District Announcements

    • Thank You Selah School Board!

      January is School Board Appreciation Month and we are celebrating our members for their work in Building the Future of Public Education!  Read more:

      Thank You Jeff Hartwick!

      Thank You Jamie Morford!

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    • Community Vaccination Clinic

      As a convenience to the Selah community, register for the COVID-19 vaccination event on Wednesday, January 26, from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. at the District Office. More Details.  En Español. 

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    • Title I Night

      Thursday, February 3

      6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

      Zoom Meeting

      Join the Meeting at:


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    • A COVID Update from Superintendent Backlund

      I want to begin by wishing you all a very Happy New Year.  Although the calendar has turned to 2022, COVID cases have begun to again rise dramatically from the Omicron variant.  The intention of this communication is to prepare families for the possibility of a short-term return to remote learning.  Read more here

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    • Join our Viking team and plan on attending Selah’s Sub Palooza on Wednesday, February 2, from 1:00- 3:00 p.m. at the Selah School District Administration Office.  As part of the event the District will be recruiting for all substitute positions.  See here for more information.  

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    •  Go Online to Get Into the Game!

      Beginning January 4, with basketball games and wrestling matches, Selah High School will be offering a new online ticketing platform for admission to athletic events.  Access the link below to the Selah School District Box Office and purchase your admission tickets before each contest.


      Simply show your purchased tickets via your mobile device to the ticket attendants for contest admission.  

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    • A Savings to Selah Taxpayers!

      Here is some good news for Selah taxpayers—they will be saving money!  In a plan to take advantage of low bond interest rates, the Selah School District is pursuing a sale of bonds issued in 2012 for the construction of a new Selah Middle School.  Please Read Here. Please Read Here.

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    • After 21 Years, 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.  Backlund is in his tenth year as Selah’s Superintendent, after dedicating eleven years to other administrative roles within the District.  Please See Article

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    • Winter Weather and Selah Schools

      Ole' Man Winter is lurking!  That means there are often operating decisions that must be made.  Many factors account for winter school decisions.  Please see more

      See the alternative snow/winter weather routes here

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    • We Have an App for That...

      Download our District app!

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    News Updates


    • 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.

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