WASA honors and recognizes outstanding educational administrators, and Dr. Finch is the regional recipient.
News & Updates
A reminder to secure your pets on June 8, and spread the word!
Sign Up for FREE books for children Birth-to-5
Jun 1, 2023
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).
The School Board will hold a special meeting on June 20, 2023, at 7:00 P.M. at the HS Library
May 30, 2023
All residents of the District wishing to be heard should appear at the public hearing and present their views of the excess bonds.
WASA Community Leadership Award - Pexco Aerospace
May 23, 2023
Our West Valley School District is proud to partner with Pexco.
Join Us for a Summer Send-Off with STEAM!
May 17, 2023
Come out on Wednesday, May 31, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at the West Valley Innovation Center.
Congratulations to Innovation Center Student Andrew Modine, WASA Student Leadership Award
May 17, 2023
Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) presents student leadership award.
Join Us for the Jazz Night Social this Saturday, May 20 from 5:00pm-8:00pm at the HS Commons
May 16, 2023
Come out and enjoy the games, food, music and FUN! Proceeds help to support the band and choral programs for our students!
May 9, 2023
A celebration of nations! Join us May 25 from 6:00pm to 7:30pm, and learn traditions from around the globe.
The WV Theatre Co. presents a HS Student directed production of an award-winning play Murder on the 518
May 9, 2023
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!
West Valley High School FFA PLANT SALE!
May 2, 2023
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.
Innovation Center Students Sierra McLaughlin and Aaron Lopez Help Out Local Pets in a Big Way for their Community Service Project
Mar 24, 2023
"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.
Honoring the origins of Black History Month
Feb 9, 2023
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.
It's the 12th Annual Father-Daughter Dance!
Feb 7, 2023
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.
Mother/Son Pirate Parrrty!
Jan 5, 2023
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)
Dec 20, 2022
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.
Jump start your college degree with ASU Online
Dec 9, 2022
West Valley students have been able to take college classes online via Arizona State University for the past three years.
Join Us For A Winter Wonderland!
Dec 6, 2022
It’s time for the Holidays, and we want to have a joyful sendoff for our District students, families, and staff members.
Parent Information Night Recordings
Dec 4, 2022
Learn more about the available options with the recordings of each meeting here.
Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief funds can be used to benefit all students and schools
Oct 10, 2022
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 Hosting Open House
Oct 5, 2022
RAM Landing will be hosting an Open House Friday, October 7 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm, before the Homecoming Football game.
Parent Information Night
Sep 29, 2022
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.
All District Welcome Celebration!
Aug 18, 2022
Join us for the All District Welcome Celebration August 23 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm to welcome in the new school year.
Teaching pre-employment skills to our High School students through the program 'A Better Track'
Jul 10, 2022
A Better Track is a program our West Valley High School offers to juniors and seniors, teaching them necessary pre-employment skills.
The Cybersecurity Support Technician Industry Recognized Certificate degree offered by WVSD, is now Career Launch endorsed.
Jul 10, 2022
Only 2 School Districts and 1 Skills Center in Washington state are endorsed, and the West Valley School District is one of them.
Summer Capital and Maintenance Projects
Jul 8, 2022
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.
Dr. Finch and Assistant Superintendent Stacey Drake Speak With KIT 1280 About The Importance of Early Learning
May 12, 2022
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.
AASA Names ‘Lighthouse’ School Systems to Serve as Models to Help Transform Education, and The West Valley School District is One of Them
May 10, 2022
The West Valley School District has been recognized as a “Lighthouse” system that will serve as models of positive change in public education.
Congratulations to Rohnitpal Thind for winning the Regional Championship for Digital Cinema Productions and Now Heads to State
Mar 28, 2022
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 WVHS JROTC Championship
Mar 15, 2022
The Cascade Mountain League Championship Drill Meet held their competition this last weekend, and the WVHS JROTC Championship results are in.
West Valley High School Registration Starts March 14
Mar 14, 2022
This week students will be registering for for classes for the 2022-2023 school year.
Devina Khan, Computer Science teacher at the Innovation Center, received grant from the Triumph Group
Mar 2, 2022
Devina Khan, Computer Science teacher at the Innovation Center, just received a $5,000 grant from the Triumph Group to use in her classroom.
Masks will be optional beginning March 12
Feb 28, 2022
In accordance with the announcement today from Governor Inslee, masks will be optional at school beginning on Saturday, March 12.
IT IS OFFICAL 52.23% THE LEVY PASSES
Feb 18, 2022
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 STEM FAIR
Feb 8, 2022
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 Innovation Center February 9th
Feb 8, 2022
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.
Listen to the new Podcast from the Yakima Herald Republic Yakima Arts Talk: Creating belonging through music
Feb 3, 2022
Enjoy this wonderful Podcast that features our West Valley Students in Yakima Herald Republic's Yakima Arts Talk: Creating belonging through music.
Listen to Dr. Finch on News Talk KIT 1280 speak about the exciting things at West Valley School District and the Levy
Feb 1, 2022
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.
Agrifuture: Robotics on the Farm
Jan 31, 2022
WVSD208 helps students fast-track their education in growing fields representative of the unique needs in our community.
Dr. Finch on News Talk 1280 KIT AM Radio
Jan 25, 2022
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