Category: News Vista

Important Information about an Instagram Account

We want to let you know that yesterday (June 22) a community member brought to our attention that some displeasing posts about Ferndale School District students were being made on an Instagram account. We believe that the account people were posting to was Ferndale High School administrators are working with local law enforcement to address this matter. We know use of devices by our students to communicate with others is increasing. Each year, the […]

Summer Meals Program Begins July 5

Washington State’s Summer Meals Program picks up where school meal programs leave off in June. Free meals and snacks are available to students age 18 and under all summer long. All kids are welcome. No proof of income, address or citizenship is ever required.   In Ferndale, the Boys’ & Girls’ Club will serve free lunches and afternoon snacks Monday through Friday, July 5-August 25. Lunch will be served from 12:00-12:30 p.m. and afternoon snack […]

Asst Princ for Vista Middle Hired

Mr. Joel Francik will be joining the Ferndale School District as the assistant principal for Vista Middle School. “We had a very strong applicant pool for the Vista position, and Joel rose to the top. We are excited about his strong background as a classroom teacher of science, his passion for working with middle schoolers, and his overall positive demeanor. He is going to be a wonderful addition to our district leadership team,” said Superintendent […]

Invitation to Attend Graduations

Community members are invited to celebrate with us as we recognize the many accomplishments of the Class of 2017. Join us at graduation ceremonies for— Ferndale High School Saturday, June 10, 11:00 a.m. Civic Stadium • 1355 Civic Field Way, Bellingham 300 Graduates, 84 Honor Graduates Valedictorians: Jeremy Boyd, Dana Ebe, Alejandro Fernandez and Ona Underwood Salutatorians: Kyanna Bren, Andrew Erickson and Madison Smith Speakers: Max Jeffrey, Jensen Wanlin and Ben Bagley Windward High School […]

Asst. Principal Schroeder Leaving the District

Ms. Julie Schroeder, assistant principal at Vista Middle School will be leaving the district at the end of this school year. Julie started with the district when she did her student teacher internship at Vista from August 1999 to March 2000. That fall, the district hired Julie as a physical education teacher at Mountain View Elementary School. In 2013, Julie applied for and was hired for the assistant principal position at Vista where she is […]

Notice About Odor-Please Read

Update 4:18 p.m. At this time, the authorities have checked our school buildings (Horizon, Cascadia, Eagleridge, Skyline and Vista) and have determined they are safe for occupancy. We have not been informed what the cause of the odor was determined to be. Authorities will be investigating the cause in the days to come. All Ferndale schools will resume tomorrow (Friday) on schedule. We want to thank our parents and families for their patience. We know […]

Schools-Offices Closed for Memorial Day

All district schools and offices will be closed Monday, May 29, in observance of Memorial Day. Memorial Day is a Day of Honor. We honor and pay tribute to those persons, American Soldiers, who died while serving in United States Armed Forces. They laid their lives so that others may live a peaceful life. Memorial Day is the federal holiday in the United States, which observed on the last Monday of May, every year. This […]

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,

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