• Winter Break
    There will be no school December 22 - January 2 for Winter Break and all school offices will be closed. School resumes on January 5.
    District Office Hours
    The District Office will be closed December 24, 25, 31 and January 1. During the rest of Winter Break, there will be shortened hours and the reception desk will not be staffed on December 26 or January 2.
      If you have business at the District Office, please make an appointment to ensure entrance. Call the main line at 458-1900 and listen for the prompts to make an appointment..
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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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  • 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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  • 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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    School Board Recognition

    The Yelm School Board regularly recognizes people for special accomplishments. Click the title to read about the latest Board appreciation recipients ... November's meeting included the Ft. Stevens Chorus, the YHS Path of the Tornado presentation, Calli Hyder for winning 1st place at the FFA national convention, and Fort Stevens Elementary for being named a 2014 School of Distinction. Read more ...

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  • School Board Approves Safety and Construction Bond

    During the November 25 school board meeting, the board unanimously approved Resolution 01-14-15 to put a bond measure on the February 10, 2015, ballot. The measure would include safety improvements at all schools, renovate Prairie Elementary, construct a new Southworth Elementary and a new Yelm Middle School, and construct a new 9th grade campus. Click the headline for complete story ...

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    Football Coach Uses Creative Incentives

    What does a shark have to do with football? What do wide white stripes indicate on some of the players’ helmets? These are just two of the creative ways the Yelm football coaches recognize their players. Click the headline for the full story ...

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  • Cold & Flu Season has Arrived ... How to Stay Healthy

    Help avoid spreading illness with simple preventative measures: Clean (wash hands frequently, clean surfaces & food prep areas); Cover (coughs & sneezes with tissue or arm - NOT hands); Contain (stay home if you don't feel well!). For more detailed tips, click the headline ...

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