Points of Pride

  • Selah High School Students Headline the Story!

    A quartet of Selah High School students used to reporting on the news are now headlining the story as they have been honored this summer for their journalism work as members of the Yakima Herald Republic’s Unleashed team.

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  • Selah Middle School Students Bring Awareness to Human Trafficking

    For a group of Selah Middle School students, the statistics were too alarming to ignore, and, as they immersed themselves into a year-end assignment, the one number they could not overlook was 11. Eleven. This number, students found, is the figure that signifies the bottom of an age range, 11-21, when human trafficking statistically begins. For these students, who themselves are not many years past age 11, the figure signified one of the alarming statistics that motivated them to turn a classroom project into the need to act.

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  • "Limitations are the Anchors of What We Want to Be"

    As he stood before his fellow Selah High School graduates, class chosen speaker, Hunter Foster, commanded the afternoon's stage, and in doing so, used the moment to talk about a piece of equipment found on a water vessel—an anchor.

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  • Selah Academy Celebrates 16 Graduates!

    Selah Academy’s 2019 graduating class celebrated success and looked toward the future as 16 students participated in commencement exercises June 1, at the Lince Gymnasium.

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  • Selah Students Dare to Dream!

    Twelve students who will all be enrolled at Selah High School next year, dare to dream as they have been selected to attend summer academies at the University of Washington (UW) from June 25-July 1.

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  • Middle School Students want to be STEM Like Them!

    Selah Middle School students wanted to be STEM like them, as they recently worked with local professionals to learn about the opportunities of science-connected careers.

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  • Dan and Amy Peters Recognized for their Work!

    Congratulations to Selah School District supporters, Dan and Amy Peters, for receiving the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) Community Leadership Award. The Peters’ were honored during WASA’s South Central Region Awards.

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  • Selah Intermediate Students Learn the Bicycle Basics

    Selah Intermediate students have been having fun this spring learning the bicycle basics by participating in lessons to teach them how to maneuver a bike and follow the rules of the road.

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  • It's a Sign for Selah High School Seniors!

    It has been a busy spring for seniors in the Class of 2019 as they have signed-up for their future and marched the halls of Selah schools in celebration!

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  • Selah Student Spotlighted!

    We are proud to share stories with you, such as Octavio’s, whose world shifted after joining Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA). As Octavio’s teacher, Brittany Valicoff, says, “Octavio’s confidence and independence have changed in ways that are hard to even put into words since attending Northwest Association for Blind Athletes’ summer camps.”

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  • The Selah School District Announces its Best!

    The Selah School District is definitely bragging about its best! During an evening ceremony, the Selah School District announced its Viking Way: Best of the Best recipients for the 2018-2019 school year. With that, the District honored its Certificated Employee of the Year, Classified Employee of the Year, and Organization/Volunteer of the Year.

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  • The "Blitz" was on for Selah Students!

    The “Blitz” was on for Selah School District students as they celebrated their year-long Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP60) commitment during a trio of assemblies featuring a visit from Blitz, the Seattle Seahawks mascot, and an appearance by Sea Gal Kylie.

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  • Selah Middle School Students Perform at Carnegie Hall!

    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.

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  • Best of the Best Nominations Announced!

    With record setting numbers, the 2019 Best of the Best nominations have been sprinkled in blue and gold, and now the Selah School District is ready to brag about its finest and is doing so Viking Way Style!

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  • Selah TSA Students are DC Bound!

    Selah students kicked-off the first weekend of their spring break by competing at the Technology Student Association (TSA) State Conference and earning an invitation to the National Competition in Washington DC in June

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  • John Campbell Students Have a "Wheelie" Good Time with Science!

    John Campbell students have had “wheelie” good time as they enjoyed a visit from the Pacific Science Center and its Science on Wheels exhibition.

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  • SMS Students Spend An Evening With Mark Twain!

    Selah Middle School students recently spent An Evening with Mark Twain as they were recognized for earning top honors for their written work in the 2019 Samuel Clemens Essay Contest.

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  • Selah Inventors and Their REALLY BIG Ideas!

    It all starts with an idea and for Selah students their thoughts are REALLY BIG! Selah’s young inventors with big ideas competed at the Invent Washington District Competition where they showcased their unique inventions among 350 competitors.

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  • SHS Dance Team Crowned State Champs!

    Congratulations to the Selah High School Dance Team! Shaking their blue and gold pom-poms, they were named state champions!

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  • It's a Slam Dunk at Selah Intermediate as SunKings Visit

    It was a slam-dunk for Selah Intermediate students in Dawn Gunner and Jennifer Quigley’s PE classes as Yakima SunKings players made a special visit to the school.

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