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  • Monday, February 8
    • Board Study Session
  • Tuesday, February 9
    • Election Day
  • Wednesday, February 10
    • Olympia Transition Night
  • Monday, February 15
    • No School President's Day
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Learn All About Kindergarten Day

On Saturday, February 20, the Olympia School District will hold its annual "Learn All About Kindergarten" informational event starting at 10 a.m. at Capital High School.

The event begins with a welcome by Superintendent Dick Cvitanich and general overview in the school theater followed by an information fair until noon in the Commons. During the event parents will learn about a variety of topics related to kindergarten and school in general, including how to register for kindergarten, kindergarten program options, riding the bus, and how to use the district's Family Access student information system to stay updated on everything from grades to lunch accounts.

A reminder that children should be 5 years old by August 31, 2016 to be eligible to start kindergarten this fall.

The event is geared for adults of incoming kindergartners in the Olympia School District. Childcare is not provided.

Capital High School is located at 2707 Conger Ave. N.W. in Olympia.

Published: 2016-01-25

Highly Capable for 2015-2016

Second through seventh grade kids can be referred by anyone for the Highly Capable Program. Forms can be found on the OSD website under Academic Programs, or click on this link for more information.  The deadline to submit referral forms is February 12 at noon.  There will be a Parent Information Night on Feb. 3 from 6:00 - 7:00 pm in the Knox Building.  

Published: 2016-01-21

Capital High to join area schools in newly formed 3A league

Capital High School will join a newly formed Class 3A athletic and activities league, which encompasses eight schools representing Thurston, Pierce, Kitsap and Mason counties.

The new league was formed thanks to an agreement worked out this morning, February 2, in a meeting of 16 area school district athletic directors facilitated by a Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) representative.

Published: 2016-02-02

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Learn All About Kindergarten Day

On Saturday, February 20, the Olympia School District will hold its annual “Learn All About Kindergarten” informational event starting at 10 a.m. at Capital High School. If you know of anyone in your neighborhood that has a child entering kindergarten in fall 2016, please share this information with them and encourage them to attend.

The event begins with a welcome by Superintendent Dick Cvitanich and general overview in the school theater followed by an information fair until noon in the Commons. During the event parents will learn about a variety of topics related to kindergarten and school in general, including how to register for kindergarten, kindergarten program options, riding the bus, and how to use the district’s Family Access student information system to stay updated on everything from grades to lunch accounts.

A reminder that children should be 5 years old by August 31, 2016 to be eligible to start kindergarten this fall. The event is geared for adults of incoming kindergartners in the Olympia School District. Childcare is not provided. Capital High School is located at 2707 Conger Ave. N.W. in Olympia.

Published: 2016-02-01

High school graduation rates reach record highs

The Olympia School District has a record high 89 percent of students who graduated on time in 2015 from among its two comprehensive high schools.

The graduation results are equally as impressive, district officials say, when looking at both Capital High and Olympia High schools individually.

A record high 91 percent of Capital High School students graduated on time (in four years) last spring. At Olympia High, 87 percent of students met the on-time requirement, according to initial graduation rate data compiled by the school district.

Read more about record-high graduation rates

Published: 2016-01-27

Emergency Snow Routes

Below is the 2015-16 snow bulletin for the Olympia School District, which includes specifics regarding emergency bus routes.

Published: 2015-11-23

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