Who do I contact?

  • Wondering who can help?

    Following are contact names and phone numbers for a number of people and programs frequently needed by our families. And of course, you can always contact us in the main office, and we will be happy to help!

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    Olson Elementary School
    720 W. Judd Street
    Woodstock, IL  60098
    815-338-0473




    MAIN OFFICE

    OLSON SCHOOL OFFICE - 815-338-0473    Olson Attendance Line - 815-337-8620  •   Olson Fax Line - 815-338-8142  Outside view of Olson Elementary School

    Stephanie Watson, Principal

    Lisa Furst, Building Secretary

    Gina Marquardt, Attendance Secretary

    • Questions about attendance and tardies.
    • Questions about school events or school activities
    • Chromebook Replacement Plan - $30 annual
    • Changes in pick-up or drop off procedures for the day
    • To report an extended absence or vacation
    • Any questions about school procedures or policies
    • PTO questions or contact information
    • Concerns about school safety, climate, or current events
    • Information about school website
    • Contact information for staff members - voicemail contacts
    • Information or schedule for upcoming IEP meeting
    • Assistance with scheduling a conference or meeting with teacher(s)

    Please call the office with any other questions or concerns. As necessary we will direct your call.


    Contacting Teachers

    Call your child's teacher   815-338-0473

    You will be directed to the teacher’s classroom phone and/or to the voicemail.

    OR EMAIL YOUR CHILD’S TEACHER @wcusd200.org  [Click here to view our directory, which includes teacher names and email addresses] 

    Contact your child’s teacher for information about any of the following:

    • Math Curriculum and Resources
      • Homework
      • Understanding GoMath
      • GoMath On-Line Issues
    • Reading Curriculum and Resources
      • Homework
      • Understanding ReadyGen
      • ReadyGen On-Line Issues
    • Chromebook and Canvas Questions
      • Logging In
      • Concerns about functionality of chromebook
      • Accessing student programs
    • Classroom Volunteer Opportunities
      • Or other ways to be involved in school community
    • Understanding the academic data that is shared with me
      • Report Cards
      • MAP, ACCESS, PARCC, or APPLL reports
    • Learner Concerns and Behaviors
      • Motivation and Attention
      • Lost or missing supplies
      • Inability to complete school work
      • Organization

    Olson School Library & STEAM Lab 

    Mrs. Maggie Jensen, Inquiry Specialist and Library Staff     815-338-0473

    • Questions about our library collection
    • Missing, lost, or overdue library books
    • Scholastic Book Fair questions or comments
    • STEAM Lab curriculum 
    • STEAM Lab contributions


    Olson Social Workers

    Ms. Kelly Haussmann, Social Worker   815-338-0473 

    Mrs. Amy Zeh, Social Worker  815-338-0473 

    • Information about social services in the community
    • Specific questions about social/emotional issues with your child
    • Concerns for emotional well being
    • Significant behavioral changes at home or at school
    • Concerns about comments, self-harm, injurious behavior
    • Significant family changes (e.g. divorce, death of a family member, loss of job, other stressors)


    Olson School Music Programs

    Mrs. Deb Schweihs, Band Director

    Ms. Jillian Forbes, Orchestra Director

    Mr. Hugo Alcazar, Olson Music Teacher and Choral Director

    • After school practice schedule and attendance
    • Concert or performance schedule
      • Where to go ~ When ~ What to wear
    • Expectations for student participation
    • Instrument rental and responsibilities
    • Contact Director if your child chooses to discontinue in these activities.


    Kids Club 

    Amy Kroyer, Director of Kids Club    815-338-0643

    Email: kidsclub@wcusd200.org

    • Kids Club availability
    • Issues at Kids Club with students or staff
    • Kids Club Schedule
    • Summer Kids Club Program
    • Enrollment Form


    Health Services

    Olson School Nurse

    • Jean Diamond, School Nurse
      815-338-0473

    District 200 Health Services Dept

    • Lisa Tate, Director of Health Services
      815-206-0643

    Health Services Website (www.woodstockschools.org/health)

    • Health concerns - Connecting with our health care providers
    • List of resources about health and wellness
    • Procedures for returning to school following an illness or injury
    • Accidents or injuries at school
    • Medication changes or any health updates

    Please see the Health Services Website for a list of healthcare resources in our community.


    Technology

    Technology Dept District 200 Help Line     815-337-2155

    Email:  techsupport@wcusd200.org

    Please contact the Olson School office for any of these concerns and we will work with the Technology Dept to address the issues.

    • Damage to Chromebooks
    • Logging in to Canvas at home
    • Purchase of the Chromebook Replacement Plan
    • Lost or damaged Chromebook cases or cords


    Food Services 

    Colleen Roth, Olson Food Services Manager    815-206-7770

    Please contact Olson Food Service manager with any questions about breakfast or lunch service at Olson. You may also call the school with questions about Free and Reduced procedures.

    • Questions or concerns about breakfast or lunch service at Olson
    • Information about expectations for breakfast/lunch
    • Information about menu items or selection

    District 200 Food Services Dept
    Sue Malley,
    Director of Food Services • 815-338-8166

    Please contact D200 Food Service directly if there are immediate concerns.

    • Questions or concerns about the monthly menu
    • Payment questions - Updated balance
    • Information about the Free and Reduced program

    Food Services Dept Website


    Transportation 

    District 200 Transportation Dept    815-338-4777

    Diane Carter, Director of Transportation

    Significant and urgent questions regarding your child’s transportation to or from  school may be addressed to the Transportation Dept.

    • Questions about the bus route and/or scheduled times
    • Long term changes in pick-up or drop off location 
    • Concerns about transportation safety

    Depending on the circumstances, a call to the school office may be made to address these issues, or you may call the Transportation Dept.

    • Issues on the bus with driver/students
    • Problems with your child’s seat on the bus
    • Concerns about the bus stop


    School Calendars

    The district-wide school year calendars for 2020-21 and 2021-22 are posted at www.woodstockschools.org/calendar.


    Other Helpful McHenry County Resources

    • Non-Emergency Community Help 211
    • DCFS Hotline 800-252-2873
    • Crisis Line 800-892-8900
    • Turning Point (domestic violence assistance)  815-338-8081
    • Child Advocacy Center 815-334-9597
    • Options and Advocacy 815-477-4720