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  •  Updated April 1, 2020 - Message from the Principal


    Nathan White, Principal


    Dear Member of the Olympia Learning Center Community,

    Tuesday, March 24th Governor Henry McMaster and State Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced that all South Carolina schools will remain closed through April 30, 2020, due to ongoing concerns about the spread of the coronavirus throughout the state.

    We understand that this global public health crisis brings with it a lot of unknowns and a high level of stress and anxiety for many, but we’re all in this together and we can get through this together. We want our schools to reopen as soon as possible, but the health and safety of our students, staff and community remain our top priorities.

    New:  e-Learning will continue while schools are closed.  Please notice our e-Learning tab is now present on the Olympia Learning Center page and should be populated with content for beyond our initial provision very soon.  Teachers will be available to support eLearning during their office hours 9:30-11 and 1-3 PM Monday  - Friday and by request via Zoom meeting.


    NEW: For this week ending April 3rd our teachers have prepared daily work for all content areas in the form of a packet of materials (which would need picking up or calling to arrange receipt (803) 400-1650) or a complete set of work materials will be placed in our eLearning portal.  See the 2nd tab at the top of our web page and notice navigation to specific classes on the LEFT hand side of the page. 


    New:  Second Set of Printed Packets (NEW WORK) for students will be made available for pick up, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1 FROM 9 AM - 1 PM along with additional resources by request.  Contact: nathan.white@richlandone.org with questions.


    New: Beginning March 26th, Richland One will provide wifi enabled buses in locations throughout the District to serve as hotspots for students.  See Richland One homepage or click here.

    Please note that while there is no school for students please contact us as soon as possible to make arrangements to recieve any initial school work packets not yet picked up (803) 400-1650 or nathan.white@richlandone.org

    New:  Please click on the School Counseling tab for a special message from our Counselors including information which relates to our students' social and emotional needs and their understanding of current issues.

    Any student who is currently enrolled in an Edgenuity course and can access the internet via their phone or device is asked to continue their course of study. As a reminder, E2020 logins are typically your student number @r1student.org or your student number@r1student.orgCA

    For any other questions regarding District Issued devices please contact Richland One Help Desk (803) 231-7436 from 7:00 am - 5 pm, Monday-Friday.

    As a resource, our teachers at Olympia will be providing Daily Office Hours during which they will respond to emailed questions from students.  Emails for all faculty and staff are located on our website.  Those hours are: 9:30-11 AM and again from 1-3 PM Monday-Friday.  Teachers may also be able to meet with student via Zoom by request.

    If for any reason you are not sure to whom you should address any question please email: nathan.white@richlandone.org or le-keisha.caulder@richlandone.org 

    New: Richland One will continue to provide food services for students during the next weeks at several locations mentioned in the highlighted link.  Look to the announcement in the included link or on the Richland One home page for changes in upcoming food service provision for students.  Parents/Guardians are being asked to complete a form.


    Please continue to check this website for updates.




    Nate White, Principal 







  • About Olympia Learning Center


    Olympia Learning Center is a full service learning facility that offers meaningful educational opportunities for students in grades six through twelve.

    Students who attend the Richland One Alternative School are students of “Choice” who prefer a non-traditional, innovative and personal school setting.

    Our Programs Include:

    • Traditional Core Subjects
    • Computer Assisted Instruction 
    • Career and Personal Development 
    • Special Service Teaming 
    • Social/Character Education 
    • Service Learning Opportunities 
    • Business Center 21 
    • Evening Classes 
    • Work Study Programs 
    • Applied Academics (core subjects)