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Be the One plans expansion to Ferndale, Bellingham

Mentoring program started in Lynden in 2012 By Brent Lindquist [email protected] WHATCOM — Lynden-based mentorship program Be the One is planning to expand into Ferndale and ...

New program targets first-gen college students

WCC awarded $1.3 million in Upward Bound federal grant; focus is on three local school districts By Ashley Hiruko [email protected] WHATCOM — The path of education after high ...

Skyline sees positive ‘Recess Before Lunch’ results

Students are healthier, more attentive when they play before lunch, research shows By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — Students at Ferndale’s Skyline Elementary ...

‘Bite with a Buddy’ in Ferndale

First responders invited to lunch in Ferndale School District   FERNDALE — Bite with a Buddy, a new Ferndale School District offering, kicked off on Monday, March 26. The program ...

Ferndale school bond proposal finalized

It calls for $105 million for new high school, $2 million for PAC upgrades By Ashley Hiruko [email protected]   FERNDALE — The Ferndale Community Bond Task Force has finalized ...

Farm Bureau offers $2,000 in scholarships

  LYNDEN — The Whatcom County Farm Bureau is offering $2,000 in scholarships to qualified local students this year. At least $750 will be awarded to each winner.   Applicants ...

Free adult ELL class starting in Ferndale School District

Class runs March through May; free childcare provided, no advance registration required FERNDALE — Starting this month, the Ferndale School District will be welcoming families for ...

Energy program saves Ferndale Schools $$

Strategy in place since 2008 FERNDALE — For almost ten years, Tony Torretta, Ferndale School District energy manager, has been working with others in the district to save energy. ...

FHS Lummi language students lend voices to exhibit

‘People of the Sea and Cedar’ exhibit now open for tours at Whatcom Museum By Brent Lindquist [email protected] WHATCOM — “Xwot’qom” is a Lummi word meaning “noisy ...

Personalizing attendance

Ferndale School District finds ways to encourage kids to keep coming to school By Brent Lindquist [email protected] FERNDALE — Attendance is a major focus this year in the Ferndale ...