District News

Spotlight on Success - December 20, 2018

In this most recent edition of Spotlight on Success; LP Brown draws big crowd at ‘Books Before Bed’ family night, Garfield students explore computer programming during ‘Hour of Code’, Visual Arts Program inspires young artists, School board honors Classified School Employees of the Year and much more!
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‘Hour of Code’ at Garfield Elementary School

Ozobots, robots and algorithms, oh my! Garfield Elementary students learned about all of this and more as they delved into the world of computer programming during the school’s first-ever “Hour of Code” event.
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LP Brown hosts ‘Books Before Bed’ family night

A cold winter’s night didn’t prevent more than 160 people, many of them students dressed in comfy pajamas and carrying their favorite stuffed animals, from enjoying a “Books Before Bed” family night at LP Brown Elementary School.
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Marshall & McLane receive School of Distinction

Marshall Middle School and McLane Elementary School have each been recognized as a 2018 School of Distinction. The award is presented annually to the top 5 percent of schools statewide that have made sustained improvement over the past five years in English language arts and math.
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Text Messaging Opt-In

The Olympia School District recently began offering text-messaging communications to our families. This was via an opt-in text that was auto-generated by SchoolMessenger and went to all families that have cell phone contact information entered into Skyward Family Access.
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Classified School Employee of the Year

Congratulations to three Olympia School District employees selected to receive this year’s Olympia School District Classified School Employee of the Year award. The employees learned of the honor during surprise announcements at impromptu morning staff meetings. The news was greeted with applause, standing ovations and hugs.
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2018 Annual Report

We are pleased to share our Annual Report, featuring highlights of the past year from throughout the Olympia School District.
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