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Yakima school board poised to bring end to senior projects

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YAKIMA — The senior project, a requirement in the Yakima School District since 2008, appears to be on the verge of extinction.

The Yakima school board plans to vote on whether to eliminate the senior culminating projects at Tuesday’s business meeting, and all indications point to it being dropped, officials said at a board meeting Friday.

The move comes just months after state lawmakers passed a measure eliminating the state-mandated requirement and giving school districts the option to remove them.

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