A PreK student plays with a number rack toy built by Squalicum students.

Squalicum Students Build Number Racks for PreK Students

Manufacturing students from Squalicum High School worked in teams to design and fabricate 3D number racks for developmental preschool classrooms around Bellingham Public Schools. In total, 14 five-bead racks and 10 seven-bead racks were created using CAD software, 3D printers, laser engravers, wood and non-toxic paint. Special education preschool teachers were in need of math materials that mirror the…

Bellingham Public Schools psychologists are honored by WSASP.

Bellingham Psychologists Honored by WSASP

Bellingham Public Schools’ Preschool Evaluation Team was awarded the School Psychology Services Award from the Washington State Association of School Psychologists (WSASP) on Oct. 16 in Spokane. The School Psychology Services Award is given to school districts, hospitals or other corporate entities, which exemplify effective school psychology best practices in assessment intervention, consultation, education supervision, or…

Compass class listens to a presentation.

Fairhaven’s Compass Advisory Program to Continue Creating Compassionate Students

Fairhaven Middle School is now in its third year of its advisory program, which began after staff read the book, “How Children Succeed.” The program now known as “COMPASS,” seeks to create compassionate students who strive for Curiosity, Optimism, Motivation, Persistence, Appreciation, Self-control and Social intelligence. Since 2012, Fairhaven middle school has dedicated its time into growing…