Lynden Christian, Lummi schools kick off graduation season


LYNDEN - More than 80 students bid farewell to their years at Lynden Christian High School during graduation ceremonies Thursday, June 5, at the school's football stadium.

Lummi Nation School also held its commencement Thursday. They are the first Whatcom County high schools to have graduation ceremonies this month.

To see the names of all the graduates, more information about the ceremonies and photo galleries from some ceremonies, go to Information about other schools' ceremonies will be posted online as those graduations happen.

Here are the other upcoming graduations, including some of the local colleges:

-- Blaine High School: 6 p.m. Friday, June 6, at Blaine High School.

-- Bellingham High School: 7 p.m. Friday, June 6, in the Bellingham High School gym.

-- Nooksack Valley High School: 7 p.m. Friday, June 6, on the Sid Lambert Field at Nooksack Valley High School or in the gym, depending on weather.

-- Lynden High School: 7 p.m. Friday, June 6, at Lynden High School.

-- Ferndale High School: 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, at Civic Stadium.

--Squalicum High School: 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7, in the Squalicum High School gym.

-- Sehome High School: 3 p.m. Saturday, June 7, in Western Washington University's Carver Gymnasium.

-- Windward High School: 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, in the Windward High School gym.

-- Mount Baker High School: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, on the Bob Tisdale Field at Mount Baker High School.

-- Options High School: 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, in the Bellingham High School theater.

-- Explorations Academy: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 12, in the lower level theater at Explorations Academy.

-- Meridian High School: 7 p.m. Thursday, June 12, in the Meridian High School gym.

-- Western Washington University: Saturday, June 14, in Carver Gymnasium. Ceremonies will start at 9 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. Tickets are required for admission. For those without tickets, the ceremonies will be broadcast on viewing screens in the Science, Mathematics and Technology Education building. Off campus, the ceremony will be broadcast live on Whatcom County's Comcast cable service channel 26 and streamed live at

-- Whatcom Community College: 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 20, at the Pavilion Gym. Tickets are required. Those without tickets can watch a live video feed in the Heiner Theater.

-- Bellingham Technical College: 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 24, at Mount Baker Theatre, 104 N. Commercial St., Bellingham. Tickets are required to attend.


Bellingham Herald photographers will be at various graduations this month, but they won't be able to capture all the images from the ceremonies. If you take photos, please add them to our online galleries for everyone to see. To share photos, go to

Photos will be posted shortly after submission, to allow time for review.

Reach Zoe Fraley at 360-756-2803 or

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