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Stories from our Schools, Jan. 2017: The Bellingham Promise in Action

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


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National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Students for Class of 2017; National Hispanic Scholar Named


Bellingham Public Schools has two semifinalists and 12 commended students in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Competition. To qualify for the competition, students took the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) during the 2015-16 school year. Read more…



Cordata Elementary throws party where students live



Cordata Elementary School’s new principal wants to get to know her students better. In the spirit of bringing school and home communities together, Principal Analisa Ficklin and Cordata staff held a “community celebration” on Wednesday, Dec. 14, at Cascade Meadows Clubhouse, 455 Westerly Road. Read more…



Officer Brown steps down from school job after three years



Bellingham police officer Chris Brown, whose beat covered the 23 buildings in Bellingham Public Schools, finished his three-and-a-half-year stint as district resource officer on Monday, Jan. 9. Bellingham officer Bo McGinty replaced him. Read more…


To read more stories about The Bellingham Promise in action in our schools, view our Promise website.