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April, 2015

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Daily Bulletin

Saturday, April 25th, 2015
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CHS Health Update

You may have heard that Washington State is experiencing a higher than usual number of pertussis (whooping cough) cases. Recently there have been two confirmed cases here at Capital High School. A letter was sent to CHS families today, for a copy of that letter from the Thurston County Public Health & Social Services Department please click the ‘Read more’ link below.


Summer School 2015

Summer School registration is now available!  Classes begin on Monday, June 29 and run through July 30.  School will be in session Monday through Thursday mornings and is for Middle and High School students only. The summer school program will be held at Capital High School.  Please click on the "read more" link below for additional information and registration forms.


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.! 


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!


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. 


CHS Spring Drama Production - Into The Woods

Capital Productions proudly presents

We all know the stories of Cinderella (Vanessa McCormick), Little Red Riding Hood (Claire Ramsey), and Jack and the Beanstalk (Kameron Bustetter), but what if these fantasies did not end how we remembered them? This mystical fairytale follows the life of a Baker (Asher Entrekin) and his Wife (Tatum Zimmerman) through a long journey when they find out they cannot bear a child. Due to a nasty spell that causes their infertility they go on a hunt for items that a Witch (Emma Sorensen) requires in order to unleash this evil magic. Through many adventures their stories get intertwined with other well known ones, and with that many things start to turn Grimm. Will the Baker and his Wife ever find what they need? Find out as we all take an adventure Into the Woods. The show runs April 23, 24, 25, 30, May 1, and 2 at 7:30 p.m. Each performance will be held in the Performing Arts Auditorium at Capital High School, 2707 Conger Avenue N.W., Olympia. Tickets are $7 for students and senior citizens and $10 for the general public. Call the box office at (360) 596-8053 for more information and to reserve your tickets.

CHS Wins a Washington Achievement Award!

Great news! Capital High School has received a 2014 Washington Achievement Award, with a nod toward the school’s “High Progress.” Washington Achievement Award winners are selected using the State Board of Education Revised Achievement Index and are based on statewide assessment data for the three previous years.

Congratulations to all our students and staff for this wonderful accomplishment!

Updated Building Phone System

Please note that we are currently experiencing some technical difficulties with our new phone system. We are working to fix these issues as quickly as possible. Thank you for your patience.

Budget - Seeking Your Input!

The Olympia School District is beginning to develop its 2015-16 school year budget.  If you would like to offer input into how the district will prioritize spending for the following year, we invite you to take our budget survey. You are also invited to attend one of our public budget forums:

- 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

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.