2016-17 School Year Orientation and Supply Lists
Posted on 2016-06-15
Orientation for students will take place on Tuesday, August 30, 2016. Students will: have their photos taken for yearbook & ASB cards, receive their schedules, check out their lockers, add money to their lunch accounts, meet some of their new teachers, get their PE shirts and much more. Students can bring their supplies to put in their new locker so they will be ready for the first day of school. This is a day that works best when a parent accompanies the students and gets a tour of their new schedule, locker and pays for their items. Below are the times for each grade level and a link for the student supplies as well as a list of items that will be purchased at Orientation.
6th Grade 9:00am - 12:00pm
7th Grade 1:00pm - 3:00pm
8th Grade 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Summer Office Hours
Posted on 2016-06-15
June 20th to June 30th
9:00am to 2:00pm
The office will be closed July 1st through August 5th
The office opens again on August 8th
9:00am to 2:00pm
Call the Olympia School District office if you need something during the time our office is closed at 596-6100.
See list of back-to-school resources
Posted on 2016-08-30
The first day of school for the Olympia School District is Wednesday, September 7! Kindergarten and Preschool begin on Monday, September 12. 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! On our back to school page you will find links to resources like school supplies, bus routes, new student registration and more.
School registration available online
Posted on 2016-06-21
School registration is available online for the 2016-17 school year. Families without computer access may do so in person between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Olympia School District Administrative Center, Room 305, 1113 Legion Way S.E. in Olympia (three-story building on the corner of Legion Way S.E. and Eastside Street). Registration assistance will also be available at school offices after they re-open following summer break. Middle and high schools will re-open on August 8, and elementary schools will re-open on August 17. For more information about student registration before schools open, contact the school district's Student Information Systems office at 360-596-6150.
Immunizations offered at no cost
Posted on 2016-08-26
The Thurston County Medical Reserve Corps is offering a free back-to-cchool immunization clinic. This free clinic will take place at Group Health Cooperative, at the Olympia Medical Center, 700 Lilly Road NE on Saturday, September 17 from 9 am to 12 p.m. It is not necessary to be a Group Health member to participate in the clinic.
Police to conduct active shooter training Aug. 17 and 31
Posted on 2016-08-12
The Olympia Police Department will conduct an active shooter training on August 17 and August 31 at the school district’s John Rogers Building, a facility on 26th Avenue Northeast that formerly housed the Olympia Regional Learning Academy and John Rogers Elementary School.
The routine annual in-service training for Olympia Police Department patrol officers will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days.
The John Rogers campus, located at 2001 26th Ave. N.E., will be closed with signs around the property clearly notifying people that police training is underway. Olympia police plan to hold most of the practice inside of the building with little of the activity visible to the public. Police report the tools they will use are not expected to cause any alarming noises. An occasional loud voice may be heard by adjacent neighbors, and several police patrol vehicles will be in the building’s parking areas.
Any questions about this training may be directed to Olympia Police Lt. Paul Lower at 360-753-8410.
2016-17 district leadership assignments announced
Posted on 2016-07-28
We are pleased to announce that several individuals have been selected to serve in leadership positions for the 2016-17 school year. All positions were approved by the Olympia School Board this summer. District and school leaders work in close collaboration with other district leadership, teachers, students and families to ensure all students are successful.
2016-17 school year calendar
Posted on 2016-06-07
We are pleased to announce that the Olympia School District Board of Directors has approved the calendar for the 2016-2017 school year. This calendar includes only district-wide holidays and events. School-specific events are not included so be sure to check school websites for specific school-related events and activities.