Ferndale School District News

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.

Governor Inslee and Superintendent of Public Instruction Chris Reykdal announced today, April 6, that school buildings in Washington State will be closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 school year. Distance learning will continue in the Ferndale School District while school buildings are closed.

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

Holly Graham, Director of Child Nutrition in the Ferndale School District calls the first distribution a success. “Our team has served 17,940 meals during the school closure period so far. We look forward to seeing families back next week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 11:00 – 1:00. Locations will be the same. Our Transportation staff are also delivering meals for families who are unable to travel.”

The Ferndale School Board will hold a Special Meeting on Thursday, April 2 at 7 pm via Zoom Video Conference. This meeting is the rescheduled meeting from Tuesday, March 31.

The Ferndale School Board ended its regular public meeting early on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 after the scheduled Zoom meeting was hacked. The meeting was pre-announced and held via Zoom which allows participants to attend a virtual meeting with a computer or phone. The suspected “Zoom-bombing” in Ferndale is not an isolated case and other public entities are reporting similar issues. In Ferndale, the meeting was overtaken by loud music and obscenities.

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Monday, March 30, 2020 with a school closure information update.

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Friday, March 27, 2020 with a school closure information update.

The Ferndale School Board will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, March 31 at 7 pm via Zoom Video Conference. This information outlines the meeting details and instructions for connecting via Zoom.

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Wednesday, March 25, 2020 highlighting learning plans

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Tuesday, March 24, 2020 with a school closure information update.

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Monday, March 23, 2020 with a school closure information update.

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Sunday, March 22 2020 with a COVID-19 notification information update.

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Friday, March 20, 2020 with a school closure information update. Ferndale Schools are closed Tuesday, March 17 through at least Friday, April 24.

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Thursday, March 19, 2020 with a school closure information update. Ferndale Schools are closed Tuesday, March 17 through at least Friday, April 24.

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Wednesday, March 18, 2020 with a school closure information update. Ferndale Schools are closed Tuesday, March 17 through at least Friday, April 24.

The Ferndale School District is announcing food distribution per Governor Inslee and Superintendent Reykdal’s request that schools continue nutritional services during this unprecedented school closure. Information has been distributed directly to families through email, phone call, social media and the Ferndale School District website.

The Ferndale School Board has made the decision to postpone a School Programs and Operations Levy request scheduled for the April 28 election.

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Tuesday, March 17, 2020 with a school closure information update. Ferndale Schools are closed Tuesday, March 17 through at least Friday, April 24.

A letter to families from Superintendent Dr. Linda Quinn sent Monday, March 16, 2020 with a school closure information update. Ferndale Schools are closed Tuesday, March 17 through at least Friday, April 24.