Avanti Youth Entrepreneurs Expo 2015
After last year's success, the 2nd annual YEE! (Young Entrepreneurs Expo) is returning. The all student, all fun marketplace will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Avanti High School will transform their gymnasium in the Knox Building into a marketplace with 30 booths, each showcasing a business/service created by a young person of the Olympia School District (grades 1-12). For additional information take a look at the YEE! Facebook event page.
Fill out the Online Vendor Application and reserve your table (or a table for a young entrepreneur in your life) today! Business ideas range from services to products- computer services, handmade items, baked goods, trading cards, etc. Last year featured repurposed t-shirts, miniature dragons in... eggs, tiny vases, pet treats, handmade bags, jewelry, silkscreened shirts and bags, babysitting services, musicians, creamed honey from local bees, artisan baked goods, a lemonade stand, etc. This year promises even more. What small business will you bring?
Accepting applications for 2015-2016 enrollment
We are now accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. Prospective students (especially those applying for the 9th grade cohort) are encouraged to submit applications by May 15th, 2015. If you have questions please call the Avanti office at 360-596-7900.
OSD News & Notes: April 16, 2015
In this week's News & Notes the Olympia Robotics Federation FRC Team qualifies for the World Championships, the Capital Debate Team shines at State, two OSD students earn a trip to the YMCA Youth & Government Conference in NC...and much, much more!
Olympia School District Facilities Public Forum
Do you have any ideas about the Olympia School District's future facility needs? You are invited to participate in our upcoming public forum on April 22 at 5:30pm in the Capital High School Commons.
Common Core State Standards and the Smarter Balanced Assessment
Would you like to know more about the Common Core State Standards and the Smarter Balanced Assessment that many of our students will take this spring? Click on the link below for a host of resources, including a link to sample tests you can use to help your student get prepared.
AVANTI EARNS STATE RECOGNITION FOR THE ARTS!
Avanti has been recognized with the "2014 Excellence in Arts Education" award and was the only school selected for the state-wide award by ArtsEd Washington and the Association of Washington State Principals for their arts integration efforts. Congratulations staff, students, and families!
Budget Forums May 19, 20
The Olympia School District is beginning to develop its 2015-16 school year budget. Each year the district holds public forums to gather citizens’ feedback about how they think the district should prioritize its spending for the following year. If you would like to participate, please mark your calendars for one of the following times and locations:
- Tuesday, May 19 – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Reeves Middle School, 2200 Quince St. NE, Library
- Wednesday, May 20 – Noon to 2 p.m., Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way SE, Room 301
Mark Your Calendar for the OSD Technology Fair!
Are you interested in how teachers and students are using technology to enhance students’ learning and achievement, both inside and outside the classroom? If so, we invite you to our first-ever Technology Fair on Thursday, April 30 from 5 – 7:30 p.m. in the Capital High School Commons (2707 Conger Ave. NW). From robotics to mobile devices, you will see it all, plus learn more about the district’s vision for implementing the 2014 Technology and Safety Levy. Parents/guardians, the event will also include one-on-one assistance in signing up for Family Access. You can even stay afterward to enjoy the Capital High School Spring Musical that begins at 7:30 p.m.!
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