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Elementary schools on half day schedule March 28-31
Elementary schools are on a half day schedule for conferences this week, March 28-31. Elementary school buses will run on a half-day schedule on these days.
Kindergarten registration begins March 28
Kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year begins on March 28. Whether you are new to the District, or your child has older siblings in the OSD, we welcome you.
Information on the registration process can be found here.
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.
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.