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While we are still accepting grant requests, we will not be able to process them until March 2016. All funds for this school year have been distributed. We are hoping to have more funds available in March if our play is successful. The play is the primary fundraiser for our Grants Program and this year we will be presenting “Honk”, February 25-28 at Olympia High School. Hope to see you at the play!
The Olympia School District Education Foundation presents HONK!, an ugly duckling story, featuring the Olympia School District Players.
February 25 at 7 PM – All Tickets, Open Seating $10
February 26 at 7 PM – Reserved seats $15, General Admission $12
February 27 at 2 PM – Reserved seats $15, General Admission $12
February 27 at 7 PM – Reserved seats $15, General Admission $12
February 28 at 2 PM – Reserved seats $15, General Admission $12
Tickets available at www.seatyourself.biz/olympiasd, or call 753-8853
All proceeds benefit the kids through the Olympia School District Education Foundation
Performances at the Olympia High School Performing Arts Center
The U.S. Martial Arts Center builds the minds, bodies and values of kids and young adults through the practice of Taekwando at several studios in Olympia. USMAC has also helps tremendously in building the success of kids throughout the Olympia School District by being the single largest donor to OSDEF over each of the last two years.
Verizon is a global leader delivering innovative communications and technology solutions that improve the way their customers live, work and play. Verizon provided the initial investment in the Principal’s Emergency Checkbook fund in 2007 and has been contributing each year since. In 2015, Verizon donated a generous $5,000 and was our featured breakfast sponsor! These contributions have helped many children in Olympia with basic needs so they can come to school ready to learn.
The Nisqually Indian Tribe contributes in many remarkable ways to enhance and develop our community for the betterment of all. Over the last four years, the Nisqually Nation has been a very generous contributor to OSDEF’s teaching grants program which fosters classroom innovation, character-building and closing the achievement gap for all kids.
Puget Sound Energy powers our community via electricity, natural gas & wind power. PSE is also a powerhouse in making our community a better place…including major sponsorship of OSDEF’s fundraising musical the past two years…with proceeds resourcing the Teaching Grants program to help power us toward the goal of achieving a 100% rate of graduation from high school through programs such as tutoring and homework clubs