2019 Summer Hours in Bellingham Public Schools

Summer Hours

Elementary and middle school offices are closed for the summer beginning Friday, June 28.

Beginning the week of June 24, the District Office will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and closed to the public on Fridays through Aug. 9. The District Office and high school offices will be closed to the public on Thursday, July 4.

Families may enroll new elementary and middle school students at the District Office, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday to Thursday, July 8 to Aug. 13. High school families may pick up registration materials at their school.

This week (June 24-28), Bellingham, Options, Sehome and Squalicum high school offices will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Beginning July 1, high school offices will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday and closed on Friday. Starting the week of Aug. 5, high school offices will be open every day, but still on summer hours until all secretaries return. Starting Aug. 12, high school offices are open 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Elementary and middle schools reopen to the public on Wednesday, Aug. 14 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.

2019-20 School Year

School begins for students in grades 1-12 on Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019.

Kindergarten students will start school Thursday and Friday, Aug. 29 and 30, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with lunch served. Please check with your school regarding kindergarten entry conferences. The first full-day of kindergarten will be Tuesday, Sept. 3. The first day of preschool is Friday, Aug. 30.

Schedules for middle and high school orientations and athletic/activities turnout and elementary “meet and greet” times will be posted on school websites and school online calendars.

Additional information about the school year calendar, school meals, school supplies, transportation and more can be found on our School Day Information webpage.