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Students Explore Marine Sciences at WWU Summer Program Thanks to Retired Teacher

Students from Shuksan Middle School spent a week learning about marine and other sciences from faculty at Western Washington University. The week-long course, “Real World Applications of Environmental Research: Ocean Acidification in the Salish Sea,” allowed students to engage in actual research projects being conducted by Western faculty and graduate students. Students learned about eel grass,…

Governor Visits Shuksan Middle School

Governor Inslee Visits Shuksan Middle School

Governor of Washington state Jay Inslee had a full day in Bellingham, keynoting at Western Washington University’s symposium on electric vehicles, visiting a housing facility for the homeless Francis Place, and chatting with students and staff at Shuksan Middle School. At Shuksan, Gov. Inslee’s visit included a look at the BEST grant that Bellingham Public Schools fully implemented in 2016-17. The…

Achieving more together, eighth graders come together in spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Eighth graders from across Bellingham Public Schools were invited to assemble together at the MLK Day Rally: A Path to YES! held in the Bellingham High School performing arts center. The idea to bring all district grade 8 students together was first developed by educators at Kulshan and Shuksan middle schools who worked on a…

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Bellingham Public Schools Recognized as Inspirational Partner by Bellingham Energy Prize

On Nov. 4, Bellingham Public Schools was honored by Bellingham Energy Prize as the Inspirational Partner of the Year. The city of Bellingham is one of 50 semi-finalists in a competition to win the Georgetown University Energy Prize. The community that reduces their energy use the most will win $5 million. Bellingham is currently fourth place nation-wide. The competition will…