District News

Information about new coronavirus

The Olympia School District continues to monitor and communicate with local and state health officials regarding the new coronavirus, which causes a disease known as COVID-19, and will continue to follow their professional guidance.
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Spotlight on Success - March 2020

In this most recent edition of Spotlight on Success; Capital High School’s Camden Martin; a literary star in the making, Elaine Rinker named as 2020 OSD Teacher of the Year, Reeves Middle School emphasizes the importance of being an “UpStander”, Capital HS student creates breathtaking mural for others to enjoy, and much more!
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Community Resources for Youth and Families

Community agencies are available to assist youth and families who need help navigating circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic. View this webpage for information about these agencies, a list of local and national emergency hotlines, and links to resources such how to cope with anxiety and how to talk with children about the pandemic.
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Supplemental Learning Resources

For now, to support families during this challenging time amidst the COVID-19 outbreak, we have compiled a menu of resources for students and families to access at home during the time schools are closed in Olympia. We have intentionally provided a variety of options, many of which do not require screen time once accessed. This list will expand in the coming weeks.
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Meal distribution sites during school closure

All Olympia School District elementary schools, Jefferson Middle School and several designated community sites will distribute meals to students and youth during the six weeks OSD schools are closed (beginning on Monday, March 16 and continuing until Friday, April 24, or until further notice).
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Services offered during school closure

While schools are closed, the Olympia School District has been working with community partners to ensure that a variety of services continue, including meal distribution, and childcare options most notably for children of healthcare workers and emergency responders.
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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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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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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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