Special Board Meeting set on June 29
The OSD Board of Directors will hold a special meeting at 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 29, 2017, in Room 201-B at the Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way SE, Olympia 98501. This is an open, public meeting and the public is wecome to attend.
Spotlight on Success - June 14, 2017
In this edition of 'Spotlight on Success'; Olympia High AVID students connect virtually with Kenyan tribe, Washington MS teacher Melissa Charette named regional Teacher of the Year, ORLA students explore vital role of the honey bee, Reeves Middle School band performs for college band directors...and much more!
Summer school registration is open
Summer School registration is now available! Classes begin on Monday, July 3 and run through August 3. 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 Olympia Regional Learning Academy (ORLA). Please click on the "read more" link below for additional information and registration forms.
2017-18 school year calendar
We are pleased to announce that the Olympia School District Board of Directors has approved the calendar for the 2017-2018 school year. This calendar includes only district-wide holidays and events. School-specific events are not included, so be sure to check school websites/calendars for specific school-related events and activities.
Board approves interfund loan if needed due to state inaction on budget
In a rare move caused by the Legislature’s inaction to approve a state budget, the Olympia School Board agreed on June 19 to authorize district administration to temporarily loan money from the district’s Capital Projects Fund to its General Fund if necessary to meet operating expenses.
The Board approved the interfund transfer resolution following a public hearing on the topic.
Free summer lunches at Garfield and Madison Elementary
The Summer Lunch Program is a free nutrition program sponsored by Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation, provided by OSPI and the USDA. Free lunch will be served from noon to 12:30 p.m., weekdays from June 26 – August 18 for children 18 and under. No program on July 4.
Garfield will be a hot lunch site, while Madison will be a cold sack lunch site. No registration is necessary.
District is hiring school bus drivers
The Olympia School District is hiring school bus drivers for the important job of transporting students to and from school. This is an ideal job for retirees, stay-at-home parents or anyone needing a flexible schedule. No experience is necessary, and training is provided at no cost by the OSD Transportation Department.
Bus drivers enjoy summers, school breaks, holidays and weekends off. Hours are flexible with morning and/or afternoon shifts available. Starting pay is $17.40 per hour under Teamsters Local #252. For more information, contact the OSD Transportation Department at (360) 596-7700.
The next bus driver training class begins on July 5, 2017.
OSD Math Placement Guidelines
The Olympia School District aims for all students to be successful in math. Our goal is that each child is placed in the math course that is most appropriate for their learning needs as they move through their middle school and high school years.