Stories from our schools, February 2020: The Bellingham Promise in Action

Bellingham Public Schools is proud to share these stories of students and staff living The Bellingham Promise. Do you have good news from your school that you want to share? Please submit your ideas here!

Annual music contests highlight student excellence

Sehome orchestra students

Every year high school singers and musicians take part in regional events and competitions. The following is a round-up of top honors given to district musicians in their category. Special acknowledgement and kudos goes to all the high school music teachers who help district students attend these events and perform at high levels of achievement. Read more…

Options administrators, district prevention specialist and volunteer honored with community building awards

Nancy Barga, Byron Gerard and Janae Hodge











At a December 2019 event, the Options High School administrative team, the district prevention specialist in Bellingham Public Schools, and volunteer/benefactor Elie Samuel were honored by the Whatcom Family and Community Network (WFCN). Read more…

Allied Arts Education Project brings art to elementary schools
A student stands next to their art












Written in collaboration with Leora Watson, Western Washington University

Allied Arts of Whatcom County partners with Bellingham Public Schools to bring the experience of art to children in elementary schools throughout Bellingham. The Allied Arts Education Project (AAEP) was started in 2002 with a mission to expand quality arts learning opportunities for students in Whatcom County and create equal access to art education programs for students of all backgrounds. Read more…

Humans of BPS — Network Technician, Journeyman Painter and Educational Technology Coaches

BJ Adams, Keith Allex, Brian Pahl and Lynnelle Larson












Follow Humans of BPS on social media and online. Read more about BJ, Keith, Brian and Lynnelle.

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