The front entrance of Columbia Elementary

Columbia Families Come Together for Parent Discussion Nights

At Columbia Elementary School, parents are coming together once per month for to tackle difficult subjects at Parent Discussion Nights. The discussion nights were created through a partnership between Elementary Support Specialist, Lurinda Ford, and Columbia Parent Association (CPA) president, Michelle Malone. “I noticed that we have a very active and involved parent community here…

Celebrated Children's Author and Illustrator Eugene Yelchin addresses students and staff on stage.

Celebrated Children’s Author and Illustrator Eugene Yelchin Visits Schools

On March 9, 2015 author and illustrator Eugene Yelchin presented “How Reading Banned Books Saved My Life: Growing up in Stalinist Russia” in a Whatcom READS! Kids and Teens event in Whatcom Middle School’s auditorium. Mr. Yelchin also visited Columbia Elementary and Kulshan Middle School during his visit to Bellingham. Growing up in Soviet Russia…