Update: Blaine High School’s graduation is Monday, June 13. It’s corrected in the post below.
It’s June, which means thousands of teens and adults across Whatcom County will be earning high school and college degrees.
Below is a round-up of high school and college graduation ceremonies this month. Ceremonies are open to the public, unless otherwise noted.
There will be a special high school graduation section in the Sunday, June 12 print edition of The Bellingham Herald. Included in the section will be graduate lists, valedictorian bios and ceremony information for keepsake purposes.
Bellingham High School: Friday, June 10, 7 p.m. in the high school gym. Tickets are required.
Blaine High School: Monday, June 13, 6 p.m. in the high school gym.
Clearview High School: Senior Recognition Night, June 17, 6 p.m., North Bellingham campus. Graduates will also participate in the Ferndale High School ceremony.
Community Transitions (Bellingham School District): Wednesday, June 15, 7 p.m., Bellingham School District board room.
Explorations Academy: Thursday, June 9, 6:30 p.m. at the Squalicum Boat House.
Ferndale High School: Saturday, June 18, 11 a.m. at Ferndale High Memorial Field. Graduates from Clearview and Windward high schools will also participate in the ceremony.
Lummi High School: Thursday, June 16, 6 p.m. at the school. A dinner will start at 5 p.m.
Lynden High School: Friday, June 10, 7 p.m. at the school.
Lynden Christian High School: Thursday, June 9, 7 p.m. in the high school football stadium.
Meridian High School: Tuesday, June 14, 7 p.m. the high school gym.
Mount Baker High School: Wednesday, June 8, 6:30 p.m. at Bob Tisdale Field. Tickets are required.
Nooksack Valley High School: Friday, June 10, 7 p.m. at Sid Lambert Field or Kay LeMaster Gym, depending on the weather.
Options High School: Tuesday, June 14, 7 p.m. in Bellingham High School’s theatre.
Sehome High School: Monday, June 13, 6 p.m. at Western Washington University’s Carver Gymnasium. Doors willopen at 5 p.m.
St. Paul’s Academy: Wednesday, June 15, 6:30 p.m. in the new Upper School gym.
Squalicum High School: Saturday, June 11, 11 a.m. in the school gym. Tickets are required.
Windward High School: Senior Recognition Night, June 13, 7 p.m., North Bellingham campus. Graduates will also participate in the Ferndale High School ceremony.
Bellingham Technical College: Tuesday, June 21, 7 p.m. at the Mount Baker Theatre. Tickets are required.
Northwest Indian College: Friday, June 17, 5 p.m. at the Wex’liem Lummi Community Building.
Western Washington University: Saturday, June 11 in Carver Gymasium. 9 a.m. – College of Business and Economics, College of Fine and Performing Arts, Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies and Huxley College of the Environment. 12:30 p.m. – College of Humanities and Social Sciences (Humanities Division) and Woodring College of Education. 4 p.m. – College of Humanities and Social Sciences (Social Sciences Division) and College of Sciences and Technology. Tickets are required for seating in Carver Gymnasium, however there will be overflow seating available in the Science, Mathematics and Technology Education building with the ceremony broadcast on a screen. The ceremony will also be broadcast live on Comcast channel 26.
Whatcom Community College: Friday, June 17, 6:30 p.m. in the Pavillion. Tickets are required to sit in the Pavillion, however there will be overflow seating in Heiner Theatre with the ceremony broadcast on a screen.