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Student energy and motivation burst forth from the starting line of Lynden Christian Elementary School’s fall jog-a-thon on Sept. 25. The event raised $63,000 to support school technology needs as well as a charitable cause. (Courtesy photos/Becky VanHofwegen)

Running for classrooms

  WHATCOM — There’s a mix of sweat, laughter, high-fives and exercise-friendly music that encompasses a school’s annual jog-a-thon. But there is a lot more to these run-filled events. While ...

Lynden, Ferndale school districts in amicable, historic dispute

WHATCOM — The Lynden and Ferndale school districts convened a meeting Monday night to resolve an unusual, unprecedented and amicable disagreement. Lynden schools superintendent Jim Frey, Ferndale schools ...

Two new schools may be built simultaneously

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com LYNDEN — The design phase has started for the new Lynden Middle School and it is ...

Two locals graduate from Wheaton College (Illinois)

WHEATON, IL — Two recent bachelor’s degree graduates from Wheaton College (Ill.) have been admitted into the Alumni Association. Both are of Lynden. Corin Jesse Droullard majoried in music performance. ...
Teacher Mrs. Shari Kruyswijk talks to her first graders about the classroom book corner at Lynden’s Cornerstone Christian School, which started the 2015-16 year on Tuesday. Most north Whatcom County schools begin classes next week. (Calvin Bratt/Lynden Tribune)

‘Start of school’ coming for all

By Brooke Hanson intern@lyndentribune.com WHATCOM ­— “Start of school” is not just around the corner. It’s alreadly happened for ...

Locals among WSU spring quarter grads

EDITOR’S NOTE: This list incorrectly appeared last week as graduates of Western Washington University.   PULLMAN — Washington State University has announced its spring 2015 graduates, and these are ...

Locals among WWU spring quarter grads

  BELLINGHAM — Western Washington has announced its spring 2015 graduates, and these are on the list from Whatcom County:   Deming — Eloise Davis, education.   Everson — Connor Jackson, ...

Western campus named among most beautiful

  BELLINGHAM — Western Washington University has been named to a list of “30 Most Beautiful Coastal College Campuses” by Best Value Schools, an independent web-based school-choice website designed ...

11 on Whitworth academic list

  SPOKANE — Eleven students from Lynden have been named to the Whitworth University Laureate Society for spring semester 2015.   The students qualified for the academic honor society by maintaining ...

LHS Class of 1965 is to be honored at July 11 reunion

  LYNDEN ­— The Lynden High School Class of 1965 will be honored at this year’s reunion to be held on Saturday, July 11, in the Northwest Washington Fairgrounds Expo Building.   A social hour ...