Yakima Sch. Dist.
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CASHE Conference @ Washington State University
CASHE Conference @ Washington State University
Ernie G -Latino Empowerment Advocate and Comedian- Coming to Yakima School District Feb 8 (Photo) - 02/03/17

The Yakima School District is proud to bring Latino Empowerment Advocate and Comedian Ernie G to our schools Feb 8. High School students will get to hear his message - "do well on assessments and leave high school career and college ready" - with a comedic spin that appeals to all.
In the evening on February 8th, families are invited to the Eisenhower Auditorium for a free performance by Ernie G. Doors open at 6:00pm and the show starts at 6:30pm (it runs about 70 minutes). Food is not available so please eat prior to your arrival. Seating is first come first serve.
http://www.ernieg.com/pg_press.html

Assembly schedule (press is welcome):
February 7: Wilson 1:15
February 8: Washington 1:45
Davis TBA

Tonight at IKE! Hall of Fame Inductees Announced - 02/03/17

Please join us at Eisenhower tonight around 6:45pm (directly following the girls game) for a brief inductee presentation to both the IKE and Davis Halls of Fame.

For Eisenhower, the inductees are Keith Farnum and Carol Finney. For Davis, the inductees are Willie Turner and Virginia Hayes.

Ridgeview, Robertson and Roosevelt Elementary Schools Will Exit Focus/Priority Status - 01/27/17

The Yakima School District is proud to report that three schools in our district have increased their percentage of students proficient on the Smarter Balanced Assessment resulting in the exit of their priority or focus school status by The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI)for the 2017-18 school year.

Ridgeview Elementary will exit from focus status and both Robertson and Roosevelt Elementary Schools will exit from priority status.

OSPI informed our Superintendent, Dr. Jack Irion, of the good news this week.

"I am very proud of the concentrated efforts by our staff throughout our school system and the progress that is being made." Dr. Jack Irion, Superintendent

More Information:

Overview of Methodology Used to Identify Priority and Focus Schools for 2016-17: http://www.k12.wa.us/ESEA/Schools/MethodologyPriorityandFocusSchools2016-17.pdf

Overview of Methodology Used to Exit Priority and Focus Schools: http://www.k12.wa.us/ESEA/Schools/20160526MethodologytoExitCurrentPriorityandFocusSchoolsEffective201516.pdf