Ferndale School District News

The Board of Directors will hold a public hearing for the purpose of receiving comments from the public on the 2020-2021 budget. Any person may appear at the virtual hearing and be heard for or against any part of such budget, the four-year budget plan, or any proposed changes to uses of enrichment funding under RCW 28A.505.240.

On Tuesday, August 4th, the Whatcom County Health Department recommended that public and private schools in Whatcom County prepare for remote instruction.Given this recommendation and review of health and safety data surrounding COVID-19, as well as feedback from public health experts, families and staff, the district’s executive leadership team, the school board and the Ferndale Reopening Taskforce, the Ferndale School District has made the decision to start the 2020-2021 school year with full distance learning for all students.

The Ferndale School Board will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, August 4 at 7 pm via Zoom Video Conference.

The Ferndale School District Reopening Taskforce is announcing a weekly update and additional information in advance of reopening in Fall 2020.At this time, the Task Force is releasing more information about what school will look like with the hybrid and distance options at the secondary level.

The Ferndale School District Reopening Taskforce is announcing a weekly update and additional information in advance of reopening in Fall 2020. At the July 21st Taskforce mee...

The Ferndale School Board will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, July 28 at 7 pm via Zoom Video Conference.

The Ferndale School District received applications from over 80 people – 58 people were selected to serve. The Taskforce began meeting on July 7th and will continue meeting weekly through August 18th. The District re-opening plan must be delivered in final format to OSPI by August 19th.

The Ferndale School Board will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, July 13 at 7 pm via Zoom Video Conference. Register in advance to attend the meeting via a Zoom webinar link.

The Ferndale School District seeks volunteers to serve on a Reopening Task Force. The Task Force will create a local plan designed to support student learning in a manner consis...

The Ferndale School Board will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, June 30 at 7 pm via Zoom Video Conference. Register in advance to attend the meeting via a Zoom webinar link.

The coaching staff and members of our community said they will raise the funds needed to keep these teams in the fall. The state does not provide any funding for athletics and programs like band or music. Most of the funding for sports and activities comes from the four-year levy. Since Ferndale did not pass the school district’s replacement levy last February, the district has had to make cuts to staffing and programs, including C Teams.

The Ferndale School Board will ask voters to replace the current School Programs and Operations Levy in the November 3 election. The district will ask voters to approve the levy at $1.50 per thousand of assessed value for two years – lower than the current rate of 2.17 per thousand of assessed value.

The Ferndale School Board will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, June 16 at 7 pm via Zoom Video Conference. Register in advance to attend the meeting via a Zoom webinar link.

The Ferndale School District will turn on the FHS Stadium Lights in honor of the graduating Class of 2020 on June 12th at 8:20 PM. The district invites community members to join in celebration from the comfort at home.

I am writing to you in the aftermath of the terrible murder of George Floyd. This is an important time for our country. It is a time when many people are acknowledging that Mr. Floyd’s death was not an isolated incident, but a symptom of the disease of racism.

The Ferndale School Board will hold a Special Meeting on Monday, June 1 at 7 pm via Zoom Video Conference. Register in advance to attend the meeting via a Zoom webinar link.

The Ferndale Boys & Girls Club will continue to provide evening distributions of Grab & Go Meals for children each Friday evening through at least the end of June 2020. Distributions take place from 5 pm to 6 pm at the Ferndale Boys & Girls Clubhouse.

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Friday, May 22, 2020 with an information update.

In observance of Memorial Day, there will be no school on Monday, May 25. District activities will be closed on Monday, May 25, including meal distribution. Food service will be preparing and distributing triple meals on Friday, May 22, for the Memorial Day weekend.

The Ferndale School Board will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 26 at 7 pm via Zoom Video Conference. Register in advance to attend the meeting via a Zoom webinar link.

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Friday, May 15, 2020 with an information update.

Ferndale School District's Bond Oversight Committee has announced that it will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, May 19 at 6 pm via Zoom Video Conference. Register in advance to attend the meeting via a Zoom webinar link.

The Ferndale Boys & Girls Club will again be providing evening distributions of Grab & Go Meals for children this Friday, May 15 as well as next Friday, May 22. Both distributions will take place from 5 pm to 6 pm at the Ferndale Boys & Girls Clubhouse.

Interested Class of 2022 students (current sophomores) are encouraged to submit a Student School Board Member application by Wednesday, May 20 at 3 pm.

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Friday, May 8, 2020 with an information update.