In a recent event, the District increased outreach for families of students who are Native American.
News & Updates
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.
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
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.!
Minerva Pardo’s passion shines through her role as West Valley’s Schools, Family, and Community Engagement Coordinator.
The FBI is warning the public of violent online groups deliberately targeting minor victims.
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
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.
All families with children ages 1 to 5 are welcome!
Hispanic Heritage Month is observed from September 15 to October 15 each year.
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!
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
A graduating senior from the Innovation Center looks forward to his chosen career.
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.
A reminder to secure your pets on June 8, and spread the word!
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).
All residents of the District wishing to be heard should appear at the public hearing and present their views of the excess bonds.
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!
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!
Join us, Saturday, May 6 from 9:30am-3:00pm for the FFA Plant Sale and support our West Valley High School FFA!
We invite you to join us in playing an integral role in the materials review process.
Students from the West Valley Innovation Center, High School, and Mid-Level Campus competed in the Central Washington History Day Contest.
"We were thrilled to partner with the IC for their community service project and love to see young people get involved." -YVPR
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.
This news segment from our local news outlet will surely get you excited to see the show!
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.
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 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.
West Valley students have been able to take college classes online via Arizona State University for the past three years.
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.
The federal government has provided school districts across the nation with Emergency Relief funds to assist schools with the impact of COVID-19.
RAM Landing will be hosting an Open House Friday, October 7 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, before the Homecoming Football game.
Join us for Parent Information Night for your students' future planning.
West Valley Schools Foundation will be having their Annual Dinner and Auction on September 24th from 5:00pm to 10:00pm at the Harman Center.
Join us for the All District Welcome Celebration August 23 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm to welcome in the new school year.
A Better Track is a program our West Valley High School offers to juniors and seniors, teaching them necessary pre-employment skills.
Only 2 School Districts and 1 Skills Center in Washington state are endorsed, and the West Valley School District is one of them.
Capital projects are initiated for a variety of purposes, but most typically, they provide sufficient facilities to serve the growth in student population or programs.
NACEP accreditation attests to educational quality assurance and improvement, and indicates a stable program following best practices.
Congratulations to Jill Hendricks, Student and Family Engagement Liaison for Winning Classified Employee of the Year.
Evelin Severino has a beautiful story to tell, and prides herself on living out not only her dreams, but her parents too.
Listen and watch Superintendent Dr. Peter Finch and Assistant Superintendent Stacey Drake speak with KIT 1280 about the importance of Early Learning, and the most recent AASA Early Learning Cohort site visit.
The West Valley School District has been recognized as a “Lighthouse” system that will serve as models of positive change in public education.
Rohnitpal Thind wins the Regional Championship, and is currently heading to State for Digital Cinema Productions, as well for becoming a State Officer
West Valley School District will introduce a new agriculture and robotics pathway for students at it's Innovation Center next year.
The Cascade Mountain League Championship Drill Meet held their competition this last weekend, and the WVHS JROTC Championship results are in.
This week students will be registering for for classes for the 2022-2023 school year.
Devina Khan, Computer Science teacher at the Innovation Center, just received a $5,000 grant from the Triumph Group to use in her classroom.
In accordance with the announcement today from Governor Inslee, masks will be optional at school beginning on Saturday, March 12.
Thanks to a committed and devoted community focused on the student experience throughout their lives, the West Valley School District Levy has passed!
West Valley Innovation Center Presents STEM FAIR 2022 Come and enjoy the STEM FAIR on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, from 6pm-7pm
STEM FAIR at the West Valley Innovation Center February 9th. Listen to the KIT Newstalk 1280 interview with the West Valley Innovation Center's Russ Tuman and Jed Watters. Exciting opportunities.
Enjoy this wonderful Podcast that features our West Valley Students in Yakima Herald Republic's Yakima Arts Talk: Creating belonging through music.
Dr. Finch and School board President Mark Strong were on News Talk KIT 1280 to discuss what is happening in the West Valley School District and why Levy is so important to our students, schools, and community.
WVSD208 helps students fast-track their education in growing fields representative of the unique needs in our community.
Tune in and listen to Dr. Finch on KIT 1280 tomorrow morning at 8:45am
To streamline the process for students and staff, an appointment schedule will be used beginning on Monday, Jan. 24.
Congressman Dan Newhouse Names Three West Valley Students Winner of the 2021 Congressional App Challenge