Global Thinkers: Wade King, Happy Valley and Chinese students learn together

Students from Happy Valley Elementary School and Shandong Normal University joined hands as they danced and sang together at the direction of music specialist Katie Tully. This interaction was made possible through a partnership with Can Edu Consultants in Vancouver, British Columbia. A group of 19 students and three adults from Shandong Normal University came to Bellingham to…

Old 1986 school bus

New Buses Arrive

Thanks to voter support of our school bus levy last fall, 22 new buses arrived at Transportation in July. Voters approved a two-year levy for $4.4 million that allowed the purchase of the new buses. We received new six conventional, nine transit and five mini buses. Two more mini buses will arrive in October. The…

Bellingham Schools Alums Receive Recognition from WWU

Western Washington University recently announced that Hope Midgley (first photo) from Bellingham High School is a 2016-17 Outstanding Graduate in Special Education and Katherine Mullen (second photo) from Sehome High School is a Presidential Scholar for the College of Fine and Performing Arts. Additionally, Emily Bruland (third photo), a leave replacement teacher at Birchwood Elementary School…

Darin Nolan Awarded Health Educator of the Year

Darin Nolan, health and physical education teacher at Bellingham High School, is the 2017 recipient of the American School Health Association’s (ASHA) School Health Educator of the Year Award. The award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated outstanding contribution to school health education in the K-12 setting. To be eligible, nominations must include information that highlights the nominee’s expertise…