2015 Promise Award Recipients Announced

The Promise Awards Program recognizes the exemplary achievements and contributions of staff and volunteers connected to The Bellingham Promise, our district’s strategic plan. Nominations for volunteer or staff member awards were organized in the following categories: Staff Members of the Year, Team of the Year, Community Partner/Volunteer of the Year and Leader of the Year. “We thank…

A student displays the toy project she built on a table.

Designing Toys Fosters Scientific Investigation at Wade King

Every year Wade King Elementary School hosts a special event called the Second Grade Toy Museum. For approximately six weeks, second graders focus on a unit of inquiry under the theme of How the World Works. This is an inquiry into describing and changing an object’s balance and motion. The inquiry weaves together scientific writing, experimentation…

Student poses for a photo sitting in the front end of a canoe on a lake.

Local Organization Funds Student Enrichment in Summer 2014 

Enrichment Scholarships through the Assistance League of Bellingham (ALB) fund grants up to $1,000 for students in grades 6 to 11. These grants encourage students to ‘discover and develop a passion,’ a key tenet of The Bellingham Promise. Thirty-two high school students and 10 middle school students from Bellingham Public Schools received grants in the…