Child Care Begins Monday, March 23 for first responders and health care providers:
If you are a first responder or health care provider and have children in the Yakima School District, please email a copy of your work credentials to firstname.lastname@example.org to advise us of your need for care. More information will be sent to you at that time.
En este momento, los servicios de cuidados de niños comienzan el lunes 23 de marzo para los hijos(as) de los prestadores de servicios de emergencia y empleados del campo de salud. Si usted presta servicios de emergencia o es proveedor de servicios de salud y tiene hijos(as) en el distrito escolar de Yakima, por favor envíe una copia de sus credenciales profesionales a email@example.com para avisarnos de su necesidad de servicio. Le enviaremos más información en ese momento.
Please see the Wednesday folder for important information on the 2020 Census. Students across the country are learning about it; everyone needs to. It's easy and safe. Please see the document in the folder for more information. Thanks!
RE: OSPI Reopening Guidance Released
Dear YSD Families and Staff,
Thank you for your flexibility as we work to provide a quality education during the COVID-19 global pandemic. I know that the situation has been challenging, and I am thankful for your resourcefulness, dedication, and care for our young learners.
The much-anticipated guidelines for returning to school in the fall were just released by the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). These recommendations were developed in close collaboration with the state Department of Health and Governor Inslee’s office.
The Yakima School District will thoroughly review the guidelines and work with our leadership team to develop a local reopening guide for our schools. This will be influenced by the state’s recommendations but also may have some unique components. We anticipate sharing this reopening guide with you and with our community the week of July 6.
As you know, this is uncharted territory and there will be some elements of the guide that will need to be worked out along the way. We appreciate your patience as we navigate this process and promise to stay in close communication with you moving forward.
I hope you continue to stay safe and healthy. We will be in touch soon with more information.
Trevor Greene, Superintendent