• Tuesday, January 17
    Schools start at
    REGULAR time

    Limited Transportation:
    NO bus service to Peissner Road (HS/MS can catch bus at Bald Hill and Peissner). Topaz picks up at Lake Lodge; Pleasant Beach Drive picks up at Lindsday. Sorenson Road picks up at bottom of the hill. Clearwood bus service to front and back gates only. See times on Limited Transportation page.

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  • Wednesday Late Start Reminder ...
    January 18th is a Wednesday late start. Students will begin school one hour late.
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  • January is School Board Recognition Month

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District News

  • A Really Big Shoe 11 Benefit Concert March 12

    Entertainment Explosion presents their 11th annual benefit concert for homeless and needy children. A Really Big Shoe 11, "Our Last Farewell - Songs from the 20th Century" will be presented at the Washington Center for Performing Arts on Sunday, March 12. Over $250,000 has been raised and distributed to homeless students in our region. Click the headline for ticket information.

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    Prevent Mumps: Know the Facts

    An outbreak of mumps has been reported in Washington state (not in our district). Most of the cases are in King County, mainly in the Auburn area, but there are also cases in Pierce, Spokane, and Yakima counties. Since the outbreak can easily spread to other schools it's important to get informed about the symptoms and how to prevent mumps!

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  • STEM Night - Now Open to 2nd-4th Grade Students & Families

    STEM night is a wonderful opportunity for your student to develop or refine an interest in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). The event is for families of 2nd-4th grade students in Yelm Community Schools and parents are asked to experience the activities with their students. Date: Thursday, January 26, 2017, from 6 to 7 p.m. Location: Fort Stevens Elementary. Click the headline to learn how to register ...

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  • Yelm School Board

    January is School Board Recognition Month!

    Yelm is fortunate to have five outstanding School Board members who volunteer their time to champion student learning. Let's all take time to express our appreciation ...

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  • Gaylord Strand: A Lifetime of Service

    Coach Strand will be inducted in the national wrestling coaches Hall of Fame. He will be Washington's inductee this year and will be honored at a Hall of Fame banquet in Olympia on March19. He will be permanently recognized at the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Learn more about his outstanding career...

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