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Squalicum student and WFCN board member Rolando Gonzalez with Squalicum teacher Jason Bergman

Ken Gass Community Building Awards from 2017 and 2018

In December 2018, a number of staff and parents from Bellingham Public Schools were awarded for their outstanding contributions to increasing community caring, empowerment, and connections that improve the lives of children, youth, and families. Each year Whatcom Family and Community Network (WFCN) holds the Ken Gass Community Building Awards and Dinner which recognizes individuals,…

Chronic absenteeism the focus during Attendance Awareness Month

Educators look at attendance as one of the three big indicators — the “ABC’s” — of student success. Research has long connected attendance, behavior and course performance with graduation rates. September, the first full month of classes at Bellingham Public Schools, is Attendance Awareness Month. School officials are focusing this month — and all year…