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K-1 Highly Capable Services Referrals: Due 10/29
Do you know a student in Kindergarten or 1st Grade who: Thinks up unusual ways to solve difficult problems? Generates and comprehends complex and abstract ideas? Exhibits feelings and opinions from multiple perspectives? Thinks logically and wants things to make sense? Prefers the company of intellectual peers? Is an expert who abstracts beyond the field?
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Remember to vote in Nov. 2 General Election
Ballots for the November 2, 2021 General Election have been sent to registered voters and must be mailed or dropped off in postage-free ballot drop boxes by Election Day to be counted.
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New voluntary COVID testing options
Thurston County health officials have announced new voluntary COVID-19 testing options designed to reduce the length of quarantine for an unvaccinated, asymptomatic student or employee identified as a close contact to a positive COVID case.
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School is in session on January 3, 2022
The 2021-22 Olympia School District school year calendar has been updated to reflect that school is in session on Monday, January 3, 2022. A previously published version of this calendar mistakenly stated that there was no school on January 3, 2022. The updated OSD school year calendar is available on our School Year Calendar page. Please also be sure to update your copy of the OSD 12-month printed wall calendar to reflect that school is in session on January 3, 2022. We apologize for the confusion.
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OSD Recovery Plan Recording
On Wednesday, October 6, our community was invited to a 1-hour Zoom webinar to learn about the OSD Academic and Student Well-Being Recovery Plan and ask questions to Superintendent Patrick Murphy and the accompanying panel.
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October is Walk to School Month
The Olympia School District has proclaimed October 2021 as Walk to School Month.
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OSD COVID Vaccination Clinic
October COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Canceled
Recently the Olympia School District had partnered with Bird’s Eye Medical to host mobile COVID-19 vaccine clinics near the Ingersoll Stadium at football games. ​ Due to lack of demand for the vaccines the remaining clinics (listed below) have been canceled: ​ Friday, October 8 (Olympia HS Varsity) Friday, October 15 (Capital HS Varsity) Friday, October 29 (Olympia HS Varsity) ​ We thank you for your understanding.
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Capital High School IB Teacher Ken Joling
Spotlight on Success: September 2021
In our most recent edition of Spotlight on Success; Fun and laughter in new musical theater class at Jefferson, First Week of School 2021: Photos, Albums & Videos, CHS’s International Baccalaureate (IB) program nationally recognized, Adopt-a-Grade program provides supplies for each Madison ES student and much more!
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COVID-19 Data Dashboard
Providing a safe learning environment is our number one priority. The Olympia School District is working closely with the Thurston County Department of Health and monitoring reports of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). The OSD also follows the Washington State Department of Health Decision Tree in our response.
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In-Person and Remote Learning Updates
In September 2021 Olympia School District plans to return to full-time in-person learning. The district will also offer a Virtual Academy of Olympia for students who choose to learn remotely.
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