About

“Here’s the Scoop” is designed to share Olympia School District employee news and information in one easy-to-access online  location.

This staff blog, coordinated by the Communications and Community Relations Department, is the place for all employees to visit to learn more about topics such as professional development opportunities, Human Resources notifications, event announcements pertinent to all staff, grant applications, staff recognition weeks, employee awards, calendar reminders, school board highlights and much more.

The Communications and Community Relations Department will announce new blog posts in an email to all staff each Wednesday, including a direct link to the blog site.

The deadline to submit content for the staff blog, applicable to all employees, is 5 p.m. on Fridays for the following Wednesday’s email announcement of the latest posts. Please send submissions to the Communications and Community Relations Department at communications@osd.wednet.edu.

We encourage all employees to bookmark this blog site as a favorite on the computer and visit often to see the latest news!

Notice of Nondiscrimination

The Olympia School District will provide equal educational opportunity and treatment for all students in all aspects of the academic and activities program without discrimination based on race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, honorably-discharged veteran or military status, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, marital status, the presence of any sensory, mental or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. The district will provide equal access to school facilities to the boy Scouts of America and all other designated youth groups listed in Title 36 of the United States Code as a patriotic society. District programs will be free from sexual harassment. Auxiliary aids and services will be provided upon request to individuals with disabilities.

The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies, reports of alleged sexual harassment, concerns about compliance, and/or grievance procedures:

Jeff Carpenter, Title IX Officer
Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way S.E., Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 596-8544
jcarpenter@osd.wednet.edu

Kari Lewinsohn, Section 504 and ADA Coordinator 
Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way S.E., Olympia, WA 98501 
(360) 596-7538
klewinsohn@osd.wednet.edu

Scott Niemann, Affirmative Action Officer and Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator
Knox Administrative Center, 1113 Legion Way S.E., Olympia, WA 98501

(360) 596-6193
sniemann@osd.wednet.edu