Category: News FHS

Important Health Related Information

Ferndale School District has been notified by Whatcom County Health Department about a second person who attends Ferndale High School being diagnosed with Probable Pertussis or Whooping Cough. The district and department are working together to notify all families and individuals who may have had possible exposure to the individual. Please read the following letter from the health department. Letter from Department of Health May 19, 2017 Dear Parent or Guardian, A person that attends […]

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 […]

Free Verse Poetry Winners

Ferndale High School students produced some impressive photographs for the 2017 Free Verse Photo Project, a competition sponsored by the Ferndale Arts Commission. Congratulations to the winners! Melanie DeLeon, took 4th Place McKenzie McBeath, took 3rd Place Asia Sahagun, came in in 2nd Place and in 1st Place is Danielle Wright. Look for the photos of these student photographers and others to appear in businesses around the Ferndale Community in the coming weeks! Congratulations too […]

Ferndale High’s FFA Tops at State

Ferndale High’s Vet Science Team Places First at State Addie Ericksen Places First in Creed Competition Congratulations to Ferndale High School’s FFA Team who, again this year, came home with top honors from the State competition. The Veterinary Science Team took first place. Pictured are: front row—Shelby Robinson and Kailey Robertson; back row—(Coach Tony Torretta), Jamie Mason, Lindsey Quackenbush, Cameron Pitt, Skylar Tanahill, (Coach Lisa Abbot). Team alternate was Kevin Bemcomo. FFA Member Addie Ericksen […]

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,

Ferndale High Principalship Open

Ferndale School District announces it has an opening for the principalship of Ferndale High School. Earlier today, Ferndale High School Principal Jeff Gardner announced that he has been offered and accepted the principalship of Auburn High School in Auburn, Washington. He will be leaving Ferndale at the end of this school year. Mr. Gardner has been the principal at Ferndale High School for the past two years. “Leaving FHS is not an easy decision. Too […]

Boys’ Basketball Hosts Youth Summer Camp

Ferndale Golden Eagles Boys Basketball will host its Youth Summer Camp 2017 for boys entering grade 4-8 in fall 2017.   June 28-30, 2017 9:00 am to noon each day Check in will start at 8:30 on Wednesday June 28th. For Boys Entering Grades 4 – 8 in the fall  $55 if registered by June 12 –  $70 After June 12 All players receive a Ferndale t-shirt First 70 registered receive a pair of specially designed Ferndale Eagle socks Walk up […]

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 […]

Ryan England is Kiwanis Student of the Month

Kiwanis Recognizes Ryan England as May’s Student of the Month Ferndale Kiwanis has recognized Ferndale High School Student Ryan England as its May Student of the Month. Ryan is a senior at Ferndale High where he maintains a 3.56 grade point average. Also, Ryan attends Whatcom Community College’s Running Start Program where he maintains a 3.8 grade point average. Ryan is very involved in school activities. He’s been a member of the FFA since his […]

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