News & Updates

Five years ago, Steven Sanchez was one of the first WV Futures Pathway graduates, completing the Machining Pathway in 2019. He recently told his story at a Downtown Yakima Rotary meeting. Click here to learn more.

For Magnus Fulton, the Highly Capable program at West Valley has been more than just a set of challenging classes – it's been a community that has shaped his academic journey from an early age.

As April gets underway, Josh McKimmy, a language arts teacher at West Valley High School gears up to celebrate Poetry Month in unique ways across his classes.

Data Summit

Mar 13, 2024

WVSD208 Board of Directors reviewed district data at their Study Session on Tues, March 12, 2024

As parents, it's natural to be concerned about your child's well-being. At WVSD, we’re working to help parents and students find resources by offering monthly mental health workshops on topics ranging from anxiety to addiction…learn more.

West Valley students are gaining valuable software skills to help them stand out amongst their peers. Microsoft Certifications are available for grades 7 to 12 and provide a comprehensive and age-appropriate pathway for skill development.

Spring Musical

Feb 1, 2024

Prepare to be captivated by West Valley High School’s musical adaptation of “Freaky Friday.”

Aerospace Adventures

Jan 2, 2024

As the drones soar and the rockets launch at West Valley Junior High, Ben Green is cultivating a generation of young minds ready to conquer the skies and explore the boundless possibilities of aerospace.

WVSD’s Robotics/Agriscience pathway at the Innovation Center gives students a unique opportunity to grow into this exciting new industry.

Extracurricular Fun

Jan 2, 2024

LEGO League helps Mountainview students build on their love for puzzle-solving, construction, science, and teamwork.

Student Aid

Nov 21, 2023

With FAFSA/WASFA filing opening in December this year, students should act quickly to secure state or federal funding for college.

Key Club is a transformative experience for students, helping them grow into responsible, compassionate leaders while leaving a positive mark on their communities.

Student Leadership

Nov 21, 2023

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.

STEAM at Wide Hollow

Nov 6, 2023

Learn about exciting developments at Wide Hollow STEAM Elementary - Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math

Honoring Heritage

Nov 1, 2023

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.

Positive Changes

Nov 1, 2023

West Valley’s new Director of Safety and Student Support works to implement Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS).

Veterans Day Assembly

Oct 31, 2023

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.


Sep 20, 2023

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.

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!

Back-to-School Rally!

Aug 22, 2023

Senior Skye Stenehjem shared an inspirational speech with staff members at the All-Staff Back-to-School Rally.

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.

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