District Announcements

    • View Suggested New ELA Instructional Materials

      The Selah School District is excited to share with our staff, families and community members an opportunity to view our suggested new English Language Arts instructional materials for grades 6-12. Staff from both the middle school and high school reviewed three ELA programs and determined on Into Literature from HMH. Viewing will be available on Monday, May 23, from 7am to 6pm at the District Office. If you have any questions, please reach out to Alicia Jacob at 698-8000.

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    • Affordable Connectivity Program

      The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC program that helps connect families and households struggling to afford internet service. 

      El Programa de Descuentos para Internet es un programa de la FCC
      que ofrece ayuda a los hogares que tienen dificultad pagando por su
      servicio de internet.

       Click Here to Learn More _ English 

      haga clic en ella para aprender más _ español
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    • Please enjoy our 2022 Best of the Best Ceremony celebrating the work of Selah School District staff.

      Please access the ceremony link here.

      Please see a list of the honored individuals here

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    • Selah Selects New Superintendent

      Kevin McKay will be the District's Next Leader

      In its search to find Selah’s next leader, the School Board of Directors unanimously voted this morning to select Kevin McKay as the District’s next superintendent, pending successful contract negotiation. Read More Here.

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    • We Have an App for That...

      Download our District app!

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    News Updates

    • Selah Staff Honored!

      The Selah School District has held its Annual Viking Way: Best of the Best Awards in which staff and retirees were recognized for their contributions and service. Find out who was honored. Thank you to all Selah staff!

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    • Selah Selects McKay as Next Superintendent

      After three days of final interviews, a familiar Viking face has been selected by the Selah School Board of Directors to be the District’s next leader. In a unanimous vote, Kevin McKay, a 1983 Selah High School alumni, has been chosen by the Board to be the District’s next superintendent.

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    • School Mask Mandate Lifting on March 12

      Governor Jay Inslee has announced the end of the mask mandate in schools beginning on Monday, March 12.  On this date, although masks will be encouraged, parents will have the option to choose whether or not their children wear masks in school buildings.

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    • A Savings to Selah Taxpayers

      There is some good news for Selah taxpayers!  In the years to come, they will be saving money—millions! The Selah School District has successfully taken advantage of current low bond interest rates to save taxpayers almost $4.7 million over the next 15 years.

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    • Preserving a Piece of Sunset History!

      As the new John Campbell Primary facility is constructed to represent the future, a piece of Selah School District history remains to connect the past.

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    • Thank You Kelliann Ergeson!

      Kelliann Ergeson has had many roles as a member of the Selah School Board. Now, the District would like to extend a special thanks and appreciation and recognize Ergeson for her contributions to the Board.

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    • Selah Welcomes its Newest Board Member

      Following the November 2, General Election, the Selah School District Board of Directors has welcomed a new face to its team. Joe Catron will be sworn in as the Board's newest member in January.

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    • After Two Decades of Selah Service, Backlund Accepts ESD Position

      The Selah School District has announced that Superintendent Shane Backlund has informed the Board of Directors that the 2021-22 school year will be his last in Selah.

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    • Welcome to the Selah School District—Home of the Vikings

      In Selah, our school district is an important entity in the community and works with the City, local businesses, and various organizations to build a stable education system which helps develop a strong community overall.  Selah patrons have a solid reputation of supporting their schools. 

      The Selah School District serves approximately 3,500 students and is comprised of the Robert Lince Early Learning Center, John Campbell Primary School, Selah Intermediate School, Selah Middle School, Selah High School and Selah Academy.  Additionally, the District has a HomeLink Center as well as other alternative learning opportunities. 

      Our District is committed to achievement and its core purpose of ensuring high levels of learning for every student.  Also, staff and students follow the Viking Way, a culture of achievement where the foundation of the District’s beliefs emphasize that every student is worthy and capable of making meaningful contributions to his or her communities, strong character is at the heart of preparing our students for lifelong success, and in a culture of excellence every student graduates on time prepared for college and career opportunities.

    Points of Pride

    • In the Driver's Seat!

      In the driver’s seat, Alisa Dove is one of the District’s transportation team members, making a difference for Selah kids.

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    • SIS Students Help School Receive EarthGen Recognition

      Working for the earth, Jamie Newell’s fourth grade class and Marie Smith’s fifth grade students' recent recycling project has helped Selah Intermediate receive the special designation of being certified as an EarthGen School. 

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    • SMS Student Hits a High Note!

      Dominic Lyczewski, an eighth-grade student at Selah Middle School has hit a high note as he prepares to travel to New York this summer to participate in the 2022 Middle School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall.  As he tunes up for his opportunity, read more about Dominic in the Yakima Herald Republic.

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    • SHS LifeSmarts Team Qualifies for National Contest!

      Congratulations to the four-member Selah High School Lady Viking Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) LifeSmarts Knowledge Bowl Team which is among the top squads in the nation!   

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