• Summer 2015
    No School: June 15 - Sept. 7
    First day of school is Sept. 8, 2015
    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. 7
    Summer Hours resume: Aug. 12
    Regular Hours resume: Aug. 18
    Yelm High School
    Summer Hours: 8:00 - 3:00
    Closed for lunch: 11:30 - 12:30 
    CLOSED: July 1 - 31 (exceptions below)
    Open on the following Tuesdays:
    July 14, 21 & 28 - 8:00 - 12:00
    Summer Hours resume:  Aug. 3
    Regular Hours resume: Aug. 11
    Yelm Extension School
    CLOSED: June 19 - Aug. 24
    Reopens: Aug. 25
    Registration: Aug. 25-28, 7:00. to 3:30 
    District Office
    CLOSED: July 3 & Sept. 7
    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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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.

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