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Personalizing attendance

Ferndale School District finds ways to encourage kids to keep coming to school By Brent Lindquist brent@lyndentribune.com FERNDALE — Attendance is a major focus this year in the Ferndale ...

Two Ferndale scouts complete Eagle projects

By Brent Lindquist brent@lyndentribune.com FERNDALE — Ferndale is no stranger to Eagle Scout projects popping up around town, and 2017 is no different. Just last year, Eagle Scout ...

Washington students rank among nation’s most absent

Ferndale School District absentee rates improve in 2016 WHATCOM — New data recently released by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction shine a spotlight on Washington ...

Tuning up for the holidays

By Ashley Hiruko ashley@lyndentribune.com FERNDALE — With Thanksgiving out of the way and Christmas around the corner, it’s only fitting that holiday concerts begin. The Ferndale ...

FHS alum among WWU Outstanding Grads

Mika Jones of Ferndale an Asia specialist   BELLINGHAM — A Ferndale student was among the 41 Outstanding Graduates for the 2015-16 academic year honored by Western Washington ...

Ferndale High School seniors graduate

Ferndale High School’s gradution featured the usual pomp and circumstance, along with cultural celebrations, musical performances and several student speakers chosen by staff and ...

Cherry Blossom Festival coming up

Event celebrates local relationship with Japanese sister city; FHS class helped with landscaping By Brent Lindquist news@ferndalerecord.com FERNDALE — Ferndale and the Japanese city ...

FHS leadership class developing memorial plaque

Class is seeking to honor FHS alumni who were also veterans By Brent Lindquist news@ferndalerecord.com FERNDALE — Memorial Day is May 30, and Ferndale High School’s leadership class ...

Wes Martinsen Memorial Scholarship established

Money comes from undesignated funds; future scholarships will require community donations By Brent Lindquist news@ferndalerecord.com   FERNDALE — For years, Wes Martinsen and ...

School district plans in-school reflection on donkey basketball

It won’t be a full public forum, as originally considered By Brent Lindquist news@ferndalerecord.com FERNDALE — The controversial donkey basketball fundraiser has come and gone, ...