Olympia students from OMS, Olympia West, South and North were all recognized for their extraordinary efforts during the annual Corn Belt Region of the Illinois Principals Association Student Recognition Banquet in Pontiac on Thursday. Two students from the highest grade level in each building were selected based on their service to the . . .
Over 300 grandparents filled Olympia North on April 10 to shadow and support their grandchildren and the Olympa School District. Grandparents came in droves and had a time to visit with refreshments before the festivities began. After a brief . . .
At Olympia North Elementary we did an experiment about plants! First we got carrot seeds from are teachers! Next we got a cotton ball from are teachers and got it soaking wet. Then we rapped up are carrot in are cotton ball. Then . . .
Olympia North will once again host the annual Spring Fling Festival on April 11, 2014 from 5 to 8. Events will include dinner, live auction, silent auction, raffle and an old school carnival. Dinner choices will consist of a . . .
Oly North 3rd graders now have their own blogs! Created through Edublogs, the blogs provide students a real-world application of written communication skills in writing for a real audience. Students must write complete sentences with correct . . .
What made Friday, February 28 th a special day for some Olympia North students? They celebrated reading by participating in a coast to coast reading challenge sponsored by the Accelerated Reader Company. Olympia North 5 th . . .
by Nicole, Andria, Ryan, and Brianna We are learning about polygons in math class. Mrs. Schwoerer gave us two square pieces of paper. One was purple and the other was orange. We had to cut the squares in half diagonally. . . .
By Ryan, Andria, and Micah It all started when Mrs. Schwoerer gave us the assignment for ice balloons. We thought of some questions we had about what would happen to the balloons and water. Everyone took balloons home and filled . . .
Several parents and community members volunteered their time on a hot and humid August evening to set the poles to the new playground/basketball court at Olympia North yesterday. We are very grateful for their generosity! The backboards and . . .