Oct. 31 is last day to register in person to vote in Nov. 8 election
Thurston County residents not yet registered to vote in Washington state can register in person through Monday, October 31 to participate in the November 8, 2016 General Election.
Free parent education workshops begin October 18
The Olympia School District will host a series of free parent education workshops this year led by Candyce Lund Bollinger, a local parent educator for the past 35 years.
The first of these workshops, entitled "Child Developmental Overview," is designed for elementary school parents and is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, October 18 at the Olympia Regional Learning Academy (ORLA), 2400 15th Ave. S.E., Olympia.
Avanti High named a School of Distinction
Avanti High School joins an elite group of less than 100 schools statewide that have been named a School of Distinction for being among the top 5 percent of highest improving schools.
Washington State Healthy Youth Survey will take place in October
Students in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12 across Washington State and in OSD middle and high schools will participate in the 2016 Healthy Youth Survey during the weeks of October 10 to 21, 2016. The survey asks questions about risk for injury, health outcomes, and alcohol and drug use. Schools, communities and state and local health departments use survey results to support our youth and reduce their risks. The Healthy Youth Survey is voluntary and anonymous.