Campaign Kickoff  With less than a month left until the February 12 election, Citizens for Support of Yelm Schools held two separate events on Monday, January 7 to generate excitement for the passage of a $98.9 million bond. This year, two campaign kickoffs were held: at Yelm Community Center and at Varsity Pizza in McKenna.…

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Reflecting on the past. Taking charge of the future I love old typewriters. I like the sound of the keys striking the paper. Crisp white paper rolled in the typewriter’s carriage. I will admit that I’m probably the last generation that took a ‘typing class’ in school. That class is obsolete now. Although communication methods…

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Community Facilities meeting On November 5th, the Yelm School district along with Citizens for Support of Yelm Schools (CSYS) saw a terrific turn out at the Community Facilities Advisory Forum which took place at Yelm Middle school. The panel shared the journey over the past three months, receiving feedback from the community and experts in…

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The Path to Passage Begins The Benefit Concert at Nisqually Farms on October 13th was a huge success, with approximately 100 – 150 community members in attendance. Everyone enjoyed the live performances and we raised more than $15,000 dollars for Citizens for Support of Yelm Schools! This money will be used in the logistics and…

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What’s New As the new school year begins, so has the journey for the Citizens for Support of Yelm Schools. We’ve added new members, and new strategies with the same goal in mind. My name is John Corak, I’m co-chairing on the board along with Sandra Manwiller. I currently reside in Roy, I’m married with…

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