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Board recognizes four state award-winning schools
The Olympia School Board held a special recognition in June to honor Avanti High School, Jefferson Middle School, Boston Harbor Elementary and McLane Elementary for each being named a “2017-18 State Recognized School.”
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Register to vote for the August Primary Election
Thurston County residents interested in voting in the August 6, 2019 Primary Election may register to vote online up to eight days prior to Election Day. Information must be received by an election official by July 29. There are three candidates vying for the District 1 seat on the Olympia School Board in the August 6, 2019 Primary Election. The top two vote-getters in this Primary Election will advance to the November 5 General Election.
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MMR vaccination
New law removes exemptions for MMR Vaccine
As of July 28, 2019, a new state law removes the personal and philosophical option to exempt children from the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine required for school and child care attendance. Medical and religious exemptions are not affected by this new law.
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Earth Day at Pioneer Elementary
Spotlight on Success - June 21, 2019
In this most recent edition of Spotlight on Success; Capital High School marketing students host annual trade show, Pioneer ES 4th graders showcase environmental awareness, Reeves MS bands study music in Tacoma and Seattle, WMS Tech Arts student creates model of cafe on 3D printer and much more!
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2019-20 school year supply lists are available
Supply lists for the upcoming 2019-20 school year are available. If your school link is not in the list, please check with your school office when they re-open in August.
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Summer School 2019
Register for Summer School
Registration for Summer School is now available. Classes begin on Wednesday, June 26. For all Summer School related information, including courses, visit our Summer School webpage.
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Summer Food Service Program offers meals for kids
The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is providing meals for children 18 and under. Good nutrition is essential for effective learning, play and growth. This federally-funded program is sponsored by many organizations throughout our state.
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Board approves 2019-20 calendar
The Olympia School Board has approved the school year calendar for the 2019-20 school year. This one-page calendar includes districtwide holidays and events. Be sure to check school websites and calendars for school-specific events and activities.
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