Morgan Gass

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,…

Middle School Girls Tech Trek

Middle School Students Attend Tech Trek Camp

Four seventh grade students from Bellingham Public Schools attended the annual Tech Trek Camp at Pacific Lutheran University held in July 2017. They are Mimi Baydek from Kulshan Middle School, and Riley Wolf, Charlie Marie Matthews, and Natasha Oster from Shuksan Middle School. The American Association of University Women (AAUW) sponsors the annual STEM summer camp which focuses…

FBLA Conference Attendees

Squalicum Sends Nine to National FBLA Conference in California

In summer 2017, nine Squalicum High School students who placed at the state level for Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA), traveled to the FBLA National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, Calif., representing Washington state.  While in Anaheim for six days, the students competed in their respective events and participated in leadership development workshops and activities. The…