Category: News Windward

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 […]

Board Appoints Student Members

Congratulations to Windward High School Student Mason Waller and Ferndale High School Student Ellie Baader who were selected as student school board members. “I am thrilled that Ellie and Mason will be joining our School Board for the upcoming year. As we head into our fourth cycle of selecting and including student members, the Board is more convinced than ever of their importance. We are strengthened as a leadership team and our services are improved […]

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 […]

High School Reunion Information

Do you know of a Ferndale High or Windward High class reunion? Let us know. We will be more than happy to post your event here.   Ferndale High School Class of 1977 40th Reunion Saturday, July 29, 2017 •4:00 p.m. Wade Pottle’s Home • 833 Whisper Way, Bellingam Contact: Lani (Grout) Haveman at 360.770.0359 or Lyn (Pottle) Johnson at 253.820.1072 Like us on Facebook: FHS Class of 1977 (   For more information: Director […]

Windward Student Kornelis Honored for Service

Congratulations to Windward High School Senior Izabella Kornelis who is the recipient of a Rotary Youth Service Award from Whatcom County North Rotary Club.  The award includes money from the Rotary Club and Industrial Credit Union, plus her name being added to Windward’s plaque that lists each year’s winner. Izabella was selected by Windward staff for her service to the school and the greater community. Izabella has worked extensively with Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault […]

Madison Pheifer is Kiwanis Student of the Month

Windward High Student Madison Pheifer is Kiwanis Student of the Month for June #FerndaleExcellence Ferndale Kiwanis has recognized Windward High School Student Madison Pheifer as its Student of the Month for June. Madison is very active in making our community a better place to live. She participates in Windward High Community Service Days. One project that she participated in was making improvements to the school’s greenhouse, working in the garden and sprucing up the grounds […]

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 […]

Windward Presents Echoes of History

Windward High School is proud to release its 7th Echoes of History Project. This year’s topic is “Local Government.” After months of researching, interviewing, writing and editing, a community celebration was held last evening. Students reflected on their accomplishments— Destiny Watson said, “I learned about a job I didn’t know existed. Our team worked really hard. The most difficult part was composing the questions.” Teagan Hudson, who interviewed Ferndale Mayor Jon Mutchler, said, “students did […]

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 […]

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