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

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


Chronic Absenteeism the Focus During Attendance Awareness Month

Students cheering

Educators look at attendance as one of the three big indicators — the “ABC’s” — of student success. Research has long connected attendance, behavior and course performance with graduation rates. Read more… 


Darin Nolan Awarded Health Educator of the Year

Darin Nolan

Darin Nolan, health and physical education teacher at Bellingham High School, is the 2017 recipient of the American School Health Association’s (ASHA) School Health Educator of the Year Award. Read more… 


Skippyjon Jones Author, Judy Schachner, Visits Schools

Author, Judy Schachner

Judy Schachner, well-known for her children’s book series, Skippyjon Jones visited students at Lowell and Wade King elementary schools in September. Read more…


If you have news to share, please submit your story.  To read more stories about The Bellingham Promise in action in our schools, view our Promise website.