Students at Mountainview Elementary collect and distribute clothes, toys, and food.
News & Updates
In a recent event, the District increased outreach for families of students who are Native American.
Key Club is a transformative experience for students, helping them grow into responsible, compassionate leaders while leaving a positive mark on their communities.
With FAFSA/WASFA filing opening in December this year, students should act quickly to secure state or federal funding for college.
West Valley High School’s Key Club offers a chance to discover the transformative power of community service and to build enduring friendships, student leader Kyra Copple says.
PBIS activities are hitting the mark at Ahtanum Valley Elementary!
The Health Science Pathway at the West Valley Innovation Center is shaping the future of health care.
Superhero Social (Jan. 27) and Barbie Date Night (Feb. 24)
Learn about exciting developments at Wide Hollow STEAM Elementary - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math
During Native American Heritage Month, West Valley teacher Shawn John reminds us of the profound importance of honoring diverse cultures and recognizing our origins.
With a strong connection to his roots as a member of the Cherokee and Klamath Nations, West Valley student Jay Adams-Ray embodies the spirit of Native American Heritage Month.
West Valley’s new Director of Safety and Student Support works to implement Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS).
West Valley School District celebrates Native American Heritage Month
West Valley High School’s annual all-school veterans assembly honors those who have served and invites them to share their stories with our students.
The West Valley High School Marching Band took first place in their division at the 2023 Puget Sound Festival of Bands.
P3 Tips Application alerts Yakima County Crime Stoppers
Learn about engaging reading strategies used at Summitview Elementary
General Admission tickets for no cost will be allocated on a first come-first serve basis. Doors will open one (1) hour prior to showtime.
Business partners provide guidance for robotics at West Valley.
You are invited to this joyful display of culture for families with children of all ages!
Don't miss the fun for all ages - mark your calendar for Frozen JR.!
Third grade students at Cottonwood Elementary traveled to Salmon la Sac to learn about the life cycle of salmon.
Minerva Pardo’s passion shines through her role as West Valley’s Schools, Family, and Community Engagement Coordinator.
Meet Lyn Cox - teacher and club advisor at the West Valley Mid-Level Campus
The FBI is warning the public of violent online groups deliberately targeting minor victims.
Shelly Jaeger retires after serving 24 years as the school secretary at Wide Hollow.
Tyler Chanthavong completed a Registered Apprenticeship as a student and, then, he was hired full-time by Pexco Aerospace.
West Valley seniors can benefit from the Guaranteed Admissions Program
Meet Kylee Bersing, sixth grade teacher for math – new to West Valley Middle School this year!
Bailey Lowry is a Washington STEM Rising Star
Missing school not only puts students behind academically, it can cause students to miss out on important life lessons. School is where kids learn to work together, make friends, and feel a sense of belonging.
Apple Valley Elementary School has achieved national recognition as a 2023 Blue Ribbon School.
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.
Technology Open House for families of students in Grades 6-12 will be held on the evening of Tues, Sept. 19 at West Valley Middle School, 6 pm - 8 pm. Learn technology tools such as Skyward, Google Classroom, and more!
A West Valley student’s love for music and coding drove her to take part in an international program for female STEM enthusiasts this summer.
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!
Two students from Mountainview Elementary earned recognition for their mechanical design projects.
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.
A graduating senior from the Innovation Center looks forward to his chosen career.
Congratulations to our West Valley High School Class of 2023!
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.
The main goal of this project is to honor the Native American tribes cultural contributions.
A reminder to secure your pets on June 8, and spread the word!
RAM Landing appreciates all of the community volunteers that help support our students and families.
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).
“I think it showed us that nothing is impossible, and it showed me how to understand hope and how to reach a goal."
All residents of the District wishing to be heard should appear at the public hearing and present their views of the excess bonds.
These awards are given to the student who exhibits great leadership and musicianship.
Serving as a home visitor via the ParentChild+ program, Lynette provides caring guidance for families every day.
Our West Valley School District is proud to partner with Pexco.
Come out on Wednesday, May 31, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at the West Valley Innovation Center.
Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) presents student leadership award.
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 on May 11th -13th at 7:00pm and May 13th at 2:00pm in the WVJH Auditorium Tickets are (cash only at the door) $5 students and seniors and $7 for adults!
They are the Finalist in the 32nd Annual Sunrise Rotary Speech Contest.
Out of 22 groups that were Regional finalists from across the state, our West Valley High School students took second in state!
Join us, Saturday, May 6 from 9:30am-3:00pm for the FFA Plant Sale and support our West Valley High School FFA!
Using PBIS at Cottonwood, our school has a shared vision for a positive school culture.
We invite you to join us in playing an integral role in the materials review process.
Students were working with “pretend patients” that needed text features in nonfiction to help them get well.
Kindergarten Registration is open, and our Elementary schools would like to invite you to their Kindergarten Information Night!
Summitview Elementary students receive a huge surprise when they returned from Spring Break.
Students from the West Valley Innovation Center, High School, and Mid-Level Campus competed in the Central Washington History Day Contest.
Ahtanum Valley Elementary 3rd grade students were practicing for the Friendship Music Performance when a popular chart topping band took notice!
"We were thrilled to partner with the IC for their community service project and love to see young people get involved." -YVPR
Apple Valley Elementary Transitional Kindergarten teacher Chelsea Nell engaged in a fantastic morning of adventure hearing the bestselling picture book Dragons Love Tacos.
The results are great for our JROTC at the Two State Cascade Mountain League Drill Meet Championships in Salem Oregon recently.
Division Ratings are based on their performances, and judged by a panel of music professionals.
Announced by NASA and Future Engineers as one of 45 semifinalists in the Power to Explore Challenge.
Students at Cottonwood Elementary have had the opportunity to participate in fun after school clubs.
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.
Students at Mountainview Elementary School celebrated reading with their Pride packs as they celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday and Read Across America.
The term “coaching” is widely used in education for what is happening in our building, but the truth is, it is more of a collaborative partnership.
At Wide Hollow STEAM, our 2nd-graders are going down a math path that leads them to mastery of Washington State Learning Standards, while earning badges.
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.
A wonderful evening of reading was recently spent at Apple Valley Elementary Literacy Night.
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 Cottonwood Elementary staff members joined the fun participating in McTeacher Night.
Serving as the Community Service Chair, Caitlin Pham has worked tirelessly to organize and participate in events that will help our community thrive.
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.
Choir teacher Megan Goranson along with band teacher, Benjamin Woodbury, have a joint band and choir winter concert for our sixth grade students and honors holiday traditions for all.
West Valley students have been able to take college classes online via Arizona State University for the past three years.
Both received the Middle School Coach of the Year Award is from the Washington State Cross Country Coaches Association.
It’s time for the Holidays, and we want to have a joyful sendoff for our District students, families, and staff members.
Learn more about the available options with the recordings of each meeting here.