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Pioneer Meadows opening junior high-aged school on Mission Road

WHATCOM — The Pioneer Meadows Montessori School graduates sixth graders every year, and parents have been left wanting more. Starting the 2015-16 school year, they’ll get it.   “There’s been ...

Honor rolls

Local students named to SPU dean’s list SEATTLE — Seattle Pacific University has released its 2014 autumn quarter dean’s list, and the following Lynden students are named:   Ryan Bovenkamp, Kaitlyn ...

Nooksack Valley first- semester honor roll

EVERSON — Nooksack Valley High School has released its first-semester honor roll and the following students are named: 4.0 grade-point average   Seniors — Megan Compton and Taylor Good.   Juniors ...

Meridian honors first-semester achievement

LAUREL — Meridian High School has released its first-semester honor roll and the following students are named: 4.0 grade-point average   Seniors — Jake Birnel, Kami Geleynse, Riley Hawkins-Hecock, ...

Whitworth names seven local students to laureate society

SPOKANE — Several local students have been named to Whitworth University’s Laureate Society for fall 2014 semester.   Kayla Bajema, Bret DeGraaff, Luke Olson, Tyler Reardon, Keirstin Skinner, Tyler ...
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Temper Tamers

NOOKSACK — Kids at Nooksack Elementary School are building character, and they’re doing so in Patti Hoelzle’s classroom.   Hoelzle, the school’s counselor, led students in a “Temper Tamers” ...
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‘The Pirates of Penzance’ premiering at Lynden High School

LYNDEN — An operetta may seem like a difficult choice for a high school drama production, but for Tina Miller’s group of LHS performers, it was just the right fit.   “After last year’s musical, ...

Fair foundation also offers local scholarships

  LYNDEN — The Northwest Washington Fair Foundation is offering scholarships to qualified Whatcom County students. At least $1,000 will be awarded to each winner. Applicants must meet these criteria ...

Scholarships are dairy-based

  WHATCOM — The local Dairy Women organization is accepting applications for two scholarship programs.   The scholarship in memory of Mina Polinder is $1,000. It is available to students who ...

Meridian hosts Feb. 25 career-skills open house at high school campus

  WHATCOM — Two local campuses of the Northwest Career & Technical Academy hold open houses on Wednesday, Feb. 25.   Meridian High School hosts in its CTE Building, 194 W. Laurel Rd., at ...