Olympian High School

"Where Champions Are Made"

Calendar Update

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  • Blood Drive - MPR
  • Elaine and Lily to attend the Laurels for Leaders Luncheon 11:30 - 1:00 p.m.
  • Spring Coaches Meeting - 3:00 p.m. MPR

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

  • A.P. Assembly during ATP - MPR
  • Faculty Meeting 2:50 p.m. - WASC Focus groups MPR
  • Curriculum meeting for Administrative Team - 5:00- 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 20, 2014

  • A.P. Assembly during ATP - MPR
  • PIQUE training - 6:00 p.m. Library

Friday, February 21, 2014

  • District WASC visit at Olympian (Elaine and Steve) - 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, February 22, 2014

  • Adelante Latino Conference - All day Olympian High

Monday, February 24, 2014

  • Student Led Conferences - 3:00 - 7:30 Library

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

  • Student Led Conferences - 3:00 - 7:30 Library

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

  • Student Led Conferences - 3:00 - 7:30 Library
  • Learning Walk - moved from February 19th

Thursday, February 27, 2014

  • Student Led Conferences - 3:00 - 7:30 Library

Friday, February 28, 2014

  • Algebra Cohort Meeting - Special Services Conference Room
  • Breaking Down the Barriers - all day

Common Senior Experience Leadership Committee

On January 22, the CSE Leadership committee attended the Worldlink Youth Town Hall meeting at the University of San Diego. The conference theme this year was Global Conflicts, about 400 students from all over San Diego attended.

Class Coverage by the Administrative Team

Mr. Sayers was the first teacher to redeem his one period of class coverage this year! How many administrators did it take to cover his class - 4 out of the 5!

Making A Difference

Each year students who are admitted to MIT are asked to select the name of a teacher who has been especially influential in their development. Reece Akana selected Dr. Fabian! Thank you Dr. Fabian for having such an impact on Reece's life at Olympian High School.
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Congratulations to the 2014 Academic Decathlon Team

5 years in a row Olympian's Academic Decathlon team has won the county title! The team will be traveling to the state competition in March. Special thanks to Head Coach Ken Boulton and the assistant coaches - Oliver Chico, Dr. Ben Fabian, Steve Rodriguez, Eric Mabrey and Alicia Pentz-Lopez.
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District Honor Band

Did you know that 20 of our students belong to the District Honor Band? The 20 students are:

Honor Concert Band

Flute 2 - Kiara Mendaros

Alto Sax I - Joshua Nichols

Trumpet I - Layla Ruiz(Principal Chair) and Angel Cortez

Trumpet 2 - Isabelle Romero

Baritone - Gabriel Freeze

Honor Symphonic Band

Flute I -Kristoffer Fernandez

Flute 2 - Chloe Munguia

Clarinet 3 - Rondee Tanciatco and Mark Fernandez

Trumpet 1 - Ellie Robledo

Trumpet 2 - Andres Granillo and Leonardo Garcia

Trombone 3 - Jed Vargas and Alissa Bringas

Tuba - Robert Castellanos (Principal Chair)

Percussion I - Steven Romo (Principal Chair) and Janessa Duque

Percussion 3 -- Vinnie Widjaja

The District Honor Band is made up the best band players grades 7-12. These students went through an audition to win their spot, studied pieces that were given to them on their own, and then joined two rehearsals, along with the rest of the Honor Band members with a guest conductor. They performed at Chula Vista High School last Saturday, February 8th.

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WASC Update

This week we will begin the process of looking at in each focus group the progress, evidence and impact on student learning. In addition, look at the critical needs and student learner outcomes. Upcoming WASC meetings are below for your planning:


  • Faculty meeting, Wednesday February 19 by Focus Groups
  • Monday, March 3 Focus Groups meet during PLC (change from March 17) - MPR
  • Wednesday, March 5 WASC Faculty Meeting *****
  • Monday, April 7 Home Groups meet during PLC - MPR
  • Either April 22 or 23 Special WASC meeting (during CST testing)