Bellingham United Debate Club Coach Honored With One Schoolhouse Award

The One Schoolhouse award recognizes teams or individuals who are supporting The Bellingham Promise and equity for students beyond one school. This year, we recognized debate coach Laura Livingston for her work to expand opportunities for our high school students interested in debate. When coach Laura Livingston took over the Bellingham United Debate Club in 2014,…

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National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Students Named for 2018; National Hispanic Scholar 2018

Bellingham Public Schools has two semifinalists and 11 commended students in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Competition. To qualify for the competition, students took the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) during the 2016-17 school year. Bellingham High School student Brynna Kilcline and Sehome High student Tadeusz Pforte are semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. For a semifinalist…

Students view art

Whatcom Museum Makes Art Fundamental; Offers Vibrant Programming for Area Youth

Whatcom Museum partners with Bellingham Public Schools on a variety of programming supporting arts in education. During the winter/spring exhibition of Images of Resilience: Chicano Art and its Mexican Roots at the Whatcom Museum’s Lightcatcher building, nearly 400 Bellingham Public Schools students participated in the “Art FUNdamentals” program. The program was a three-part educational series which included a pre-tour visit to classrooms,…