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Visual Art Docents Needed

The Olympia School District is interested in expanding it's visual arts program in the elementary schools.  To accomplish this goal, we are seeking volunteers to teach our students.

Art docents deliver monthly art lessons in K-5 classrooms. They are typically assisted by the classroom teacher and a work study staff member. Each lesson is 60-75 minutes and lesson-specific materials are delivered to the school ahead of time. We use the much acclaimed Deep Space Sparkle curriculum.

We offer convenient and flexible schedules to our docents, and they are trained by our Visual Arts Coordinator, Kirstin Holstrom, who is a 3rd grade teacher at Centennial.

If you’re interested, or know someone who may be interested, please contact Kirstin via email at kholstrom@osd.wednet.edu or call/text her cell at 360.701.0615. 

Published: 2016-08-23

Before/After School Care

Roosevelt Elementary partners with the YMCA to offer before and after school childcare for working families.  The YMCA's program is called Y-Care.  The Y-Care coordinator can be reached by calling 705-2642.  The 2016-17 application packet is attached.  Please contact Y-Care staff directly for information related to this program.

Published: 2016-08-18


Welcome Back to the 2016-17 School Year

Hello Everyone,

Welcome back to the new school year.  Below are a few important reminders as we get set for September.

  • Main Office Opens:  August 17th at 9:00 AM.  Office will be open until 2:00 PM daily.
  • First Day of School (First through Fifth Grades):  September 7th 9:25-3:47
  • First Day for Kindergarten:  September 12th 9:25-3:47
  • Back-to-School BBQ and Supply Drop-off:  September 6th from 3:30 - 6:00 PM
  • First PTA Meeting:  September 20th from 6:30 - 8:00 PM
  • Curriculum Night:  September 29th from 6:30-8:00 PM

Kindergarten and First Grade teachers will be sending individual family letters out this month.  The letters will let families know when the before-school meetings are scheduled for.  If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Mr. Shaughnessy at sshaughnessy@osd.wednet.edu.  He is in the office through August and available to answer questions.

Class lists are posted in a window right outside the main doors to the school.  Supply lists for all classrooms are posted on the district website under the "about us" section.  

Published: 2016-08-07

See list of back-to-school resources

The first day of school for the Olympia School District is Wednesday, September 7! Kindergarten and Preschool begin on Monday, September 12. We have put together a few resources that will make it easier for our students and parents to get the school year off to a great start!  On our back to school page you will find links to resources like school supplies, bus routes, new student registration and more.  

Published: 2016-07-28


School registration available online

School registration is available online for the 2016-17 school year. Families without computer access may do so in person between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the Olympia School District Administrative Center, Room 305, 1113 Legion Way S.E. in Olympia (three-story building on the corner of Legion Way S.E. and Eastside Street). Registration assistance will also be available at school offices after they re-open following summer break.  Middle and high schools will re-open on August 8, and elementary schools will re-open on August 17. For more information about student registration before schools open, contact the school district's Student Information Systems office at 360-596-6150.

Click here to access the online registration system

Published: 2016-06-21

Bridges Math Parent Resources

Have questions about Bridges Math curriculum? Click on the link below to connect with the Parent Resource Pages. Includes grade level overviews, FAQs, and ways you can help your child succeed.


Published: 2015-06-29

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Upcoming Events

  • Wednesday, September 7
    • First Day of School
  • Monday, September 12
    • Board Meeting
    • First Day of Kindergarten & Pre-School
  • Monday, September 26
    • Board Meeting
  • Saturday, February 11
    • Tech Fair 2017