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History
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-circa1920-

 
Olympia Junior Academy originally started circa1920's in the basement of the Seventh-day Adventist Church on the corner of North Puget Street and Bigelow Avenue.  Housing 50 students, two teachers and a principal, the basement location served the church members well.  By the 1950's, they were ready for a more adequate school facility for their students. 



 
 
-1952-

 
In 1952, property on 26th Avenue was purchased.  Surplus buildings from Fort Lewis were brought to the site to be converted to classrooms, and a gymnasium was added.  The Olympian published a story on Wednesday, March 10, 1954, noting the opening of the new school, Olympia Junior Academy.  
 
- 2009 -

A New Era Dawns

 
Although the 26th Avenue location had served us well for 55 years, we were once again looking to find a more suitable location for our students and staff.  After five years of prayer and fund raising, an existing building was purchased in the spring of 2009 at 1215 Ethel Road off of 14th Ave./Walnut Street and Cooper Point Road on the west side of Olympia. 

Extensive renovations took place to prepare the school to house our students in grades K-8, as well as a brand new childcare facility for infants through preschool.  In September, 2009, the OCS Early Learning Center opened.  A year later, in the summer of 2010, the elementary school moved to the new site.  In September Olympia Christian School opened its doors for the 2010-11 school year.  



 
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