Author and Illustrator of “Dude!” Visit Lowell and Wade King Students

Author Aaron Reynolds and illustrator Dan Santat visited students at Lowell and Wade King elementary schools on April 25. The two collaborated most recently on the children’s book, Dude! Dan Santat is a Caldecott-winning illustrator of The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend and author Aaron Reynolds has written a number of award nominated books including Nerdy…

Brad Swanson receives Community Leadership Award

Bellingham Public Schools parent, Brad Swanson, was honored on May 3 by the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) with the Community Leadership Award. The award is designed to honor community members for their outstanding contributions toward education through collaboration with their school district. Swanson was recognized for his ongoing commitment of Bellingham Public Schools through…

Squalicum Unified Sports Basketball team winter 2018

With the addition of basketball, Unified Sports now play year-round

Students at Bellingham Public Schools have even more opportunity to play competitive team sports with the addition of Unified Basketball this winter. Special Olympics devised the Unified Sports program as a way to bring together athletes with and without intellectual disabilities. Those with disabilities, referred to as “athletes,” play on the same team as their…

Craig Lang, Keynote Speaker at Design Your Future 2018

Annual Design Your Future event is one of many career and college planning activities supporting students

High school counselors and career/vocational guidance assistants in Bellingham Public Schools are vital links to the successful futures of our graduates. Every day they support students on the path to college or career. This support comes in many shapes and sizes. Alongside helping with course selection and registration every school year and passing along information…