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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 Word of the Month

  • 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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  • BALIKI & BALIGRA Play Yakima Youth Awards Ceremony

    Posted by Marie Webb on 4/16/2019

    BALIKI & BALIGRA Monday, April 15th BALIKI and BALIGRA performed as guests entered for the 26th Annual Yakima Youth Awards held at Eisenhower High School Auditorium.    It was an honor to play for an event that encompassed the entire valley!

    BALIKI performs BALIKI and BALIGRA were also nominated and WON a Large Group award at the ceremony.  Way to go BALIKI and BALIGRA kiddos!!

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  • BALIKI and BALIGRA Steel Drum Bands to perform at Seasons Performance Hall

    Posted by YSD Stories Account on 11/28/2018

     

    BALIKI and BALIGRA Steel Drum Bands

    Winter Performance

    December 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

    Seasons Performance Hall

    Yakima, WA

     

    Current and former students of Barge Lincoln Elementary will perform a winter performance on December 13th at 6:30 p.m.

    The instruments the students are playing were built and shipped over from the island of Trinidad and Tobago. These drums  have been tuned out of 55 gallon oil drums.  There are several voicings that range from a one drum instrument to a six drum instrument.  Students have been playing anywhere from 2.5 months to several years.  They also have to memorize all of their music. 

    We will be playing some traditional island music, some pop songs, and maybe even a couple of holiday favorites.  Hope to see you there!

     

    BALIKI & BALIGRA

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  • Barge Lincoln Elementary Dia de Los Muertos Celebration

    Posted by Mary Binauea & Marie Webb on 11/5/2018

    Barge-Lincoln Elementary families and staff celebrated the Dia De Los Muertos together on November 1st.

    Over 300 people participated in the activities. A remembrance alter was displayed in the library all week so the

     students could learn about this tradition. Apples were carved to dry, candies in jars estimated, top hats decorated

    with paper flowers, skull masks colored, faces painted, Traditional bread was shared and washed down with locally

    made apple juice. Much fun was had  and much was learned as people shared their diverse experiences of this Mexican tradition.

     

    Ms. Rogers helps students make top hats.

     

    Barge Lincoln Remembrance Altar

     

    Face painting!

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