The Oly XC teams had a great day today at the First to the Finish Invite at Detweiller Park in Peoria. The girls team was 11th out of 42 teams with Savanah Beavers as our top runner. Savanah was 14th place out of 471 runners with a season-best time of 18:45. The boys team extended their undefeated season with a 1st place finish out of 50 teams! The top 7 runners for the guys team were medalists and included Logan Wheeler(16:18), Parker Kistner(16:15), Anthony Ragland (16:12), Owen Dare(16:11), Jon Neville (16:06), Dylan Bennet(11th individual @ 15:45), and Charlie Kistner(6th individual @ 15:25-only 2 seconds from the school record!!) The boys race had 671 runners. Great job Spartans! Keep up the good work!
Olympia girls golf team extends their match play record to 8 & 0 with a victory over Monticello. Gracie Salvator took 1st place shooting a 40. Great job Lady Spartans.
Five Tips to Help Kids Balance Their Media Lives (1) Create screen-free times and zones. (2) Try parental controls. (3) Establish clear family rules. (4) Watch and play together. (5) Help kids identify healthy behaviors. Read more @ http://bit.ly/OlyMBTipsE
Congrats to OMS Softball - they will play again at Anderson Park on Saturday at 9am vs. Normal Parkside! 🥎💙
Good Luck to OMS softball team as they open in the 1st round of Regionals tonight at 4:30pm at Olympia!
8th Grade students and parents - meeting for the DC trip in May is Thursday, Sept. 19th at 6pm in OMS Cafe!
The high school cross country meet scheduled for today at Lincoln has been cancelled.
8th grade night for MS Baseball Night, game time is 4:30pm in Minier!
How Much Screen Time? “...the reality is that there really is no magic number that's "just right." What's more important is the quality of kids' media, how it fits into your family's lifestyle, and how you engage your kids with it.” Read more @ http://bit.ly/OlyScreenTime
Savannah Beavers paced the girls cross country team with a 3rd place finish in the Normal Open meet. Anna Bieber and Cam Lawson finished in 20th and 26th to help the team to a 5th place finish.
Boys cross country wins the 9 team Normal Community Open meet with just 32 points behind the 2-3 finish of Jon Neville and Charlie Kistner. Owen Dare, Parker Kistner, and Anthony Ragland rounded out the scoring finishing 6th, 8th, and 14th.
Spartans pick up a conference road win over St Thomas More 26 to 8.
Are you looking for a conversation starter with your family around media balance & well-being? This Family Media Agreement is a great way to chat about family media habits. Check it out today! http://bit.ly/OlyAgree
September OlyDigCit Focus: Media Balance & Well Being. "We live in a world overflowing with digital media and technology. All of us -- adults and kids -- have constant access to real-time information from around the globe. But do the benefits of being ever-connected also come with risks to our mental health? It's an important question to ask -- especially for our kids." Read more about Media Balance & Well-Being! https://www.commonsense.org/education/digital-citizenship/topic/media-balance-and-well-being
The 7th grade baseball game scheduled for Friday Sept. 6th vs. Kingsley ha been moved to today Sept. 3rd. at 4:30pm at Oly West.
The boys' golf match scheduled for today Sept. 3rd at Highland Golf Course has been cancelled.
Congratulations to the boys cross country team on their win this past Saturday at the St. Thomas More Corn Classic. Charlie Kistner lead the way finishing in 7th place. Savannah Beavers finished 3rd for the girls who finished 5th in the team standings.
Reminder there is NO SCHOOL Monday, September 2nd in observation of Labor Day. Have a safe and fun long weekend!
With the first home football game happening this Friday night, just a couple of reminders for everyone. Outside drinks will not be allowed. Also, the expectation is that all children middle school age and young will be accompanied by an adult. Hope to see everyone there.
MS softball practice for today, August 26th is cancelled.
The middle school baseball game scheduled for today August 26th has been cancelled. Practice is also cancelled.
The Olympia FFA Chapter will have sweet corn for sale at the fall Spartan Night at the high school at 5:30pm on Aug. 23rd. Please support your local FFA.
OMS picture day tomorrow! Return picture forms or visit inter-state.com/order and use order code 40864TA
The Boys Golf Scramble scheduled for today Aug. 20th at North Greens in Atlanta has been cancelled.
The middle school baseball games scheduled for today, August 17th at Pleasant Plains have been cancelled.
Today’s MS softball game moved up to 4:15 and is at McGraw Park behind Central Catholic HS.
High school cross country practice starts Monday, August 12th, at 3:30pm. Please be registered and come ready to run.
Online registration for the 2019-20 school year is underway....register your student today!
The youth football camp scheduled for today June 17th has been cancelled. Their are regular high school football activities today.
Congratulation to our Illinois Softball Coaches Association 2A All State Team members. Kaelyn Leverson 2nd team pitcher, Sydnee Usherwood 2nd team center field, Alexis Finchum 3rd team catcher and Chloe Scroggins 3rd team second base.
High School Softball State Shirts are now available for order. Orders will be taken through Friday June 21st. Follow the link to place your order. https://spartansoftball2019.itemorder.com/
Dates for HS Cheer have been set. Monday, June 24th Parent Mtg. 5:30, Workshop to follow until 7pm. June 25th & 26th - HS Cheer Workshop, 1pm - 2:30pm June 27th - HS Cheer Tryout 5:30pm - 7:30pm
After 6 innings. Spartans down 1 to 2.
Going to bottom of 6th, Spartans up 1 to 0.
Going to bottom of 5th, still 0 to 0.
Going to the bottom of the 4th, still 0 to 0.
After 2 innings. Score is 0 to 0.
Spartans will play in the 3rd place game tomorrow at 11:15am. Final score was 3-11.
After 5 innings - Spartans are down 3-8.
Spartans take the lead 3-2 after 4 innings!
Alexis Finchum hits a screaming double down the line with 2 runners on - score is 2-2 after 3!
Score remains the same after 2 innings.
After 1st inning - Spartans are down 0-2.
There will be a reception for our State Softball team on Sunday June 2nd at 3:00pm in the high school gym. This is open to the public and refreshments will be provided. Come out and help celebrate our softball team and their accomplishments.
State Bound Softball t-shirts that were ordered can be picked up today May 30th from 3:00pm to 4:00pm at the high school or tomorrow from 8:00am to noon at the high school.
State Bound Softball t-shirts order until noon on Wed. May 29th. Shirts picked up late Thurs. afternoon or early Friday to wear them to the game on Friday night. Shirts are $12 a piece. Pay when you pick them up. email email@example.com or call 309-379-5911 to order.
The high school softball super sectional game at Athens on Monday May 27th has been changed to a 1:00pm start.
Great job Olympia 3200 M relay (Owen Dare, Logan Wheeler, Parker Kistner, Dylan Bennet) for winning their heat in the IHSA Class 2A prelims today and advancing to the state finals tomorrow at EIU in Charleston. They will run at 11:15. Charlie Kistner will run the finals of the 3200 meter run at 12:25 tomorrow. Good luck guys!
Olympia Spartans WIN! 4-2!
Olympia Spartans up 3-2 after 4!
Softball tied at 2s after the 2nd.
Sectional Semi-Final softball game today at Olympia. We play St. Joseph-Ogden at 4:30pm. Come out and support our Spartan Softball team.
Congrats to the Olympia track guys for a strong showing at the 2019 Peoria Journal Star track meet last night at the East Peoria Eastside Center. The host of the meet invites the top 8 individuals/teams in the PJ Star area for each event. The Olympia guys qualified in all four relays and five individual entries. Top placers were: 4th place in the 3200 m relay(Owen Dare, Jon Neville, Lucas Lawless, Carter Fairfield); 2nd place in the 1600 m relay(Brad Schardan, Justin Siebert, Parker Kistner, Dylan Bennet) Charlie Kistner-3rd place in the 1600 m run with an all-time personal record of 4:36.28 Anthony Ragland-2nd place in the 3200 m run with an all-time personal record of 10:15.14 Parker Kistner-1st place in the 800 meter run with an all-time personal record of 2:00.32.
Congratulations to the Girls Soccer All Conference Selections! 1st Team - Anna Singley & Lexi Hoffman 2nd Team - Aimee Small, Bailey Rogers, Erin Turner; Honorable Mention - Alyssa Casey Honorable Mention All-State Sectional Player - Bailey Rogers
6th Grade Remember Sunscreen for your field trip tomorrow!
Softball advances to the Regional Championship on Friday May 17th at 4:30pm at Prairie Central after a 12 to 1 win over EPG. Kaelyn Leverson with the win. She also gets her 400th career strikeout and a homerun.
Congratulations to our 13 Middle School Track and Field Athletes that qualified for the AA State Meet this coming Friday and Saturday! Best of Luck! Go Spartans!!
The high school boys track meet scheduled for today May 11th at Mohamet Seymour has been cancelled.
Thank you to the 6th grade parents who were able to attend orientation night, 8to18 follow-up information - the registration process for athletics and activities for next school year will officially open after July 4th 2019.
Girls's Soccer season comes to an end with a 7 to 0 loss to Springfield Lutheran in Regional play.
Olympia Softball will be honoring our lone senior, Alexis Finchum tonight as we take on conference foe St. Joe -Ogden at 4:30pm. Come out and support our senior and cheer on the Spartans.
There is a meeting for those going this year’s DC trip, tomorrow Wednesday, May 8th at 6pm in the OMS Cafe.
Congratulations to Payton Wille on her Illini Praire Conference win in the 800 meter run last Tuesday evening. Payton ran her all-time best and a new meet record of 2:25.61.
The varsity and JV girls' soccer games scheduled for today May 2nd have been cancelled. Make up date is May 4th. Time - TBA.
The varsity and JV baseball games scheduled for to May 2nd at IVC have been cancelled. The make up date for both is May 8th.
The varsity and JV softball games at IVC today, May 2nd have been cancelled. Make up date for varsity only will be May 10th.
The JV and Varsity baseball games scheduled for today against St. Joe Ogden have been cancelled. Varsity game will be made up on Friday May 3rd.
1 hour delay today, May 1. Due to flooding on Olympia roads, all Olympia schools will start one hour late. If you are a driver, do not attempt to pass a flooded road. Please use main roads and be safe.
IlliniPrairie Conference Track Meet is to restart at 4pm.
Middle School Track Practice is CANCELLED for today, Tuesday, April 30th.
The make up softball games vs. St. Joe Ogden that were scheduled for Wednesday May 1st will now be played on Tuesday May 7th.
The JV and Varsity baseball games scheduled for today April 30th at Lincoln have been cancelled.
Congrats to Charlie Kistner for an outstanding win in the 3200 meter run last Friday night at Eureka. Last year, as a freshman, Charlie set an all-time high school goal for himself to run a sub-10:00 3200 meter race(a feat that no Olympia athlete has done in the last 30+ years). Last Friday night, Charlie smashed that goal, running 9:53.96. He has now set his sights on a new goal....the 46 year old 3200 meter record held by Les Meyers at 9:16.8.
The Varsity/JV baseball and softball games for today April 29th are cancelled. Make up date will be Wednesday May 1st.
The MS track meet at Eureka for tomorrow April 27th is cancelled.
The freshmen baseball game scheduled for today April 19th has been cancelled.
MS Track practice is cancelled for tonight 4/18/19.
The varsity and JV girls' soccer games scheduled for today April 18th against IVC have been cancelled. Make up date is May 1st.
The high school girls' track meet at GCMS for today, April 18th has been cancelled.
Reminder that there is no student attendance on Friday, April 19th and Monday, April 22nd.
Baseball and Softball both pick up home conference wins over Central Catholic. Girls Soccer also picks up a home win over Canton. Go Spartans!
The JV baseball game scheduled for today April 15th at Central Catholic has been moved to Olympia. 4:30pm start.
Congratulations to Savannah Beavers on her win in the 3200meter run at the Unity Girls track and field invitational Friday night. She won in a time of 12:08 in very windy conditions. Other placers were Lyndsey Sebok in the discus, Payton Wille in the 800, and the 4x400 relay.
The varsity baseball game scheduled for today April 12th vs. Dunlap at Olympia has been cancelled.
The high school boys' track meet scheduled for today April 12th at Monticello has been cancelled.
JV Baseball at Eureka is cancelled tonight. No make up game has been scheduled.
The varsity and JV softball games scheduled for today at Limestone have been cancelled.
The varsity and JV softball games schedule for today April 2nd have been cancelled.
For our Tazewell county residents, we urge you to vote tomorrow, April 2, 2019. Your vote will affect all schools in Tazewell county. Find out more in this informational video: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jZit7HpxjK-MvukNvxx0Qud9u84loIjR/view
The high school track meet at Greenville and the varsity softball games at U.I.S have been cancelled for today.
The boys high school track team had a strong presence at their final indoor meet of the year last Saturday at Cogdal Relays. Top finishes were the 1600 M relay team(5th), the 3200 M relay (3rd), Lucas Lawless (4th in the 1600 M run), Anthony Ragland (3rd in the 1000 M run), Grant Kessinger, Bret Bauer, Andrew Litwiller, & Jon Neville (1st in the sprint medley relay), and Andrew Litwiller (1st in the long jump).
The girls high school track team had a great final meet of the indoor season this past Saturday at the Cogdal Relays at ISU. Top performers were Savanah Beavers & MaryGrace Cleinmark (1st & 2nd in the 1600 meter run), the 800 M relay (2nd place), the sprint medley relay (2nd place), Taylor Nowaskie (4th place in the long jump), and the 1600 M relay (1st place).
Varsity baseball game today against Tremont is cancelled.
The varsity and JV softball games scheduled for today March 20th at Bloomington have been cancelled due to wet field conditions.
The varsity baseball game scheduled for today vs. Washington at Olympia will now be played at Washington due to wet field conditions at Olympia. Game time - 4:30pm
Charge those chrome books and bring headphones/earbuds Monday!
The freshmen baseball game for today March 15th and the Varsity and JV games for tomorrow March 16th are all cancelled due to wet field conditions.
Varsity and JV Softball at Williamsville and Varsity and JV Baseball at Canton have been cancelled for today.
The softball games scheduled for today against Tri Valley have been cancelled due to field conditions.
The varsity and JV baseball games scheduled for today against Tri Valley have been cancelled due to field conditions.
Spartans won, will play tomorrow night in Lincoln vs. Washington Central at approximately 5:30pm.
Shuttle Buses are running late tonight, won’t depart MS until 6:15pm. Sorry for the inconvenience.
Join us tonight at 7:00pm in the OHS auditorium for the community meeting to discuss the facilities study. Everyone is welcome!
Congratulations to our 10 MS Wrestlers who are advancing to the sectional!
Spartans finish off the regular season with a home non conference win over Clinton. 60 to 55. Ethan Davis and Hunter Berges with 18 point each.
Lane Miller pins his opponent in his first round match. He will wrestle again tonight at approximately 6:30pm.
Wesly Litwiller falls in his 1st round match at State. He will wrestle again tomorrow at 11:00am.
Congratulations to Wesley Litwiller and Lane Miller for qualifying for IHSA State wrestling meet.
Middle School Activities Today - MS Wrestling meet at Tremont, MS Volleyball Game at Bloomington Junior High, MS Boys BB practice 3:30pm, MS Musical practice 3:30pm
Just to clarify - The following activities are still on for today HS Boys BB - practice 3:30pm HS Girls BB - Game at Monticello HS Wrestling practice at 3:30pm HS Boys Swim meet cancelled, practice and team pictures at 3:30pm Meet the Regional Speech Team 6:30pm HS Library
All activities are on as scheduled for tonight. only change - Boys Swim meet cancelled. They will practice at 3:30pm.
Olympia West Elem School, 302 N School St, Minier, is open as a warming center. If your power is out and you need a warm, safe place and some food, you are welcome to come.
HS Boys BB that was cancelled today has been rescheduled for Mon. Feb. 4th, including the mini cheer clinic performance. HS Boys BB that was cancelled for tomorrow will be played at St. Joe on Feb. 6th. 8th grade regional boys BB will be played Fri. Feb. 1st at home.
Due to weather conditions, all Olympia schools will start one hour later than normal Monday, January 28, 2019.
Due to cold temperatures all Olympia schools will start one hour later than normal Friday, Jan. 25.
Tonight is Senior Night for Girls' Basketball. St. Thomas More does not have enough players for a JV game, so we will play the varsity game at 6:00pm. Come out and support our Lady Spartans and senior Mary Grace Cleinmark.
Due to the possibility of icy roadways, Olympia schools will dismiss early Wed., Jan. 23. OHS and OMS dismiss at noon; elementary schools dismiss at 12:30. All programs and activities are cancelled the rest of the day.
Due to hazardous conditions, all Olympia Schools are closed Tuesday, January 22, 2019.
All practices scheduled for tonight are on as scheduled.
Reminder that there will be No School on Monday, January 21st in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
JV Wrestling, 7th Grade Boys Basketball Regional, Freshman Basketball, MS Wrestling, HS Boys Swimming all have been cancelled for Saturday, January 19th. All district buildings will be closed as well. Stay safe.
Tonight’s Boys Basketball game at St. Joe Ogden has been cancelled the rescheduled date is January 30th, 5:30 JV, 7 Varsity @ St. JO
Lady Spartans pick up a road conference win over Rantoul. 54 to 37. Current record is 17 wins and 8 losses. JV score - Rantoul 39 Olympia 36.
The high school boys basketball games at St. Joseph-Ogden on Friday Jan. 18th will start at 5:00pm for JV and 6:30pm for varsity.
Due to weather conditions, Olympia schools will start one hour later than normal Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Due to the inclement weather this past weekend the OHS Mini-Cheer clinic was cancelled and has been rescheduled. Our clinic date will now be on Saturday, January 26th from 12-3 in the High School gym (please use High School entrance)! The performance will take place on Tuesday, January 29th at halftime of the Varsity game. If you have any questions please contact Sam Nelson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Congratulations to Olympia sophomore, Trevor White, for finishing 6th as an individual in the IHSA Bowling Regional at Taylorville. Trevor will advance to compete in the Sectional at Alton on Sat. Jan. 19th.
Due to visibility and road conditions, all Olympia schools will start one hour later then normal Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
Lady Spartans hold on for home conference win over IVC 40 to 37. JV also earns a W.
Due to weather conditions, Olympia schools will start one hour later than normal Monday, January 14, 2019.
All district activities are cancelled for today Sunday Jan. 13th and all district buildings will remain closed.
All activities for Saturday Jan. 12th have been cancelled. All district buildings will be closed.
The mini cheer clinic that was scheduled for Saturday Jan. 12th has been postponed to Sunday Jan. 13th from 12 pm to 3 pm in the high school.
Great night of basketball tonight at Olympia. JV falls at the buzzer. Varsity over Unity 45 to 44. Blocked shot at the end to preserve the win. Congratulations to Unity's Elyce Knudsen on scoring her 1000th point.
Congrats to Freshman boys for their 61-53 win over St. Thomas More! Go Oly!
Tonight's high school girls' basketball games will be played in the middle school gym. Jv at 5:30pm Varsity at 7:00pm.
Lady Spartans in overtime over Prairie Central 50 to 47 to pick up a conference win. Colby Burt with 21 pts. Abbie Bode 12 pts.
Lady Spartans pick up another win on the road over Tri Valley 47 to 31. JV also picks up another win. 36 to 31.
The home boys' swim meet scheduled for today Dec. 13th has been cancelled.
Lady Spartans pick up a victory on the road over IVC 51 to 36. JV also earns the W.
7th grade girls down 33 to 10 going into 4th.
7th Grade girls down 7 to 5 after 1st quarter.
The middle school boys' basketball games scheduled for Thurs. Dec. 6th have been moved to Wed. Dec. 5th, so the boys can attend the 7th grade girls basketball state championship game on Thurs.. The 8th grade boys game will be at 4:30pm on Wed. followed by the 7th grade game.
Win! 7th Grade Girls are Going to the Championship! 25-24!
End of 3rd 7th Grade Girls are up 21-15!
Halftime 7th Grade Girls are up 15-6!
7th Grade Girls are up 13-2 end of 1st Quarter!
7th Grade Girls Basketball advances yo the State semi final game with a 21 to 13 win over Rockford Marshall. They woll play at 5:00pm today.
7th Grade Girls Basketball State score update. 15 to 13 Olympia after 3 quarters.
7th Grade Girls Basketball up at halftime. 11 to 9 over Rockford Marshall in the 1st game of the State Tournament
7th Grade Girls Basketball state score update. 9 to 5 Olympia after 1st quarter
Here is the link for the 7th grade girls state brackets. http://www.iesa.org/activities/gbk/scoreboards/index.asp?Year=2018
Congratulations to the 7th Grade Girls Basketball Team! Now playing in the State Tournament, Sat. Dec 1st at Auburn High School. https://tinyurl.com/olygirlsbb They play in the 10am game against Rockford Marshall. Win that game and they play again that evening at 5pm.
Spartans pick up JV and Varsity wins on their home opener over Peoria Heights. Varsity 51 to 45 JV 68 to 38
Lady Spartans pick up home JV and Varsity wins over Roanoke Benson. 43 to 17 and 47 to 19.
All IESA 7th Grade Regional Games and High School Girls Basketball games are still on for tonight.
All Olympia schools will start one hour later than normal today, Monday, November 26, 2018.
Spartans pick up their first win of the year at the El Paso Gridley Tourney. 52 to 47 over Hartsburg Emden.
Reminder that there is no student attendance for the remainder of the week. All Olympia schools will resume classes on Monday, November 26th. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
Lady Spartans win their home opener over El Paso Gridley. 49 to 43
Lady Spartans pick up another win in the Clinton Tourney. 42 - 26 over DeeMack.
The middle school boys basketball game scheduled for tonight at El Paso Gridley has been cancelled.
Lady Spartans start the season off with a 59 to 52 win over Tri Valley at the Clinton Tourney.
Encouraging students to take their fruits and vegetables can be a challenge on the elementary level. It is our goal in all the elementary cafeterias that the students will try new foods and learn to love them. Some fun in lunch can go a long way to help promote the fruits and vegetables we have available for the students to choose from. At North our Watermelon Man did just that.
Reminder: OMS picture retakes are tomorrow (Friday)!
The Homecoming bonfire has been postponed to tomorrow night, Wednesday Sept. 26 after the home soccer games at approximately 7:15 pm
Need to know what's for lunch on the first day of school? Check out the menus here: http://www.olympia.org/o/district/browse/23537
Tomorrow, Tuesday, May 22nd is the last day of student attendance for the 17-18 school year. Elementary students will dismiss at 10:50am, OHMS students at 11:40am. Have a safe and happy summer!
Congrats to Sadie Donaldson for qualifying for IHSA State in the 400 meters with a time of 1.00.01
Reminder that there will be no student attendance tomorrow (Friday, April 27th) due to a School Improvement Day for teachers and staff.
The varsity baseball game at home vs. Unity and the sophomore game at Unity are both cancelled for today.
The middle school track meet at Bloomington JH today April 18th has been cancelled.
The softball game vs. Central Catholic on Monday April 16th has been moved to the Louisville Slugger Dome in Peoria. 4:30pm. Varsity only.
Congrats to the girls soccer team for winning the Judah Christian tourney.
The end of the school year is fast approaching! The final day for students will be a half SIP day on Tuesday, May 22nd. Elementary students will be released at 10:50am and OHMS released at 11:40am.
Spring Break for Olympia is coming soon! Students will be on break from Monday, March 26th to Monday, April 2nd. Classes resume Tuesday, April 3rd. Have a safe and enjoyable Spring Break!
Reminder OHS will have a late start on Wednesday, March 21st 2018.
Reminder that there will be no student attendance tomorrow, Friday, March 9th due to a Teachers' Institute Day.
Reminder Wednesday, January 24th is an OHS late start day.
Wearing blue at the District office in support of World Autism Awareness Day tomorrow. #LIUB
This morning deputies from several departments in McLean County were at Olympia doing their annual safety search with their K-9 units. There was no safety threat at the school as this was a scheduled event. We appreciate the support of our local police agencies that keep Olympia safe.
James and the Giant Peach inspired homecoming proposal! Written in John Deere green, of course! ♥️