Second graders at Olympia North Elementary came up with experiments they could perform with a pumpkin using the scientific method. For example, we had pumpkins filled with water getting dropped off the roof by Mr. Lee. The students hypothesis was that it would make a splash. In addition, we had pumpkins getting ran over by Mrs. Loyer's car, . . .
The Olympia North 4th Grades went to Starved Rock on October 7th. Students hiked to 3 of the canyons in the park. Mr. John Muir, a volunteer trail guide, shared information about the formation of the canyons, the wildlife that can . . .
Students and staff at Olympia North expressed their gratitude to veterans during an assembly on Monday morning in Danvers. The annual Veterans Day assembly included special music from staff and students, a student video, a flag-folding . . .
On November 20, the Olympia North 5th Graders will be heading to Heartland College to participate in the "Rendezvous with a Comet" Mission at the Challenger Learning Center. This exciting field trip will not only require the students to . . .
The Olympia North ECE class visited Rader Family Farms as a closing activity to our pumpkin unit. The students saw first-hand the life cycle of a pumpkin and learned that there are several different varieties of pumpkins. Rader . . .
Pastor Frank Zimmerman presented the awards of the annual Peace Poster contest on behalf of the Danvers Lions Club on Thursday at Olympia North. The theme this year was “Our World, Our Future.” 5 th graders were invited to participate in . . .
A modern-day version of Johnny Appleseed (John Chapman) was spotted walking through Danvers today! The Olympia North ECE class set off on their adventure with a pot on their head. They were headed to the Melick Farm in search of . . .
After several years in special education, not much surprises teacher Peggy Messenger. However, last Friday Mrs. Messenger received a gift that she did not see coming. The special education teacher at Olympia North was presented with nearly . . .
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 . . .
Olympia North Pre-K students and parents were invited to an Open House Thursday evening. New and returning students explored the classroom, made new friends, found their cubbies, and successfully created a Chicka Chicka Boom Boom tree. We are . . .