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Elementary School

Hour of Code 2020 Brings Themed Challenges and Prizes

By Glenn Crane Dec 16, 2020

386 students develop their coding abilities and enter to win raffle prizes.

Elementary Decks the Doors with Christmas Cheer

By Bonnie Bae Dec 15, 2020

The elementary classes compete in a door-decorating competition for various awards.

YISS Welcomes First Legacy Student

By Bonnie Bae Nov 16, 2020

The son of a graduate enrolls in kindergarten this year, becoming the first second-generation student.

ES FunFest Celebrates the Great Outdoors

By Christine Lee Oct 30, 2020

Elementary students dressed as campers or wild animals to enjoy a day of outdoor activities.

YISS Raises Scholarship Funds for the Oak Tree Project

By Betty Chung Oct 21, 2020

YISS students, families, and staff participate in the Oak Tree Run on our campus.

After School Activities Keep Students Moving

By Su Young Chang Oct 13, 2020

The first term of After School Activities meets both in-person and virtually during hybrid learning.

Fifth Graders Surprise Teachers and Staff with Portraits

By Samantha Jones Oct 13, 2020

Ms. Jones's fifth-grade art classes design a mural of elementary teacher and staff portraits.

Lunch Bunch Builds Community Among Elementary Students

By Carra Beam Oct 8, 2020

Elementary students strengthen relationships with peers, the counselors, and the chaplain during lunch.

Elementary Connects Through Virtual Open House

By David Benedict Oct 1, 2020

Elementary parents heard from teachers and administrators during online sessions.

PTO Hosts Longest Book Swap in YISStory

By Sarah Naidoo Sep 30, 2020

Book Swap enables over 1,700 books to find new homes.

Kindergarten Classes Host Publishing Parties

By Emily Flaget Sep 22, 2020

Kindergarteners share their first published stories with the YISS community.

Author Marissa Moss Leads Workshops for ES Students

By Marjorie Kennedy Feb 21, 2020

Our Kinder to 5th graders enjoyed meeting and learning from author and illustrator Marissa Moss.