Category Archive: District News

Jun
01

5/31/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.31.17 Dear Families, Tomorrow is our first Leadership Day and we hope you will join us at our Student Led Open House tomorrow 6:00-7:00pm. Students are excited to share the academic progress they have made this year, celebrate their leadership, and tour you through the school.  The Book Fair will be …

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May
18

5/17/17 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.17.17 Dear Families, The annual Bike to Work and School Day is this Friday, May 19. All students are encouraged to ride their bikes. Please walk bikes once you are on school grounds. Be safe and remember to wear your helmet! Enjoy the sunshine! Nicole Upcoming Dates: May 18: 3:00-5:00 Kindergarten …

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May
07

5/5/17 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 5.5.17 Dear Families, The entire Silver Beach Staff extends a huge THANK YOU for spoiling us this week.   Extra thanks to Kristen Kiene, Laura Lawyer, room parents, and PTO for all the behind the scenes work. The taco bar lunch was amazing today! We all feel very loved and appreciated.  Picture …

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Apr
21

4/20/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 4.20.17 Dear Families, Last Friday, we had our Habit 6: Synergize assembly.  This assembly was written and directed by Sydney Fuller and Carli Kiesau (2nd grade) and Eva Smith and Madison Nathanson (4th grade).  For the first time, a “Student Spotlight” component was added and highlighted fifth grade artist, Thad Speyer. …

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Apr
12

4/12/2017 Upate from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 4.12.17 Dear Families, Thank you to Dr. Putney for presenting on the topic of Navigating Adolescence last night at the PTO meeting.  The presentation and resources will be linked to our PTO website. Dr. Putney recommends visiting greatconversations.com for dates on upcoming local discussions. All PTO Executive Board position are open for …

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Mar
30

3/29/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 3.29.17 Dear Families, Last Monday was one of the highlights of my career. Unbeknownst to me Mrs. Riber, Mr. Gilmore, and Mrs. Walstad orchestrated a plan to gather the whole school in the gym so that Dr. Baker and District Representatives could present me with the Leader of the Year Bellingham …

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Mar
09

3/8/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 3.8.17 Dear Families, Yesterday, before school, we hosted the Bellingham School Board, Dr. Baker, and the Executive Team. The presentation was 100% planned, prepped, and orchestrated by our Junior Lighthouse Team.  Our kids did an exceptional job and felt like rockstars!  Here are links to their presentation PowerPoint  one highlighting their planning  and the video (thanks Mrs. …

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Feb
17

2/16/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 2.16.17 Dear Families, Congratulations to the following students who were selected to represent their classroom on our Junior Lighthouse Team.Take a look at the pictures  App1 App2.jpg App3.jpg of a 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade application that exemplify  the caliber of the 35 applications received. The three main objectives for this team will be: 1) Further …

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Jan
20

1/18/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 1.18.17 Dear Families, Last Friday, we had an assembly reviewing Habit 3: Put First Things First, and introducing Habit 4: Think Win-Win.  A summary of all Overview of the 7 Habits.docx .  There is also have a fabulous book called, 7 Habits of Happy Kids, in our library collection. This assembly was produced and …

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Jan
13

1/11/2017 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 1.11.17 Dear Families, Due to the fact that Friday the 27th is now a non-student day and the Reptile Man assembly is Friday, Feb. 3rd, we have postponed our next Friday Club session to start Friday, Feb. 17. This will be a five-week session 2/17, 3/3, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31. We already …

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Dec
18

12/7/2016 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 12.7.16 Dear Families, It’s that wonderful time of year… The 5th Grade Helping Hawks Food Drive runs through Tuesday, Dec. 13th. So far students have weighed in 350 pounds with the goal of 750 (Pic 1 Pic 2 pic 3 ). If your family could benefit by receiving any collected food, please contact our …

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Dec
01

12/1/2016 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 12.1.16 Dear Families, Welcome to December! This month is filled with opportunities for our students to be Leaders In Action.  New Leadership jobs have been posted and grades 1-5 have a variety of opportunities; Winter Leadership Jobs.pdf explaining the jobs and application process.   Also happening this month is our 5th grade Helping Hawks …

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Nov
28

11/23/2016 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 11.23.16 Dear Families, Thanksgiving is a time of giving thanks and being grateful… Thank you for sending us the greatest kids in the world to spend our days with!  I could not be more thankful to work in such a loving, supportive school where adults and students go above and beyond …

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Nov
16

11/16/2016 Update from Silver Beach

Dear Families, For the next few weeks, Bellingham Public Schools will be surveying parents and guardians, along with students (grades 3, 5, 7, 9 and 11) and staff. Our district’s strategic plan, The Bellingham Promise, guides our work and emphasizes our collective commitment to our children. We believe that all children should be loved and …

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Nov
09

11/9/2016 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 11.9.16 Dear Families, Thanks to our amazing Family Support Network (FSN) there will be a limited number of Thanksgiving meals available for families who receive Free or Reduced Meals. Our FSN is a group of Silver Beach Families helping other Silver Beach Families with basic need support. If your family could …

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Nov
03

11/2/2016 Update from Silver Beach

Silver Beach News for 11.2.16 Dear Families, I have been working with the Facilities & Transportation Department on ways to improve the safety and efficiency of our parent pick-up and drop-off areas.  1) No parking in the lane where busses come in and out- this is currently marked by orange cones.  2) The crosswalk in …

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Oct
24

Update: Volunteer Online Application for Bellingham Public Schools

A Message from the Department of Human Resources Dear Families and Community Members, Thank you to the nearly 2,000 people who have completed and been approved to volunteer in our schools!  We appreciate your help in transitioning from paper to our online application system. We hope this email will provide you with the information and …

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