Bear Creek celebrated its seventeenth Commencement Exercises on June 10, 2017 as 49 graduates received their diplomas.
Bear Creek's forensics team qualified a record 13 team members for the National Speech & Debate Tournament. Bear Creek won Puget Sound District Championships in seven speech and debate events. The team also won the Puget Sound District Sweepstakes Award in speech events.
Thirteen Upper School students and 22 works of art and writing were recognized in the 2017 Washington State Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. In total, Bear Creek students were recognized with two Gold Keys, six Silver Keys and 13 Honorable Mentions.