Points of Pride

  • Congratulations to Selah High School Class of 2022!

    In a return to the familiar graduation surroundings of the Yakima SunDome, class-chosen speaker, Logan Thompson, stood atop the day's biggest stage and looked out at his 256 classmates sitting before him dressed in Viking blue and gold.  As he acknowledged the Class of 2022 as the first group of Selah graduates to have a "normal" graduation since 2019, Thompson spoke about the cohort's high school adventures.

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  • Congratulations to the Selah Academy Class of 2022!

    The graduating class from Selah Academy Online and Big Picture Learning celebrated success on the evening of June 11, as six students were honored for earning their high school diplomas.

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  • Backlund Honored with State Leadership Award

    Sitting atop the Selah School District’s leadership team for the past 10 years, Superintendent, Shane Backlund, has used his skills to foster equitable and quality educational opportunities that cultivate a culture of successful lifelong learning for all.

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  • Bill Harris Honored!

    Longtime Viking supporter, Bill Harris, has been recognized by the Washington Association of School Administrators (WASA) for his contributions to Selah schools and the community.

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  • A Legacy of Leadership with Selah Schools

    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.

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  • Cooper Quigley Runs Away With Top Local Sports Prize

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

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  • A Legendary News Assignment

    Selah High School Unleashed reporters got the scoop as they were part of a student news team that had the recent opportunity of interviewing NBA legend, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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  • SIS Student has the "Sprite" Idea!

    Maggy Singletary, a fifth-grade student at Selah Intermediate School, has the “Sprite” idea as she recently won the elementary sprite art contest with TechSmart for coding artists in third through fifth grades.

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  • A Face-Full of Sweet Incentive

    Students at the Robert Lince Kindergarten had a face-full of incentive to accumulate reading minutes this spring during the school's read-a-thon.

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  • 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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  • SMS Students Nationally Recognized!

    It’s all about the basics for the Selah Middle School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) Chapter, which recently received national recognition.

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  • Selah High School Dance Team Crowned State Champs!

    Congratulations to the Selah High School Dance Team for shaking their pom poms and grooving to the beat on the way to being crowned state champions

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  • Robert Lince Students Help Selah Families!

    In domino effect, students at the Robert Lince Kindergarten have been doing their part to knock down hunger, while helping Selah families.

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  • Joel Starr Honored as "39 Under 39!"

    Selah Intermediate School Principal, Joel Starr, has been recognized by the Yakima Herald-Republic as one of the individuals 39 Under 39, who are making a difference in the Yakima Valley.

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  • Selah FCCLA Students Win Gold! Headed to State Contest!

    Selah students took home the gold in a double dose of dominance as the Selah High School and Selah Middle School FCCLA Chapters had outstanding showings at the recent Regional STAR Competition.

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  • A Sport of Brotherhood!

    Wrestling is a sport of brotherhood. That is definitely true in Selah High School’s program. Please enjoy the Yakima Herald Republic’s article.

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  • Having Her Voice Heard!

    Congratulations to Selah High School junior, Natalie Keller, who has been performing her articulation exercises and practicing her annunciation skills as she has been competing in the Voice of Democracy speech circuit competitions.

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