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News & Updates
All families with children ages 1 to 5 are welcome!
Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 to October 15 each year.
Like many schools in West Valley, Ahtanum Valley is blessed with an AMAZING group of parents that make up our PTA.
Visit the STEM Building at the Central Washington State Fair for fun learning activities hosted by West Valley!
Welcome back 2019 West Valley graduate Faith Sullivan! Sullivan will join the West Valley team this fall, teaching fifth grade at Summitview Elementary.
Senior, Skye Stenehjem, shared an inspirational speech with staff members at the All-Staff Back-to-School Rally.
"First day of school" is Wed, Aug. 23, 2023.
All students, families, and staff are invited to the HS Commons!
Summer Reading and STEAM Activities will continue on Tuesdays at Wide Hollow Elementary for the next four weeks: July 25, Aug. 1, Aug. 8, and Aug. 15, 2023.
Update on leadership for the Special Education Department.
After a year of deliberations, discussion, and community input, the West Valley Board of Directors approved a resolution which will allow the District to move forward with several capital projects.
Information about the 2023/24 budget priorities
Let’s team up to support students this summer with Yakima Valley Libraries’ Summer Reading program.
Community members are invited to attend the Public Hearing that will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 7:00 pm at the High School Library.
WASA honors and recognizes outstanding educational administrators, and Dr. Finch is the regional recipient.
A reminder to secure your pets on June 8, and spread the word!
When a family signs-up for the program, they are provided a free book via mail every month from birth until the child enters Kindergarten (age 5).
All residents of the District wishing to be heard should appear at the public hearing and present their views of the excess bonds.
Serving as a home visitor via the ParentChild+ program, Lynette provides caring guidance for families every day.
Come out on Wednesday, May 31, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at the West Valley Innovation Center.
Come out and enjoy the games, food, music and FUN! Proceeds help to support the band and choral programs for our students!
Your kiddos will have a lot to choose from this summer with all of the fun camps offered!
A celebration of nations! Join us May 25 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, and learn traditions from around the globe.
Join us, Saturday, May 6 from 9:30am-3:00pm for the FFA Plant Sale and support our West Valley High School FFA!
We invite you to join us in playing an integral role in the materials review process.
Kindergarten Registration is open, and our Elementary schools would like to invite you to their Kindergarten Information Night!
Easy and convenient for parents, eliminating issues with transportation and time off from work.
Ahtanum Valley Elementary 3rd grade students were practicing for the Friendship Music Performance when a popular chart topping band took notice!
Welcome to West Valley School District! We are excited to register your student, and we are looking forward to welcoming you.
Join our community forum on March 20 at 7:00pm in the High School Auditorium to gather feedback from the West Valley community on the unused proceeds of its 2019 bonds.
This news segment from our local news outlet will surely get you excited to see the show!
Get your tickets now, and join us at the West Valley Junior High Auditorium for another great production opening March 2.
To better understand Black History Month, its origin, and the person whom most consider the “Father of Black History,” the story of Dr. Carter G. Woodson must be told.
Beauty and the Geek is the theme this year, and we hope that you join us on Feb. 25, from 6:00pm-9:30pm at the HS Commons.
Our West Valley High School will host the 2023 JROTC Cascade Mountains League Two-State Meet with 16 competing schools.
Yakima Families of K-8 boys, you don’t want to be a scallywag and miss this treasured event! Join us on Saturday, January 28, 2023 at the West Valley High School for mothers and sons to adventure together.
The Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) is a government program to help eligible households pay for internet service and a connected device such as a laptop or tablet.
It’s time for the Holidays, and we want to have a joyful sendoff for our District students, families, and staff members.
Exceptional teachers can be difficult to find sometimes, but they’re especially hard to find two days before school starts.
The federal government has provided school districts across the nation with Emergency Relief funds to assist schools with the impact of COVID-19.
Join us for Parent Information Night for your students' future planning.
West Valley Schools Foundation will be having their Annual Dinner and Auction on September 24th from 5:00pm to 10:00pm at the Harman Center.
Join us for the All District Welcome Celebration August 23 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm to welcome in the new school year.
Capital projects are initiated for a variety of purposes, but most typically, they provide sufficient facilities to serve the growth in student population or programs.
Congratulations to Jill Hendricks, Student and Family Engagement Liaison for Winning Classified Employee of the Year.
PBIS System here are ways to recognize and reward positive behavior, thus minimizing the need to punish bad behavior.
Listen and watch Superintendent Dr. Peter Finch and Assistant Superintendent Stacey Drake speak with KIT 1280 about the importance of Early Learning, and the most recent AASA Early Learning Cohort site visit.
The West Valley School District has been recognized as a “Lighthouse” system that will serve as models of positive change in public education.
Dr. Finch was interviewed by colleague Dr. Peters from the National Dropout Prevention Center discussing early learning initiatives and how important it is for student success.
Station rotations allow for students to take ownership of their learning.
We invite all families to join us at our 2022-2023 Kindergarten Registration Informational Night provided by our Elementary Schools.
Welcome to the West Valley School District Kindergarten Registration opening today March 7.
In accordance with the announcement today from Governor Inslee, masks will be optional at school beginning on Saturday, March 12.
Thanks to a committed and devoted community focused on the student experience throughout their lives, the West Valley School District Levy has passed!
Enjoy this wonderful Podcast that features our West Valley Students in Yakima Herald Republic's Yakima Arts Talk: Creating belonging through music.
Dr. Finch and School board President Mark Strong were on News Talk KIT 1280 to discuss what is happening in the West Valley School District and why Levy is so important to our students, schools, and community.
The 11th Annual Father-Daughter Dance Saturday February 12, 6:00p.m.-9:30 p.m. West Valley High School Commons Dance Around the World
Tune in and listen to Dr. Finch on KIT 1280 tomorrow morning at 8:45am
Thank you to the West Valley School Board School with Board Appreciation Month
The HS Leadership students are RAMPROUD to be offering their Kids Leadership Camp “Dream Big” this year on Monday Dec. 20 from 3pm-7pm.