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Olympia

School District

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

News

Here at the OSD it is our goal to provide as many resources as possible to keep you informed about what is going on in our district. This page provides a detailed list of those resources that will keep you updated on all the news and events going on in our district!

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    Current Headlines

    Inclement Weather? Here's Where to Find Emergency Information

    It's getting to be that time of year when weather incidents can change school schedules. Click below to read our "Snow Bulletin" that includes information about how to find out if there's a schedule change (page 1) AND snow bus routes (page 2).

    Published: 2014-11-10

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    Learn All About Kindergarten Event - Feb. 21

    Will you have a kindergartner in the 2015-16 school next year? Come to the "Learn All About Kindergarten" event on Sat., Feb. 21, 10 a.m. at Capital High School. You'll learn about registration, transportation, before and after school care, optional programs, Skyward and much, much more. Join us there! This event is primarily for adults, but children are welcome. Child care is not provided.

    Event:  Learn All About Kindergarten
    Date:  Saturday, Feb. 21
    Time:  10 - 11:30 a.m.
    Location:  Capital High School Commons

    Published: 2015-01-13

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    Interested in Avanti? Come to the Showcase Feb. 26

    On Thursday, Feb. 26 Avanti High School will host its annual "Showcase" event for anyone interested in learning more about Avanti. Come visit the school at 1113 Legion Way SE between 4 and 7 p.m. to meet teachers and administrators, tour the school, view student projects and get a feel for this award-winning school. 

     

    Published: 2015-01-12

    State of the Schools

    Today Olympia School District Superintendent Dick Cvitanich offered his annual "State of the Schools" report for OSD students, staff, parents and community members. We invite everyone to read this insightful overview of where we're at as a school district. Here's to a great 2015!

    Published: 2015-01-09

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    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.

    Published: 2015-01-07

    Ways of keeping up with us

    Facebook

    In January of 2012 the OSD joined the Facebook community. Since that time we have made it a priority to update our Facebook page on a daily basis with news and events taking place in our District. Whether it's information on upcoming theatrical performances taking place in our District, to links to local news articles featuring schools or students in our District, we make it a point to post it all on our page. Please take a second to browse our Facebook page, and if you like what you see you can 'like us' to receive automatic updates: www.facebook.com/OlympiaSchoolDistrict.

    Twitter

    Similar to our Facebook page, our Twitter account is available with daily District updates. Our Twitter account is tied to our Facebook account so that any postings we make on Facebook are automatically posted on Twitter so you won't miss a thing! Take a look at our Twitter page and if you like what you see you can 'follow us' to receive all of our tweets: www.twitter.com/OlympiaSchools.

    News & Notes

    Throughout the school year Superintendent Dick Cvitanich and our Communications team put together a News & Notes feature with stories and photos of news items that recently took place throughout our district. This is a great way to get a peek into all the great events and activities going on in the schools. Take a peek at our News & Notes page!

    Friends of the OSD

    Once a month we send out our Friends of the OSD email to our email list. This is a monthly recap of news and events that took place throughout the District. This is a combination of materials from our Friday Updates, Facebook posts, as well as news fresh off the press!

    Subscribe to receive regular email updates as well as emergency and school closure notices.

    If you have something you’d like to see added, send the information to Conor Schober and we’ll work to get it posted to this page.

    Contact Information:

    Mailing Address:
    Communications & Community Relations
    1113 Legion Way SE
    Olympia, WA 98501

    Voice: 360.596-6103 / Fax: 360.596.6101

    Rebecca Japhet, Communications Director 596-6104
    Conor Schober
    , Communications Specialist 596-6108
    Dave Eilers
    , Web Developer 596-6106