Announcements

  • Registration for Spring SAT

     

    Who:  

    Current College-bound Juniors

    What:

    Registration for Spring SAT 2019

    When:

    March 20th – 27th

    Where:      

    Davis Library

    Classes:

    After school until 4:00 PM Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday in the Davis Library

    Dates:  

    April 8, 2019 to May 30, 2019

    Test:   

    June 1, 2019

    Cost:  

    Free

     

    Space is limited, so register as soon as possible.

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  • Davis Health Clinic Office and Clinic Hours

    Monday:

    Office Hours

    10:30am – 2:00pm

     

     

     

    Tuesday:

    Office Hours

    Clinic

    10:30am – 12:00pm

    12:00pm – 5:00pm

     

     

     

    Wednesday:

    Office Hours

    11:30am-3:00pm

     

     

     

    Thursday:

    Office Hours

    Lunch

    Clinic

    10:00am – 11:30am

    11:30am – 12:00pm

    12:00pm – 5:00pm

     

     

     

    Friday:

    Closed

     


    Pleas note: the health clinic will only be open when school is in session. Non-school days the clinic will be closed.

    Comprehensive Health of Central Washington is also serving as a Mental Health provider.

    Parents, if you have any questions about the Davis Health Clinic Ryan Bogges and Gabby Arteago Ramos will be staffing the clinic during office hours. They are available to answer questions from parents, students, and staff.

    Students, if you have any questions about the Davis Health Clinic please see your counselor or Michelle McGuirk.

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  • IB Testing Calendar

    Information regarding IB Testing Dates for Davis High School and IB examination information.

    May 2019 Davis High School Testing Dates

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  • After-School Tutoring For Yakima Valley Students

    Davis Extended-Hours Tutoring

    Mrs. Greene    509-573-2507

    Mrs. Parker     509 573-2577

    When

    • Monday: 1:35 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 2:35 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • Fridays: No tutoring

    Where

    Davis Library Media Center

    Second floor of C Building

    Davis High School

    Tutors

    • Junior and senior students provide tutoring under the supervision of Davis teaching staff.
    • Certified teachers provide supervision and advanced tutoring.

    Services

    • Tutoring and access to computers.
    • Help with homework and projects.
    • Assistance with research and resumes--as well as college and scholarship applications.

    Patrons

    • All Yakima School District students are welcome to use the program.
    • Elementary students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
    • Middle-school students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and meet with Mrs. Greene during their first tutoring session.
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District Announcements

  • When is sick TOO sick for school?

    When is sick TOO sick for school? Spanish

    Download information in pdf format: When is sick TOO sick for school?

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  • Yakima school board moves Friday morning meetings to Monday afternoons starting April 29, 2019.

    https://www.yakimaherald.com/news/education/yakima-school-board-moves-friday-morning-meetings/article_b9d9ba2c-473f-11e9-a002-2f14f03cbcfa.html

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  • National Athletic Trainer Month

    NATM

    We love our athletic trainers! Happy National Athletic Training month Kelsie McKimmy and Josh Holliday at Eisenhower and Chris Balm and Noel Cisneros at Davis! For more information about Athletic Training at YSD, please go online to https://bit.ly/2HiffTf

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  • Yakima Youth Awards - Nominations Due March 30th

    Please consider nominating a Yakima School District student for a Yakima Youth Award.

    Nominations are sought in the following categories -
    for Individual Recognition:
    ARTS: Outstanding involvement in performing, visual
    or literary arts.
    BUSINESS/ENTERPRISE: Developing career and/or
    business skills.
    CIVIC/COMMUNITY SERVICE: Giving of one's time
    and talent to improve the community.
    FAMILY LIFE: Bettering one’s family situation.
    LEADERSHIP: Guiding others to a positive goal
    through education or example.
    PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENT: Getting through or
    beyond personal obstacles with courage, initiative,
    and determination.

    Click to download the nomination form (pdf).

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  • Trevor Greene

    En Espanol

    Yakima School Board Votes to Select Trevor Greene as the Next Superintendent 

    March 1, 2019 - The Yakima School Board has unanimously named Trevor Greene as superintendent of the Yakima School District, pending contract negotiation. Mr. Greene will replace Dr. Jack Irion who will retire at the end of this school year.

    Greene is currently the Executive Director of Human Resources for the Highline School District in Burien, WA. He brings 28 years of experience in education including 17 years in public schools administration. Trevor started his career in education as a Spanish and English teacher.  He is a graduate of A.C. Davis High School in Yakima. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University, Master’s degree from Central Washington University and is a doctoral student at the University of Washington. He earned his Superintendent certification from Washington State University.

    “We feel Trevor Greene is a great fit for the board's vision for the future of the Yakima School District," said Board President, Raymond Navarro, Jr. “His passion and enthusiasm for public education were apparent in his interviews.”

    "I thank the school board for their confidence in my abilities am thrilled to work with students, staff, and the community to realize a collaborative vision of success for the students of the Yakima School District," said Trevor Greene. "It was an honor to participate in the interview process, especially with the students; to witness the outpouring of interest from the community, and to meet individuals who are so invested in Yakima’s youth. I and my family are excited to move back to Yakima and begin this great work. It is an unbelievable honor to return to my hometown!"

    Prior to his current position, Greene’s experience includes leadership roles in the Toppenish and Highland School Districts.  He is the 2013 MetLife/NASSP National High School Principal of the Year and during his tenure there, Toppenish realized a 93.5% graduation rate.

    Trevor and his wife, Melanie, have been married 26 years. They have four children, two who are grown and two who will enter the Yakima School District.

    The Board had an intensive five-month process since Dr. Jack Irion announced his retirement effective June 30, to find the next Yakima School District superintendent. That process included hiring a search firm, solicitation of public input to define the district’s needs, search meetings with public input, evaluating and researching 15 applications, and many hours of candidate interviews, including the community forums with the candidates this week.

    “As elected representatives, we recognize the trust placed in us by the Yakima community and we hope to live up to the high standards this community expects,” Navarro, Jr. said.

    Mr. Greene's resume: Resume-EngResume-Span

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  • Make-up Days: Feb 15, Feb 19, June 13, June 14

    The following dates will be used as snow make-up days:

    Day 1 (closed Feb. 5) – the make-up day was Friday, February 15

    Day 2 (closed Feb. 11) – the make-up day was Tuesday, February 19

    Day 3 (closed Feb. 12) – the make-up day is Thursday, June 13

    Day 4 (closed Feb. 28) - the make-up day is Friday, June 14th (half day)

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Highlights

District Highlights

  • Yakima Public Schools See Growth in Graduation Rates

    In 2018, 79.5% of students graduated in four years. This is up from 72.5% in 2017, 73.5% in 2016, 65.3% in 2015 and 63.2% in 2014. The average graduation rate in Washington State in 2018 was 80.9%. Further, Davis High School and Eisenhower High School saw rates far above the state average of 80.9% in 2018 with 88.7% and 84.8% respectively.

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  • Wellness Resources

    Taking care of yourself both physically and mentally is important. Please click the title above for a list of local resources. We care about you!

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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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