Stories from our Schools April 2019: The Bellingham Promise in Action

Bellingham Public Schools is proud to share these stories of staff and student recognition. Please click on the links below to read the whole story on our Bellingham Promise website.

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Cordata Third Graders Partner with WCC Students on Design Projects

Student with WCC faculty

Since January, third graders at Cordata Elementary School and engineering students from Whatcom Community College (WCC) have been working together on design projects. Following a balance and motion science unit, Cordata students paired up with WCC students to work through a design process. Pat Burnett, a WCC engineering faculty member helped make the visit to Whatcom possible by connecting with third grade teachers. Read more…


Big Idea: Makerspace at Carl Cozier

Emily Jones and student

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 math, often referred to as STEAM. Read more…


Community as a classroom for service learning at BHS

Student volunteers

Students in Jon Fleck’s service learning class at Bellingham High School are turning their lessons into action by volunteering at a number of places throughout the community including Days for Girls, Habitat for Humanity and the Lighthouse Mission. Read more…


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