Guests interact with students at Carl Cozier Elementary during an assembly about Capoeira.

Capoeira at Carl Cozier Elementary

Thanks to a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Challenge America grant and Kuntz and Company, a local performing arts organization, the art and ritual of Brazilian capoeira was brought to the school during a recent assembly. According to the International Capoeira Angola Foundation website, capoeira “is an Afro-Brazilian art form — a fluid, rhythmic…

2015 Promise Award Recipients Announced

The Promise Awards Program recognizes the exemplary achievements and contributions of staff and volunteers connected to The Bellingham Promise, our district’s strategic plan. Nominations for volunteer or staff member awards were organized in the following categories: Staff Members of the Year, Team of the Year, Community Partner/Volunteer of the Year and Leader of the Year. “We thank…