Fairhaven Middle School students welcome 7th graders from Whatcom Middle School to Fairhaven Middle on Thursday morning, Nov. 12, 2009.  This was the students' first day back to school since the fire at Whatcom Middle on Nov. 5.
Fairhaven Middle School students welcome 7th graders from Whatcom Middle School to Fairhaven Middle on Thursday morning, Nov. 12, 2009. This was the students' first day back to school since the fire at Whatcom Middle on Nov. 5. THE BELLINGHAM HERALD
Fairhaven Middle School students welcome 7th graders from Whatcom Middle School to Fairhaven Middle on Thursday morning, Nov. 12, 2009. This was the students' first day back to school since the fire at Whatcom Middle on Nov. 5. THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

Whatcom students return to class amid cheers and applause

November 12, 2009 6:19 PM