Education

School calendar

North Thurston Public Schools

- All schools

District late-start days, Wednesday, Oct. 24, Nov. 7, 21

Professional Development Day, no school, Oct. 19

Veterans Day, no school, Nov. 12

Thanksgiving break, no school, Nov. 22-23

Winter break, no school, Dec. 19-Jan. 1

Martin Luther King Jr., Day, no school, Jan. 21

- Chinook Middle

Seventh-grade health screening, Oct. 16

Fall social, Oct. 18

Orchestra concert, Oct. 23

Student picture re-take day, Oct. 26

Choir festival, Oct. 30

- Komachin Middle

Lacey ACT dance, 7-10 p.m. Friday

- Lacey Elementary

PTA general meeting, 6:30-8 p.m. Monday

Health screening day, Oct. 23

Fire prevention day, grades K-2, Oct. 25

- Lakes Elementary

Open library night, 5:30-7 p.m., Mondays. Coffee and tea with the principals, Oct. 15; cyber bullying, Oct. 29

Individual student photos, Tuesday

PTA meeting, Wednesday

Lacey Fire Department visits, 9 a.m. Thursday

Skate night at Skateland, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 15

Volunteer orientation, Oct. 17

Health screening day, Oct. 17

Harvest Fair, 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 25

- Lydia Hawk Elementary

PTA meeting, 6-7 p.m. Monday

Fundraiser, through Wednesday

Kindergarten through third-grade PTA membership contest deadline, Oct. 15

Boo Bingo/cake raffle, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26

- Mountain View Elementary

PTA meetings, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 13, Dec. 11

Family fun nights, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Nov. 2 (harvest theme)

- Nisqually Middle

Lacey ACT dance, 7-10 p.m. Oct. 26

- North Thurston High

Senior class photo, Wednesday

Governor's Cup Tae-kwon-do championship, Saturday

- Seven Oaks Elementary

Community access nights, 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays: Wolf Haven, Wednesday; Board game night, Oct. 17; Pumpkin cookies, Oct. 24

Picture re-takes, Oct. 23

- South Bay Elementary

Kindergarten field trip to pumpkin patch, 1:30-3:20 p.m. Oct. 17 and 24

Capital Playhouse Students on Stage musical production "Cinderella," 7 p.m. Oct. 19-20, $5 at the door

Jump Rope for Heart, grades 3-6, 3:30-5 p.m. Oct. 25

Individual picture day, Oct. 26

- Timberline High

Booster Club meeting, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday

Drama production, "The Odd Couple - Male Version," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25, 27, Nov. 2, $7 adults, $5 students and seniors

Drama production, "The Odd Couple - Female Version," 7:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Nov. 1, 3, $7 adults, $5 students and seniors

Olympia School District

- All schools

Teacher in-service day, no school, Oct. 19

Veterans Day, no school, Nov. 12

Thanksgiving break, no school, Nov. 22-23

Winter break, no school, Dec. 19-Jan. 1

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, no school, Jan. 21

- All elementary and middle schools

Fall conferences, Friday to Oct. 18

- Capital High

Booster Club meeting, 6-7 p.m. Wednesday

Foundation meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday

Family access parent training, 6-7:30 p.m. Wednesday

Book fair, Thursday-Oct. 18

Freshmen meet your counselor night, 7-8 p.m. Oct. 15

Orchestra concert, 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 16

PTO meeting, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 16

Choir concert, 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 17

Band concert, 7-8 p.m. Oct. 18

- Hansen Elementary

HCC, 6 p.m. Tuesday

Book fair, Friday to Oct. 18

- Madison Elementary

Site Council/Ed Leadership Team, 4-5:30 p.m. last Tuesday of each month

A-Team recognition, 2:45-3:15 p.m. last Thursday of each month

PTO meeting, 6-7 p.m. Tuesday

Book fair, Oct. 15-18

Girl Scouts, Oct. 17 and 24

Passports check, 12:30-3 p.m. last Thursday of each month beginning Oct. 26

Likeable Lions recognition, 2:45-3:15 p.m. every Thursday

Likeable Lions lunch with the principal, every Friday

- Marshall Middle

Make-up picture day, Friday

Middle school after school party, 2:45-5:30 p.m. Friday

Fall band concert, seventh and eighth grades, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23

Fall choir concert, 7 p.m. Oct. 24

Orchestra demonstration concert, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25

Veterans Day assembly, Nov. 9

- McLane Elementary

PTSO meeting, 6 p.m. Monday

Individual school pictures, Wednesday

Passport testing, Oct. 31

- Olympia High

PSAT test registration,Thursday, Oct. 16-17

Ninth-grade parent coffee, 9-11 a.m. Oct. 18

Homecoming dance, 8-11 p.m. Saturday

Parent Connection meeting, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday

Site Council meeting, 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 16

Orchestra concert, 7:30-9 p.m. Oct. 25

Choir concert, 7:30-9 p.m. Oct. 30

- Pioneer Elementary

Fall harvest carnival, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 19

- Reeves Middle

Orchestra concert at Olympia High School, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18

Picture re-take day, 8-9 a.m. Oct. 23

- Roosevelt Elementary

Harvest Festival, 3-6 p.m. Saturday

Auction Committee meeting, 3:30 p.m. Thursday

Site Council meeting, 5:15 p.m. Oct. 23

PTA meeting, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23

School photo day, Oct. 24

Tumwater School District

- All schools

Veterans Day, no school, Nov. 12

Thanksgiving break, no school, Nov. 22-23

Winter break, no school, Dec. 19-Jan. 1

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, no school, Jan. 21

- All elementary and middle schools

Fall conferences, Oct. 15-19

- District office

Superintendent's roundtable, 11:45 a.m. Wednesday

School board meeting, 7 p.m. Oct. 25

- A.G. West Black Hills High

Homecoming dance, Saturday

Parent Connection meeting, 6:30 p.m., Tuesday

Parent night, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday

Ninth annual Pioneer Bowl vs. Tumwater High at Tumwater High stadium after the rotary spaghetti dinner from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 19

- Black Lake Elementary

PTA meeting, 7 p.m., Tuesday

Family fun night, Oct. 26

- Bush Middle

School board meeting, 8:30 a.m. Thursday

PIE meeting, 7 p.m. Oct. 18

- Littlerock Elementary

PTO meeting, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday

PTO Octoberfest, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 31

- Michael T. Simmons Elementary

PTO Harvest Fest, Oct. 26

- Peter G. Schmidt Elementary

Family Bingo night, 7 p.m. Oct. 26

- Tumwater High

Parent night, 7 p.m. Wednesday

Tumwater Marching Band Festival, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday

Ninth annual Pioneer Bowl vs. Black Hills High after the rotary spaghetti dinner from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 19

Student picture re-takes, Oct. 22

Junior and senior post high school planning night, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 24

Recognition assembly, Oct. 26

Family fun, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 26

- Tumwater Middle

PTO meeting, 6:30 p.m. Thursday

Student picture re-takes, Friday

Griffin School District

- All schools

Veterans Day, no school, Nov. 12

Thanksgiving break, no school, Nov. 22-23

Winter break, no school, Dec. 19-Jan. 1

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, no school, Jan. 21

Rainier School District

- All schools

Veterans Day, no school, Nov. 12

Thanksgiving break, no school, Nov. 22-23

Winter break, no school, Dec. 20-Jan. 1

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, no school, Jan. 21

- Rainier High

Registration due for Dec. 1 SAT, Oct. 30

Rochester School District

- All schools

Professional Day, no school, Friday

Veterans Day, no school, Nov. 12

Thanksgiving break, no school, Nov. 22-23

Winter break, no school, Dec. 19-Jan. 1

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, no school, Jan. 21

Shelton School District

- All schools

Veterans Day, no school, Nov. 12

Thanksgiving break, no school, Nov. 22-23

Winter break, no school, Dec. 24-Jan. 1

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, no school, Jan. 21

Tenino School District

- All schools

In-service day, no school, Friday

Veterans Day, no school, Nov. 12

Thanksgiving break, no school, Nov. 22-23

Winter break, no school, Dec. 20-Jan. 1

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, no school, Jan. 21

- All elementary and middle schools

Fall conferences, early dismissal, Oct. 22-26

- Parkside Elementary

Individual student pictures, Oct. 19

Parents of Parkside movie night, 7 p.m. Oct. 19

Assembly, 8:45 a.m. Oct. 26

- Tenino Elementary

Individual student picture day, Oct. 19

Spirit assembly, Oct. 26

- Tenino High School

Picture re-takes, Wednesday

PSAT test, Oct. 17

Evening conferences, Oct. 24

ACT test, Oct. 27

- Tenino Middle School

ASB officer retreat at Borst Park, Oct. 16

Yelm School District

- All schools

Learning Improvement Day, no school, Friday

Veterans Day, no school, Nov. 12

Thanksgiving break, no school, Nov. 22-23

Winter break, no school, Dec. 24-Jan. 4

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, no school, Jan. 21

- All elementary and middle schools

Fall conferences, half days, Nov. 7-9

- Lackamas Elementary

Hearing and vision screening, Tuesday and Wednesday

ASB cookie dough fundraiser ends, Thursday

Magic Photography picture re-takes, Nov. 3

- McKenna Elementary

Fourth- and sixth-grade progress reports sent home, Thursday

Fourth-grade WASL awards, 7 p.m. Thursday

Student of the month assembly and luncheon, Oct. 25

PTA fall festival, 7 p.m. Oct. 26

- Mill Pond Elementary

Health screening re-checks, Oct. 17

Picture re-take day, 9 a.m. Oct. 24

Veterans Day program, Nov. 6

- Prairie Elementary

Fifth-grade to Cascade Camp outdoor school, through Monday

- Southworth Elementary

Fifth-grade to Cascade Camp outdoor school, through Monday

Sock hop, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 19

Fall pictures, Oct. 23

Pick up cookie dough, 3-6 p.m. Oct. 24

School board meeting, 7 p.m. Oct. 25

- Yelm Middle

Teen night, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16

Picture re-takes, Tuesday

Leadership lock-in, Thursday

SLC - extended homeroom, Oct. 17

Vision and hearing re-checks, Oct. 18

ASB dance, 2:15-4:30 p.m. Oct. 26

Yellow and black day, Oct. 26

Color challenge day, Oct. 31

Hat day, Nov. 2

Book fair, Nov. 5-9

Veterans Day assembly, Nov. 6

Spirit days, Nov. 7-9

Red Cross penny drive, Nov. 13-20

Locker clean-out, Nov. 21

Steilacoom Historical

School District

All schools

Learning Improvement Day, no school, Friday

Fall conferences, early release, Oct. 15-19

Veterans Day, no school, Nov. 12

Thanksgiving break, no school, Nov. 22-23

Winter break, no school, Dec. 24-Jan. 4

Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, no school, Jan. 21

- Saltar's Point Elementary

Book fair, Oct. 15

- Steilacoom High School

Choir concert, 7 p.m. Oct. 18

NOVA School

Master pianist Chu-Fan Huang, 12:30-1:20 p.m. Oct. 9

Eighth-grade evening retreat, Oct. 17

Eighth-grade ropes, Camp Arnold, Oct. 18

Teacher in-service day, no school, Oct. 19

Conference week, early release at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 22-26

Veteran's Day, no school, Nov. 12

Thanksgiving break, no school, Nov. 22-23

End of first trimester, Nov. 29

Teacher work day, Nov. 29-30

Winter break, no school, Dec. 19-Jan. 1

Evergreen Christian School

JH Florida trip, Sunday-Friday

No school, Oct. 19

Fall concert, grades 6-8, 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 22

Passport check, Oct. 25

ACSI JH leadership conference, Oct. 29

Olympia Waldorf School

Kindergarten mini-morning (RSVP required), 10 a.m. Saturday

Walk Through the Grades, 8:15 a.m. Tuesday

Parent enrichment lecture, "Being in the No: Setting Boundaries for Healthy Parent-Child Relationships," 7 p.m. Thursday

Harvest social, 6:30 p.m. Saturday

In-service day, no school, Oct. 19

Gnome workshop (pre-registration required), 10 a.m. Oct. 20

Parent-teacher conferences, no school, Nov. 1-2

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