Boys XC Team Wins Bob Firman Invitational Varsity Division II Title

    Saturday morning, the Bush Boys Cross Country team proved they are not only one of the top teams in the state of Washington but the entire Northwest. At the Bob Firman Invitational held at Eagle Island State Park west of Boise, Idaho, the Blazers scored 160 points to win the Varsity Division II team title. Juan Diego of Draper Utah was runner-up with 200 points.
  • New Blazers Associate Athletic Director

    Jo Ito
    The Blazers Athletic Department recently completed its search for the Associate Athletic Director position.  "I am delighted to introduce Mel White as our new Associate Athletic Director" said Jo Ito, Athletic Director at The Bush School.  Mel comes with six years of experience in interscholastic high school sports.  Most recently, she worked as the Assistant Director of Student Life and Athletics at Seattle Prep where her responsibilities included developing leadership opportunities for students-athletes, managing compliance for 800 student-athletes, and overseeing game operations for volleyball, basketball, and football.  In addition to her passion for providing interscholastic athletic opportunities for students of all ages, Mel is a leader in promoting gender equity.  Her work with EmpowHER has resulted in female identifying athletes having better access to strength and conditioning training.  "Our program has grown significantly over the past years and it's exciting to receive additional support.  Mel is the perfect addition to our team - she will help manage our busy workload and keep our focus on finding ways to continue to advance our program.  She is fully aligned with our emphasis on providing student-athletes with well-balanced, inclusive, and positive sports experiences."  Outside of work, Mel enjoys coaching ice hockey for the University of Washington women's club hockey team and loves to get out and play when she gets the chance.
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