YSD Stories

  • Students At McKinley Elementary Learn How To Make Tortillas For Hispanic Heritage Month

    Posted by Ashley LaRiviere on 9/23/2022

    In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, students at McKinley Elementary learned how to make tortillas in class! Students made the dough and used a tortilla press!

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  • WAMS celebrates Hispanic Heritage

    Posted by Katherine Miller on 9/23/2022

    Over 140 families and students joined together at Washington Middle School to celebrate Hispanic Heritage!

    Joined by Davis and Ike dance teams, Davis MECHA, CCAN, Yakima Symphony Orchestra, the Yakima Morelia Sister City Association, ESD 105, the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, La Casa Hogar, and many staff and student volunteers, celebrations included heritage story writing, craft decoration, inspirational community bios, coloring of important hispanic people, featured local artists, and more! 

    Many thanks to the organizations and people who joined us to celebrate! 

        

     

       

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  • Alma Hernandez, Student Advocate At Adams Elementary, Earns 2022 Washington State Migrant Student Advocate of the Year Award

    Posted by Ashley LaRiviere on 9/23/2022

    At the September 20th board meeting, Alma Hernandez, student advocate at Adams Elementary, was celebrated as the recipient of the 2022 Washington State Migrant Student Advocate of the Year Award.

    Each school year, the Washington State Title I, Part C, Migrant Education Program celebrates migrant staff who have demonstrated exceptional service and devotion while acting on behalf of the program.

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