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SHS Students are Rising Stars

April 28, 2023

Two Selah High School students, Taylor Aaland and Abby Salamanca, have been celebrated as rising stars as part of the Washington STEM Rising Star Program, which recognizes young women for their work in the STEM fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.  See here for the KIMA news coverage.

Carter Seely's Senior Dominance!

April 13, 2023

This year, Selah senior, Carter Seely, has been a menace on the mound for opposing batters.   Please read here for the Yakima Herald Republic article on how Carter’s district misfire last year has led to his senior dominance. 

SHS Teacher Runs in Stride as He Participates in Boston Marathon!

April 17, 2023

Crossing the country, Selah High School teacher, Brian Rockenbach, is running in stride as he participated in the 127th Boston Marathon which features nearly 30,000 athletes from more than 100 countries.  Please see here to read the Yakima Herald Republic article on Brian.   

Selah Players Take to the Stage!

March 12, 2023

The Selah Players take to the stage for their performance of Cinderella's Glass Slipper.  Read what Yakima Herald Republic Unleashed reporter, Natalie Keller, writes about the play.

School Assembly and Parent Forum Focuses on Digital Wellness

February 27, 2023

Being a teenager or parenting a child during this digital age can be challenging.  That is why students and parents heard a powerful message from #ICANHELP which presented a valuable discussion about the healthy use of technology and the importance of digital safety in a social media era.

Watch the KAPP TV news coverage here.

Spreading Holiday Cheer

December 27, 2022

John Campbell Primary School students were spreading some holiday cheer as they hosted two winter concerts in December.  Please see what the Yakima Herald Republic has to say about the school's merry way.

Viking Alumni is Piling Up the Points!

December 20, 2022

We like keeping track of our Selah Viking Alumni!  Read the Yakima Herald Republic’s article on Selah High School graduate Elijah Pepper and the points he is piling up at UC Davis.

SHS Students Preserve Military History

November 6, 2022

Heading into the Veterans Day week, please see the Yakima Herald Republic’s article written by Selah High School senior, Natalie Keller, which highlights the school’s SERVE Program.

Full Circle: New Superintendent Kevin McKay Comes Home to Selah

September 18, 2022

New Superintendent, Kevin McKay, has come full circle in the Selah School District.  Please read Selah High School senior, Natalie Keller's, Unleashed article in the Yakima Herald Republic.

Run, Catch, Hit, Kick—SHS Senior Does it All on the Field!

September 9, 2022

Run, Catch, Hit, Kick—Selah High School Senior, Clayton Westfall, can do it all on the football field!  Please read the Yakima Herald Republic's feature on the versatile football player.

A Legacy of Leadership with Selah Schools

June 23, 2022

After 21 years of Selah service, as Shane Backlund prepares to transition to ESD 105 as Deputy Superintendent, Unleashed writer and incoming senior Natalie Keller, highlights his tenure as superintendent.  

Cooper Quigley Runs Away with Top Local Sports Prize

June 9, 2022

Always in stride, Selah High School senior, Cooper Quigley, captured the Valley’s top sports prize as he was honored as Male Athlete of the Year during the annual Yakima Valley Sports Awards. 

Another Legendary Assignment

As part of the popular Yakima Town Hall Speaker Series at the Capitol Theatre, Selah High School Unleashed reporters were part of a student news team that had the recent opportunity of interviewing and reporting on NBA legend, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

Please read Selah High School junior, Natalie Keller’s, article.

A Legendary Assignment!

May 25, 2022

As part of the popular Yakima Town Hall Speaker Series, student reporters had the opportunity to interview NBA legend, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.  Watch the KNDO news coverage which features Selah High School junior, Macie Ladd. 

In the Driver's Seat

May 9, 2022

Each day Selah’s transportation team hits the road to transport students to school so they can prepare for their future.  In the driver’s seat, Alisa Dove is one of the District’s bus drivers making a difference for Selah kids.  Please enjoy the Yakima Herald Republic’s article written by Selah High School Unleashed reporter, Natalie Keller.

SMS Student Hits a High Note!

April 28, 2022

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.  Read more about Dominic in the Yakima Herald Republic.

SHS Dance Team Crowned State Champs!

March 28, 2022

Selah High School has something to celebrate as the Viking Dance Team was crowned state champs!

A Sport of Brotherhood

January 21, 2022

Wrestling is a sport of brotherhood.  That is definitely true in Selah High School's Program.

Robert Lince Kindergarten in the News!

September 7, 2020

The Selah School District is in the news again as the new Robert Lince Kindergarten has been spotlighted.  

Selah High School is "In the News!"

October 18, 2019

The Selah School District is in the news again as Selah High School has been awarded the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) Safe Sports School Award for its sports medicine program and athletic training.  Watch what KNDO News is reporting.

Selah Middle School Students Perform at Carnegie Hall

April 30, 2019

It is music to the ears for eighth grade choir students at Selah Middle School, as they cross the country and travel to New York City to perform at Carnegie Hall. Read what the Yakima Herald Republic reports.

Selah Students Gain Hands-On Broadcasting Experience

March 25, 2019

Selah High School students involved in the Thor's Network Team are gaining valuable hands-on broadcasting experience by livestreaming Viking sporting events, high school championships, and even Yakima Sunkings basketball games.  Read what the Yakima Herald Republic has to say.

It's a Slam Dunk at Selah Intermediate School

March 19, 2019

It was a slam dunk at Selah Intermediate School as Yakima SunKings players visited students in Dawn Gunner and Jennifer Quigley's PE classes.  In addition to helping students with their basketball skills, SunKings players also discussed the importance of hard work and persevering to overcome challenges.

John Campbell Primary Students Spotlighted for Movember Celebration

December 7, 2018

John Campbell Primary School students recently celebrated their Movember reading challenge and things got kind of "hairy."  Watch what KNDO is reporting.