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Students at Bernice Vossbeck Elementary School listen to “Maddi’s Fridge” author Lois Brandt on Friday. The kids also collected 1,683 food items (piled in background) to go to the Project Hope Food Bank. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

Author inspires students to share stories — and food

LYNDEN ­— Author Lois Brandt brought her “Maddi’s Fridge” story to Vossbeck Elementary School Friday and drew out its many meanings for kids, from helping against hunger to letting out “the ...
Robotics is one of the many types of school activities supported by ongoing levy money. (File photo)

All schools look to Feb. 9 levy vote

By Brooke Hanson for the Lynden Tribune WHATCOM — All the public school districts in the county are asking their constituents for approval of property levies paying for key pieces of what the schools ...

Korthuis makes Dean’s Honor List

Jenah Korthuis, daughter of Steve and Robin Korthuis of Lynden, was named to the Cedarville University (Ohio) Dean’s Honor List for the 2015 fall semester. Jenah is a freshman majoring in special education…. ...

Eastern Washington U. lists high GPAs

CHENEY ­— Eastern Washington University lists the following local students on its fall quarter Dean’s List, representing a GPA of 3.5 or higher: Bellingham — Jordan Assink, Chandler Hodge, Joshua ...

New idea: Give diapers, run a 5K

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN — This was certainly a unique entry fee for a 5K run. The Lynden High School FFA chapter collected ...

Rendering of the new Lynden Middle School

A rendering of the new Lynden Middle School shows the two-story building on Line Road. The designs for both Lynden Middle and Fisher Elementary are underway with King Architecture and Zervas Group Architects, ...

Six LC students to be in All-State music event

LYNDEN ­— Six music students at Lynden Christian High School have been chosen through auditions to participate in the Washington Music Educators Association All-State event in Yakima Feb. 10-14, 2016. ...
The Mt. Baker Forestry FFA Team took fifth at nationals in Louisville at the end of October. From left are Jarin Strachila (13th place individual), Carson Schmidt, Jordan Fleming, Garrett Brown and adviser Todd Rightmire. (Courtesy photo)

Mt. Baker, LC FFA teams take fifth at nationals

WHATCOM — Two local high school teams placed fifth in national FFA competition Oct. 28-31 in Louisville, Kentucky. Each team competed at local and state levels to earn the privilege to represent their ...

Nooksack school excels in helping low-income kids

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com NOOKSACK ­— Nooksack Elementary School is receiving recognition for its exceptional student ...
From left, Cade Huston and Janta Painpraseut work on rewiring an electric board. (Brooke Hanson/Lynden Tribune)

Robotics comes to Lynden schools

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN ­— The small room at the side of Lynden High School’s woodshop classroom has a few computers, ...