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Character Word of the Month

  • Character - It's Who You Are!

    Character Education Word for October: Engaged - The degree of attention, curiosity, interest, optimism, and passion that a person shows with a particular topic or activity.

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Announcements

  • Cadets,

    School for the week of October 19 will be a full week of classes. Please review the weekly schedule. 

    Have a great week of school and Go Cadets! 

    Student Schedule October 19-23

     October 19

     

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  • Juniors and Seniors- Register for the Seal of Biliteracy on Oct 30th 

    The Seal of Biliteracy is an award given by the Yakima School District recognizing students who have studied and attained proficiency in two or more languages prior to graduation. Students must also show proficiency on the Smarter Balanced Assessment in English Language Arts.

    Click here for details and to register...

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  • Cadet Juniors and Seniors

    Every Wednesday (4 to 6) Eisenhower is offering College Help Sessions 

    Virtual Help Sessions

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  • Cadets,

    Scholarships are now available. Please check out the Eisenhower Scholarship Board. Our goal is $6 million in scholarships this school year!

    IKE Scholarship Board September

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  • Good afternoon, Eisenhower community!

    With midterm grades quickly approaching (this Friday, 9/25) I want to emphasize the fact that this year students will be held to an A, B, C, D, NC grading scale. An “NC” stands for “no credit”. Students who receive an NC on their midterm grade report will be REQUIRED to attend the office hours for the classes in which they received the NC. At the end of the quarter, students with an NC, will be required to re-take the class because they did not receive credit for the class. The end of the quarter is October 29th.

     

    Buenas tardes, communidad de Eisenhower!

    Con las calificaciones intermedias acercándose rápidamente (este Viernes, 25/9), quiero enfatizar el hecho de que este año los estudiantes estarán sujetos a una escala de calificaciones A, B, C, D, NC. Un “NC” significa “no crédito”. Los estudiantes que reciban un NC en su informe de calificaciones intermedias deberán asistir a las horas de oficina para las clases en las que recibieron el NC. Al final del quarto, los estudiantes con un NC deberán volver a tomar la clase prque no recibieron crédito por la clase. El final del cuarto es el 29 de octubre.

     

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YSD Stories

  • Washington Apple Crunch October 7th!

    Posted by Melissa Lim on 10/12/2020

     

     

    Yakima School District participated for the first time in the state wide "Taste Washington Day," Washington Apple Crunch event on Wednesday, October 7th. The students who picked up meals received a fun handout sheet with apple facts, as well as a Washington grown apple so they could participate in the state wide celebration by biting into their apple with a CRUNCH! Our food service staff at Davis High school decided to join in themselves and are pictured below along with other food service staff throughout our differnt sites. 

    Did you know Washington State produces more apples than any other state in the United States? Harvest of these apples begins in August and goes through November and Yakima County is the leading county in Washington for apple production! On top of being an important economic part of the Yakima valley, apples also contribute some stellar nutrition! Apples contain antioxidants which help keep your cells healthy, vitamin c which can boost your immune system, and soluble fiber which helps lower cholesterol. Now there's something to celebrate, and if you ever get a chance to meet the growers and farmers of the next apple you take a bite of, remember to thank them for supplying you with a local, nutrition packed, delicious treat! Shout out to the Yakima Valley for being a noteworthy agricultural leader in our nation and for the Yakima School District featuring local produce. 

    #TasteWADay

    #WAAppleCrunch

    Davis High School staff participating in the Washington Apple Crunch, October 7th.

     

    Thanks for tunining in with Food Services!

     

    Melissa Lim, RDN

    Food Services Program Manager

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  • EBT Funds Available to All YSD Students

    Posted by YSD Food Services on 7/6/2020

    Because COVID-19 closed our schools, your children are eligible for food assistance, called Pandemic EBT (P-EBT): Emergency School Meals Program.

    P-EBT provides families with funds to make up for some of the cost of meals while school was closed. This benefit is for Washington children in grades K-12 who receive free or reduced-price school meals. These benefits will be on an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card which is used like a debit card to buy groceries. Because all YSD students receive free breakfast and lunch, all YSD students are eligible regardless of income. If you do not already receive benefits, you will need to apply on or after June 30.  If you receive food assistance benefits already, the money will appear on your EBT on June 30.

    Update 7/6/20: We have been in contact with OSPI last week and they said that DSHS had the incorrect student list for Yakima School District which is why they turned down some parents; they are updating with the correct list which will show any student enrolled in Yakima School District that was grade K-12 in the school year 2019-2020 as eligible for PEBT.

    If you were denied, go to WashingtonConnections.org and apply again and see if their list has been updated. You can inform them Yakima is a CEP district.

    PEBT Flyer - English

    PEBT Flyer - Spanish

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  • Eisenhower High School is Honored to Announce our Washington Apple Education Foundation Recipients (WAEF) for 2020!

    Posted by Yolanda Guzmán, College Preparatory Advisor for the College Success Foundation at Eisenhower H.S. on 5/27/2020

    WAEF Eisenhower Story (Click to view photos with full story).

    Eisenhower High School is honored to announce our Washington Apple Education Foundation Recipients (WAEF) for 2020!

    Thank you, Washington Apple Education Foundation for recognizing our students for their dedication to academics, school activities and exemplary commitment to serve our local community!

    Congratulations IKE 2020 WAEF Scholarship winners.

    Bryanalexa Rivera Macias

    University of Washington-Seattle

    $5,000

    “Ever since I was young, I feared money would be the reason I would not be able to attend college, but I was proven wrong. I’m extremely grateful that the WAEF chose me as a recipient for this scholarship!”

    Denise Abundiz

    Central Washington University

    $5,000

    “Thank you WAEF for believing in me. This scholarship has helped me realize that all of my parents’ sacrifices and my hard work have paid off. Because of this scholarship, I will no longer have to worry or stress about how I will pay for college.”

    Francisco Morales

    University of Washington – Seattle

    $2,000

    "Earning the WAEF scholarship has given me the freedom to pursue my higher education without the worry of having to take out loans. It will allow me to focus on my studies so I can have a strong GPA and obtain a Bioengineering degree.”

    Giselle Montes Perez

    Central Washington University

    $5,000 

    “Thanks to the WAEF I am able to go to my first choice university. Now, I don't have to stress about how I am going to afford to pay for college." 

    Kasandra Diaz Barragan

    Heritage University

    $2,500

    “The WAEF scholarship impacted my life in that I will be able focus on my studies without the stress of having to pay back loans.”

    Maria Navarro

    University of Washington - Seattle

    $1,500

    “Receiving the WAEF scholarship has made the cost of UW more affordable. Thanks to the WAEF, I will be free of financial stress in college.

    Martha Benitez Solorzano

    University of Washington - Seattle

    $2,000

    "Having WAEF's support to attend college means the peace of mind that I will graduate debt-free.”

     

    Way to go Cadets! We are extremely excited for you!

    About the scholarship: The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) is the charity of the tree fruit industry.  Our mission is to impact lives through access to educational opportunities. WAEF is supported by generous contributions made annually by the growers, packers and supporters in Washington’s tree fruit industry.  This year WAEF is awarding over $1 million to students whose parents are employed in the tree fruit industry.  310 students received WAEF scholarships this year.  80% of the foundation’s current scholarship recipients are first-generation college students. When students receive a WAEF scholarship, they join a community of volunteers, donors and WAEF alumni dedicated to supporting them achieving their educational goals.  The foundation’s priority for its scholarship recipients isn’t just that they attend college; instead it is they graduate from college on-time and career ready.  WAEF students are able to renew their scholarships throughout their undergraduate years.

     

     

     

     

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  • Mr. IKE Pageant Raises over $26,600

    Posted by Eric Diener on 3/16/2020

    March 12, 2020, Eisenhower High School hosted the Mr. IKE Pageant. The pageant was a major success as this year's Mr. IKE broke our all-time record, raising $26,677 for the Memorial Foundation.

    Congratulations to all of our coordinators and contestants. Special congratulations to Colin Sentz—2020 Mr. IKE!

    Mr. IKE wants to thank everyone that donated to this wonderful cause and look forward to Mr. IKE 2021!2020 Mr. IKE Contestants

     

    Way to Go Mr. IKE

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  • Northwest Association of Blind Athletes Annual Spring Event at Eisenhower!

    Posted by Kina Blackburn on 4/11/2019

    On April 9th, students with visual impairments from all over the valley came to Eisenhower High School to participate in a Paralympic Experience. The Northwest Association of Blind Athletes (NWABA) has been providing this fantastic opportunity to our area for the past 4 years. Every spring, they provide our students with the opportunity to participate in activities such as tandem bike riding, goal ball, judo, track and field events, side by side soccer, beep baseball and much more! This year’s event included beep baseball and side by side soccer. This was the largest turn out for our event, 29 students participated in a fun-filled day of adapted sports! Students came from as far as Pasco, as close as West Valley and everywhere in between. This opportunity not only allows our students to become familiar with adapted sports, but also the chance to make new friends who face similar experiences and challenges. Families are also encouraged to attend the event and friendships have also blossomed between parents of students. The students also have the opportunity to participate in White Cane Day provided by NWABA annually in Selah every fall. These events have created friendships and the events turn more into reunions every year! We would like to thank Eisenhower High School for hosting such a valuable event and the PE team for their flexibility and support. Thank you also to NWABA for creating these experiences that allow our students to explore such a wide variety of adapted sports!

     

    Students who participated in the NWABA experience

     

    Photo of students, teachers and families who participated in NWABA

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