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  • State-Recognized School

    Congratulations! Nob Hill ES being honored at a School Recognition Event for closing gaps and demonstrating improvement among student groups identified for support. A total of five schools in the Yakima School District (Davis, Hoover, McClure, Nob Hill and Gilbert) received this honor.

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  • Welcome Erin Thomas, Principal

    The Yakima School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Erin Thomas as the Nob Hill Elementary principal. Click the post title for details...

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  • Making a Difference at Nob Hill Elementary

    Nob Hill Elementary is in its third year of implementing the PBIS intervention program Check-In/Check-Out (CICO). Click the heading for more informaiton.

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  • 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.
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  • 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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  • Character - It's Who You Are!

    Character Education Word for June:

    Integrity - A personal choice to hold oneself to consistent moral and ethical standards.

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  • Nob Hill First Annual Math Bowl

    Posted by Erin Thomas on 6/10/2019

    5th Grade Practice Test

    5th Grade Student Practice Test

    Nob Hill Elementary held their first annual Math Bowl in April.  The purpose of the Math Bowl was to encourage study at home and the memorization of grade-level math facts.  Each student received flashcards to take home and practice with their parents.  Students also had the opportunity to practice online in preparation for the Math Bow competition, and 71 students took advantage of this opportunity.  During the Math Bowl, which was held online, each class first warmed up with a practice test, and then the students competed against each other in identifying correct answers in the shortest amount of time on the qualifying test.  The top three students from each class then competed as a grade level in the final round.  The winners, who received a ribbon, goody bag, and recognition at the student of the month assembly, were:

    Kindergarten:  1st place:  Stella Campos; 2nd place:  Adrian Ulloa; 3rd place:  Jeannine Ferry

    1st grade:  1st place:  Conner Newman; 2nd place:  Nalah Bellah; 3rd place:  Julia Cabezas; Honorable Mention: Sloane Cavallo (perfect score)

    2nd grade:  1st place:  Edgar Lozano; 2nd place:  Joseue Guzman; 3rd place:  Tadashi Arzola

    3rd grade:  1st place: Delaeny Dewitt; 2nd place:  Tegan Fairbairn; 3rd place:  Rolando Maciel-Garza

    4th grade:  1st place: Joshua Whitney; 2nd place: Rylie Carter; 3rd place:  Quinn Marang

    5th grade:  1st place:  Connor Mansfield; 2nd place:  Maximus Martinez; 3rd place:  Adelaide Loeser

    We are so proud of all of the students and parents who supported this work toward meeting grade-level math standards!

     

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  • MACK STEPHENSON WINS NOB HILL ELEMENTARY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC GEOBEE

    Posted by Erin Thomas on 2/20/2019

    MACK STEPHENSON WINS NOB HILL ELEMENTARY NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC GEOBEE

    Local Students Compete in the First Round of National Competition

    YAKIMA, WA JANUARY 30, 2019—161 students from Nob Hill Elementary participated in the school-level competition of the National Geographic GeoBee on 1-30-19. Mack Stephenson, a 5th-grade student, won first place, with Paige Gasseling, a 4th-grade student, winning second place and Ryker Hatley, a 4th-grade student, finishing in third place.

    GEOBEE

    The school-level competition is the first round in the annual National Geographic GeoBee, a geography competition designed to inspire and reward students’ curiosity about the world.  Questions cover not only geography but also cultures, physical features, history, and earth science.

    The National Geographic Society developed the GeoBee in 1989 in response to concern about

    the lack of geographic knowledge among young people in the United States. Over more than

    three decades, 120 million students have learned about the world through participation in the

    GeoBee.

    School champions, including Mack Stephenson, will take an online qualifying test; up to

    100 of the top test scorers in each state then become eligible to compete in their State GeoBee.

    The winners of the State GeoBees receive an all-expenses-paid trip to National Geographic

    Society headquarters in Washington, D.C., next May to participate in the GeoBee national

    championship, competing for cash prizes, scholarships, and an all-expenses-paid Lindblad

    expedition to the Galápagos Islands aboard the National Geographic Endeavour ll. Learn more

    at www.natgeobee.org.

     

    In addition to the GeoBee, National Geographic also offers classroom resources, student

    experiences and professional development opportunities for educators.

     GEOBEE group

    About the National Geographic Society

    The National Geographic Society is a leading nonprofit that invests in bold people and

    transformative ideas in the fields of exploration, scientific research, storytelling, and education.

    Through our grants and programs, we aspire to create a community of change, advancing key

    insights about our planet and probing some of the most pressing scientific questions of our

    time while ensuring that the next generation is armed with geographic knowledge and global

    understanding. Our goal is a measurable impact: furthering exploration and educating people

    around the world to inspire solutions for the greater good. For more information, visit www.

    nationalgeographic.org.

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