June 2019
Ferndale School District E-News

Welcome to the eighteenth edition of the We Are Ferndale monthly newsletter sent to you by the Ferndale School District.

Please contact us with ideas for future stories and, as always, reach out with any questions you may have. 

Celebrating the Class of 2019

The 107th Annual Ferndale High School Commencement took place on Saturday, June 8, at Civic Field in Bellingham, Washington.

To read more details and to view a photo gallery please check out the Story Features below.

Story Features


Eagleridge PTO Efforts Lead to Gym Floor Replacement

If you close your eyes and picture an elementary school gymnasium, you might envision climbing ropes, basketball hoops and a shiny wood floor. It may never cross your mind to imagine carpet in a gymnasium. In the case of Eagleridge Elementary, that is the gym floor surface on which students and staff gather for gym classes, events and gatherings.  

Read the rest of the story here.


Ferndale School District Receives Credit Rating Upgrade; District Sells $39.97 Million of Bonds

Ferndale School District sold $39,970,000 of tax-exempt bonds today to finance the first portion of the $112 million of bond projects approved by voters in February 2019. 

Dr. Linda Quinn, Superintendent of the District, said, “This is a great day for Ferndale. In addition to a successful bond sale, we are very proud to share that our strong financial track record and fiscal responsibility have earned the Ferndale School District a credit rating upgrade from Moody’s Investors Service. Thank you Ferndale voters for your faith in our District. The best is yet to come!”

Read more.


Summer in Ferndale

Summer Camps and Programs:
Read more about a few of the camps and programs available in the Ferndale School District and throughout the Community.

Summer Meals: 
Washington State's Summer Meals Program picks up where school meal programs leave off in June.

Check out the 2019-2020 Calendar

To see a full "At a Glance" Calendar for the 2019-2020 School Year, please take a minute to check out our online calendar.

To see an early version of our "At a Glance" Calendar for the 2020-2021 School Year, please take a minute to check out our online calendar. 

Sign up for Weekly Bond Updates + Apply for the Design Advisory Committee

Are you interested in receiving more information about the school bond projects in Ferndale? Ferndale School District Superintendent Linda Quinn sends weekly progress updates. You can sign up to receive those updates by following this link.

The Ferndale School District is seeking staff, parents/guardians, community members, and students to serve on a Design Advisory Committee for the new Ferndale High School facility. Community engagement is a priority for the District, and this committee will play an important role in creating a vision for the FHS bond construction project.
June Community Questions: Monthly Q&A with Linda Quinn

Check out Ferndale School District Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn's answers to community questions received throughout the month.

Link to Written Q&A 

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