Each week, the Selah School District’s nutrition department packs approximately 18,000 bagged meals for students.
West Valley High School student body president Wesley Bryant has been involved in student government since freshman year, including serving as his class president for three years. With the exception of his first year, he ran for these positions unopposed and is popular with the student body.
As the Associated Student Body executive president at Davis High School, Carmen Fernandez has faced a unique set of challenges during a year of virtual learning. She and the Davis ASB program have worked hard to meet the needs of the student body, lifting school spirits with drive-through ho…
Leadership shines in many settings. For Selah High School’s student body president Rylee Kotzin, it all started on the dance floor.
At Selah High School, Kasey Benjamin wears many hats. Teaching an array of business- and marketing-related subjects, from entrepreneurship to financial algebra, Benjamin makes use of his background in both business and law. Additionally, he serves as the adviser for Selah’s DECA chapter, a c…
Davis High School is bringing back live drama performances in May with its student production of “Alice in Wonderland.”
When it was finally announced that there would be a season for traditional fall sports, it was surprising to many — especially since it would take place months after it was supposed to.
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, as many as 800 businesses across the nation have closed every day, according to a study conducted by Yelp. Despite these circumstances, one Selah woman recently decided to pursue her goal of owning a business.
Community and liberation are central goals of Yakima Community Aid, a youth-led group started last year by a pair of 2018 graduates from Davis High School.
March comes in like a lion and leaves like a lamb. But for me it always comes in like a lamb or, actually, many lambs!
The YouthWorks high school “Mr.” pageants have been supporting Children’s Miracle Network in the Yakima Valley for over two decades. And, as crazy as it sounds, this is now the second year organizers have had to adapt their plans due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Carole Huls has been an art teacher at Davis High School for almost 40 years. She teaches beginning, advanced and international baccalaureate classes. Huls showcases her students’ art in shows at the school and submits them for the annual Educational Service District 105 Regional High School…
Devina Khan, West Valley Junior High’s computer essentials and STEM teacher, wants to make sure everyone has an opportunity to dream and achieve big. However, Khan feels that women often go underrepresented in the STEM fields, the careers that focus on science, technology, engineering, and math.
Senior year — the long-awaited year of milestones and many “lasts.”
Editor’s note: Moira Lindner joined the Yakima Herald-Republic’s Unleashed teen journalism program as an 11th grader in the fall of 2019. The following account details what happened in her life midway during that 2019-20 school year.
Today we debut a new Unleashed feature called “Four Questions,” which will offer insights by area school teachers from questions posed by the Unleashed staff.
The recently formed Selah Community Coalition got its start when Selah School District student assistant specialist Deniele Fleming decided to write a proposal.
Edith Ryan is now approaching a century of life experiences after turning 99 on Jan. 17. She has experienced the Great Depression, wars, cultural shifts, changing gender roles and a little agricultural town growing into a little city, all from right here in the Yakima Valley.
Back on March 13, the students of Selah High School — like many throughout the state — filed out of their school building, unaware they would not be returning for several more months.
Eisenhower High School's cross country runners kicked off the winter holidays by giving back to the community.