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School District

1113 Legion Way SE
Olympia, WA 98501
Office: (360) 596-6100

Creating opportunities and shaping success for all students

Register for summer school

Summer School registration is now available!  Classes begin on Monday, July 3 and run through August 3.  School will be in session Monday through Thursday mornings and is for Middle and High School students only.

The summer school program will be held at Olympia Regional Learning Academy (ORLA). Please click on the "read more" link below for additional information and registration forms.

Published: 2017-05-22


Spotlight on Success - May 16, 2017

In this edition of 'Spotlight on Success'; Reeves and Washington Middle School students visit Seattle Opera, a record seven Olympia schools win state’s highest honor, compassion is contagious at Roosevelt Elementary, progress continues on school construction projects...and much more!

Published: 2017-05-16


2017-18 bell schedules now available

The 2017-18 bell schedules are now available. This includes start and end times for each school on regular school days, as well as the dismissal times for early release Wednesdays and half days. 
These bell schedules represent an effort to standardize the start/end times of our elementary schools and provide consistent weekly staff collaboration and professional development.
Schools highlighted green indicate a change in school bell times.

Published: 2017-05-16


El distrito ha lanzado una línea de mensajes en español para las familias que hablan español

El distrito ha iniciado una nueva línea de mensajes telefónicos para familias que hablan español que tienen preguntas sobre el Distrito Escolar de Olympia. Esta línea de mensajes está diseñada para ayudar a las familias a obtener respuestas a preguntas desde cómo inscribirse en la escuela, cómo ser voluntario, cómo localizar rutas de autobús o menús de almuerzo diario. 

Una maestra del Distrito Escolar de Olympia que habla español con fluidez monitorea los mensajes y respondera a las familias con respuestas a sus preguntas. La línea de mensajes está abierta las 24 horas del día, los siete días de la semana durante todo el año al (360) 596-7569.

Published: 2017-05-15

District launches message line for Spanish-speaking families

The district has launched a new telephone message line for Spanish-speaking families who have questions about the Olympia School District. This message line is designed to help families get answers to questions ranging from how to register for school or volunteer, to how to locate bus routes or daily lunch menus.
An Olympia School District teacher who is fluent in Spanish monitors the messages and responds to families with answers to their questions. The message line is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week year-round at (360) 596-7569.


Published: 2017-05-15

Free sports physical examinations

To participate in Olympia School District athletic programs all students must provide documentation of a current sports physical. To assist all students in meeting this requirement the Olympia School District, in cooperation with Capital Medical Center and local healthcare providers, is offering free sports physical examinations on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Capital High School gym from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.

Published: 2017-05-09


2017-18 school year calendar

We are pleased to announce that the Olympia School District Board of Directors has approved the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. This calendar includes only district-wide holidays and events.  School-specific events are not included so be sure to check school websites/calendars for specific school-related events and activities.

Published: 2017-05-03


Police training set May 24 at former John Rogers Elementary

From time to time the former John Rogers Elementary School is used by area police departments for training. The next Olympia Police Department training is scheduled on Wednesday, May 24, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Neighbors or passers-by may see police cars in front of the building at 2001 26th Ave. N.E. in Olympia. There is no cause for alarm, and the Olympia Police Department will have signage indicating a training is taking place. The former elementary school is used as district storage.


Published: 2017-05-23

Community is invited to farewell gathering for Superintendent

The community is invited to drop by the Knox Administrative Center Board Room between 4 and 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, to bid farewell to Superintendent Dick Cvitanich. After five years in Olympia, he will retire at the end of June.

This farewell is a casual drop-in format with no program, so feel free to stop by anytime to wish him well. Light refreshments will be served.

The Knox Administrative Center is at 1113 Legion Way S.E., Olympia.

Published: 2017-05-12

Superintendent Cvitanich wins 2017 Crystal Apple Award

Congratulations to Superintendent Cvitanich on being recognized by the Washington School Public Relations Association (WSPRA) as the 2017 Crystal Apple Award winner!

Published: 2017-05-03



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