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    • Bachelor's Degree or higher
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    • Availability to work on a day to day basis with short notice
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District Announcements

  • Lee Paggett 15th Annual Food Drive


    Lee Paggett was a beloved employee of the Yakima School District who worked tirelessly for Yakima; fundraising for various causes and helping the youth. For the past fourteen years we have been collecting canned goods at every school in the Yakima School District for Northwest Harvest in his honor. Help us make this collection effort just as successful!

    The food drive will officially begin Tuesday, January 2nd and end on Friday, January 12th. Drop off your donation to any Yakima School District school: View a list of our schools.

    Thank you!

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  • Annual MLK Peace Walk

    MLK Jr. Quote: I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.

    Martin Luther King Jr. Peace Walk in Yakima.  Monday, January 15 at the corner of MLK Blvd and 5th Ave. Begin gathering at 11:30a.m.  Peace Walk begins at noon.  One Nation, One People

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  • Weather & Air Quality Guidelines for Children

    Check this guideline to know when it is safe for children to spend time outside in extreme weather: Weather & Air Quality Guidelines.

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District Highlights

  • New! National Board Certified Teachers

    Congratulations to our newest national board certified teachers! Click the link above to view the list.

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  • Equity in Education

    The Yakima School District recognizes and respects the uniqueness of each student, staff member and citizen within the community. Teaming together, the school community creates a learning environment that fosters fair treatment and access to educational resources and programs for all students. The American democratic system depends on equal access to the opportunities for and benefits of public education for all young people: our future leaders, voters, taxpayers, workers, parents and adult citizens (Click the Equity in Education title above for our full policy).

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Character Word of the Month

  • Character - It's Who You Are!

    Character Education Word for January:

    Tolerant - Showing willingness to allow the existence of opinions or behaviors that one does not necessarily agree with.

    View all character words

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