District News

Thank you voters!

The latest election results for Olympia’s four-year Educational Programs & Operations Replacement Levy show nearly 71 percent of voters have approved the measure.
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Learn about the 2020 Census

In mid-March, homes across the country will begin receiving invitations to complete the 2020 Census. The census only happens once every 10 years, and it counts every person living in the 50 states, District of Columbia and five U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Each home will receive an invitation to respond to a short questionnaire. Once the invitation arrives, responses may be sent online, by phone or by mail.
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Spotlight on Success: February 2020

In this most recent edition of Spotlight on Success; Centennial Elementary School STEAM Fair helps creative minds thrive, Martin Luther King, Jr. continues to inspire students, Nominate an OSD Teacher of the Year by February 12, Olympia Unified Sports 'Pack the Gym' raises the roof and much more!
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Student Transfers

Any student desiring to attend or continue to attend school in the Olympia School District, outside of their regular attendance area shall apply for a transfer. The Executive Director of Elementary Education and the Executive Director of Secondary Education will accept names for the waitlist.
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Free parenting workshops offered

The Olympia School District is pleased to offer free child development workshops with Candyce Lund Bollinger. Bollinger is a parent educator and private parenting counselor in Washington State and has been practicing for more than 35 years. She provides classes and consultations for schools, colleges, civic groups, private organizations and has a private practice. She is the mother of four children and has two grandchildren.
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Pack the Gym once again raises the roof

The bleachers of Olympia High School’s Chick Rockey Gymnasium were overflowing for the Olympia Unified Sports Pack the Gym basketball game. Excited students, staff and families held up handmade signs as the gymnasium loudly cheered on the participants. The game itself was fast-paced and engaging. The players on both teams were flying up and down the court, encouraging each other throughout. When one team scored, both teams celebrated. The camaraderie was evident and the joy the players exuded was genuine.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. continues to inspire

Every year the Olympia School District celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. and his work for our country. This year, the Tacoma Arts Alive theater company toured our schools, including Reeves Middle School and Capital High School. Olympia High School also had a diverse presentation of student poetry, speakers and a song during a school assembly.
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Creativity thrives at Centennial's STEAM Fair

Centennial Elementary School recently transformed its building for a student science exposition, with a multitude of exhibits and projects on display. From sound wavelengths, to planets and rockets, to the intricacies of snowflakes and fossils, students were encouraged to visit Science Technology Engineering Art and Mathematics (STEAM) exhibits spread throughout the school. Teachers and Centennial Elementary School booster club members helped reach out to local scientists in the Olympia community to invite them to the event and provide input into the exhibits.
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School Performance Reports and Improvement Plans

School Performance Reports and School Improvement Plans are published annually by the Olympia School District. We hope you're interested in the performance of your child's school and how it compares districtwide and across the state.
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