Public hearings are scheduled to be held by the district in the gymnasiums of the schools proposed for closure:
Monday, February 26th, 6:00 pm at Madison Elementary School; Thursday, February 29th, 6:00 pm at Margaret McKenny Elementary School
Whether or not you have a close tie to either school, your presence will be have a positive impact for the Eastside Neighborhood.
For Madison: Sign up online between 8:00 am Friday, Feb. 23rd – 4:00 pm Sunday, Feb. 25th OR in person/via Zoom the night of the hearing. If prompted, indicate you are part of the Madison community.
For McKenny: Sign up online between 8:00 am Monday Feb. 26th – 4:00 pm Wednesday, Feb. 28th OR in person/via Zoom the night of the hearing. If prompted, indicate you are part of the McKenny community.
We hope to see you there! At the meeting, we will have materials for you about the school closure proposal. Bring signs, wear Madison and McKenny gear, and show your support. The district has not yet coordinated child care so please, consider this a family-friendly event!
Please reach out with any questions you have and let me know if you’ll be in attendance. [email protected]
And lastly, please reach out within your circles to spread the word !
Thanks so much! Miriam Hathaway Madison parent and OSD4ALL volunteer
We’re looking for neighbors and friends to join in a CLOTHING SWAP coming on Feb. 24th! The event will take place at the First United Methodist Church of Olympia , 1224 Legion Way SE. (More info. will follow next week.) In the meantime, start gathering your give-aways for all ages, sizes and genders! Clothes should be clean and in good condition.
November 15, 7:00 p.m. at the Swantown Inn Please join us as we look back on past accomplishments and events and plan for the upcoming year. There will be a slideshow highlighting what your Eastside Neighborhood Association has been part of in the past and a call for ideas from the neighborhood for future projects. Olympia Homeless Coordinator, Kim Kondrat, will be a guest speaker. …plus Refreshments
Your neighbours are hosting block parties all over our neighborhood.
Bring something for the grill!
Plates, cups and utensils providied
The party hosts will provide some food and activities. Please bring your own potluck dish and/or beverage. People of all ages are welcome to attend. If you have a yard game to share, or a musical instrument you’d like to play, bring it! You may also want to bring a chair or two.