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Kulshan Studens Using Technology

Kulshan Prepares for 1:1

With the voter-approved technology levy that passed in Feb. 2016, Bellingham Public Schools is currently preparing staff and students to teach and learn with digital resources in exciting and innovative ways. Focusing on enhancing all outcomes of The Bellingham Promise, the Educational Technology team is engaging staff, students and families in using these new 1:1…

School foundation aims high to support students

Ask anyone, from the PTA volunteer who organizes a jogathon, to the nonprofit leader who runs a gala auction: Fundraising is hard work. Of course, the payoff makes it all worthwhile. The Bellingham Public Schools Foundation isn’t shying away from the sometimes daunting task of fundraising, because the payoff is better opportunities for students. “I really believe in the mission…

Students Receive Honors at Washington State Science and Engineering Fair

Two Bellingham Public Schools students took honors at the Washington State Science and Engineering Fair (WSSEF) in Bremerton, Wash. on March 31 and April 1. Shuksan Middle School sixth grader Celeste Fisher took first place in her division for her project, “Visuals of Subatomic Particles.” Her younger brother and Northern Heights Elementary student Mason Fisher took…

Squalicum Students Win at Vex Robotics

District Students Excel at STEM-related Competitions and Residencies

In spring and summer of 2016, high school students in Bellingham Public Schools competed at robotics and bridge-building competitions and  and attended a space-related residency.   Vex Robotics Squalicum seniors Tannor Munroe, John Millman and Matt Lovell finished in the top 20 at the VEX Robotics World Championships in April 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky. The competition featured…

Three girls pose with their Tech Trek WA certificates.

Middle School Girls Head to Tech Trek Camp

The Bellingham branch of Washington State American Association of University Women (AAUW) is pleased to announce that four middle school students from Bellingham Public Schools will be attending a weeklong Tech Trek camp July 10 to 16 at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Wash.  The camp is designed for girls going into eighth grade and is uniquely designed to give  hands-on…

Families who received computer literacy certificates pose together in a photo.

Families Receive Computer Literacy Certificates and Refurbished Hardware with Support of Community

Fifteen English Language Learner (ELL) families recently earned a computer literacy certificate and refurbished computers through a unique program that partners the Whatcom Literacy Council, Bellingham Public Schools and computer refurbishing classes and companies. Since the inception of this program, nearly 50 families have received certificates and computers. Coordinated by Isabel Meaker through the Family Engagement department,…