BUSINESS PARTNERS ATTEND LUNCHEON
Olympia Learning Center treated their business partners to an appreciation luncheon on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. Ms. Smalls, Career Development Specialist and hostess shared her appreciation for all that the business partners have done this year to positively impact the students at Olympia. Each partner enjoyed a lovely meal and were later presented with a plaque for their partnering service. Partners attending were representative from Vulcan Quarry, ONFIYA, and Teen Talk. Others present were: Mr. Nathan White, principal, Mrs. Bridget Bookert, secretary, Ms. Gloria Coleman, librarian/ photographer and student representatives. Everyone enjoyed the event.
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OLYMPIA ANNOUNCES "IMPACT" AFTER-SCHOOL PROGRAM
What is IMPACT?
IMPACT is an after-school program designed to provide alternative education students with the academic and career-related skills essential in the completion of promotion and graduation. IMPACT is also designed to strengthen global competitiveness in the workplace and ensure achievement of the skills outlined in the Profile of the South Carolina Graduate.
Who is eligible?
Students in grades 6-12 who are currently enrolled in the OLC Alternative education program.
Tuesday-Thursday from 3:30pm-5:30pm
-Olympia learning Center, 621 Bluff Rd., Columbia, SC 29201
Through the use of innovative approaches, students participating in IMPACT will gain tools essential for making a seamless transition into relevant employment, further training, or post-secondary study.
Transportation home and Food included.
- Critical Thinking & Problem Solving Activities
- Decision Making
- Collaboration & Team Building
- Performing mock interviews
- STEM Project/Activities
- Overcoming Obstacles Life Skills Education
- ACT's Career Ready 101
If you are interested please complete the attached application. For more information contact Gloria Coleman at 400-1650.
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OLYMPIA'S IMPACT PROGRAM COMPLETES FIRST YEAR!
The Olympia Learning Center IMPACT Afterschool Program completed its first year of the EEDA grant. Says Ms. Coleman, Project Director "We had a good first year. The students really enjoyed the program and I am looking forward to it being even better this coming year". For highlights of the program see the annual report attached.
IMPACT AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM ANNUAL REPORT
OLC School Pledge
Pledge: I pledge commitment to my academic and career goals, for these shall determine my future. I pledge cooperation in all school tasks, for together we can overcome deficiencies and resolve problems. I pledge competence in the classroom and workplace, for these experiences are stepping-stones to my success. I pledge consideration and respect for all humanity, for my rights end where another individual's begin. I pledge to put forth every effort to be the best that I can be. And I will strive to bring pride to myself, my parents, and my school.
Motto: Whatever my mind can conceive and believe, I will achieve.
District Mission Statement
We are Richland One, a leader in transforing lives through education, empowering All students to reach thier potential and dreams.