News & Announcements

Washington School Improvement Framework Released

The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) recently released a new framework for identifying schools for additional support. Click the title of this article to get more information about how our East Valley Schools measured up.

As this is a new program, full details on how support will be implemented hasn’t yet been established within our district. As more information is released over the next few weeks, we will continue to add information to this webpage.
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EVHS Construction Parking Plan

We are excited to begin construction on our East Valley High School project next week. Parking, bus lane and student pick-up/drop-off changes for East Valley High School will be in effect on Monday, March 19, 2018 to accommodate our construction project. Please review the attached map to prepare for these changes.

For updates on the East Valley High School project, please visit our high school website.We appreciate your patience as we make changes to allow for the modernization and expansion of East Valley High School.
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EVHS Groundbreaking Ceremony

The East Valley School District invites you to join us as we BREAK GROUND on the East Valley High School Expansion and Modernization project. This event will be held at EVHS at 5:30PM on Monday, March 19th - Remarks will be made by East Valley School District, Loofburrow Wetch Architects and Fowler General Construction, Inc.

For more information contact Superintendent, John Schieche, at or by calling 509-573-7320.
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February E-news is Ready!

Includes information about the differences between lockdowns, shelter in place and secure and teach incident responses, along with other district and school highlights and updates!
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Construction Bid Accepted!

During the Regular School Board Meeting on Monday, February 26, 2018, our East Valley Board of Directors accepted Resolution 364-17/18 to award the contract for our East Valley High School Modernization and Addition Project to Fowler General Construction, Inc., of Richland, Washington.

The contract came in under the original budget for the project at $40,986,000, allowing the Board of Directors and district administrators the ability to accept several alternate bids. The total bid, including all selected alternate bids, was priced just over $42 million. Phase one of the EVHS project is scheduled to begin the week of March 5, 2018.
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School Board Meeting In Review (2.12.18)

On Monday, February 12, 2018, East Valley School Board Directors Charlotte Layman, Matthew Byers, Eric Farmer Seth Basford and Ray Wiseman met with district administrators to discuss and approve agenda items. Joining our Board of Directors at this week's meeting, were five members of Troops 112 and 113 of the Boy Scouts of America. To read the full details of this School Board Meeting, click the title above.

Join us at East Valley Elementary School  for our next Regular School Board Meeting on Monday, February 26, 2018; at 7:00 p.m.. East Valley Elementary will host the Board Meeting and present their progress toward meeting the goals outlined in their School Improvement Plan.
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We are thrilled to announce that with 62.27% of the population voting in favor of our 2019-2021 Replacement Educational Support & Operations Levy, it is passing with wide margins!

We are extremely appreciative of the continued support that our East Valley Community has offered our schools and thankful for the opportunity to continue to provide the highest quality education available for our students. Thank you EAST VALLEY!
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Flu and Other Illness Information:

Dear Parents:
There is currently a high rate of flu and other illnesses in our valley. Please watch your children for symptoms and keep them home if they are experiencing fever, body aches, headache, excessive coughing, stomach ache, vomiting or diarrhea. In addition, keep your child home for 24 hours after symptoms resolve. Please call your child’s school to report their illness if they stay home from school. This would also be a good time to encourage frequent hand washing.
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National School Walkout

We are aware of the potential of a student walkout later this week in response to recent school shootings. The District discourages students from participating in such walkouts and believes that the safest place is in our classrooms. We expect our students to be in class, engaged in learning. Normal attendance policies will be followed.
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