College Bound Scholarships
Is your student College Bound?!? Did you know that your student may qualify for a College Bound Scholarship? This scholarship can cover up to 4 years of college tuition and books. Students need to apply for this scholarship by June 30th of their 7th or 8th grade year. Applications will be available during parent/teacher conferences in October, can be picked up in the Marshall Counseling office, or can be done online at www.collegebound.wa.gov . Click on the middle school section and then online applications. You can also call for information about the application and program at 1-888-535-0747.
OSD News & Notes: April 16, 2015
In this week's News & Notes the Olympia Robotics Federation FRC Team qualifies for the World Championships, the Capital Debate Team shines at State, two OSD students earn a trip to the YMCA Youth & Government Conference in NC...and much, much more!
Olympia School District Facilities Public Forum
Do you have any ideas about the Olympia School District's future facility needs? You are invited to participate in our upcoming public forum on April 22 at 5:30pm in the Capital High School Commons.
Common Core State Standards and the Smarter Balanced Assessment
Would you like to know more about the Common Core State Standards and the Smarter Balanced Assessment that many of our students will take this spring? Click on the link below for a host of resources, including a link to sample tests you can use to help your student get prepared.
Middle School Track Season Begins Soon
Your children are invited to be a part of the Mustang Team! The intramural program for 7th and 8th graders will begin on Monday, April 20th. Workouts will be Monday through Thursday after school from 2:40-4:15. We will meet in the gym, and then move the workouts to the track. There will be one mid-season dual meet held against Jefferson (date TBA). The Final District Track Meet will be on Thursday, May 21st at Olympia High School, starting at 3:30pm.
Sixth grade track runs May 26 to June 4. A district-wide track meet will culminate the season.
Everyone has some talent to offer, and Track and Field includes a variety of events to try out. So start warming up now and come test your jumping, throwing and running ability in May!
Official Events: Shot Put, Long Jump, High Jump, 100m dash, 100m hurdles, 200m dash, 400m dash, 800m dash, 1600m run, 4x200 relay, 4x100m relay
Please sign up online at or pick up the signup form at Marshall and return it to the office.
Coach Stevick and Coach Cunningham
Homework Club occurs Monday-Thursday 2:45-3:45 in the library.
A teacher is present to assist children with homework. This is also a good time for children to work on typing.
A bus runs on Tuesdays to take students home from Homework Club. It leaves MMS at 3:45. The stops are:
- 1209 Fern St
- Ken Lake Loop
- Greenwood (Meadow Wood and Greenwood intersection)
- Cedrona (Lady Fern Loop)
Welcome Military Families
Marshall Middle School is glad to have you join us! We realize that each new school a student attends can operate a little differently. Please contact school counselor, Todd Fulton, for help with your student’s transition to Marshall. Marshall staff are ready to help answer questions, provide supplies and to help your family acclimate to the Marshall Community.
Todd Fulton email@example.com
Budget Forums May 19, 20
The Olympia School District is beginning to develop its 2015-16 school year budget. Each year the district holds public forums to gather citizens’ feedback about how they think the district should prioritize its spending for the following year. If you would like to participate, please mark your calendars for one of the following times and locations:
- Tuesday, May 19 – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Reeves Middle School, 2200 Quince St. NE, Library
- Wednesday, May 20 – Noon to 2 p.m., Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way SE, Room 301
Mark Your Calendar for the OSD Technology Fair!
Are you interested in how teachers and students are using technology to enhance students’ learning and achievement, both inside and outside the classroom? If so, we invite you to our first-ever Technology Fair on Thursday, April 30 from 5 – 7:30 p.m. in the Capital High School Commons (2707 Conger Ave. NW). From robotics to mobile devices, you will see it all, plus learn more about the district’s vision for implementing the 2014 Technology and Safety Levy. Parents/guardians, the event will also include one-on-one assistance in signing up for Family Access. You can even stay afterward to enjoy the Capital High School Spring Musical that begins at 7:30 p.m.!
Safe Schools Alert
Safety is our top priority. SafeSchools Alert is a reporting system that allows students, staff, and parents to submit concerns to our administration in four different ways; phone, text, email or via the web. Anyone may easily report on bullying, harassment, alcohol/other drugs, vandalism or safety concerns through the SafeSchools Alert process. Tips may be submitted anonymously.
If you have questions, contact your school principal or the District Compliance Officer, Jeff Carpenter at (360) 596-8544.
- Monday, April 20
- First Day of 7th/8th gr Track
- School Board Meeting
- Thursday, April 30
- Orchestra Concert
- Monday, May 4
- School Board Meeting
- Tuesday, May 5
- Data and Desserts - 8th graders at CHS