Kulshan students run together.

Kulshan in the Running!

Kulshan Middle School has been participating in a nationwide jogging program developed by Tufts University and sponsored by the New Balance Foundation. Presently, Kulshan students rank #1 in our district for miles accumulated. Also, we are ranked #2 in the state and #67 in the nation. You can find real time standings and learn more at BillionMileRace.org.…

Guests interact with students at Carl Cozier Elementary during an assembly about Capoeira.

Carl Cozier to receive the Mayor’s Arts Award

Carl Cozier received a letter from Mayor Kelli Linville announcing that they, alongside Kuntz and Company, have been selected to receive the Mayor’s Arts Award. According to the website, this award recognizes individual artists and businesses, benefactors, arts organizations, arts community leadership, arts education or support, civic improvement and research, notable achievements and events, and those that…

Bellingham senior students and Bellingham senior residents pose together in a photo.

Squalicum FBLA “Senior to Senior” Project Brings Community Members Back to School

Residents from the Willows Retirement Community came to Squalicum High School in Feb. 2016 to experience classes, school lunch and sharing time with students. This was a continuation of a Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) community service project which was created in 2015 to encourage FBLA members to contribute to the improvement of home, business and…

The exterior of Whatcom Middle School.

Western Education Students Visit Whatcom Classrooms

Students from Western Washington University’s Woodring College of Education got hands-on with their learning by working with sixth-grade classes at Whatcom Middle School as pre-service teachers. The Western students planned and taught eight lessons based on the structural theme of Carol Dweck’s book “Mindset.” The pre-service teachers spent their free class time in Whatcom’s library engaging with passing students and…

MAD-HOPE Presenters smile for a photo after their presentation.

MAD–HOPE, (Making a Difference—Helping Other People Everywhere) Youth Suicide Prevention Project

For the past three years, the Whatcom County Health Department and the Whatcom Prevention Coalition have partnered with Bellingham Public Schools in order to provide youth suicide prevention workshops throughout the county. The workshop, MAD–HOPE, (Making a Difference—Helping Other People Everywhere) Youth Suicide Prevention Project, was developed by a group of more than 60 people. The MAD–HOPE workshop is…