Summer School 2015
Summer School registration is now available! Classes begin on Monday, June 29 and run through July 30. 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 Capital High School. Please click on the "read more" link below for additional information and registration forms.
Mark Your Calendar for the OSD Technology Fair!
Are you interested in how teachers and students are using technology to enhance students’ learning and achievement, both inside and outside the classroom? If so, we invite you to our first-ever Technology Fair on Thursday, April 30 from 5 – 7:30 p.m. in the Capital High School Commons (2707 Conger Ave. NW). From robotics to mobile devices, you will see it all, plus learn more about the district’s vision for implementing the 2014 Technology and Safety Levy. Parents/guardians, the event will also include one-on-one assistance in signing up for Family Access. You can even stay afterward to enjoy the Capital High School Spring Musical that begins at 7:30 p.m.!
OSD News & Notes: April 16, 2015
In this week's News & Notes the Olympia Robotics Federation FRC Team qualifies for the World Championships, the Capital Debate Team shines at State, two OSD students earn a trip to the YMCA Youth & Government Conference in NC...and much, much more!
ORLA Grand Opening & Tours - May 18
On May 18 the new Olympia Regional Learning Academy building, located at 2400 – 15th Ave. SE along Boulevard Road, will be open for tours! Join us between 4:30 and 6 p.m. to tour the district’s newest building and learn more about the Olympia Regional Learning Academy’s three programs: Montessori (grades K-5); iConnect Academy (online learning for middle and high school students); and Homeschool Connect (learning opportunities for home-schooled students). You'll also have an opportunity to hear from ORLA staff, the Superintendent and others at 6:15 p.m. as they thank our community for providing the funds for this new school and celebrate its opening. Please join us!
Draft of 2015-16 School Calendar
Here is a draft of the 2015-16 school year calendar. Winter Break, spring break and all other holidays are final, while remaining details are subject to change. Status will be updated once the calendar has been finalized. School starts Sept. 9!
Kindergarten Registration Materials Now Available
School specific registration information and materials for the 2015-16 school year are now available. Please visit our Kindergarten Registration page for all the specific details you need to prep for the upcoming school year. Registration packets will soon be available at the front office of your home elementary school.
Common Core State Standards and the Smarter Balanced Assessment
Would you like to know more about the Common Core State Standards and the Smarter Balanced Assessment that many of our students will take this spring? Click on the link below for a host of resources, including a link to sample tests you can use to help your student get prepared.
Budget - Seeking Your Input!
The Olympia School District is beginning to develop its 2015-16 school year budget. If you would like to offer input into how the district will prioritize spending for the following year, we invite you to take our budget survey. You are also invited to attend one of our public budget forums:
- Tuesday, May 19 – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Reeves Middle School, 2200 Quince St. NE, Library
- Wednesday, May 20 – Noon to 2 p.m., Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way SE, Room 301
Safe Schools Alert
Safety is our top priority. SafeSchools Alert is a reporting system that allows students, staff, and parents to submit concerns to our administration in four different ways; phone, text, email or via the web. Anyone may easily report on bullying, harassment, alcohol/other drugs, vandalism or safety concerns through the SafeSchools Alert process. Tips may be submitted anonymously.
If you have questions, contact your school principal or the District Compliance Officer, Jeff Carpenter at (360) 596-8544.