Competition Encourages Elementary Students to Read Books They Normally Wouldn’t

Elementary school librarians created the You’ll Enjoy These Incredible Books! (YETI) Books competition to challenge students to read books from a variety of genres and to work together as a team. A year in the making. Each year school librarians from across the Pacific Northwest nominate the best, recently published novels for middle grader readers…

BHS art teacher Magon Hamilton with students

New Round of National Board Certified Teachers and Counselors

Thirty-one staff members in Bellingham Public Schools earned National Board Certification in December 2017 following an intensive process of teaching and learning professional development. These teachers and counselors join more than 125 district colleagues in earning national board-certified status. “Achieving National Board certification represents a significant body of work for each of our teachers and counselors…