OSD staff and students star in Hello Dolly; show runs Thursday-Sunday

Poster for Hello Dolly including show dates and times and sponsorsTickets are on sale for Hello Dolly, this year’s annual musical presented by the OSD Players — a group of staff and students from throughout the school district.

This year’s production will run this Thursday, February 22 through Sunday, February 25 at the Olympia High School Performing Arts Center. The performance is a fundraiser for the Olympia School District Education Foundation, which uses the funds to make grants to the school district, schools and educators.

There will be five shows, all at the Olympia High School Performing Arts Center (1302 North St. SE, Olympia). Performance dates and times are as follows:

  • Thursday, February 22; 7 p.m.
  • Friday, February 23; 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 24; 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 24; 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 25; 2 p.m.

General admission tickets are $10 for Thursday’s performance; $12 for all other performances. Reserved seating for all performances is $15. Tickets available at the door or in advance at http://www.osdef.org/osd-players-annual-osdef-play/.

“Hello Dolly” opens February 22 starring OSD staff and students

Holly Dolly PRINT PosterTickets are on sale for Hello Dolly, this year’s annual musical presented by the OSD Players — a group of staff and students from throughout the school district.

This year’s production will run Thursday, Feb. 22- Sunday, Feb. 25 at the Olympia High School Performing Arts Center. The performance is a fundraiser for the Olympia School District Education Foundation, which uses the funds to make grants to the school district, schools and educators.

There will be five shows, all at the Olympia High School Performing Arts Center (1302 North St. SE, Olympia). Performance dates and times are as follows:

  • Thursday, Feb. 22; 7 p.m.
  • Friday, Feb. 23; 7 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 24; 2 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 24; 7 p.m.
  • Sunday, Feb. 25; 2 p.m.

General admission tickets are $10 for Thursday’s performance; $12 for all other performances. Reserved seating for all performances is $15. Tickets available at the door or in advance at http://www.osdef.org/osd-players-annual-osdef-play/.

There is still time to join the “Hello Dolly” chorus or help with set construction

There is still time to join the chorus for this year’s OSD Players musical, Hello Dolly. The chorus is just beginning to learn music. Those interested may come to rehearsal at Washington Middle School on Monday, January 8, also from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Additionally, help is needed with set construction. Those interested are encouraged to mark their calendars for Sunday, January 28, Saturday, February 3 and Saturday, February 10 to assist with building and painting sets at Capital High School. Drop by the high school any time between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

This annual OSD Players performance supports the Olympia School District Education Foundation grants program, providing thousands of dollars to teachers and other staff to pay for supplies or projects that aren’t covered by school district funds.

Performances of Hello Dolly are scheduled at 7 p.m. on February 22, 23 and 24, and at 2 p.m. on February 24 and 25 at Olympia High School.

OSDEF payroll deduction form deadline is October 31

OSD-Logo-2014There are many ways for employees to give to non-profit organizations, including via individual initiative, through annual drives such as United Way, and through the Olympia School District Education Foundation automatic OSD payroll deduction option.

Employees who wish to sign up for the monthly OSDEF automatic payroll deduction may do so by downloading the form attached and returning a signed copy to the Knox Administrative Center Payroll Office. Forms may be sent through inter-district mail or dropped off in person.

The deadline to sign up for the OSDEF automatic payroll deduction is October 31, 2017. 

Download the OSDEF automatic payroll deduction form

For more information, email the Payroll Department at help-payroll@osd.wednet.edu.

OSDEF Automatic Payroll Authorization Form

 

 

OSDEF is accepting grant applications; deadline is July 14 for fall grants

Official OSDEF logoThe Olympia School District Education Foundation (OSDEF) is accepting grant applications for the 2017-18 school year. Although applications may be submitted at any time of the year, if funds are needed for Fall 2017, an application must be sent to the OSDEF by July 14, 2017. Grants approved in August will be funded in September.

Grant requests will be evaluated based on commitment to the OSDEF mission: to provide programs and services to students and partners with teachers to enhance educational success and promote learning for all students of the Olympia School District.

Grant categories, guidelines and applications are available online on the OSDEF website. Questions may be directed to Bev Sperry in the OSDEF office. She can be reached by email at bsperry@osd.wednet.edu or at the office phone, (360) 596-6110. Bev is available during the summer months.

OSDEF reopens grant applications

OSDEF logoThe Olympia School District Education Foundation (OSDEF) has reopened grant applications for the remainder of this school year, including applications for programs/events this spring, summer and fall of 2017.

Grant categories, guidelines and applications are available online on the OSDEF website. Limited funds are available.

Questions may be sent to the Foundation at info@osdef.org or by contacting Bev Sperry in the OSDEF office at (360) 596-6110.