SCHEDULE REMINDER: Late Start (10:20am) for all students on Monday, September 16. Have a wonderful weekend!
OSPI News Release - Eligible Families Encouraged to Apply for Free and Reduced-Price Meal Programs: https://content.govdelivery.com/accounts/WAOSPI/bulletins/25b7b9f
Blaine School District Transportation Department posted updated bus routes Wednesday evening, August 28th. They can be found here: https://www.blainesd.org/o/blaine-school-district/browse/32299
The Back to School Fair takes place today (8/21) from 4-7pm in the High School gym. Click here for details: https://www.blainesd.org/article/123754?org=blaine-school-district
We hope to see you at our Back to School Fair from 4-7pm on Wednesday, August 21, in the High School Gym. Click here for details: https://www.blainesd.org/article/123754?org=blaine-school-district
Best wishes to all of our families for a fun summer break! We hope you will join us on August 21st for our Back to School Fair from 4-7pm in the High School Gym. Click here to view the flier for more details: https://5il.co/84fp
SCHEDULE REMINDER: Tuesday, June 18, is the last day of school. Students will be released early at 12:50pm.
Early this morning, the Blaine Police Department notified Blaine School District Administration of a post to Snapchat, by a Middle Student, that depicts an abstract character holding a weapon with the caption "Enough is Enough" The Blaine Police Department has met with the family of the student and at this time does not consider the post to represent a credible threat against a specific individual, or the school in general. That being said, this student will not be permitted to return to school until an extended investigation into this matter can be conducted. At this time there is not a projected timeframe for the student to be allowed to return to school. The safety of students and staff remains our highest priority.
Join us for a Community Focus Group session to provide input on the superintendent search criteria: Tonight (May 29) at 7:00pm in the District Office boardroom. Visit our news feed for details: https://www.blainesd.org/article/113228?org=blaine-school-district
SURVEY CLOSES TODAY (May 28): The School Board's Stakeholder Input Survey will close today. Parents and community members are encouraged to participate in the superintendent search process by providing their input. Here is a link to the survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BlaineWA - There will also be a Community Focus Group session at 7pm on May 29. Visit the District's news feed for details.
Schedule Reminder: No School on Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)
An online survey will be open through May 28 for all stakeholders to share input on the Board of Directors' search for a new superintendent. Visit our News Feed for additional information. Here is the survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BlaineWA
The Blaine Police and High School administration have surfaced evidence of threats to the school. The individual accused of making threats is currently in custody. Please follow this link to read full details on the District's news feed: https://www.blainesd.org/article/112104?org=blaine-school-district
Schedule Reminder: No School on Monday, May 6 (LID). For information on Blaine High School's makeup day for seniors, please visit the High School's News Feed article: https://www.blainesd.org/article/107671?org=blaine-high-school
Schedule Reminder: Late Start (10:20am) for all students on Monday, April 22
Have a great Spring Break! School resumes on April 8.
Just after 3pm a staff member inadvertently entered the campus lockdown code into an office desk phone which activated an announcement campuswide. Students and staff who were still within buildings were moved into a safe location, and those exiting campus continued their exit. It took approximately 5 minutes to clarify that it was a false alarm and the lockdown was lifted.
Schedule Reminder: Late Start (10:20am) for all students on Monday, March 18
K-8 Conferences scheduled on March 7 will be postponed due to today's school schedule adjustment.
LATE START: Due to icy conditions, all classes will start 2 hours late (10:20am) on March 7 and there will be no morning preschool. There will be NO EARLY DISMISSAL FOR K-8 STUDENTS. All students will be dismissed on March 7 at 2:50pm.
Schedule Reminder: K-8 Early Release - Students in grades K-8 will be released at 12:50pm during Conference Week, March 4-8.
With the extended number of days lost to inclement weather during the month of February, five (5) to date in our case, Whatcom County districts are starting the process of projecting calendar implications. Our 2018-19 calendar calls for the first three days lost to be made up on June 14-17-18, and that is what we anticipate at this time. As the additional two days are eligible for waiver application to OSPI, we are in the process of considering recommendation of said application to the Board. Once approved by OSPI, and provided that there are no additional days lost, we can move forward with formal designation of June 18 as the final day of the current school year.
Schedule Reminder: Late Start (10:20am) on Monday, February 25
BES Families: Class Picture Day has been rescheduled to Wednesday, February 27.
Schedule Reminder: No School on February 15 (Mid-Winter Break) and February 18 (President's Day)
Blaine School District is cancelling school on Thursday, February 14. Our maintenance and grounds staff have done an incredible job of removing 12-14 inches of snow off of campus parking lots and sidewalks over the past three days. We also greatly appreciate the efforts of both the City of Blaine and Whatcom County road clearing crews. However, there remains too much compact snow and ice across many areas of the District to be able to run our busses safely, especially on secondary roads. Once school resumes next week, we will start the process of determining the impact of this extended storm on the school calendar. Please stay safe, and we look forward to seeing everyone on Tuesday.
Due to ongoing winter weather conditions, all schools will again be closed on Wednesday, February 13. All campus activities are also cancelled.
All schools will again be closed on Tuesday, February 12, due to continuing winter weather conditions. Also, all campus activities are cancelled.
Due to weather conditions, school is cancelled in the Blaine School District Monday, February 11th, and all activities are cancelled as well. (previously posted to BSD main Live Feed)
Blaine School District intends to operate on a regular schedule on Tuesday, February 5. If a schedule modification becomes necessary, details will be communicated through a notification from the Blaine SD mobile app, as well as on the District website's Live Feed.
Schedule Reminder: Late Start (10:20am) on Monday, February 4. Have a great weekend!
A campus-wide lockdown DRILL was completed this morning, and all systems functioned smoothly. Classes have now resumed per regular schedule.
SCHEDULE REMINDER: No School on Monday, January 28 (Teacher Workday)
SCHEDULE REMINDER: No School on Monday, January 21 (Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday)
Schedule Reminder: Late Start (10:20am) on Monday, January 14. Have a great weekend!
Happy New Year! School resumes on a regular schedule on Thursday, January 3rd.
Have a great Winter Break! School resumes on January 3, 2019.
We hope to see you tonight at the Family Resource Fair in the high school cafeteria from 5:00-7:30pm. Free pizza, raffle prizes, and over 50 local organizations available to connect with families. Visit our News Feed for all the details.
Free Dinner for the family! The Family Resource Fair is tomorrow night (Dec. 5) in the high school cafeteria from 5:00 - 7:30 PM. Parents bring your family and enjoy a pizza dinner! Two presentations will be available addressing the important topics of Suicide Awareness and Teens and Social Media. Over 50 local resources that are available to you in our community will be in the high school cafeteria. All in one place at the same time! See what is out there and ask any questions you may have. Raffle prizes will be given out and younger kids will receive a Hot Wheels car while checking out the Scouts' derby race track. Face painting by our cheerleaders will also be available. We are looking forward to seeing all of you!
SCHEDULE REMINDER: Late Start Day (10:20am) on Monday, December 3. Buses run on normal routes two hours late and all morning preschool classes are cancelled on late start days.
All K-12 students will be released at 12:50pm on Wednesday, Nov. 21. There will be no school Nov. 22-23 for the holiday weekend. Happy Thanksgiving!
SCHEDULE REMINDER: K-8 students will be released at 12:50pm during conferences November 15, 16, 19, 20, & 21.
BES Conference Week is coming! Please sign up for your child's conference using Skyward Family Access. Students were sent home with a bright yellow paper on Monday with instructions. That letter is also posted on the BES Webpage under the "News" tab.
SCHEDULE REMINDER: Late Start Day (10:20am) on Monday, October 8. Buses run on normal routes two hours late and all morning preschool classes are cancelled on late start days.
Staff, parents, and patrons are encouraged to attend today's Community Discussion on the new High School Grandstands, beginning at 5:30pm, in the District boardroom, at 765 H Street. See the article in our News Feed for additional information.
SCHEDULE REMINDER: Late Start Day (10:20am) on Monday, September 17. Buses run on normal routes two hours late and all morning preschool classes are cancelled on late start days.
BES Back to School Night will be held on Thursday, September 20, 2018. Parents and staff will start in the PAC at 6:00pm. BES doors open at 6:30pm for families to visit classrooms.
Hello, BES Families! Please check your child's backpack today for a packet of district required forms. Please complete the forms and have your child return them to their teacher. Thank you!