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  • Alert: Notice of Herbicide Application: As weather permits, a herbicide application is planned for the grounds of the YME School District from June 18-23, 2018.
  • Alert: YME will NOT BE OFFERING a Summer Food Program in June, July, or August. Sorry for any inconvenience.
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A few of the art students showing off their hard work on the mosaic down by the river! Mrs. Paslawski's class enjoying a treat from the infamous Kiwanis Popcorn Stand! 6th grade spring water testing ?Mrs. Hansen with giant "Thank You" poster from BRE students.? "Awesome mathematicians from YME...5th and 6th grade teams at the Math Masters competition at SMSU, last Thursday, April 19!!" BRE fifth grade presents historical characters in their Wax Museum. The Band & Choir students enjoying the day at the most magical place on earth! Florida trip 2018. March 2nd Minnesota Honor Society went to Lake Calhoun to participate in the Polar Plunge after raising over $600.00 for Minnesota Special Olympics. The 6th grade got to enjoy the beautiful Minnesota snowfall! Some BRE Staff volunteered their time at Pioneer Public Television! What a great way to represent BRE! March 2nd Minnesota Honor Society went to Lake Calahoon to participate in the Polar Plunge after raising over $600.00 for Minnesota Special Olympics.  Mrs. Lightfoot's classroom displays their Valentine art. Thank you to Officer Mike! 2018 Snoball Royalty  Kindergartener's enjoying blackberries at snacktime. Chopstick practice in Mrs. Ims's classroom. YME students visited MN West on College & Career Day! Mr. Koetter's class enjoying a little pie face action! Mrs. Jans's students writing and enjoying new alternative seating. Incredibots! Mrs. Pratt's Advisory with the money we raised to send to Dickinson High School in Dickinson Texas to aide relief efforts in their community as they recover from Hurricane Harvey.  Toddlers in 6th grade #timeout A group of students enjoying the homecoming pep fest! 2017-2018 Varsity Volleyball Mrs. Dandurand/Mrs. Blackwelder's Kindergarten Class! BRE Staff Kickball Team on Fun Day 2017! Last year's Heart Heroes and those who got early donations at the Jump
Rope/Hoops for Heart Kickoff! Yellow Medicine East Sr. High Building Bert Raney Elementary School Building

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Superintendent's Message

My name is Rick Clark (Ed.D.), and I am the Superintendent of Schools for YME. I am privileged to be able to serve the district & students of YME. I believe strongly that education is the great equalizer.  A quality education is the most consistent tool that allows people to advance their socio-economic status.  Education cannot be taken from you. As educators, it is our privilege and responsibility to provide ALL students with the best possible opportunities for their educational quest.

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Yellow Medicine East Middle/High School

Welcome to Yellow Medicine East Middle School, home of the Sting!

Our Commitment at YME is to provide a safe, positive and intellectual learning
environment that will empower students to become creative problem solvers, critical thinkers, and inspired learners. Today’s generation of learners need to participate in activities that challenge and engage them, that help them develop important life skills, and prepare them for high school, college and life in the twenty-first century. We offer small class sizes and a large number of exploratory classes. We also offer a full menu of extra-curricular and co-curricular activities. 

Fall of 2014, YME implemented “Ramp Up For Readiness,” a school-wide advisory program that features an engaging and interactive series of activities designed to help all students graduate from high school ready for post-secondary success. The “Ramp Up” outcomes are focused on the five pillars of readiness: academic, admissions, career, financial, personal & social readiness. “Ramp Up” helps students advance toward meeting those pillars as they progress through school. We believe students cannot be too prepared for their post high school transition, so we start focusing as early as the sixth grade. We, at YME, are passionate about education and want nothing more than to engage children in developing the knowledge and skills they need to be successful adults.

Bert Raney Elementary

Welcome To Bert Raney Elementary! Bert Raney houses Early Childhood to 5th grade, with approximately 390 students.  The average class size is 18 students.  Students are provided with many different opportunities to grow and learn at their pace.  We strive to ensure success for our students by providing quality instruction and a positive environment that promotes learning. We work to provide your child with the opportunity to grow and to develop for success in today’s world.  We offer a variety of instructional programs to assist each child in his or her learning needs.  We are honored that you have chosen to allow us to work with your child! To be successful in today’s world, all students need to be able to function in an appropriate manner behaviorally and socially.  The primary grades are no exception and provide a sound base for future years.  It is our responsibility to teach and guide students in behavioral conduct and to provide a safe, orderly environment allowing all students to learn. We stress the importance of being SafeRespectful, and Responsible in all areas at BRE. We are so excited you are here!