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Happy Valley teacher meets with her mentor.

Professional Development at Happy Valley

Teachers are taking a new approach to professional development at Happy Valley Elementary School. Every Wednesday teachers have the opportunity to meet with mentor Eric Sellereit. Sellereit is a well-known, retired fifth grade teacher from Happy Valley. Prior to retirement, Sellereit moved into a coaching/mentorship role in the district and really enjoyed that experience. He…

Directors Amy Carder and Michelle Kuss-Cybula smile for a photo.

Directors Present for the Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession

Directors of Teaching and Learning, Michelle Kuss-Cybula and Amy Carder were recognized for their work with the Teacher/Principal Evaluation Project. They were invited by the Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession (CSTP) to present at the TPEP Best Practices Colloquium in Seattle in February. The event focused on best practices in implementing the new teacher…

Six cross country athlete's pose with their academic award.

Bellingham High School Team Announced as WIAA Academic State Champions

The Dairy Farmers of Washington, Les Schwab Tires and Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) announced the 2014 Fall Team Academic State Champions. Bellingham High School’s girls cross country team took first place for 2A schools with a combined GPA of 4.0. The team includes seniors, Julia Latimer, Leah Veldhuisen, Abby Walker, junior Makayla Stahl and…

Student poses for a photo sitting in the front end of a canoe on a lake.

Local Organization Funds Student Enrichment in Summer 2014 

Enrichment Scholarships through the Assistance League of Bellingham (ALB) fund grants up to $1,000 for students in grades 6 to 11. These grants encourage students to ‘discover and develop a passion,’ a key tenet of The Bellingham Promise. Thirty-two high school students and 10 middle school students from Bellingham Public Schools received grants in the…