Summer Office Hours
The MMS office will be open from 9:00 - 2:00 p.m. June 20–24. We will be closed June 27 to August 5, reopening on August 8 between 9:00 a.m. and 2:00 pm.
If you are in need of immediate assistance, please contact the Olympia School District Office at 596-6100 or visit the district website at osd.wednet.edu.
8th Grade Families
Dear 8th Grade Families,
With only seven days of school left, I am looking forward to the many end of year festivities we have in the works. From Field Day and Wild Waves to Promotion and the Talent Show, it's bound to be a memorable week for all students but especially our 8th graders.
School registration now available
School registration is now available for the 2016-17 school year. Registration assistance will 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.
Water samples show district drinking fountains below lead content threshold
Water samples collected last month at each of the Olympia School District’s schools and its Transportation department show lead levels below the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) threshold for school drinking water in all drinking fountains tested.
Summer reading is fun at Timberland Regional Library
Summer reading is fun and helps kids maintain reading skills learned during the school year! The Timberland Regional Library (TRL) summer reading programs for kids and teens are FREE and offer activities, prizes and incentives for kids to read this summer! The theme for this year is the fitness of the body and mind. To keep track of all the special events, check out TRL’s Facebook page with links to fun events!
Summer fun in our community
Numerous nonprofit organizations have fliers posted on our district website sharing information about summer activities, including camps and sports opportunities.
Be sure to visit the district flier page to see the full list of events and activities, which range from Hands on Children’s Museum summer camps and YMCA summer sports, to a Middle School Robotics Summer Camp and Seed to Table camp for youth. Be sure to check back regularly to learn about additional summer happenings as well as opportunities throughout the 2016-17 school year!
OSD Math Placement Guidelines
The Olympia School District aims for all students to be successful in math. Our goal is that each child is placed in the math course that is most appropriate for their learning needs as they move through their middle school and high school years.
Summer lunch and kids in parks programs
Olympia Parks and Recreation will facilitate the USDA FREE lunch program this summer at both Garfield and Madison Elementary schools. Lunches are free for children 18 and under. Kids 6-12 years old can also participate in the free SKIPP (Summer Kids in Parks Program) after lunch.
2016-2017 School Year Calendar
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.