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New student registration
08/15/2017
Welcome to the Olympia School District! New students who live within Olympia School District attendance boundaries will need to complete the Olympia School District application for student registration forms and submit them to their neighborhood school. For more information on the registration process, please visit our Student Registration page.
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OSD Board of Directors - Special Meeting
The OSD Board of Directors will hold a Special Meeting at 6:30 PM on Monday, November 13, 2017. The meeting will be held at 111 Bethel Street NE, Olympia 98501, home of The Olympian. This is an open public meeting and the community is welcome to attend.
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OSD Board of Directors meeting November 20
The OSD Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 20, 2017, at the Olympia Regional Learning Academy (ORLA), 2400 15th Avenue SE, Olympia 98501.
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Flags lowered to half-staff on December 7
Governer Inslee hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff Thursday, December 7, 2017 for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day was created by Congress in 194 in honor of those Americans killed or injured as a result of the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Flags will remain at half-staff until the close of business or sunset on Thursday, December 7, 2017.
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Winter Break schedule
All Olympia School District schools will be closed for Winter Break from Monday, December 18 through Monday, January 1. Schools will re-open on Tuesday, January 2. During Winter Break the district administrative offices will be open December 18-21, and December 27-28. Otherwise the Knox building will be closed and will not re-open until Tuesday, January 2.
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Board of Directors meet January 8
The Olympia School District Board of Directors will hold a regular board meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, January 8, at The Knox Administrative Center Board Room, 1113 Legion Way SE, Olympia, 98501.
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No school Monday, Jan. 15 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
There is no school on Monday, January 15 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. School resumes on Tuesday, January 16.
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Flags lowered to half-staff Wednesday, January 17
Governor Inslee has ordered that flags at all state agencies, including school and district facilities be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, January 17 in memory of Pierce County Deputy Daniel A. McCartney, 34, who was shot and killed while responding to a burglary call on January 8, 2018. Flags will remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on January 17.
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2018 OSD Technology & Safety Levy video
Take a peek at how technology is currently being used in classrooms throughout the Olympia School District as we prepare for the upcoming 2018 Technology and Safety Replacement Levy on the February 13 Special Election ballot! 💻 🤖 🔬 #TechLevy2018 #OSDFriends #OurKidsFutureIsNow
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Romeo and Juliet CHS production canceled tonight Jan. 27
Tonight's performance of Romeo and Juliet at Capital High School is canceled due to a power outage.
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Benefit concert features The Brothers Four
Entertainment Explosion presents A Really Big Shoe 12 with the folk group The Brothers Four - a benefit concert for kids in need in Olympia and surrounding school districts. Sunday, February 25, 2018 at 2:00 pm at the Washington Center for Performing Arts.
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Flags lowered to half-staff March 2
Governor Inslee has ordered that flags at all state agencies, including school and district facilities be lowered to half-staff on Friday, March 2 in memory Reverend Billy Graham who passed away on February 21 at the age of 99. Flags will remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on March 2.
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CHS hosts 8th grade information night
Capital High School will be hosting an 8th Grade Information Night on Thursday, March 22 in the Capital High School Theater from 6-8 p.m.
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Elementary conferences and half days March 27-30
A reminder to our families that Tuesday, March 27 through Friday, March 30 are half days for all elementary students for conference week. Please check with your resident school for release times. Middle and high schools are on normal schedule.
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School board holds special meeting Monday, April 9
The OSD Board of Directors will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 9, 2018.
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Skyward unavailable this weekend
The OSD Skyward system will be unavailable beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 13 through Sunday, April 15 at 6:00 p.m. ESD 113 will be upgrading servers and replacing system hardware during this time. We appreciate your patience as the upgrades are completed.
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District and school websites server upgrades
Our district and school websites may experience intermittent service interruptions from 9:00 p.m. on April 12 through 3:00 a.m. on April 13. Our website host, SchoolMessenger, will be upgrading servers at that time.
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School Board holds special meeting April 23
The OSD Board of Directors will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 23, 2018.
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Board of Directors meet May 7
The Olympia School District Board of Directors will hold a regular board meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 7, 2018 at the Olympia Regional Learning Academy, 2400 15th Avenue SE, Olympia, 98501.
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School board holds regular meeting and public hearing on November 6
The Olympia School District Board of Directors will hold a regular board meeting at 6:30PM on Monday, November 6, 2017.
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Festive holiday concerts throughout the district
Families, staff and the community are welcome to attend student concerts taking place throughout the district in celebration of the holiday season.
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OSD Board meets with Olympia City Council Jan. 16
The Olympia School District Board of Directors will meet with the City of Olympia City Council at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in the council chambers at City Hall, 601 4th Avenue East, Olympia, 98501. This is an open public meeting and the community is welcome to attend.
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Countdown to Kindergarten February 10
The Olympia School District will hold its annual “Countdown to Kindergarten” informational event starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 10 at Capital High School.
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OSD Board of Directors meeting Feb. 5
The OSD Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 5, 2018, at The Knox Administrative Center Board Room, 1113 Legion Way SE, Olympia, 98501.
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Schools closed for Mid-Winter Break Feb. 19 & 20
There is no school on Monday and Tuesday, February 19 and 20 for the President's Day holiday and mid-winter break. School resumes on Wednesday, February 21.
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Teacher workshop with 2018 WA State Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning
Join 2018 Washington State Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning for a two-hour session on how best to reach out to and involve families whose children are learning English. Wednesday, March 21, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Knox Administration Building (Board Room), 1113 Legion Way SE, Olympia, WA 98501.
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Schools closed for Spring Break April 2-6
This is just a reminder to all Olympia School District families that there will be no school April 2-6. Schools will be out of session for Spring Break. School will be back in session beginning Monday, April 9.
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OSD Board of Directors meet April 16
The Olympia School Board will hold a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 16, 2018 in the board room at the Knox Administrative Center.
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Public School Volunteer Week is April 16-20
Public School Volunteer Week is being celebrated throughout the Olympia School District Monday, April 16 through Friday, April 20.
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Flags lowered to half-staff
Governor Inslee has ordered that flags at all state agencies, including school and district facilities be lowered to half-staff on Wednesday, April 18 in memory of former First Lady Barbara Bush who passed away on April 17, 2018 at the age of 92. Flags will remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on April 21.
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Budget forums canceled May 15 and 16
Olympia School District staff and the Board of Directors are in the process of developing the 2018-19 school year operating budget. Staff originally anticipated proposing a budget to the school board in early May and holding community budget forums on May 15 and May 16.
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K-8 fall conferences Oct 24-27
Elementary (including kindergarten) and middle school students will have early release/half day during fall conference week, October 24-27. Please check with individual schools for specific dismissal times.
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Child Development Workshop November 6
The November 6 workshop is titled "Positive Discipline" and is geared toward K-8 parents.
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November 9 is a full day for all students
Please note that Thursday, November 9 is a full day of school for all students.
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Thanksgiving Break
Olympia School District schools will be closed November 22-24 for Thanksgiving Break. School will resume Monday, November 27. We hope everyone has a safe and happy Thanksgiving!
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District hiring food service helpers and substitutes
Are you looking for a flexible part-time job with summers, school breaks, holidays and weekends off? We’ve got the job for you!
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Highly Capable Program Information Night Jan. 31
Interested parents/guardians of students in 2-8th grade are invited to a Highly Capable Program informational meeting on Wednesday, January 31st from 6:00 – 7:00 PM in the Board Room in the Knox Administration Center, 1113 Legion Way SE.
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School board holds retreat Jan. 27
The OSD Board of Directors will hold a retreat from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at the offices of the Association of Washington School Principals (AWSP), 1021 8th Avenue SE, Olympia, 98501.
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School board sets special meeting on February 12
The OSD Board of Directors will hold a special meeting (study session) at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, February 12, 2018.
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Flags lowered to half-staff
Pursuant to the Presidential Proclamation issued today, Governor Inslee has ordered that flags at all state agencies, including school and district facilities be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, February 15, 2018, in honor of the victims of the attack in Parkland, Florida. Flags will remain at half-staff until close of business or sunset on February 19.
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Public School Volunteer Week is April 16-20
Public School Volunteer Week is being celebrated throughout the Olympia School District Monday, April 16 through Friday, April 20.
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No school Friday November 10
Friday, November 10, all schools and offices in the Olympia School District will be closed in observance of Veteran’s Day.
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Spotlight on Success - Nov. 21, 2017
In this most recent edition of Spotlight on Success; Olympia HS boasts two Academic Stat Championship teams, Capital HS makes history and wins State 3A Volleyball Championship, Washington MS hosts first-ever STEAM Night, Board approves technology and safety replacement levy proposal and much more!
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Spotlight on Success - Oct. 18, 2017
In this most recent edition of Spotlight on Success; Students Walk n' Roll to school, Washington's First Lady visits district, Olympia High Students to perform in "Beatles vs. Stones - A Musical Showdown" and much more!
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OSDEF Annual Play - Hello Dolly
This annual OSD Players performance supports the Olympia School District Education Foundation grants program, providing thousands of dollars to teachers and other staff to pay for supplies or projects that aren’t covered by school district funds. February 22-25 Olympia High School Performing Arts Center
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OSD Winter Weather Announcement
Snow Routes & Procedures
The winter weather season is here and the Olympia School District wants to ensure every child and staff member arrives at school safely. Winter weather conditions may require the closure, late start or early dismissal of students. Occasionally, weather conditions may also make it necessary to modify bus routes to "emergency routes."
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School board meeting on December 11
The OSD Board of Directors will hold a regular board meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, December 11, 2017, at the Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way SE, Olympia, 98501. This is an open public meeting and the community is welcome to attend. View the agenda here.
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Flags lowered to half-staff on Monday, October 30
Governor Inslee has ordered that flags at all state agencies, including school and district facilities be lowered to half-staff on Monday, October 30 in memory of Staff Sgt. Bryan Black, 35.
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