Learn All About Kindergarten event set February 11

The Olympia School District will hold its annual “Learn All About Kindergarten” informational event starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 11 at Capital High School.

If you know of neighbors or friends who have a child entering kindergarten in the Olympia School District in fall 2017, please share this information with them and encourage them to attend this free event. Capital High School is located at 2707 Conger Ave. N.W. in Olympia.

The event begins at 10 a.m. in the high school theater with a welcome by Superintendent Dick Cvitanich. Families will then have until 11:30 a.m. to visit school booths set up in the gym and learn about a variety of topics related to kindergarten and school in general.

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Published: 2017-01-19

January is School Board Recognition Month

Every January school districts across the state and nation honor their board of directors during School Board Recognition Month.

The Olympia School District will recognize its school board with a special program near the start of the meeting on Monday, January 23. The meeting begins at 6:30 p.m. at Capital High School, 2707 Conger Ave. N.W. in Olympia.

During the program, Superintendent Dick Cvitanich will read a proclamation by Gov. Jay Inslee designating January as School Board Recognition Month in Washington state. This marks the 22nd year of the annual observance initiated by the National School Boards Association in 1995.

The proclamation reads in part that school directors “play a crucial role in promoting student learning and achievement by creating a vision, establishing policies and budgets, and setting clear standards of accountability for all involved.” It also states that school directors “are directly accountable to the citizens in their districts and regions, serving as a vital link between members of the community and their schools.”

Read Gov. Inslee’s full proclamation    

Published: 2016-12-31

Health Room -- Extra Clothing Needed!

If your student has outgrown their clothing (sweatpants, leggings, t-shirts), please consider donating some items to the Pioneer Health Room. We are in desperate need of spare clothing.  Thank you!

Published: 2017-01-11

It's Cold Out There!

During these cold winter months, please send your student to school with a warm coat, gloves, hat, etc. Don't forget to label these items with your student's name, so that lost items can be returned to their owner!

Published: 2017-01-06

Mindfulness Mondays

Come join Mrs. Perry for a mindful start to your week. Learn about the power of living mindfully!

Pioneer Library, 8:00 - 8:20 AM (Starting January 9, 2017)

Registration forms are available in the Pioneer office.

Published: 2017-01-06

Spotlight on Success - January 11, 2017

In this edition of 'Spotlight on Success'; Garfield alumna creates intricate hand-lettered mural, Avanti teacher receives The Evergreen State College 2016 Teacher Excellence Award, High school graduation rates top 90 percent, Classroom mini-building construction gets underway...and much more!

Published: 2017-01-12

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