WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14TH AT 2:30 IS OUR BAND, ORCHESTRA AND 4-5TH GRADE CONCERT. ALSO, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15TH AT 2:30 IS OUR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH THIRD GRADE WINTER CONCERT. FAMILIES ARE WELCOME TO COME ENJOY SOME WINTER CLASSICS!
Reading Night Invitation
Please join us for a night of reading, cookies and holiday fun!
Who: We will have some special guests from the Mclane/Black Lake Fire Department and the Olympia Police Station
What: Pajama Party, Cookies, and storytime before bed! Come in your best pair of PJ’s!
Where: LP Brown Library
When: December 8th from 6pm-7pm
Please send your child to school with donations of hot chocolate packets being collected in the library if you are able, thank you!
LP Brown Holiday Giving Tree
If you wish to sponsor a child or family this year, tags will be hung on the Giving Tree, which will be located in the school front office starting Monday, November 21st. Each tag will indicate the age and gender of the child and one or more want or need (these will have a cost limit of $25-$30). Please choose one item from the list on the tag (we provide a list only to allow you some flexibility in purchasing). We also will put up one tag for the family, with the gift request being a $25 grocery store gift card to help with a holiday meal. Please bring the wrapped gift(s) to the main office no later than Friday, December 9th. The Giving Tree tag should be attached to the gift(s) so we can match the gift with the child/family’s name for distribution. Please attach the tag in such a manner that it can be easily removed without tearing the wrapping!
Many, many thanks to you in advance for your charitable spirit.
Please call Kathie Wade, LP Brown SSC Counselor, at (360) 596-6804 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions.
District winter weather procedures
The Olympia School District wants to ensure every child and staff member arrives at school safely. Winter weather conditions may require the closure, late start or early dismissal of students. Occasionally, weather conditions may also make it necessary to modify bus routes to “emergency routes.”
Please refer to our 2016-17 Snow Bulletin, for important information about our district’s plan during severe weather conditions.
L.P. Brown, named after Leland P. Brown, former Olympia teacher, principal and twenty-six year Superintendent of Olympia Schools, is located in the northwest corner of Olympia. It serves approximately 300 students in kindergarten through fifth grade. In addition, special needs children are served in the building’s autism program, and the Infant Toddler Programs.
The school was originally built in 1965. In 1968, additions were made to the school, which included the library and a six-classroom wing expansion. In 1978, the multipurpose building was expanded, increasing the size of the gymnasium. In 1986, a covered playshed structure was constructed. Separate areas for the bus and parent drop-off, a set of new student lavatories and fire sprinklers for the main building were completed in September 1997. The addition of six classrooms in a new wing and a remodeled music room was finished in January 1998, giving L.P. Brown a total of 18 classrooms.
During the school year, L.P. Brown provides space for the YMCA’s before and after-school childcare, and evenings find the building used for sports activities by the YMCA and Olympia Parks and Recreation, as well as school and community meetings.
Flags lowered to half-staff on December 7
Governer Insleee hereby directs that Washington State and United States flags at all state agency facilities be lowered to half-staff Wednesday, December 7, 2016 for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day was created by Congress in 1994 in honor of those Americans killed or injured as a result of the attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Flags will remain at half-staff until the close of business or sunset on Wednesday, December 7, 2016.
Free Parenting Classes
The Olympia School District is offering FREE parent education classes with Candyce Lund-Bollinger during the 2016-17 school year. Candyce will present on a variety of topics focused on specific age groups from kindergarten through grade 12.