School Hours: 7:50 a.m.-2:26 p.m. | Phone: 651-425-3500 | Attendance line: 651-425-3535
Oltman Middle School serves students in sixth through eighth grades and is part of South Washington County Schools. The school offers a comprehensive curriculum with an emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and career and college readiness.
Oltman Middle School is an Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) National Demonstration School. The AVID program helps students develop organizational skills and study habits so they can be successful students.
Along with academics, there are many extracurricular opportunities at Oltman including athletics, fine arts, robotics and service-learning clubs. In 2018, Oltman Middle School opened a new school designed around the way today’s students learn, with collaborative and flexible learning space.
The state announced the launch of the “Kids Deserve a Shot” vaccine incentive program. The program encourages Minnesotans between the ages of 12-17 to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by offering a $200 Visa gift card once the vaccination series is completed by Nov. 30.
Watch a recording of the recent virtual information session and learn how to vote early for the Nov. 2 ballot.
The Department of Technology has seen an increase in damaged student devices. To avoid unexpected costs, families can purchase an optional device protection plan until Oct. 31, 2021. Families who do not purchase a device protection plan are responsible for the full cost of device repair or replacement.
Help make a positive impact on the lives of students. Please visit our careers site at www.sowashco.org/careers for a full list of open positions details. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
Join us for one of two community information sessions about the levy questions on the Nov. 2 ballot. If approved by voters, increased school funding will allow us to focus on financial stability and technology for our kids.
Please see our revised criteria for COVID-19 decision-making that defines when increased health strategies will be put in place (including face coverings in our high schools).
Learn about free at-home testing options available to students and community testing options available to everyone.
To help keep children warm this winter, South Washington County Schools (SoWashCo Schools) Community Education is partnering with SoWashCo CARES (Community Action Reaching Every Student) to help match students in need with new winter coats, snow pants, boots, hats and gloves.
SoWashCo Schools is asking voters to consider a school funding increase with two questions on the Nov. 2 ballot.
SoWashCo Schools is sharing our criteria for COVID-19 decision-making that defines when increased health strategies will be put in place (including face coverings in our high schools) and when classrooms or schools would move to distance learning.
The Department of Teaching and Learning is looking for parents to represent their child’s school and school community. There are 2 seats available for the cities of Afton, Cottage Grove, Newport, St. Paul Park, Grey Cloud Island, and Woodbury. This committee will meet from 4:00-5:30 on the following dates:
- Nov. 22, 2021
- Jan. 24, 2022
- March 21, 2022
- May 16, 2022
The Nov. 2 election will be critical in providing the stability needed to address other pressing issues. If the ballot questions are approved, we will continue planning for our next challenges - growth in our communities, overcrowded schools and uneven enrollment increases.
Help us learn more about how your family uses electronic devices at home by participating in the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) Digital Equity Survey. It’s important that we gather accurate information so each student and family has the equipment, help and support they need.
This week's Family Update includes information about accessing your child's school portrait proofs as well as other helpful links and calendar information. Check it out!
Through the 2021 Advanced Child Tax Credit, eligible families can receive advance payments of up to $300 a month for each child under the age of six and up to $250 per month for each child older than age six. Families can benefit from the credit even if they don’t have earned income or do not owe any income taxes. Payments will be sent monthly from the IRS through Dec. 15, 2021.