YSD Stories

  • Defending The Right To Play

    Posted by Ashley LaRiviere on 10/5/2022
    #HispanicHeritageMonth Seattle Sounders FC and its charitable partner, RAVE Foundation constructed two new mini-pitches at Barge-Lincoln Elementary. The mini-pitches and gardens provide an important service for our youth, with bright inviting play and learning spaces. The space will remain open and available at all times to the community, preserving play opportunities for all children.

     
    In the video, you'll see scenes from the inaugural ceremony held on September 17. The opening event included a performance by the Barge-Lincoln student marimba ensemble, a ceremonial first shot on-goal by Barge-Lincoln’s students, an all-school ball giveaway, and student speakers. The ceremony was followed by soccer skills training and scrimmaging with local club coaches and Sounders FC staff.
     
    The ceremony also featured special guests and community leaders including Yakima Mayor Janice Deccio, the Head Consul of Mexico in Seattle Héctor Iván Godoy Priske, Yakima School District Superintendent Trevor Greene, Barge-Lincoln Elementary School Principal Tori Brennan, RAVE Foundation Executive Director and Sounders FC Vice President of Philanthropy Ashley Fosberg, former Sounder and current team Brand Ambassador Brad Evans as well as the University of Washington and EarthGen representatives.
     
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  • Alex From Ridgeview Elementary Shares How His Family Celebrates Mexican Culture

    Posted by Ashley LaRiviere on 10/4/2022

    #HispanicHeritageMonth Join us in hearing from Ridgeview Elementary student, Alex, about how his family celebrates Mexican culture. For more information about what's happening in our schools for #HispanicHeritageMonth, visit ysd7.org/hispanicheritagemonth


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  • Jayleen From Barge Lincoln Elementary Shares Her Favorite Hispanic Heritage Tradition

    Posted by Ashley LaRiviere on 10/4/2022

    #HispanicHeritageMonth Join us in hearing from Barge-Lincoln Elementary student, Jayleen, about her favorite Hispanic heritage tradition. For more information about what's happening in our schools for #HispanicHeritageMonth, visit ysd7.org/hispanicheritagemonth

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