Roosevelt students share their "buddy projects" in front of their peers.

Roosevelt Teachers Collaborate to Help Students Discover and Develop a Passion Through Buddy Projects

At Roosevelt Elementary School students have been working on “discovering and developing a passion,” part of the vision statement of The Bellingham Promise. Fourth-grade teacher, Meredith Attar, teamed up with first grade teachers Gretchen Simmons and Michelle Ostendorff to work on Buddy Passion Projects. Passion Projects began with fourth grade students who designed and carried out projects…