Middle School Transition

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Middle School Transition


Students not residing in the OHS service area need to first sign up on the Transfer List at the district office (this includes students living in the Capital High School and Griffin School District areas).  The Transfer page can be found on this page: Transfer Students (click here).  All transfers are handled by the Olympia School District main office. 


Students not currently attending an OSD middle school must contact our Enrollment and Counseling Secretary at 360-596-7004 or email [email protected].



Welcome Incoming 8th Grade Students and Families  

OHS Counselors will visit Reeves Middle School on March 28, 2023 and Washington Middle School on March 30th, 2023 to present Freshmen registration information.

Our Welcome Night will be on April 12th from 6pm to 8pm. Incoming 9th grade parents/guardians will have an opportunity to hear the Registration Presentation. Hear a welcome from Principal Grant and get information about The OlyWay, Transitioning to OHS, Bear Crew, Athletics, ASB, Clubs, and more. All new students and families are welcome to attend this presentation.


Registration Presentation.pdf (click here)


Video of Registration Presentation (click here)


Course Request Form:  Freshmen Course Requests



NOTE:  Students receiving special services from an IEP or ELL teacher will be contacted by their Case Manager to personally request classes with each student.


STEP 1: Counselors visit Reeves Middle School March 28th, 2023 and Washington Middle School March 30th, 2023. Students will hear the registration presentation and get paperwork for registration.


STEP 2:  Explore the OHS Course Catalog (click here) for more details about classes and program offerings.


Step 3: Attend the Welcome Night for incoming Freshman, April 12th from 6pm to 8pm at OHS.


Step 4:  Complete REQUIRED FORMS!

  • Complete the Freshmen Course Requests form (click here) with your parent/guardian.  Make sure form is signed by parent/guardian.
  •  Student Health Information Form English, Spanish, Vietnamese (click on 'em). Parents/Guardian, please complete.
  • Bring ALL your completed form back to your middle school, counselors will return to Washington Middle School on April 14th, 2023 and Reeves Middle School on April 20th, 2023 to meet with each student and input their course requests.



Please update any changes in Skyward Family Access if necessary.

To fill out any of these forms electronically, download/save the fillable PDF forms (linked below) before entering any of your information. If you complete the forms in a browser window (i.e. Chrome, Firefox, Safari) and then save them to your computer, the information which you entered may not be saved. Simply download the form first, then fill it out electronically, then save. This will assure all your information entered is included in the completed form.


Email completed forms to [email protected] or mail them to Olympia High School, Attn: Enrollment, 1302 North St SE, Olympia, WA 98501.

Questions? Contact our Enrollment and Counseling Secretary at (360) 596-7004.


We look forward to seeing you in the fall!