October 17-21 is National School Bus Safety Week

Group photo of OSD Transportation staff standing in front of two school buses with a few employees looking out the bus windows

The Olympia School District is joining the rest of the country this week, October 17-21, in celebrating National School Bus Safety Week.

National School Bus Safety Week reminds students, parents, teachers and the community to keep school bus safety at the forefront. The theme this year nationally is 1 Bus + 1 Driver = A Big Impact on Education.

The Olympia School District’s Transportation team transports an average of 5,300 students to and from school every day.

Thank you to our entire OSD Transportation team!

National School Bus Safety Week is October 21-25

Elementary students board school bus at the end of the dayEvery year in October, schools across the nation recognize National School Bus Safety Week.¬† This year’s theme is: My School Bus, The Safest Form¬† of Student Transportation!

Thank you to our OSD Transportation department staff who make sure our students are transported safely to and from school every day.

Retirement gathering for Judy Cole

Judy Cole, administrative assistant specialist for Transportation, will retire on Friday, September 30 after 28 years with the Olympia School District.

Employees are welcome to stop by the Transportation department between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on September 30 to wish Judy well and enjoy cake, cookies and coffee. The department is located at 3000 RW Johnson Road S.E.

Thank you, Judy, for your many years of service!