Community connection stories from our schools May 2019: The Bellingham Promise in Action

Bellingham Public Schools is proud to share these selected stories of enrichment and community support for our students and schools, highlighting the work our One Schoolhouse does to include all kids here in Bellingham.

Know of a story in our schools worth sharing? Please submit your ideas here!


After-School clubs enrich and connect elementary students

After School Clubs

Legos, crocheting or ukulele, just to name a few—there’s a club for every kid.  Nearly half the students at Alderwood and Cordata elementaries participate in after-school enrichment programs, keeping them connected at school. Read more…

Fifth annual Latinx education summit event draws 1,000 participants

Latinx Summit dancer

The event jumped from 750 to 1000 attendees, as families, students, staff and community members gathered to celebrate our Latinx students and their successes. Read more…

All-district Seamonsters Robotics team builds teamwork…and robots

Latinx Summit dancer

Bellingham High, Sehome and Squalicum students team up with coaches and mentors to create and compete in FIRST Robotics, and learn a lot more than engineering along the way. Read more…


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