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Molli O'Neill with Cozier students

New Round of National Board Certified Teachers Announced

Five more teachers in Bellingham Public Schools earned National Board Certification in November 2016 following an intensive process of teaching and learning professional development. These teachers join 124 district colleagues in earning this national board-certified status. New board-certified teachers in Bellingham Public Schools are Jami Aeschliman, Options High teacher, Molli O’Neill, 5th grade teacher Carl Cozier, and…

Squalicum Student Athletes

National Signing Day for District Athletes

Five student athletes from Squalicum High School and two from Sehome High School took part in National Signing Day and plan to continue their athletic careers at the collegiate level. All seven student athletes have excelled in the classroom and in their development as athletes. The Sehome students are soccer player Kristina Funk headed to Central Washington University and volleyball…

Grads can tout language skills on transcript, diploma

Some students in Bellingham Public Schools strive to become fluent in a second language through high school coursework. Others are mastering English through their interactions at school and in the community while speaking a different language at home. A new state law enables schools to recognize high levels of language proficiency with a Seal of Biliteracy. Eighty-seven…

Students learn safety tips from the Red Cross and Fire Department

Through a partnership with the NW Region American Red Cross and Bellingham Fire Department, students throughout Bellingham Public Schools are learning about fire safety and emergency preparedness. The Red Cross provides disaster preparedness presentations to all age groups, but has geared these presentations for second grade students. The presentation includes information about fire safety and…

Thu Thon, National Merit Semifinalist

National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Students for Class of 2017; National Hispanic Scholar Named

Bellingham Public Schools has two semifinalists and 12 commended students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Competition. To qualify for the competition, students took the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) during the 2015-16 school year. Sehome High School student Jennifer U. Frye and Squalicum High student Thu Ton are semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. For…

Weston with her coaching staff

Weston Inducted in Washington Dance/Drill Coach Hall of Fame

Ronni Weston, special education teacher at Kulshan Middle School and the dance/drill team coach at Bellingham High School for 16 years, was selected by her coaching colleagues to be inducted into the Washington State Dance/Drill Team Coaches Association (WSDDCA) Hall of Fame. She attended a ceremony at the state conference for dance/drill team coaches in October in Yakima. According…