Category: News Windward

Small Fire at Windward High Today

May 23, 2017 We want to inform you that there was a fire in the kitchen area at Windward High School this afternoon, May 23. It occurred at approximately 2:14 p.m. and began in a microwave oven. The fire department responded to the school’s 911 call, contained the fire and extinguished the fire.   All staff and students are safe. It was the end of the school day so most students were departing school. Afterschool […]

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 […]

Windward High’s Garden Springs to Life

Windward High School’s Service Learning class and We Are Active club have decided to breathe life back into Windward’s off-and-on garden and greenhouse space. This project was inspired and funded by a $250 grant from GenerationOn, through C & S Wholesale Grocers, in connection with their Make Your Mark on Hunger Campaign that occurred from March 15-April 30. Advisor Chris Perkins and his students, led by Mason Waller and Kadyn Waller, were able to take […]

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. […]

Chloe Vogel is Kiwanis Student of the Month

Chloe Vogel is Kiwanis Student of the Month

At its luncheon today, Ferndale Kiwanis recognized Chloe Vogel as Kiwanis Student of the Month for April. Chloe is a junior at Windward High School where she maintains a 3.9 grade point average. She has been on the honor roll all three years. She has been recognized four times as Windward Student of the Month. Windward Teacher Evan Ritchie says of Chloe, “Always engaged and positive, diligent and intentional in exploring the concepts we’re discovering […]

Windward Mock Trial Team Moves on to State

Windward Mock Trial Team Moves on to State

  Windward High Mock Trial Team Qualifies for State Windward High School’s Mock Trial Team is on its way to the state championships as the number two team from a competitive district that includes at least three perennial top 10 state teams and a couple of top 20 teams. Mock Trial is a blend of law, debate and drama in which students learn about court procedures while sharpening their critical thinking and public speaking skills. […]

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