Category: News Vista

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. […]

Bella Irvine is Breaking Barriers!

National All-Star Winner in the 2017 Breaking Barriers Essay Contest Vista Middle School eighth grader, Bella Irvine, is one of six national all-star winners in the 2017 Breaking Barriers Essay Contest. In her essay, Bella wrote about her problem with depth perception. She has an eye disease called Strabismus which causes her eyes to fight for control and refuse to work as one. This made it hard for her to play any kind of sports. […]

Teams and Individuals Excel at Math

Teams and Individuals Excel at Math

Teams and Individuals Excel at Math Congratulations to our four district students and three teams who placed in the top 10 at the Whatcom County Math Olympiad competition. Grade 4 Individual 2nd Place, Alyssa Stamm, Cascadia Elementary 7th Place, Henry Huynh, Central Elementary 9th Place, Jenna (nonpublished last name), Central Elementary Grade 6 Individual 7th Place, Emma Brockett, Vista Middle Grade 4 Team 3rd Place: Henry Huynh, Karsten Cayo and Nick Fanucci-Dishon (Central Elementary) 9th […]

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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