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Summer Youth Theater Camp

Ferndale High School Theater Club and Ferndale Arts Commission present Ferndale Summer Youth Theater 2017 Again this year, Ferndale High School’s Theater Department and the Ferndale Arts Commission will partner to offer a summer youth theater camp experience to district students and registered homeschool students in grade 3-12. Auditions Wednesday, June 7 OR Thursday, June 8 Ferndale High School Auditorium • 5830 Golden Eagle Drive Grades 3-5: 5:00-6:15pm • Grades 6-8: 6:15-7:30pm • Grades 9-11: […]

Talk With Your Child About Safe Medicine Use

Washington state tackles opioid epidemic As early as age 11, some kids try their parents’ pills. Talk with your child about safe medicine use. #SafeUseSafeKids   #StartTalkingNow   #PreventOpioidAbuse You might have noticed opioid abuse awareness posts popping up in your social media feed over the past few weeks. Ferndale School District has joined other organizations around the state to share information via social media to raise awareness about this serious public health crisis. Drug overdose is […]

Food Services Substitutes Needed

Join Our Team! Substitutes needed for Food Services   The district is in need of hardworking, reliable individuals to help us provide nutritional meals to our students. We are accepting applications for substitute employment in our Food Services Department.   Apply now at Employment For more information: Human Resources Department, 360.383.9206 Director of Communications Tammy Bengen, 360.383.2907,

We Appreciate Our Teachers

Ferndale School Board Members and Executive Committee Members traveled out to each school this week— Teacher Appreciation Week—to personally thank our teachers who devote their time to our students. Our teachers give our students so much more than homework and grades. They exemplify love, patience, kindness, positivity, encouragement, trust, leadership and guidance. Our students are fortunate to have such strong role models, coaches and mentors. In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week and to thank our […]

Get on Board! Board Election Filing.

Get on Board! Become a voice for Washington students! Candidate filing for school directors takes place the week of May 15-19. This year, Ferndale has three positions up for election: District 2, District 4 and District 5. To view which district you reside in, please visit Candidate filing information is accessible through the Whatcom County Auditors’ Office at Washington State School Directors Association is hosting candidate workshops throughout the state. Dates and Registration information […]

Calendar Change for June 2 & 9

We want to inform you of a calendar change for June. The early dismissal day for elementary students has been rescheduled from Friday, June 2, to Friday, June 9. All students in grades K-5 will attend a full day of school on June 2 and will be on early dismissal schedule for June 9. Since the school year was extended due to inclement weather, it is necessary to reschedule when elementary teachers prepare report cards. […]

New Principal Assigned to Beach Elementary

Released April 20, 2017 It is with great enthusiam that we announce Mark Hall has been appointed to an additional position in the district—part-time principal of Beach Elementary School. Mr. Hall will replace Georgia Dellinger who will continue to serve as the Central Elementary School Principal. Mr. Hall will begin his new position July 1, 2017. Since 1992, Mr. Hall has served Ferndale students in multiple roles. For 19 years he worked as an elementary […]

Beach Fifth Graders Present IB Exhibition

Beach Fifth Graders Present IB Exhibition

Inaugural IB Exhibition held at Beach Elementary Beach Elementary School, the smallest International Baccalaureate (IB) school in the world, hosted its first Exhibition. Fifth grade students Lauren Hoekstra, Veda Kinkade and Oceana Pomeroy presented their in-depth, collaborative inquiry project at a reception for the community. The three students worked collaboratively to conduct an inquiry into the real-life issue of endangered species—namely the clouded leopard, red panda and dhole. During their inquiry, students synthesized all of […]

School Calendar Revised-Make Up Days Set

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Dear Ferndale Parents and Guardians, After receiving input from our parents and staff, and much deliberation, we have arrived at a decision about making up the last two snow days. As you know, we have missed a total of eleven days this year due to inclement weather. Nine of them will be addressed through three waiver days granted by the state, one extra day on January 30, and five extra days during the week of June 19-23. […]

District Releases Survey Results

District Releases Survey Results

Ferndale School District Releases Survey Results More than a thousand parents, staff, students and community members provided feedback in an online survey earlier this year about Ferndale School District’s facility needs and priorities. The online survey ran from January 19 through February 3, 2017. “Thank you to those who took our survey, it provided us with additional feedback on what you believe about your schools,” said Dr. Linda Quinn, Superintendent. “We value the opinions of […]

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