Recently, eighth grade students were transported back to April of 1851. It was a time of deep conflict in America and sectional division was mounting. With the recent passage of the stricter Fugitive Slave Law, the Underground Railroad was an important secret network that allowed slaves to escape slavery in the South. In order for . . .
Each week Olympia Middle School will be posting a Math Problem of the Week in the announcements and on the website. Each student of OMS is encouraged to work on the problem and turn in a completed answer to the Main Office by Friday . . .
Recently the Olympia Technology department has upgraded Family Access to include your son or daughter's standardized test scores. Any MAP, ISAT, or ACT related test results can now be found in Family Access. When you log in to . . .
In an effort to increase communication from Olympia Middle School to the Olympia community, you can now follow Olympia Middle School on Twitter. Important school announcements, links to articles from the Olympia website, and general . . .
The OMS Bands Holiday Concert will be Thursday, December 12 at 7:00 PM in the OHS Auditorium. Call time will be 6:30 PM in the band room. Dress will be nice clothes (no athletic shoes, jeans, etc). The 6th Grade Band, 7th Grade Band, and 8th . . .
Update 12-11-13 We are proud to announce that Miss Schuber's lesson submission in the Solve For Tomorrow Contest has been selected as the state champion for Illinois. As a result, Miss Schuber has won $20,000 worth of technology . . .
Community Service Project Raises Hundreds of Dollars
As part of an annual community service project, the OMS 7th grade held a Penny War, with homebases competing to determine who would have the greatest total of positive points. The results were truly incredible: Mrs. Hembra’s . . .
After school on November 11th (Veterans Day), students from Student Council went to Helping Hands, which is located in Stanford. Helping Hands is a local organization that distributes food and clothing to those who need it. While they were . . .
On Monday November 11th, the Olympia Middle School Student Council and the Olympia High School AP History class will be hosting an assembly to honor all Veterans for all they have done for our nation. The ceremony will be very . . .
OMS is proud to present the student council representatives for the 2013-2014 year. On Friday October 11, student council co-presidents Dylan Maris and Mason Rousey announced the student council class representatives as well as the 8th grade . . .
On Tuesday October 8th Olympia Middle School hosted parents to share information about the Common Core State Standards, IXL, Reader's Workshop, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), and Student Engagement. Please . . .
The Battle of Yorktown was a significant event in the history of the United States, solidifying American independence and propelling the thirteen colonies into nationhood. On Friday, September 13, 2013, Olympia eighth graders participated in . . .