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  • Current opening for: Emergency Substitute Teachers

    Criteria for selection includes:

    • Bachelor's Degree or higher
    • Willing to receive training in teaching and classroom management
    • Availability to work on a day to day basis with short notice
    • Commitment to be available for current and future school years
    • Successfully complete a criminal record background check

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District Announcements

  • Join Our School Board

    The Yakima School Board has a current opening for position #3. Anyone who resides in the Yakima School District, is not employed by the Yakima School District and is a registered voter in Washington State is eligible. The School Board will appoint a director to serve until elections take place in November 2019.

    Those interested in the position are asked to download a packet online at or pick up an application packet at the district office (104 N 4th Ave) and submit their application in person by February 12, 2018. The School Board will swear in the new appointee at the February 27th School Board business meeting.  573-7007

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  • Highly Capable Parent Meeting

    Parents of students in grades K-8, you are invited to "Coffee Hour" Highly Capable Parent Meeting for information on HCP Middle School Program.

    When: January 23, 2018; 5:30-6:30 PM

    Where: Conference Room A/B, Central Services, 104 N 4th Ave

    If you have questions, please call Linda at (509) 573-7136.

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  • Hat, Gloves, Scarf Drive!

    We are thankful for those in need that the temperatures have not been as low as they were last winter (so far), but there are still plenty of cold students in the Yakima School District. Would you like to help? Our HAT, GLOVE and SCARF drive starts today!

    Hat Gloves Scarf drive

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  • Weather & Air Quality Guidelines for Children

    Check this guideline to know when it is safe for children to spend time outside in extreme weather: Weather & Air Quality Guidelines.

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District Highlights

  • New! National Board Certified Teachers

    Congratulations to our newest national board certified teachers! Click the link above to view the list.

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  • Equity in Education

    The Yakima School District recognizes and respects the uniqueness of each student, staff member and citizen within the community. Teaming together, the school community creates a learning environment that fosters fair treatment and access to educational resources and programs for all students. The American democratic system depends on equal access to the opportunities for and benefits of public education for all young people: our future leaders, voters, taxpayers, workers, parents and adult citizens (Click the Equity in Education title above for our full policy).

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Character Word of the Month

  • Character - It's Who You Are!

    Character Education Word for January:

    Tolerant - Showing willingness to allow the existence of opinions or behaviors that one does not necessarily agree with.

    View all character words

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