Students hold up their books at the Promise Academy.

Summer 2015 Promise Academy

The Summer 2015 Promise Academy spanned 4 weeks and included 60 soon-to-be fourth grade students in Bellingham Public Schools. The academy focused on a variety of reading and writing activities in four classrooms to support students academically during the summer break. On the final day, students shared their work which included marine-themed writing. Teachers on special assignment Dawn Christiana and…

Middle school girls hold up their tech trek scholarships.

Tech Trek Middle School Scholarships

Eight middle school students from Bellingham Public Schools received scholarships from the Bellingham Chapter of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) to attend the Tech Trek summer camp at Pacific Lutheran University in July 2015. Students attending were Fairhaven Middle School’s Linnea DeVange and Elena Wolgamot;  Kulshan Middle School’s Susannah Bloom;  Shuksan Middle School’s Makenna Fowler and Amanda Smith;  and Whatcom Middle…