Students at Birch Equipment

Junior Achievement builds connections for Options students and local businesses

Through a community partnership with Junior Achievement of Washington, Options High School students toured Birch Equipment and Alcoa to learn more about these companies and the employee experience. The connection with Options High School was made by Ashley DeLatour from FuturesNW when she introduced Options staff Joe Wooding to Roxanne McCloud with Junior Achievement of…


The school board received a check from PSE for energy savings and energy rebates on Wednesday, Nov. 20.

PSE presents over half a million dollars to district for energy efficiency

At the Nov. 20 school board meeting, Puget Sound Energy (PSE) presented the board with a $563,392 check. The check was in recognition of the district’s energy efficiency achievements. Since 2008, Bellingham Public Schools has participated in the Commercial Strategic Energy Management (CSEM) program to create more energy efficient schools and facilities. “The school district…


Students listen to skype call

Using technology to communicate across borders

Students in Ashleigh Bobovski’s Spanish 3 class at Sehome used Skype to converse in Spanish with Peruvian artist and teacher Wari Zárate. Students were able to ask questions of both Zárate and his art students during a painting workshop. Zárate’s students have been studying human anatomy and portraiture and Bobovski’s students have been learning how…