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Local Teachers Receive Awards
Five educators in the Yakima School District were honored with John D. Mcalister Crystal Apple Awards today. The awards, along with $1,000 checks are given each year to educators nominated by fellow teachers, student, parents, and community members...
What Is Going On At Yakima Schools
ALL-DISTRICT MUSIC FESTIVALS THIS WEEK! . . . Get into the spirit of spring and attend the All-District Band Festival on Wednesday, April 11, 7 p.m. in the Franklin Middle School gymnasium and/or the All-District Orchestra Festival on Thursday, April 12, 7 p...
Crystal Apple Awards Nominations Deadline Is Thursday!
It's time to nominate your favorite Yakima School District teacher for the 25th annual Crystal Apple Awards and the nomination forms are due this week. Local businesses and corporations sponsor the program that honors classroom teachers, educational teams and other certificated educators i…
Crystal Apple Awards Seeking Nominations
The John McAlister Crystal Apple Awards Program Committee is currently seeking nominations for the annual Crystal Apple Awards program.
Now in its 25th year, the committee honors the teaching profession as a whole by identifying a few of the many individuals in the Yakima School District (YSD) who…
Are Teachers Overpaid or Underpaid? – Survey of the Day
Although it varies from state to state, the average salary of a public school teacher in the United States is about $50,000 a year. For comparison sake, the average full-time worker in any profession has a median personal income of about $39,000 a year. Are teachers getting the better end of th…