Future City competitors and parent volunteers

Family partnership program students enjoy STEM competitions, Pi Day and STEAM Fair

Four Bellingham Family Partnership Program (BFPP) students competed in the state of Washington Future City Competition and earned fourth place out of hundreds of participants! Kylan Peterson, Ruth Thomas, Danierl Venable, and Emma Wilson (Team Isla City) have been working all year with the help of dedicated parent volunteers to prepare for the competition. This…


Sustainable Sehome cafeteria, first in district

The newly rebuilt Sehome High School opened in late January with not only new classroom spaces, but with a bright and airy cafeteria and new practices in sustainability. For the first time in the recent history of Bellingham Public Schools, students are using real utensils, plates and bowls, replacing the single use plastic, disposable milk…


Big Idea: Makerspace at Carl Cozier

Students at Carl Cozier Elementary School now have the opportunity to participate in a library makerspace lab thanks to a grant from the Bellingham Public Schools Foundation. Library media specialist Emily Jones applied for the grant to create a makerspace lab and to provide equitable resources to students interested in science, technology, engineering, arts and…