Squalicum High School

Storm Forecast for June 14 - 18

from principal miguel perez

STORM Family!


Congratulations Seniors!!!!


We are so proud of your accomplishments and helping make SQHS a better place. It was truly an amazing school year.


Amazing you ask? Absolutely. Was it challenging, hard and testing? Absolutely!! As stretching as it was, our SQHS Family community came together, used our grit, fortitude, caring mantra, and we made it! Congratulations Seniors! We could not be prouder of you crossing the finish line as you wrap up your high school experience during a pandemic. It may be hard to believe, but there were many successes and highlights to this year. We were fortunate and excited to celebrate you with an in-person graduation ceremony!!! Additionally, our SQHS staff learned a lot as we navigated our way through an interesting, challenging yet rewarding year.


Here's a link to graduation in case you missed it: SQHS GRADUATION


Here are some Upcoming Date reminders:

  • Monday, June 14- Yearbook distribution grades 9-11
  • Tuesday, June 15 – Finals 5 & 7
  • Wednesday, June 16 – Finals 6 & 8
  • Thursday, June 17 – Laptop Collection
  • Friday, June 18 – Laptop Collection
  • Friday, June 18th- LAST DAY OF SCHOOL- 12:30 pm.
  • Friday, June 18th- Last chance for yearbook grades 9-11.
  • Friday, June 25th- Grades available/posted to Skyward (after 4 pm)
  • 1st week of July- paper copy of report card arrives in the mail.
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Summer 2021 Meal Boxes

This summer, Bellingham Public Schools will offer free, seven-day meal boxes to all children 0 to 18, as well as students in Community Transitions.



Please note: Meal boxes will not be distributed during the first week of summer break on Wednesday, June 23.

Meal box distribution will resume on Wednesday, June 30 and continue every Wednesday this summer through Aug. 18.


Boxes will be given out between 12 and 1:30 p.m. at the following locations:

Geneva Elementary School, 1401 Geneva Street

Happy Valley Elementary School, 1041 24th Street

Roosevelt Elementary School, 2900 Yew Street

Shuksan Middle School, 2717 Alderwood Avenue

Whatcom Middle School, 810 Halleck Street

Regency Park Apartment Complex, 2050 Fraser Street

Bakerview Mobile Park, 4015 Eliza Avenue

Summer Opportunities

Here are some exciting opportunities for students this summer...
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Important Senior Survey

A Message from the Department of Teaching and Learning


Dear 2021 seniors and families,


Each spring, we survey our outgoing seniors to look back at their high school experiences and look forward at plans for the future. We use the survey data to help us better understand what works well for our high school students and what we could do better.


We realize that the seniors of the class of 2021 have experienced an incredibly unusual junior spring and senior year, and we are so proud of all of you for persevering. Seniors, please take a few minutes before June 10 and complete our survey.


The survey is confidential and the results will remain anonymous.


Thank you, class of 2021! We are thinking of you and cheering you on!


Esta es información sobre la educación de su hijo/a. Solicite traducción o interpretación gratis si necesita al 360-676-6456

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End of Year Information

End of Year Activities (device/texts/materials returned and collected)

Textbooks/supplies/class materials returned

  • Outstanding texts and materials (Seniors dig out those textbooks from 9th grade! 😊
  • Please feel free to begin turning those in now to the library.
  • Textbooks and materials from A Day (period 1-4) can be dropped texts off at the Library any time.
  • B Day (periods 5-8) cycle texts/materials: June 7th – June 18th


Device Collection (laptop, power cord, stylus, carrying case)

Return to Library or STORM teacher when you no longer need it for class.

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End of the B-day cycle (periods 5-8)


  • Tuesday, June 15 B-day Finals (recommendation periods 5 and 7)
  • Wednesday, June 16 B-day Finals (recommendation periods 6 and 8)
  • June 17th and 18th Wrap up for all B block

The HUB = student support

Click here to schedule an appointment with a tutor or drop in for general academic support.

https://squalicum.bellinghamschools.org/THEHUB


Questions?

Heidi Covington- Student Success Coordinator Heidi.covington@bellinghamschools.org


Erin Neisinger- Class GEAR UP Coordinator erin.neisinger@bellinghamschools.org

CALL/TEXT 360-746-9106


Cam Retherford- GEAR UP advocate cameron.retherford@bellinghamschools.org

LINKS FOR COLLEGE/CAREER INFORMATION

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Links to other supports


Librarian: tracy.shaw@bellinghamschools.org


SQHS Counselors: https://squalicum.bellinghamschools.org/counseling/


District Help technicians: help@bellinghamschools.org


Resouces (meals, childcare, mental health and more) : https://bellinghamschools.org/resources/

Squalicum High School and SQHS PTSA Needs You!!

As we wrap up this year, we are planning for the 2021-2022 School Year. Please contact our PTSA now to be involved for next year.


Please join our PTSA, your input, collaboration and volunteerism is needed and appreciated.

Why Join SqHS PTSA....
*Volunteer
*Build new student programs
*Connect with other parents
*Make your voice heard
*Stay Informed
*Make your school better!


Here's where you get to become a card-carrying member of the SqHS PTSA - there are so many benefits (and you don't actually have to keep track of a card!). Also, you can opt to sign up to volunteer without becoming a member!

https://www.squalicumhighptsa.com/