Nominations due Oct. 5 for Classified Employee of the Year
The Olympia School District is accepting nominations for one or more staff members to be honored as Classified School Employee of the Year. The program recognizes the work of classified staff members who have made a positive difference in their profession. All school and support building employees who are categorized as “Classified” staff are eligible for nomination. Nominees should be employees who consistently demonstrate outstanding work performance, professional leadership and collaboration.
Please complete this online nomination form and submit by 4 p.m on Thursday, October 5, 2017.
A committee will review the applications and select the individual(s) to be recognized. The individual(s) chosen will be eligible to compete for the regional Classified School Employee of the Year selection process. The winner at that level advances to the state Classified School Employee of the Year selection process.
Free parenting workshops offered this year
The Olympia School District is pleased to offer free parent education workshops with Candyce Lund Bollinger during the 2017-18 school year. Workshops will be offered on a variety of topics, each geared to either elementary and/or middle/high school parents. Workshops will take place from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Olympia Regional Learning Academy.
Bollinger is a parent educator and private parenting counselor in Washington State and has been practicing for more than 35 years. She provides classes and consultations for schools, colleges, civic groups, private organizations and has a private practice. She is the mother of four children and has two grandchildren.
Register to vote for November General Election
The Olympia School District has three school board seats on the November 7, 2017 General Election ballot.
The following candidates are vying for one of the three board seats:
- Director District 3: Katie Bridges and Leslie Huff
- Director District 4: Ann Heitkemper and Hilary Seidel
- Director District 5: Mark Campeau and Scott Clifthorne
If interested in voting this November, note the following voter registration deadlines:
- October 9: Deadline to register online to vote or to update existing voter registration information if registered to vote anywhere in Washington.
- October 10: The last day to register by mail. All submissions must be postmarked by this date.
- October 30: Last day to register in person at the Thurston County Auditor’s Elections Division.
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