Letter to the Editor: Realtors’ Praise of Schools Motivated Move to Ferndale

"In 2002, me and my husband decided to move from San Diego, CA to Whatcom County. We had people who grew up around this area tell us that Ferndale was “in the sticks” and we should only look in Lynden or Bellingham for houses. However, when we arrived we heard from the Realtors that Ferndale … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Realtors’ Praise of Schools Motivated Move to Ferndale

Letter to the Editor: We All Use and Need a High School We Can Be Proud Of

"There’s no more iconic, central, and important building in a town than the local high school. By far, it is our most valuable public asset. You could live here for decades and never visit our city hall, the library, police station, fire hall, or municipal court—all modern and essential buildings. But all of us use … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: We All Use and Need a High School We Can Be Proud Of

Letter to the Editor: Bond Represents Fiscally Responsible Package

"As a parent of Ferndale School District students, I support the bond measure that will be on the February 12 ballot. I want a better high school facility for all the children of this community, including my own. They need a facility that supports the kind of education required for 21st century jobs. Our kids … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Bond Represents Fiscally Responsible Package

Letter to the Editor: Ferndale Chamber Supports Investing in the Future

"Great communities are known for having great schools. As an advocate for business and an advocate for our community, the Ferndale Chamber knows this and is committed to supporting opportunities to invest in our community’s future. People choose to live in cities with amazing schools that have great athletics, arts, and overall education because it … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Ferndale Chamber Supports Investing in the Future

Letter to the Editor: Parents Worked to Ensure Children Had Access to a Great Education

"My parents, and tens of millions like them, lived through the Great Depression, then fought a world war to save us from fascism. Like my father, many of those veterans never finished high school, but they worked hard to make sure every child in their community had access to a great education, and taxed themselves … Continue reading Letter to the Editor: Parents Worked to Ensure Children Had Access to a Great Education