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  • It has been a memorable, unique, and fun 2019-2020 School Year! Take a look at this slideshow to look back at some of the memories we have shared! Enjoy your summer!

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  • WAMS Student Virtual Talent Show!!

    Reminder Students!! Send your talent show pictures to Mrs. Cordova today. Email them to cordova.sara@yakimaschools.org. Your pictures can be of you doing anything that you love to do! Have fun with this and tell your friends to send their pictures, too! We will be entering all participants in a raffle for Meadowbrook Fun Center! 

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  • EBT Funds Available to All YSD Students

    Posted by YSD Food Services on 6/29/2020

    Because COVID-19 closed our schools, your children are eligible for food assistance, called Pandemic EBT (P-EBT): Emergency School Meals Program.

    P-EBT provides families with funds to make up for some of the cost of meals while school was closed. This benefit is for Washington children in grades K-12 who receive free or reduced-price school meals. These benefits will be on an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card which is used like a debit card to buy groceries. Because all YSD students receive free breakfast and lunch, all YSD students are eligible regardless of income. If you do not already receive benefits, you will need to apply on or after June 30.  If you receive food assistance benefits already, the money will appear on your EBT on June 30.

    PEBT Flyer - English

    PEBT Flyer - Spanish

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  • Yakima Valley Middle Schools Virtual Art Exhibit 2020!

    Posted by Michelle Fortier on 6/3/2020

    YSD Middle School 21st Annual Art Exhibit has gone VIRTUAL this year!

    Online viewing of the show available now (link below)

    YSD Middle School Art Exhibit 2020

    Participating middle schools include: Wilson, Washington, Franklin, Discovery Lab, Lewis & Clark and Union Gap.

    About the exhibit: Yakima Middle School Art Teachers collaborate throughout the year to host our spring show. While the schools are now closed due to COVID-19, we don't want our students to miss this special opportunity to showcase their talents! The exhibit originated at Washington Middle School in 1999 thanks to its founding director/teacher Leslie Pease. Our devoted team of art educators strive to enhance every student's creative potential and provide equal opportunity for each child. In celebration of our youth and vibrant community of artists, we thank you for your continued support of Yakima Schools and the Arts!

    Please click here to view the show

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  • We Appreciate Our WAMS Teachers

    Posted by Washington MS on 5/7/2020

    Teacher Appreciation Tacos! Today all Washington Middle School teachers were served “drive up” and “socially distanced” tacos, rice, beans, and ice cream bars, while also picking up their appreciation gifts, (new staff shirts not pictured)! We appreciate our teachers and all of the hard work the put in to make our students successful! #TeacherAppreciationWeek

     

    Sunshine Gifts Teacher Tacos

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  • Washington Middle School Teachers are APPRECIATED by their Students!

    Posted by WAMS Admin on 5/3/2020

    Current and former students collaborated with Washington Middle School from a distance to show their appreciation for their teachers! As we kick off Teacher Appreciation Week, here is a message from the current and former students at Washington Middle School! We appreciate you teachers!

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  • Washington Staff Misses Their Students

    Posted by Washington Middle School on 4/27/2020

    Washington Staff Collaborated through Flip Grid and used Mr. Mejia's awesome video editing skills to send a positive video to their students.

    This video was put out through Facebook, Instagram, and emailed to ALL students and families!

    WAMS misses their students!

    #StaySafe #StayPositive

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District Announcements

  • Summer Meals Program Begins on July 1st

    The Summer Meals Program for 2020 will run from July 1st through August 5th. For details, please visit the following page: yakimaschools.org/SummerMeals

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  • 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.

    Sincerely,

    Trevor Greene, Superintendent

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  • Student Registration

    Interested in K-8 or high school enrollment information? For a current status update on registering your student for school next year, please go here

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