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Olympia

School District

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

Creating opportunities and shaping success for all students

School Board Study Session

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, at 6:30 p.m., the OSD Board of Directors will meet in a study session in the Board Room at the Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way SE, Olympia 98501. The focus will pertain to the superintendent search currently underway, and include review of the proposed interview schedule, interview strategies to determine candidates' position on equity issues and other Board priorities, discussion about compensation, and an update on the search

Published: 2017-02-17

Learn about elementary school choice programs

Will you have a student in grades K-5 in the 2017-18 school year? If so, are you interested in learning more about our optional programs? We invite you to attend one of our Elementary School Choice Program nights:

  • Lincoln Options (213 21st Avenue SE) - Wednesday, February 22 from 6-8 p.m.
  • ORLA (2400 15th Avenue SE) - Wednesday, March 1 from 6-8 p.m.
  • Lincoln Options (213 21st Avenue SE) - Thursday, March 2 from 6-8 p.m.
  • Hansen ES (1919 Road Sixty-Five NW) - Thursday, March 16 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Hansen ES (1919 Road Sixty-Five NW) - Tuesday, March 21 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Published: 2017-02-17

Spotlight on Success - February 14, 2017

In this edition of 'Spotlight on Success'; Madison students show appreciation with ‘Valentines for Veterans’, Learn All About Kindergarten Day is a whopping success, Jefferson MS students become playwrights/performers/set designers, Construction on “Mini-Buildings” is underway...and much more!

Published: 2017-02-15

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Olympia School District Players Present Annie

The Olympia School District Players present Annie. Book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strousse with lyrics by Martin Charnin. Showtimes begin Thursday, February 23 at 7 p.m. at the Olympia High School's Performing Arts Center.

Follow the link below to purchase tickets, you won't regret it!

Published: 2017-02-07

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Learn about middle school choice programs

Olympia School District Middle School Choice Programs Information Nights are March 7 and 9, 2017. Will you have a student in grades 6, 7 or 8 in the 2017-18 school year? If so, are you interested in learning more about our optional programs? We invite you to attend one of our Middle School Choice Program nights:

  • Tuesday, March 7, Reeves MS, 2220 Quince St NE - 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 9, Jefferson MS, 2200 Conger Ave NW - 6:30 p.m.

Published: 2017-02-02

School calendar has been updated for 2016-17

The Olympia School District has extended the 2016-17 school year calendar in order to make up three school days that were missed this year due to inclement weather.The revised final day of school will be Friday, June 23, with all schools operating on a half-day schedule on June 23. The calendar may be revised again if there are any additional school closure days.

Published: 2017-02-16

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Learn about the role of a school board member and open seats in November

Learn about the role of a school board director and get information about the three board seats open in the November 2017 General Election during a community meeting on March 8.

People interested in vying for a seat on the school board, as well as those who want to learn more about the role, are encouraged to attend the meeting. The event is scheduled from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way S.E. in Olympia.

Read more about the March 8 meeting

Published: 2017-02-14

Superintendent search update: job announcement posted

Northwest Leadership Associates, the consulting firm assisting the Olympia School District in its search for a new superintendent, has posted an online job announcement for individuals interested in applying for the leadership position. Dates have also been set for daylong interviews with finalists, including an opportunity for community input.

The deadline to apply for the Olympia School District superintendent position is March 7, 2017. The individual selected will replace Dick Cvitanich, who retires effective June 30, 2017.

Read more about the search and opportunities for additional community input

Published: 2017-02-14

Student Rights and Responsibilities Handbook available in Spanish

La Guía de Derechos y Responsabilidades del Estudiante 2016-17 se encuentra disponible ahora en español. 

Esta guía incluye normativas que pertenecen a los derechos y responsabilidades de los estudiantes del Distrito Escolar de Olympia. Son diseñadas para proteger los derechos de todos los miembros de la comunidad escolar. La implementación eficaz de estas pautas requiere el ejercicio de buena fe de parte de los estudiantes, los padres y todo el personal escolar.

Published: 2017-02-06

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District winter weather procedures

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.”

Please refer to our 2016-17 Snow Bulletin, for important information about our district’s plan during severe weather conditions.

Published: 2016-12-09

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