Yakima Sch. Dist.
Emergency Messages as of 12:25 pm, Sun. Oct. 21
No information currently posted. Operating as usual.
News Releases
Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills! - 10/17/18

Millions of people worldwide will practice how to Drop, Cover, and Hold On at 10:18 a.m. on October 18, 2018 during the Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drills! The Yakima School District, among them will be participating in the Great Shakeout Earthquake Drill to practice and improve preparedness during earthquakes. We encourage everyone to participate in this annual event to help be prepared to survive and recover quickly from big earthquakes. The safety of Yakima School District students, staff and community is our number one priority.

YSD Participating Schools

Wilson Middle School –  10:07 am

Discovery Lab School–  10:18 am

Garfield Elementary School –  10:19 am


SAFE SECURE SCHOOLS WORKSHOP by YSD and YPD Friday, October 12 at IKE (Photo) - 10/11/18

Yakima School District and the Yakima Police Department have collaborated to provide a SAFE SECURE SCHOOLS WORKSHOP to approximately 300 Yakima School District employees on Friday, October 12, from 8am-4pm at Eisenhower High School (there is no school for students on October 12th).  Participants will learn how to identify, prevent, and react to potential school violence. Sessions include: Graffiti  Awareness and School/Community Impact; Cyber Safety and Education; Workplace Violence, De-Escalation and Prevention; Child Interviews Do’s and Don’ts; Emergency 1s Aid; Identifying Traits and Characteristics that Lead to Violent Behavior; Creating a Safe School Culture; Active Shooter Response; and Live Gun Fire Preparedness Simulation. The safety of Yakima School District students, staff, and community is our number one priority.

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