OSDEF payroll deduction form due October 31

OSDEF Logo with image of stick figures of an adult and children and the name of the Foundation beneathThere 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.

Please download and fill out your OSDEF Payroll Deduction form (attached) and return it by October 31, 2018 to the Payroll Department at Knox via inter-district mail.  You can add, change or discontinue your donation at any time by contacting the OSD Payroll Department.

Download the OSDEF automatic payroll deduction form

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

OSD payroll deduction form

OSDEF payroll deduction form due October 31

OSDEF Logo with image of stick figures of an adult and children and the name of the Foundation beneathThere 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.

Please download and fill out your OSDEF Payroll Deduction form (attached) and return it by October 31, 2018 to the Payroll Department at Knox via inter-district mail.  You can add, change or discontinue your donation at any time by contacting the OSD Payroll Department.

Download the OSDEF automatic payroll deduction form

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

OSD payroll deduction form

Apply for 2018-19 Olympia School District Education Foundation grants

OSDEF Logo with image of stick figures of an adult and children and the name of the Foundation beneath

The Olympia School District Education Foundation (OSDEF) is accepting grant requests for the 2018-19 school year!

It is a relatively simple process to apply for an OSDEF grant. The newly updated application and grant guidelines are available online and are sent electronically to speed up the process. Go to the OSDEF website grants page for the application and further information. Please be aware that all applications must be made using the new form.

Applications are processed each month of the school year. To be eligible to be considered for the next month, an application must be submitted to the OSDEF office no later than the 15th of each month. Applications received after the 15th will be considered two months out.

Grant money up to $1,500 is available to all teachers and staff members within the Olympia School District. Last year nearly $50,000 was awarded in support of special classroom projects, before- and after-school activities, tutoring and homework clubs, music, equipment, books and more. If you have questions, we are happy to help! Check out the OSDEF website, contact us at (360) 596-6110 or email Bev Sperry at bsperry@osd.wednet.edu.

August 21 is deadline to submit OSDEF teacher grant applications for fall 2018

OSDEF Logo with image of stick figures of an adult and children and the name of the Foundation beneathThe Olympia School District Education Foundation (OSDEF) is accepting grant applications for the 2018-19 school year. Although applications may be submitted at any time of the year, if funds are needed for Fall 2018, please send an application to the OSDEF as quickly as possible and no later than August 21, 2018.

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.

 

Join us at the annual Ice Cream Social May 24 at Olympia HS

Staff and guests smile and eat ice cream at table during annual ice cream socialAll staff are welcome to attend the Olympia School District’s annual Ice Cream Social to help honor district retirees and celebrate advocates of the year and the Teacher of the Year selected by the Olympia Education Association.

The event is scheduled from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Olympia High School Commons, 1302 North St., Olympia.

Ice cream will be served at 4 p.m. with an awards ceremony to follow.

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/.