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The Sehome Life Skills class hikes near the Sehome Arboretum.

Sehome Experimental Education and Discovery

Bellingham Public Schools has partnered with Wild Whatcom to create an engaging curriculum called Sehome Experimental Education and Discovery (SEED) at Sehome High School. Last year, Wild Whatcom won a $6,685 grant from the Chuckanut Health Foundation, allowing two of their staff members to work with the Life Skills class at Sehome High School once each week and to lead students in science curriculum…

Science teacher Charles Schelle holds a magnifying glass in front of his eye.

Five Teachers in Bellingham Public Schools Attain National Board Certification in 2015

Five teachers in Bellingham Public Schools earned National Board Certification in November 2015 following an intensive process of teaching and learning professional development. These teachers join 119 district colleagues with national board-certification. New board-certified teachers in Bellingham Public Schools are:  Deva Clifford, science teacher, Shuksan Middle School; Amy Cushman, English teacher, Squalicum High School; Tiffany Gutierrez, fourth…

Squalicum students attending WMEA conference

High School Musicians to Attend the 43rd Annual Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA) State Conference

The 43rd Annual Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA) State Conference will be held Feb. 11 through Feb. 14 at the Yakima Convention Center. High school musicians from Skagit and Whatcom counties have auditioned and been accepted into an All-State ensemble and will perform with other students that were selected from around the state. The following…

Staff receive a Peace Builders Award.

District and Students Recognized at 2015 Peace Builder Awards Gala

The Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center (WDRC) honored Bellingham Public Schools and three students at the 13th Annual Peace Builder Awards Gala in November 2015. The event celebrates recipients for their collaboration, creativity and effort towards reducing conflict and strengthening our community. According to the WDRC event press release, the gala serves two purposes. “It is both…