Stories from our Schools, March, 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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Partnership Program a home away from home for homeschooling families

FPP students

Since its inception almost two years ago, the Family Partnership Program has grown quickly while meeting the needs of the diverse homeschool community in Whatcom County.

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Award-winning illustrator visits Roosevelt, shares his inspiration and process

Illustrator with students

Roosevelt Elementary School’s main entrance and hallway were decked out in art and collage to greet the award-winning illustrator Christian Robinson who visited the school on Feb. 24 to share his talent and artistic process.  Read more…


Bellingham middle schools receive governor’s ‘Gold Star’ for scholarship signups


Bellingham middle schools received Gold Star awards from Gov. Jay Inslee in February for signing up 81.8 percent of last year’s eligible eighth graders for the College Bound Scholarship. More than 200 schools in 103 school districts received the award for exceeding the statewide signup rate of 71 percent. Read more…

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