SPSCC in Yelm - Advance Cover Story

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Thanks for welcoming us to Yelm!

This exciting partnership between SPSCC and Yelm Community Schools brings opportunities to the Yelm community at many learning levels. Featured on the cover, YHS student Bailey Hobson is considering Running Start to launch into the Culinary Arts program, teacher Erika Hedegard will teach College in the High School chemistry classes, and Principal Ryan Akiyama will continue to create paths to higher education for YHS students.

General Education

Take essential skills classes in math and English, taught by SPSCC faculty in the evenings at Yelm High School.

Fall Quarter classes start Sept. 17:

  • Transitional English Composition - ENGL098 - Tues. and Thurs. 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • English Composition I - ENGL&101 - Tues. and Thurs. 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Quantitative Literacy - MATH096 - Wed. 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. and online (hybrid class)
  • Math in Society - MATH&107 - Wed. 6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. and online (hybrid class)

Running Start Bus Route

Considering Running Start but challenged by transportation? Juniors and seniors at Yelm High School and Rainier High School can take a free bus to SPSCC campuses! View the bus schedule and apply for a seat on the bus on the Running Start page.

High School Completion

Over 21 and need to get your high school diploma? Join us at Yelm Extension School for evening High School 21+ classes. $35 per quarter, financial assistance available. Free on-site childcare provided by YMCA. Register for a HS21+ Information Session (Sept. 10 & Sept. 12) online on the HS21+ page.

College in the High School

Yelm High School students can take college-level classes, taught at the high school during the school day by YHS teachers. Contact your high school for information.

Continuing Education

Noncredit classes, taught by Yelm area residents, will begin in Jan. 2019. The first planned classes include writing and photography, with much more to follow.

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Hedegard, Akiyama, and Hobson smile outside yelm high school