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Ups and downs of reported COVID-19 cases in Thurston County has largely determined whether students would learn in classrooms or remotely, using home internet or WiFi connections to access … more
As a student teacher during this crazy time, I can tell you that “stressful” is an understatement. This year I am student-teaching 9th-grade World Studies and 11th-grade U.S. History … more
Olympia School District (OSD) board discussed current equity policy and racial equity training during its work session on Thursday, November 19, held online. The focal point of the meeting was the … more
The internet is fraught with remote-learning forums, Facebook posts, and homeschool tips. Across the nation, classrooms are empty, and teachers are anxious. Parents are having sleepless nights … more
Olympia School District Board learned that it spent $3.2 million less than planned in 2019-20, during its regular meeting last Thursday, November 12. The highlight of the meeting was the … more
The Olympia School District wants to open up Ingersoll Stadium at Olympia High School to groups who are not affiliated with the district. “The District’s consideration of this … more
Linda Myers is the great grandmother of a kindergartner in a Thurston County grade school. When the child’s mother had to be hospitalized recently, Myers became this child's "at-home … more
Hello Thurston County! Thank you for the very thoughtful questions you have been submitting, keep them coming! Yesterday in response to rising transmission rates in our community, I made the … more
Parents from the Olympia School District expressed their hopes for a return to high school athletics at a school board meeting on Sept. 28th. While students in the Olympia School District were … more
Following guidance from the Thurston County Public Health and Social Services Department, the Tumwater School District (TSD) has decided to take steps towards reopening schools. In a recent letter to … more
North Thurston Public Schools announced they will begin to phase in small groups of students for in-person classes beginning next week, after starting the school year with entirely remote … more
Hello Thurston County! Earlier today, I released a letter to Thurston County Superintendents and K-12 Educators with my recommendation for K-12 schools in our county to take a slow, careful, … more
Last week the North Thurston school board passed a resolution strengthening the district’s commitment to equal treatment for all its … more
LACEY — On a hot, dry day where air quality was worsening from record wildfires, students at St. Martin’s University walked around campus, either to their next class or to their dorm, … more
LACEY –– City officials approved an agreement with North Thurston Public Schools and Tumwater School District to use city facilities. more
LACEY –– Much like other public school districts in Thurston County, The North Thurston School Board is expected to approve a Fall 2020 reopening plan in a Tuesday meeting this week at 6 p.m. more
THURSTON COUNTY –– As each of the public school districts in Thurston County announce a rollout of entirely-remote learning plans for Fall 2020, local preschools are also making decisions about how best to serve their students and families in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. more
OLYMPIA –– The Olympia Board decided Monday night in a four-hour-long meeting to move to a fully remote fall semester. more
OLYMPIA –– The Olympia School Board, the governing body of the Olympia School District, is meeting Monday, Aug. 3 to discuss the district’s fall reopening plan. more
OLYMPIA –– The Olympia School Board discussed yesterday their district-wide plan for Career and Technical Education (CTE) course offerings. The Olympia School District offers CTE programs to all students in the seventh to twelfth grade, with an emphasis placed on accessibility and a wide spectrum of options. more
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