Sixth-grader Mackenzie Campbell said she’s not going to let anything stop her from getting to school on time Thursday.
“I’ll camp at the school if I have to,” the 12-year-old said smiling.
That’s because it’s the last day of school and she doesn’t want to ruin her perfect attendance streak of five school years without tardies, absences or early dismissals by her parents at Pleasant Glade Elementary School.
South Puget Sound Community College in Olympia has received a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for its Computerized Manufacturing Technology program.
A team from Capital High School recently took first place in the Washington State Stock Market Game.
The Olympia School Board is scheduled to meet at 6 p.m. Monday at the Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way SE, Olympia.
Free sports physicals for high school students in the Olympia School District will be offered from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday in the Capital High School commons area, 2707 Conger Ave. N.W., Olympia.
The Olympia School District has posted a letter on its Web site about the attempted luring in the neighboring Tumwater School District this week.
A familiar face will return to North Thurston Public Schools in July take the helm at Seven Oaks Elementary School in Lacey.
Three people were inducted this week into the Olympia High School Hall of Fame.
A team from Olympia High School took third place recently in the David Ricardo division of the Council for Economic Educations National Economics Challenge.
A North Thurston Public Schools bus was involved in a crash at about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday near College Street and 39th Ave. SE in Lacey, according to a Thurston County dispatcher.
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Thurston County will host its annual Foundation for the Future Breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Thursday in the Marcus Pavilion at Saint Martins University, 5300 Pacific Ave. SE, Lacey.
The Olympia School Board will hear updates on the districts budget and the Capital Projects Levy for Technology during its meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Roosevelt Elementary School, 1417 San Francisco St. NE, Olympia.
U.S. Congressman Denny Heck will host a Service Academy Night for students and families from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday (MAY 29) at Lacey City Hall, 420 College St. SE, Lacey.
Timberline High School's newspaper staff was recently recognized by the North Thurston School Board for winning first in state and fourth in the country in student journalist competitions.
A teen who is filing a civil rights complaint about alleged bullying incidents at Olympia High said he's been expelled from the school.
More than $7,000 was raised during Black Hills High Schools Darlene Dally Memorial Scholarship Walk on Saturday, according to marketing teacher and DECA advisor Brenda Knowlton.
School district officials didnt have to look very far to find a new leader for Tumwater High School.
Two administrators from Seven Oaks Elementary School in Lacey will take the helm at other schools on July 1, according to North Thurston Public Schools spokeswoman Courtney Schrieve.
After several years of budget slashing, the Olympia School Board has been given a proposed spending plan that is filled with the “e” word: Enhancements. Superintendent Dick Cvitanich presented his proposed $93.5 million budget package for the 2013-14 school year during Monday night’s meeting.
River Ridge High School in Lacey was evacuated at about 8:15 a.m. Monday due to a small oven fire in the schools kitchen, according to Cortny Martin with North Thurston Public Schools Community Relations department.
The Olympia School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way SE, Olympia.
North Thurston High Schools Math Club recently took first place at the Evergreen State Colleges Math Competition, according to North Thurston Public Schools spokeswoman Courtney Schrieve.
Tumwater School Board will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the district office board room, 621 Linwood Ave. SW, Tumwater.
A Tumwater school administrator has resigned amidst a district investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct between a former paraeducator and student.