Start times for Bellingham elementary, high school students changing

Squalicum High School campus security monitor Russ Robbinson, center, says goodbye to students Tyler Nguyen, left, Jase Barrett and Garrett Sorensen at the end of the school day, Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Starting in fall 2017, Bellingham high schools will start at 8:30 a.m. instead of 7:45 a.m. Elementary schools will start 30 minutes sooner at 8 a.m. and end at 2:30 p.m. That’s compared to 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. currently.