• Online Payments Unavailable Oct. 24
    Online Payment services will be down on Monday, October 24th for scheduled maintenance. Services should resume on Tuesday, October 25th. Schools and the district office will be available to accept payments. Thank you for your patience.

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  • Voter Registration
    November 8 General Election Deadline: Last day for new registrations is October 31. To register to vote, update your registration, or find out where to go to register in person, go online to

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  • Vote
    Every Vote Counts!!
    Remember to Vote by November 8!
    Lose your ballot? Go online for a replacement at Thurston or Pierce County

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    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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District News

  • Yelm FFA receiving award

    Yelm FFA Just Named #1 Chapter in Nation

    The Yelm FFA Chapter was just named No. 1 Chapter Model of Excellence in the nation out of 7,859 chapters! Congratulations also to Erin Smith who tied for 5th place at the FFA nationals in public speaking! We are so proud!

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  • Firefighters with student

    Bald Hill Fire Dept. Visits Lackamas

    Lackamas students were treated to some up close and personal life saving tips when members of the Bald Hill Fire Department, firefighters and EMTs, visited on October 13 as part of national Fire Prevention Week. Read more ...

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  • Conversation Starters with Brian Wharton

    The superintendent will be posting videos from around the district giving the community a glimpse into our schools, student achievement and growth issues that face our community. Click the headline to view October's conversation about Planning for Growth.

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  • Recent Safety Concern

    Over the past 24 hours, Yelm Community Schools in partnership with the Yelm Police Department have been addressing reports and false social media posts of "creepy clown" sightings. After investigation, the Yelm PD determined at no time was there any direct threat made against schools, students or staff. Read more...

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  • Free & Reduced Meal Benefits Expire Oct. 19th without Current Application

    Students without a current school year approved application for free/reduced meal benefits will be charged full price beginning October 20, 2016. Notices were mailed on Oct. 4th to families who had not yet submitted an application for 2016-17. Please submit a new application for 2016-17 if you have not already done so.

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