Olson Elementary

News and Announcements

Technology Night Presentations Available for Online Viewing

Woodstock District 200 presented its first D200 Technology Night on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. at Olson Elementary School.  The evening focused on the district’s 1:1 technology initiative and the exciting new ways our students are learning. Presentations from the evening are now available for viewing.

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Annual Groundhog Day Dinner/Auction is February 6th

The District 200 Education Foundation’s annual Groundhog Day Dinner/Auction will be held this year on Saturday, February 6th from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. at the Starline Factory in Harvard (306 W Front St #204E, Harvard, IL 60033). Tickets are $60 each, and a cash bar will be available. The evening’s events will include:

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Olson Elementary School 2016 Reading Challenge

We kick off the 2016 reading challenge with Dress Day on Friday, January 8.  The theme is "Dream About Your Future" and dress like what you want to be when you grow up!  Each grade will have required reading minutes and reading calendars to log minutes read.  Some of the reading incentives are pencils, Scholastic Book certificates, Magic Waters tickets, Kane County Cougars tickets, Olson Fun Fair coupon, Six Flags tickets, and more.

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Olson PTO Fun Fair - Volunteers Needed

Mark your calendars for an evening of indoor winter fun - games, inflatables, food, prizes, and so much more.

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Stay Connected with District 200 Text Messaging

All District 200 families are part of the One Call Now instant messaging system.  The One Call Now system is used to communicate important information to families such as registration reminders, school closings and parent/teacher conferences.

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Virtual Journeys Take Olson Students Far Beyond the Classroom

Olson Elementary students were able to swim with sharks, attend a pow-wow and gaze at some of the nation’s most famous monuments, all from the comfort of their classrooms when the Google Expeditions Pioneer Program visited the school on November 17. Expeditions is a virtual reality platform built for the classroom.  Through the use of “Google Cardboard” – a fold-out cardboard mount for a mobile phone, students are able to get an amazing 360-degree view of people, places and things from throughout the world.

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Activities Schedules

Are you looking for an Orchestra or Cartoon Comics Schedule?  We've added them to the website.  Check under the red NEWS tab for all of the afterschool schedules.  

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Healthy Birthday Treats

Schools are powerful places to shape the health, education and well-being of our children.  That is why we have partnered with the Clinton foundation and the American Heart Association's "Alliance for a Healthier Generation". 

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Monster Book Fair Coming to Olson!!!

Everyone is invited to our Book Fair October 1st - 8th in the Olson Learning Resource Center.  It will be open during school hours and during Parent Teacher Conferences.  Parents, make sure to visit the book fair after your conferences so you can deposit the golden ticket you will receive from your child’s teacher and possibly WIN great prizes!

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February 8, 2016

Olson Elementary School 5th Grade After School Orchestra

February 8, 2016

Olson Open Library

February 9, 2016

Board of Education Meeting

February 11, 2016

Half Day

February 11, 2016

Parent-Teacher Conferences

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