• Bus Routes Posted
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  • Summer 2016
    No School: June 17 - Sept. 6
    First day of school is Sept. 7, 2016
    School Office Hours
    Check individual school web sites for exceptions to the following:
    Elementary / Middle Schools
    Summer Hours: 7:30 - 3:00
    Closed for lunch: 12:00 - 12:30
    CLOSED: July 1 - Aug. 17
    Summer Hours resume: Aug. 18
    Regular Hours resume: Aug. 31
    Yelm High School
    Summer Hours: 8:00 - 3:00
    Closed for lunch: 12:00 - 12:30 
    CLOSED: July 1 - August 2 (exceptions below)
    Open on the following Tuesdays:
    July 12, 19 & 26 - 8:00 - 12:00
    Summer Hours resume:  Aug. 18
    Regular Hours resume: Aug. 31
    Yelm Extension School
    CLOSED: June 23 - Aug. 22
    Reopens: Aug. 23
    Registration: Aug. 23-25, 7:00. to 3:30
    Office Hours: 6:30 - 3:00 
    District Office
    CLOSED: July 4 & Sept. 5
    Regular Office Hours: 7:30 - 4:30
    July Summer Hours: 7:30 - 4:00
    Reception Desk will be closed when receptionist is on vacation, but offices will be open.
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    Please go to the very top of the page and click "Select a School..." (Yelm Extension School is part of the Yelm High School site.)
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    YHS FFA Chapter Qualifies for Nationals

    Congratulations to the Yelm FFA Chapter for being chosen as a finalist to compete for a 2016 Model of Excellence award, the highest honor awarded to a chapter by the National FFA Organization! A Yelm team will compete in a presentation and interview process for the top honor at the 2016 National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, IN, October 19-22. Read more ...

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  • District Seeks Wellness Committee Members

    Yelm Community Schools is seeking members for the Wellness Committee. This committee will develop, implement, and periodically review and update the Local School Wellness policies. Members will include parents, students, representatives of the school food authority, school board, administrators, teachers of physical education, school health professionals, and the public. If interested, please contact the YCS Food Service Office at 360.458.1100 ext. 11505.

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    Yelm Awarded a $1.25 Million DoDEA Grant to Improve Math

    A five-year $1,250,000 grant from the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Partnership will allow Yelm Community Schools to improve learning by increasing technology for students and aligning instructional practices. This project will increase K-12 military/federal affiliated student achievement in mathematics and increase college and career readiness for all students through professional development of teachers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Read more ...

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    Teri Pablo Named State's Nominee for Region V ACTE Administrator of the Year

    We are incredibly excited to announce that Teri Pablo, YCS Director of Career and Technical Education (CTE) will advance as Washington's nominee for the Region V ACTE Administrator of the Year Award. This honor is well-deserved as Teri works tirelessly to support our district's strong and diverse CTE programs. Through her leadership and work ethic, Yelm has a powerful advocate for students and staff in this important facet of education. Read more ...

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