Ferndale School District News

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.

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Thursday, May 7, 2020 regarding guidelines for grading at the elementary level during the school buildings closure.

A letter to students, staff, families and community from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Wednesday, May 6, 2020 regarding a final decision for secondary schools grading during the current 2019-2020 spring semester.

The Ferndale Boys & Girls Club will again be providing an evening distribution of Grab & Go Meals for children on Friday, May 8 from 5 pm to 6 pm at the Ferndale Boys & Girls Clubhouse. The Ferndale Clubhouse provided meal distributions last Friday, May 1, and has announced a second distribution date for this Friday, May 8. Any future distribution dates will be announced at a later time.

Cascadia Elementary School and Beach Elementary School are two of 391 schools in Washington State that have been recognized for closing gaps, showing growth and demonstrating achievement during the 2018-19 school year by the Washington State Board of Education, Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC)

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Friday, May 1, 2020 with an information update.

The Ferndale Boys & Girls Club will be providing an evening distribution of Grab & Go Meals for children on Friday, May 1 from 5 pm to 6 pm at the Ferndale Boys & Girls Clubhouse.

The Ferndale School District is announcing that families can complete Kindergarten registration forms online for the 2020-21 school year.

The Ferndale School Board will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, April 28 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 Thursday, April 23, 2020 with an information update.

Ferndale School District Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn shares her thoughts, “There is no other way to say this – I am devastated for my community. I am sad today but I know this community. I know that we will come together like we always do. Ferndale Mayor Greg Hansen has committed resources and support from the City of Ferndale and I join him in committing the resources of our school district as we come alongside our students and families who are in crisis because of this shutdown.”

Ferndale School District's Bond Oversight Committee has announced that it will hold its next meeting on Tuesday, April 21 at 6 pm via Zoom Video Conference. Register in advance to attend the meeting via a Zoom webinar link.

We are reaching you to communicate regarding hard copy learning packets for Elementary students. You should receive your hard copy packet in the mail on Monday, April 20th. While we will do our best to ensure a consistent delivery date in future weeks, please understand that it may vary at times. If you students are eager to get started prior to its arrival this week, we have two options for you:

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Thursday, April 16, 2020 with an information update.

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Friday, April 10, 2020 with an information update.