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The Olympia School District (OSD) proclamedthe week of May 2-6 as Teacher Appreciation Week. The proclamation, signed at the OSD regular board meeting yesterday, underscored the teachers’ … more
Saint Martin’s University will confer honorary doctorate degrees to three members of the Benedictine community at its commencement ceremony next Saturday, May 7. “Each year Saint … more
The Thurston Board of County Commissioner (BOCC) has authorized the Prosecuting Attorney's Office to start condemnation proceedings for the abandoned property adjacent to L.P. Brown Elementary School … more
On Thursday, the Olympia School District board of directors adopted a resolution supporting Proposition 1, which would add .01% to the Olympia city sales tax.  In supporting the ballot … more
Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (D) will host two informational meetings for middle and high schoolers curious about attending any of the five U.S. service academies, with the first of the two … more
Stacker compiled a list of the best public high schools in Washington using rankings from Niche. It ranked Olympia High School as the 21 best among 884 public high schools in the state and the only … more
During the 2022 Washington State Legislature, lawmakers worked to prohibit the usage of active shooter drills, including conducting lockdown drills, by schools, which include simulations of or … more
Timberland Regional Library asks patrons to show their support for accessible and life-changing resources, programs and materials on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 – Library Giving Day. Timberland … more
Olympia City Council has unanimously approved starting negotiations with the Olympia School District (OSD) on building a school on the city’s Yelm Highway property planned to be developed into … more
The Olympia City Council is set to vote tomorrow on a proposed Co-Location Agreement that would make part of the Yelm Highway land designated to become a new park available to Olympia School … more
Several South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) basketball student-athletes won  Northwest Athletic Conference (NWAC) All-Region awards, according to a press statement released by the … more
Olympia Schools District (OSD) is exploring adopting a Balanced Calendar, potentially as soon as the 2024-25 school year. During a webinar held Tues., March 15, OSD Superintendent Patrick Murphy … more
Prior to closing the 2022 Washington State Legislative session, the Senate passed Engrossed Second Substitute House Bill 1736, which establishes a state student loan program. Originally passed by the … more
North Thurston High School honored its Girls' Basketball teams with a banquet Fri., March 11 at 6:30 p.m. The varsity Lady Rams, led by Head Coach Jackie Meyer, played in the Washington … more
Saint Martin’s University announced yesterday that Jennifer Bonds-Raacke, Ph.D., current provost and vice president for academic affairs of St. Norbert College, a top Catholic liberal arts … more
The National Honors Society (NHS) inducted some local students into their organization Thurs., March 10,  at North Thurston High School, Lacey. Recognized for their accomplishments in their … more
Timberland Regional Library celebrates March as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month by highlighting staff-selected resources that recognize the many achievements and contributions of people … more
Concerned residents attended the Olympia City Council meeting on Tue., March 1 to voice opposing stands on whether the city’s Yelm Highway property should make room for a proposed school site … more
North Thurston High School held a play last weekend based on a tabletop game. Named “Clue,” based on the classic Hasbro game, North Thurston High School’s drama club performed at … more
The House Capital Budget Committee heard public testimony on Engrossed Senate Bill 5017, which would clarify school district procurement requirements for personal services in construction management, … more
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