We are excited to partner with the Oakland Museum of Children’s Art to bring 6 weeks of art classes to every classroom at Olinda this year. Teaching artist, Kaya Fortune, engages the students in the creative process with age appropriate activities that support common core art standards. Click Here for more information

Music – MUST

Music in Schools Today is a non-profit organization that supports and develops music education programs that increase student achievement. Their 8 week program will be provided for grades TK-3 starting in the spring. Click here for more information.

P.E. – Playworks

Playworks is an organization that helps kids to stay active and build valuable life skills through play. Their on-site coach, coach Brandon, will be at Olinda 2 weeks per month, teaching conflict resolution & leadership skills to our students through Physical Education. Click here for more information.

Spelling Bee

Class Bees: 2/3-2/7
School Bee: 2/10

A fun way to motivate kids to learn their spelling words! Grade-appropriate spelling lists will be sent home before winter break. Winners of the class bees progress to the school-wide bee, and from there have the opportunity to work their way up to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Volunteers needed! Contact Tibletse:


March 2-6, 2020

We’re transforming this from a fundraiser to a literacy building program that promotes the value of reading to our students. Simply log reading hours and earn prizes – no more soliciting for donations!

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