2017 Whatcom County Math Championship results; district sweeps first place in all individual categories

The results from the Feb. 25, 2017 Whatcom County Math Championship are in. Awards for first, second and third place for student in Bellingham Public Schools are as follows: Kulshan Middle School’s 8th grade team took first place, and Fairhaven Middle School’s team took 2nd and 3rd place; Fairhaven’s 7th grade team took first and second place, and…

Students learn safety tips from the Red Cross and Fire Department

Through a partnership with the NW Region American Red Cross and Bellingham Fire Department, students throughout Bellingham Public Schools are learning about fire safety and emergency preparedness. The Red Cross provides disaster preparedness presentations to all age groups, but has geared these presentations for second grade students. The presentation includes information about fire safety and…

Two Columbia students stand with their artwork.

Columbia and Wade King Students Create Artwork for Habitat for Humanity

Artwork created by Columbia and Wade King Elementary students was featured during the 14th Annual Raise the Roof Auction for Habitat for Humanity fundraiser on May 14. Habitat for Humanity Program Director Fred Sheppard reached out to Bellingham schools to identify potential artists to help create decorations for their fundraising auction. Sheppard worked in education for almost twenty years…

The front entrance of Silver Beach Elementary School.

Bellingham Elementary Students Going to Space Camp

Silver Beach Elementary student Ethan Rockwell, won the Whatcom County Math Championship among fourth-graders during the annual competition on Feb. 27. Phillips 66 Ferndale Refinery sponsors the competition. Winners are awarded the opportunity to attend the NASA Space Academy in Huntsville, Ala. Other winners joining Ethan include Bellingham students; Ryan Ching, grade 5, Wade King…