Food, Health & Wellness

  •  American Sign Language

    American Sign Language

    ASL Nook is an online hub of videos where a Deaf family teaches ASL in a casual, fun way to put people at ease in learning the natural language of the Deaf. We have spotlighted a few videos, but there are many more to explore.

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  •  Community Resources

    Community Resources

    Various educational services, activities and resources are available for students and families. We will continue to partner with local agencies and organizations to support the needs of our families.

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  • Food Resources

    Food Resources

    If you are experiencing food insecurity, please reach out to your child’s school to get connected with long-term resources and programs. Below is a list of state and local resources available to your family.

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  • Social Emotional Resources

    Social Emotional Supports

    YCS has worked collaboratively with numerous organizations to bring social, emotional and mental health resources to this community. Our counselors are available to assist and connect you with additional resources across Thurston and Pierce County along with JBLM.

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Community Outreach

  • Community Outreach staff provide additional support to ensure every student has what they need to come to school, including clothing, school supplies, hygiene essentials, and much more. 

    Yelm High School -
    Christine Ronquillo  360.458.6122

    Yelm Middle School -
    Maya Benbrook 360.522.9020

    Ridgeline Middle School - 
    Haylee Bratcher 360.458.6121

Yelm High School Counselors

  • To schedule an appointment, contact the Counseling Office or access the email link for each counselor.

    Counseling Secretary:
    Debra Miles 
    Phone: 360.458.6234
    Fax:  360.458.6198

    9th Grade:
    Sarah Williams

    Gr 10-12, Last Names A-D:


    Gr 10-12, Last Names E-K: 
    Kristopher Nuce

    Gr 10-12, Last Names L-Ri:


    Gr 10-12, Last Names Ro-Z:
    Kelli Little

    Yelm Extension School: Paul Lambert

Middle School Counselors

Elementary Intervention Specialist

Last Modified on August 25, 2022