E-Blast Newsletter - Bellingham High School
April 17, 2015
Greetings Red Raider Families!
Now that spring is here, it is time to get outside and engage in some exercise.
Research has shown that exercise improves cognition in two ways:
Exercise increases oxygen flow into the brain, which reduces brainbound free radicals. One of the most interesting findings of the past two
decades is that an increase in oxygen is always accompanied by an
uptick in mental sharpness.
Exercise acts directly on the molecular machinery of the brain itself.
It increases neurons’ creation, survival, and resistance to damage and
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Our physical education program at Bellingham High provides learning
opportunities, developmentally appropriate instruction, meaningful and
challenging content for all students and includes the following components:
Fitness & Health Education
Social Skill Development
We offer several Physical Education courses at Bellingham High School to meet
the needs of all students. Below is a list of our course offerings:
Strength & Conditioning, Advanced Strength & Conditioning
Walking for Fitness
Sports Schedules NWC
Check out this resource to help your family be more active:
http://www.letsmoveschools.org/ I encourage you to join our school team on
the “Let’s Move! Active Schools” website.
Red Raider PTSA
Physical Education & Health Department Chair
The Parent Advisory Committee (PAC) to the Superintendent includes two representatives
from each school. The group meets monthly and anyone is welcome to attend. Meeting
minutes are posted online. During the March meeting, the committee received updates
about the work on school schedules and how we are continuing to pursue other options to
achieve our goals: A later start time for high school supported by medical research,
flexible high school scheduling to meet the state’s new 24-credit graduation
requirements, and more course/elective options for middle and high school students.
We Believe In:
Treating all members of the BHS Community with dignity and respect... Taking care of this great place… Producing quality work…
Tues., May 26th @ 5:30 in the BHS
to sign up need to complete the
they can receive a copy
sports physical form (available at the ASB or Activities
of the Red Raider Alert!
Offices)and return the completed form and $10.00 to the
of school, Mon., May 25th. The fee
for sign-ups the evening of the physicals is $20.00.
For Information on ordering, please contact a member
of the Dance Team or the ASB Office @ 676-5006.
Baskets will be delivered the first week of May.
Bellingham Red Raider Spring Jr. Golf Camp
3-5pm April 25, 26 and May 2,3 (Sat. and Sun.)
At Sudden Valley Golf Course
Boys and Girls 3rd—8th grade, $100 (includes T-shirt)
Seniors Planning to attend Whatcom: avoid the registration fee and
come to the Whatcom College Application Workshop. This
workshop is Free for Seniors on Tuesday, April 21st, after school.
2:30 pm. Sign up in the Career Center.
Seniors: Take the Whatcom Placement Exam required for admittance . As a special
exam is being
28th at 2:30pm. Registration required come to the Career Center.
he won the Birger Solberg Whatcom County
Championship at Bellingham Country Club by four
strokes, shooting one under par 71.
FREE summer school at NW Career &
Visit www.nwtech.k12.wa.us to see courses offered.
Easy online registration—May 18th deadline.
June 23-July 13, 8:30-3:30
.5 Occupational Education credit
Transportation provided to Mt. Vernon campus
PTSA is looking for NEW board members for 2015-16 school year. Anyone interested in volunteering to be on
the board or lead a committee can contact Kim Ninnemann at 360.920.0468 or [email protected].
Elections for upcoming board members will be in our May 14th meeting at 7pm in the teachers lounge at
BHS. Hope to see you there!!
Red Raider Diamond Club
Please like us! Your
Red Raider PTSA has a
Facebook site – join
today @ Bellingham
High School Red
12th Annual Red Raider Baseball Golf Tournament Fundraiser
April 26, 2015 @ 8:30 AM – Shotgun Start (4-person Scramble)
Sudden Valley Golf Course
To raise money for future BHS Baseball team expenditures
PLEASE CONTACT MARTY RASMUSSEN, TOURNAMENT DIRECTOR FOR DETAILS
-- (360) 927-9528
** ALSO CHECK OUT OUR FACEBOOK PAGE -- “RED RAIDER DIAMOND CLUB”
20% DISCOUNT ON COST OF ENTRY FOR BELLINGHAM SCHOOL DISTRICT PERSONNEL
Thursday April 30
Old World DELI
5:30-8:00pm with a beautiful
($15.00 donation goes to Food
Bank and Maple Alley Inn)
This year students are
donating bowls and Whatcom
Artists of Clay and Kiln are
sponsoring the event.
Hope to see you there!