Olson Middle School Welcomes You!

Vison - We envision Olson as a model school with transformative power for our students' futures. We will ensure our students discover and maximize their brilliance as scholars and members of our global community.

Mission - The mission of Olson Middle School is to challenge our students to become: inquiring, lifelong learners with the skills to succeed in our interconnected world; engaged citizens who take action in our local, national, and global communities; and compassionate, respectful, and persevering young people.

We strive to achieve this mission through a rigorous curriculum and within a caring environment that supports students' academic, social, and emotional needs.

Olson's School Improvement Plan is available here.

video What is your act of courage?   --  Created by 2016 Olson Yearbook Team
Parent Teacher Conferences!
Monday, February 01, 2016 5:00 PM

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held at Olson on Thursday, February 11, from 4:30-8:00 PM and Friday, February 12, from 8:00 AM-4:00 PM.

MPS School Fair Showcase
Monday, February 01, 2016 4:55 PM

The MPS School Fair Showcase will take place on Saturday, February 6 from 9:00am-2:00pm, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Students and their families can learn about all the school options Minneapolis offers. This is a great opportunity for 8th graders to learn about all the high schools in one place!

8th Grade Transition Night
Monday, February 01, 2016 4:50 PM

Attention 8th Grade Families! On Thursday, February 4 from 5:00-7:00pm, Olson Middle School will be hosting an 8th grade Transition Night.

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STEM & Career Exploration Expo! 8th grade field trip
Monday, February 01, 2016 4:45 PM

The 8th graders will be attending the STEM & Career Exploration Expo at the Minneapolis Convention Center on Wednesday, February 3. This event provides hands-on, interactive exhibits allowing students to explore a variety of careers.

High School Request Information and Timeline
Wednesday, December 02, 2015 5:00 PM

High schools in Minneapolis will be giving family tours in the upcoming months. Please refer to each high school’s website for more information. Some schools require appointments for tours during specific times, and others have more flexible schedules.

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