Special school board meetings across Whatcom County this week

Multiple Whatcom County school boards are having special meetings this week to discuss personnel and policy issues. The following list does not include any regularly scheduled meetings.

Ferndale School Board - 5:45 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, at the district office, 6041 Vista Drive. Announcing the consulting service that will help with the search to replace retiring superintendent Roger Lehnert.

Countywide school board meeting - 6:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, in the Bellingham School District Office, 1306 Dupont St. Meet with legislators and discuss education issues for the upcoming legislative session.

Blaine School Board - 5 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 6, in the district office, 770 Mitchell Ave. Create a plan to replace Blaine High School Principal Dan Newell, who has accepted a position at the state Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Meridian School Board - 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, at in the Meridian Middle School library, 861 Ten Mile road. Work study session about the Community and Staff Facilities Planning Group.