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Keeping our students and staff safe at school is a top priority. Our mission is to promote a culture of safety and preparedness and a learning environment in which all students can succeed while feeling happy, healthy, and safe.

Safety Question & Answer

What is Bellingham Public Schools currently doing to keep students and staff safe?

Parent-student Reunification

Parent-student reunification is a process where parents will be asked to pick up their children from school or another location in a formal, controlled release. Learn more about how this process works here.

Safety to and from School

Make each trip a safe one. Together we can keep our children safe as they travel to and from school.  Learn about pick-up and drop-off procedure, busing, and parking lot safety.

School Emergency Response Drills

Learn more about lockdowns, lockouts, evacuations and shelter in place.

Harassment, Intimidation, and Bullying

Bellingham Public Schools is committed to a safe and civil educational environment for all students, employees, parents/legal guardians, volunteers and community members that is free from harassment, intimidation or bullying.

Safety Resources for Families

Learn more about ways to communicate with your family about grief, traumatic incidents, media, and societal issues surrounding safety.

Technology Resources for Families

Digital citizenship resources for safe and healthy use of technology in your family.

Information about E-cigarettes and Vaping

We are partnering with our local public health organizations, police, district safety and wellness offices, prevention-intervention specialists, nurses, counselors and teachers to develop a consistent approach to vaping.

Keith Schacht
Director of Teaching and Learning

Russ Robinson

School Safety Support Specialist

Trista Moreno
Administrative Assistant



Vector Alert Tip Line Reporting System

Facilities Projects