• Vote
    Remember to Vote by February 10!
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  • Voting Information
    Read news releases from the Thurston County Elections office about voting options for the February 10, 2015 Special Election. Click here for the link. 
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  • January is School Board Recognition Month

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  • February 17 is now a School Day
    The December 12 emergency school closure will be made up on Tuesday, February 17. Please note the change on your calendar.
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  • New Snow Routes Posted
    Updated "Limited" Bus Routes have been posted on our website. These limited routes may be announced when road conditions are hazardous, but school has not been canceled. Here's a link to the updated Limited Routes.
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  • Subscribe to FlashAlerts
    Do you want to receive a text or email as soon as the district makes the decision to cancel or delay school? Subscribe here.
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  • Looking for Your School's Website?
    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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  • Student Transfer Requests
    Round 1 for 2015-16 student transfer requests will be open February 2 - March 16. First priority will be given to requests received by March 16. Click here for more information.
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  • Superintendent's Column
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Yelm Community Schools is a welcoming, safe, student-centered, and collaborative learning environment. In partnership with parents, students, and community leaders, YCS staff members are dedicated to helping all students meet performance expectations and achieve their full learning potential.

Headlines and Features

  •  SkillsUSA

    School Board Recognition

    The Yelm School Board regularly recognizes people for special accomplishments. Click the title to read about the latest Board appreciation recipients ... January's meeting included the SkillsUSA program and School Board Recognition month. Read more ...

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  • Yelm High School Modified Lockdown Lifted

    On Monday morning at approximately 9:30 a.m., Yelm High School was contacted by the Yelm Police Department and instructed to go into a modified lockdown while Thurston County Sheriff’s Office deputies were pursuing a fleeing suspect in the general neighborhood. The suspect was apprehended and the lockdown lifted at around 10:10 a.m. At no time was the suspect on school grounds. Click the headline for more ...

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  • FBLA Brings Home 16 Top 5 Finishes

    Yelm FLBA students had impressive results at the Capital Region Winter Conference January 13. Yelm brought home 16 Top 5 finishes. Click the headline for more information ...

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  • Thurston County Sheriff Presentation

    New Safety Protocols Promoted by Thurston County Sheriff's Office

    The entire Yelm Community Schools administrative team gathered to hear Sergeant Jeff DeHan and Detective Dave Claridge from the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office talk about new safety procedures. Describing what law enforcement has learned ... Click the Title for more

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