• Advanced Academics Program
    An autodialer went out to families on February 23 about our Advanced Academics program. The deadline to nominate a student in grades 1st-11th is March 6.  Click here to learn more ...
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  • Dollars for Scholars Auction!
    You don't want to miss this event.
    Saturday, March 7, at YHS
    4 p.m.  Doors Open / Silent Auction / Games & Refreshments
    4 - 6 p.m.  Taco Bar ($5)
    6:45 p.m.  Live Auction
    All proceeds go toward scholarships for the YHS Class of 2015.
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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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  • 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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  • 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

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    Yelm High School Theatre Presents 'Once Upon A Mattress'

    Come watch a hilarious and rollicking musical comedy patterned after "The Princess and the Pea." Yelm High School is presenting "Once Upon a Mattress" on February 26, 27, 28 at 6:30 p.m. in Yelm High School's Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $7 for students and $10 for adults. Fun for the whole family! This musical represents collaboration between our theatre group, choir and band with a lot of students involved. You won't want to miss it! Click the headline for more information ...

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    A Really Big Shoe 9 - Rockin' to the Jukebox

    Sunday March 8 at 2:00 p.m. at the Washington Center for the Performing Arts Entertainment Explosion will present the 9th annual Really Big Shoe - "Rockin' to the Jukebox." Proceeds from this entertaining afternoon are distributed to local school districts and CYS to help our needy and homeless students. Click the headline for more information ...

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  •  The governor's visit

    Governor Jay Inslee Visits Yelm schools

    The governor brought a team of people from various state and local offices to learn about Yelm High School’s successful programs in Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Fort Stevens Elementary preschool and kindergarten programs. Click the title for photos and story ...

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    Teachers, Administrators Continue to Learn

    Students aren't the only ones learning new skills and studying new concepts. Yelm Community Schools is a life-long learning community that also values adult professional development. Recently, Yelm's English Language Arts teachers gathered for two days of training to discuss and prepare for updates in state assessment systems; Math teachers had two days of training on integrating new technology into their classrooms; administrators have been meeting monthly to study Growth Mindset ... Read more by clicking the title

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