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Congratulations OSD Teachers of the Year

The Olympia School District has selected two educators to be honored as this year’s Elementary and Secondary Teacher of the Year.

This year’s Elementary Teacher of the Year is Nancy Hooper, a third-grade teacher at McKenny Elementary School. Melissa Charette, a Developmental Learning Center (DLC) teacher at Washington Middle School, is this year's Secondary Teacher of the Year.

Read more about this year's OSD Teachers of the Year

School board offers superintendent position to Patrick Murphy

The school board unanimously agreed on March 23 to offer the position of superintendent of the Olympia School District to Patrick Murphy, pending successful negotiations of a contract.

Murphy is currently assistant superintendent in the Edmonds School District. Murphy has been assistant superintendent in the Edmonds School District since 2012. Prior to arriving in Edmonds, he served from 2008-2012 as the executive director of secondary education in the Issaquah School District. He has served as a middle school principal in Issaquah, a middle and high school assistant principal in Issaquah, and a junior high assistant principal in Bremerton. Murphy taught junior high school social studies in the South Kitsap School District and serves as an adjunct faculty member in educational leadership at Seattle University and Western Washington University.


Spotlight on Success - March 15, 2017

In this edition of 'Spotlight on Success'; a Best-selling author visits Centennial Elementary, our amazing School Board is highlighted in a feature video, Capital High student art depicts social issues, tickets are now available for our annual 'OSD Night at the Rainiers'...and much more!


Wednesday Open Rooms For March

Please see the below schedule for rooms that will be available during the Wednesday activity periods in March:

3/1 – CTE, Math, PE, Science
3/8 – Arts, English, Social Studies, World Language, Alt. Ed
3/15 – CTE, Math, PE, Science
3/22 – Arts, English, Social Studies, World Language, Alt. Ed
3/29 – CTE, Math, PE, Science

Seniors Make-up Days

In order to make-up the district wide snow days used earlier this year, we will be providing seniors an opportunity to make-up these days on the following Saturdays: April 22nd, April 29th, and May 6th. All make-up days will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at CHS. These Saturdays provide any senior who may need assistance with requirements to graduate. Please see the attached schedule of classes that are available for the upcoming make-up dates.
In addition, the ASB office will be open 8:30-10:30 a.m. each Saturday to assist students with payments and fines.


Smarter Balanced (SBA) ELA test - April 18th & 19th, SBA Math test - April 20th


OSD Night at the Rainiers set for April 15

Saturday, April 15 is the third annual Olympia School District Night at the Tacoma Rainiers. The Rainiers will take on the Albuquerque Isotopes beginning at 5:05 p.m. at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma.

All students, families, teachers, staff and the Olympia School District community are invited to join us for this fun-filled district event.  Invite your friends and neighbors to join us and show support for the Rainiers and our schools.  Last year we sold more than 200 tickets. Let’s see if we can surpass that this year!

Be sure to arrive on time to watch Superintendent Dick Cvitanich throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Then stick around after the game for “Kids Run the Bases.”

Buy your tickets HERE! Promo Code: OSDNIGHT