2014-15 Back-to-School Information

The first day of school for students is Wednesday, August 13


Transportation Information

Bus routes will be posted about one week before school starts. Routes are added as they are created. Please continue to check if your route information is not immediately available.

General information is available on the Transportation Department website.

Classroom/Teacher Assignments

Parents of elementary students can find which classroom and teacher their child will be assigned by logging in to their myOlentangy account. The information will be available according to the schedule below.  Note: There may be significant traffic during the earlier hours of the release day.  Please be patient and try again.

August 6th  - 8 a.m. August 7th – 8 a.m. August 8th – 8 a.m.
Cheshire Alum Creek Arrowhead
Freedom Trail Liberty Tree Glen Oak
Olentangy Meadows Johnnycake Corners Heritage
Scioto Ridge Oak Creek Indian Springs
Wyandot Run Tyler Run Walnut Creek

Food Service Information

Food and Nutrition Services Website – find information about the National School Lunch Program, the National School Breakfast Program, meal prices, menus and more.

New Students

Visit your student’s school website for additional back-to-school information, such as supply lists, summer assignments and required forms. These pages are being updated regularly, so please check back often!

Elementary Schools

Middle Schools

High Schools


e-News email Notifications

Olentangy Local Schools uses e-mail notifications to communicate important messages and reminders to families.  The district strongly encourages parents and guardians to subscribe to the emails for thier children’s schools.  To learn more about the notifications, or to start or cancel a subscription, please visit your student’s school web page.

Olentangy’s Reward Card

The Olentangy Local School District would like to honor and thank our school district residents who are age 62 and older for their contributions to our school system by extending an invitation to receive the Olentangy Rewards Card.  The Olentangy Rewards Card is your ticket to free admission at any school-sponsored athletic or theatre event.  It’s our way of saying, “thank you for your support!” Download an Olentangy Rewards Card Application.

SPS EZ PAY, myOlentangy and PowerSchool Systems Down for Updates

The SPS EZ Pay system will be unavailable from 9 a.m. Monday, July 21st until 8 a.m. Friday, August 1 while updates are made to the system. No payments for fees and/or school meals will be accepted during this period of time. In addition, the PowerSchool parent portal and the myOlentangy portal will also be down for updates until August 5th. Transportation routes will be made available in myOlentangy at that time. Thank you for your patience as we update our systems in preparation for the 2014-15 school year.



One Community Conference

The Olentangy Local School District will host a one-day conference from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 6, 2014 to discuss how to build a community of respect and empathy through cultural awareness, sensitivity and understanding. The conference will provide tools and strategies to ensure equity and inclusion for all students and the community through engaging workshops and discussions for teachers, administrators, parents, community members, and students in grades K-12. The conference is free and will be held at Orange High School, 2840 E. Orange Road. Register here.

Topics will include:

• Identity and Belonging: Gender Differences, Ethnicity, Culture

We are All Diverse: So What? …Looking at the different kinds of diversity

• Learning in a Diverse Classroom:Culturally Relevant Planning, Tools and Strategies

• A look at the Evolution of Our Community: The Statistics of Regional and National Demographics

• Resource Room: Resources for Teachers, Parents, and Students

Let’s Talk Special Needs: Understanding and Supporting ALL Students

• Student Panel: From a Student’s Perspective — Intent to Impact…Who I Am in our One Community

• Parent Panel: From a Parent’s Perspective — Intent to Impact…Who I Am in our One Community

• Diverse on Purpose

• Additional topics to be announced

For more information, view the OLSD Diversity Conference flyer

Oak Creek Elementary School Welcomes New Assistant Principal

bridgetWe are pleased to announce that Bridget McMillen will serve as the new assistant principal at Oak Creek Elementary (OCES) for the 2014-2015 school year. The recommendation, made by Superintendent Wade Lucas, was approved during an April 10, 2014, business meeting of the Olentangy Board of Education. McMillen currently serves as a first-grade teacher at Tyler Run Elementary School (TRES).

McMillen began serving with the Olentangy Schools in 2005, soon after graduating from Miami University with a bachelor’s in early-childhood education. She has since earned her master’s in Educational Administration from Ashland University.

Julie Lather, principal of Oak Creek Elementary School (OCES) will further introduce McMillen to the Oak Creek community during its 14th annual VIP (Very Important People) Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast, Thursday, May 15, 2014.

Please join us both in welcoming her to the Oak Creek Elementary School family.


Jennifer Mazza,
Principal – Tyler Run Elementary
580 Salisbury Drive
Powell, OH 43065
Ph: 740- 657- 4900

Julie Lather,
Principal – Oak Creek Elementary
1256 Westwood Drive
Lewis Center, OH 43035
Ph: (740) 657-4700

Summer Sports Camp Opportunities for All Olentangy Students

Olentangy’s three high schools will post summer sports camps announcements for students – all grades – in this space as each new activity is added.  Check back often for new postings!

Click here Summer sports camps for students in the Olentangy High School attendance area. This site will be updated as new events become available. (Looking for OHS football information?  See this link.)

Click here Summer sports camps for students in the Olentangy Liberty High School attendance area.  This site will be updated as new events become available.

Click here Summer sports camps for students in the Olentangy Orange High School attendance area.  This site will be updated as new events become available.