YSD Stories

  • Barge-Lincoln beautifies campus with Champions Centre!

    Posted by T. Brennan on 8/10/2022

    Barge-Lincoln and The Champions Centre partnered to uplift the front playground.  The faith-based partner sent a group of volunteers on Tuesday, August 9th to spend a few hours together painting some areas of the front playground.  Thank you, Champions Centre.

    touching up the paw prints

    finished product

    painting the picnic tables for outside learning spaces

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  • McClure Elementary Welcomes Their Incoming Kindergarten Class At Kinder Academy

    Posted by Ashley LaRiviere on 8/9/2022

    McClure Elementary excitedly welcomed incoming kindergarten students to "Kinder Academy" this week!

    Kinder Academy is a special time of preparation for children to see and become familiar with the school, meet the teachers and staff, and participate in a Common Assessment Screener to guide us in the best classroom placement.

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  • Washington State Patrol Recognizes YSD Transportation For Exceptional Results In Annual School Bus Inspection

    Posted by Ashley LaRiviere on 8/5/2022

    The Yakima School District received recognition for exceptional results in the annual school bus inspection from Washington State Patrol. For the past two years, the results for the district have been outstanding.

    yakima school bus

    The Washington State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Chris Reykdal, shared that "we congratulate you, your administration, and the staff of your transportation department for these outstanding school bus inspection results. We look forward to your continued support of student transportation safety. Keep up the fantastic work."

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