Red Raider Alert

March 7, 2019

Celebrating What’s Right at BHS

Hello families! As I compose this message, our student body is viewing a shortened version of our drama department’s Little Mermaid production. It is our BHS tradition to watch a show each year as we celebrate the many talents of our actors, musicians, theater technicians, and others contributing to this awesome effort. I am continually amazed by our students’ talents throughout our wide variety of school activity offerings, and our goal is that each individual finds a place to connect and shine during their years at BHS.


As our staff returned last August, we watched, Celebrate What’s Right With the World and have continued to intentionally celebrate the numerous accomplishments and positive contributions of our students and staff as the year progresses. The State’s newly designed Washington State Report Card portrays the significant growth that we’ve made in test scores, graduation rates, and more. While we’ve got more work ahead of us, we invite you to celebrate the great things happening at BHS and throughout our district. Also, the Little Mermaid has three showings this weekend, and we can guarantee that you will enjoy the show!


Go Red Raiders!

Linda Wise Miller, BHS Principal

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Weekly Bulletin - Spring Sports Competitions Begin!

AP Exam Information

AP exams will be held at BHS from May 6-17th. Students must register for their AP Exam(s) February 25th through March 22rd at the BHS ASB office, or online at https://onlinepayments.bellinghamschools.org/

Students have been provided with the “Bulletin for AP Students and Parents 2018-2019” which includes a student preparation checklist, tips on how to get ready for exam day, as well as the 2019 exam schedule.

Dance Team Performance - FREE

Monday, March 18th, 6:30-7:30pm

2020 Cornwall Avenue

Bellingham, WA

Your Dance Team has qualified for State!! They will be doing a special evening performance for all the staff, family and friends here at BHS. It would be AMAZING if you could come out and see what Dance Team State is all about!


When: March 18th @ 6:30pm-7:30pm

Where: BHS Gym


This is a free event!

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Career Center Events

There are still lots of Scholarships available! “Something to Smile About” for $1000, ” Ewing C Kelly” $2,500, and “Whatcom Women in Business” for $1000. Juniors make sure you apply for the Masonic Scholar Citizen Award deadline is March 13th. Juniors and Seniors check out the CC Scholarship web page or stop in the Career Center to see what is available.


Evergreen Boys State aims to simulate State government in a fun and engaging summer program. Participants will have an opportunity to construct local, county and state governments. Activities include running for office, court proceedings, creating and enforcing laws, developing leaderships skills and recreation. You’ll inspired by guest speakers, have fun and make new friends for life. Important addition to college and scholarship applications. Come to the Career Center for more information.


Northern Arizona State will be here at BHS on Wednesday March 13th at 10:00 am sign up in the CC to attend.


Rotary 2019 Career Choices Career Fair, March 27th Attend different workshops and learn about different careers such as, Journalist, Broadcasting, Financial Services, Law, Construction, Firefighter, Pilots, and much more. The field trip is all day 8:30-2:00 and includes lunch. Students will pick 4 programs and meet with local professions in their fields. Students can sign up in the Career Center. Parental permission required.

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BHS 2018 – 2019 PTSA Fundraiser

The Bellingham High School PTSA Board has opted to make fundraising simple during this 2018-2019 school year. Instead of an auction, we are asking our Red Raider families to directly support the students and teachers at Bellingham High School by contributing to the Red Raider PTSA Fund. 100% of your contributions will directly support BHS students!



Watch this student produced video to learn how your contributions impact BHS



A donation of $50 per student helps secure field trips, special events and college scholarships. Every gift helps. Please consider asking family and friends to donate in honor of your student. Fundraising envelopes were given to students yesterday. Return the envelope with your donation to the PTSA Box outside the ASB Office or donate today via Paypal.


Thank you for your support !