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New Start Time and Bell Schedule

Students should arrive by 8:05, five minutes earlier than previous years. They will be released five minutes later plus all students will be released at 1:45 p.m. every Wednesday.
Porterville Unified School District is changing its bell schedule for the 2018-2019 school year. Students should arrive five minutes earlier than previous years, with instruction beginning promptly at 8:10 a.m. Students will be released five minutes later, with primary grades (TK-3) ending at 2:25 p.m.; intermediate grades (4-6) ending at 3:10 p.m.; middle school (7-8) ending at 3:10 p.m, and high school (9-12) ending at 3:30 p.m.

Additionally, all students will be released early every Wednesday at 1:45 p.m. to provide professional development and collaboration opportunities for school staff.

We will be in constant contact with the district’s transportation department, as well as all sites, to ensure a smooth transition for students to this new schedule.
Olive Street School recess, lunch and PE schedules will be posted soon.
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Open House is Thursday, May 24th from 6:30 - 7:30pm

Parents, families, friends and community members are invited to join the Olive Street family on Thursday, May 24th from 6:30 - 7:30pm for a night of STEAM ( Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) activities. We hope to see everyone at the school. Invite your friends and neighbors. We would love to show them #olivepride in action.
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Olive Students in grades 3 - 6 Slam Dunk the State Test

Students in grades 3 -6 will be working hard to Slam Dunk the state test. Please make sure your student arrives at school every day, on time. Gets plenty or rest and a good breakfast. Breakfast is served in the school cafeteria every day beginning at 7:45 am. Testing runs from May 3 - May 23.
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Olive Street School is one of only 97 elementary schools in the nation to receive PLTW Distinguished Launch Award

Project Lead The Way (PLTW) is a nonprofit organization that provides a transformative learning experience for K-12 students and teachers across the U.S. PLTW empowers students to develop in-demand, transportable knowledge and skills through pathways in computer science, engineering, and biomedical science. PLTW’s teacher training and resources support teachers as they engage their students in real-world learning. More than 10,500 elementary, middle, and high schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia offer PLTW programs. For more information on Project Lead The Way, visit pltw.org.
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