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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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    School Board Meeting at Knox

    The OSD Board of Directors will hold a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way SE, Olympia 98501. This is an open, public meeting and the community is welcome to attend.

    Published: 2017-08-18

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    New student registration

    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.

    Published: 2017-08-14

    First day of school is September 6

    The first day of school for students during the 2017-18 school year is Wednesday, September 6.  Kindergarten and preschool begins on Monday, September 11.

    The first day of school can be both exciting and stressful.  We have put together a few resources that will make it easier for our students and parents to get the school year off to a great start!  View the Back to School page for links to resources like school supplies, bus routes, new student registration and more. We can't wait to see you all!

    Published: 2017-08-11

    Ways of keeping up with us

    Facebook

    Your landing spot for more in-depth content and stories about what is taking place throughout our district. Here you will find emergency district communications, photos/albums, videos, district event postings, shared stories from the Olympian and ThurstonTalk, Student Spotlights, Featured Faculty and stories highlighting programs and accomplishments of students district wide. Please take a second to browse our Facebook page, and if you like what you see you can 'like us' to receive automatic updates.

    Twitter

    We tweet emergency district communications, photos from schools, reminders of upcoming district events, hashtags and regularly retweet pertinent content from throughout our community. Take a look at our Twitter page and if you like what you see you can 'follow us' to receive all of our tweets.

    Instagram

    Our Instagram account features photos and short video clips from schools, classrooms and events throughout our district with brief descriptions of the content. Visit our Instagram and if you like what you see you can 'follow us' to receive all of our posts.

    YouTube Channel

    Keep tabs on our YouTube Channel as we share video of students and schools from throughout our District. If you like what you see you can 'subscribe' to our channel to be alerted to all new videos we publish!

    Spotlight on Success

    Throughout the school year Superintendent Dick Cvitanich and our Communications team put together a Spotlight on Success newsletter 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 most recent edition!

    Friends of the OSD

    Every few weeks we send Friends of the OSD our Spotlight on Success Newsletter. Friends of the OSD also receive emergency and school closure notices and updates on important district initiatives.

    To be added to the Friends of the OSD email list contact communications@osd.wednet.edu. We will get you added to our mailing list!

    Contact Information:

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

    Voice: (360) 596-6103 / Fax: (360) 596-6101

    Susan Gifford, Director of Communications & Community Relations: 596-6104
    Conor Schober
    , Community Relations Coordinator: 596-6106
    Kim Doherty
    , Communications Assistant: 596-6108
    Diana Crawford
    , Public Disclosure Officer: 596-6112