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Featured above: Elly's Teske's artwork.


Last spring, West Valley High School had five students who submitted a portfolio of their artwork to the College Board for AP Studio Art.  

All five students received a passing grade, which means they are eligible for advanced placement into coursework at the college level. 


The students were:


Elly Teske

Lauren Coffey

Jailene Diaz

Diego Quintana

Kylee Ramsey


Congratulations to these students and to their teacher, Grant Johnston!

Posted by WVSD  On Aug 31, 2017 at 12:24 PM


For the second time in the past three years, West Valley School District has been recognized as a District of Distinction in District Administration Magazine.


In 2014, we were recognized for our Pre-K Initiative as well as our commitment to the 5 Steps to Student Success. This year, we have earned recognition for our highly successful and nationally-recognized Career Readiness Program.

Our industry partnerships, career and college fair, and community collaborations were all recognized in our efforts to create pathways for students to reach their career and educational goals.


Read more in District Administration Magazine by clicking here.

Posted by WVSD  On Aug 31, 2017 at 12:23 PM


Support your schools’ facilities and join us in this fun community event! There are family-friendly activities for all ages including a “diaper derby,” bouncy houses, shave ice, and more. 


Each lap completed on the one-mile course earns a raffle ticket for a chance to win a prize!


When: Saturday, September 9 at 10 a.m.

Flag ceremony and national anthem by WVHS JROTC begins at 9:55 a.m.


Where: West Valley Junior High & Middle School Campus


Pre-register by clicking here. 

Posted by WVSD  On Aug 31, 2017 at 12:23 PM



This year, we are introducing the new EARLY START Program. For those of you who have not heard, the EARLY START Program will begin at all of our elementary schools this fall.


This program will allow 3rd and 4th grade students to sign up to ride the secondary bus (which runs earlier) to be shuttled to their elementary school at 8:00 a.m. to do one of the following:


1. Enroll in their choice of 20+ Rosetta Stone language courses through the West Valley Virtual Academy—costs will be paid by the District. This does require a commitment to participate every day.


Language choices include: 

Spanish (Latin America), French, Italian, German, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), Dari, Dutch, English (British), Filipino (Tagalog), Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Irish, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Pashto, Persian (Farsi), Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Spanish (Spain), Swahili, Swedish, Turkish, Urdu, and Vietnamese.


2. Participate in Mathematics and/or Reading enrichment or remediation through our Ready Math and Ready Reading online program.


3. Participate in English Language Learning through our Imagine Learning online program.


A teacher at each elementary school will staff the EARLY START Program for the time period prior to the normal start time. 3rd and 4th grade students will have 1:1 access to Chromebooks for online learning. This program is possible due to some revenue that the District has made from our West Valley Virtual Academy, hosting students throughout Washington State.



Please let me know if you have any questions. 

Mike Brophy

Posted by WVSD  On Aug 31, 2017 at 12:23 PM



We hope you have had a restful and fun summer! We are looking forward to another vibrant year in the West Valley School District. Each school year, fall brings with it the promise of new students and a fresh start for all of us to kindle a deeper love of learning. We’re committed to bringing you the very best quality instruction and will share updates throughout the year of ways we’re engaging with students in new, exciting ways.


This year, we’re continuing our ENGAGE Blended Learning Initiative, which blends teaching and technology to provide for the best possible learning environment. Grades 5-12 will receive a Chromebook to use at school and home, and grades 3-4 will have personal Chromebook access at school. It is a very exciting time here in West Valley!


I’d also like to highlight some recent accomplishments:


2016-17 Washington Achievement Awards

Apple Valley Elementary

Summitview Elementary

Wide Hollow Elementary


2016 Washington School of Distinction

Apple Valley Elementary


District Administration Magazine

2017 District of Distinction for Step 5: Career and College Readiness


International Center for Leadership in Education

2017 Innovative District Recognition for Pre-K Initiative and Career and College Readiness


2017-18 promises to be another outstanding year in West Valley School District!


Thank you for partnering with us this year as we give our all to West Valley students—we’re proud of the people they are and consider our work with them a privilege!


I look forward to hearing from you with any questions or ideas on how we can continually improve! Please contact me at or 509-972-6005.


Go Rams!


Mike Brophy

Superintendent West Valley School District

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