STEMulating News

Osceola Science Charter School

December 10- 14, 2018

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Three Dress Down Days Next Week!

Monday 12/17 - School Uniform

Tuesday 12/18 - School Uniform

Wednesday 12/19 - Ugly Sweater/Shirt Day

Thursday 12/20 - Pajama Day

Friday 12/21- Dress festive for the Jingle Jog (Running shoes and athletic wear)

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Holiday Market

The Osceola Science Charter School Parent Volunteer Organization is pleased to announce the return of our Holiday Market… a special “pop-up” store for children to do their own Holiday Shopping! The "store" will be open Monday December 17 - Friday December 21st.

Items range from $.25 to $10.00 so there is something for everyone!

Students received a flyer to help create a budget and list of gift recipients with your child.

If you would like to apply for a seasonal “job” please contact or sign by clicking on the link

Holiday Donations

Dear Parents and Guardians,

As the holidays are approaching, it is time to prepare our annual gift bags for our Osceola Science teachers and staff members!

Help us show our teachers and staff members how much we appreciate them by donating gift cards or by making a monetary donation, so that we can purchase gift cards for them. Popular gift cards are Target, Barnes & Noble, Publix, and Amazon.

Gift card donations may be dropped off at the front desk and monetary donations may be provided using the SCHOOLPAY link below.

As always, we are thankful for your support and wish you a Happy Holiday Season!

Toy Drive Results

Thank you to all the families who donated items for our OSCS Holiday Toy Drive. The toys will be donated to children in need.

Toy Drive Winners of a Pizza Party!

K- Bluem

1st- J.Parker

2nd- Dannemiller

3rd - Gilliland

4th- Furbee (110 toys)

5th- Hamel (3 toys)

In celebration of a successful Toy Drive, we will be hosting our very first annual Jingle Bell Jog! Thank you for your generosity!

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OSCS First Annual Jingle Bell Jog

OSCS Families,

Next Friday, December 21st, we will be having our first annual Jingle Bell Jog. This event will take place during regular school hours, and is a one mile race for students grades 2-5,teachers and staff. Students in grade K-1 will have the chance to participate in a half mile jog. Students and staff are encourage to come dressed with anything associated with the festive winter holidays… Jingle Bells, Santa, Mistletoe, Reindeer, Elves, etc.! Check out next week's newsletter for pictures from this fun event!

Volunteers Needed

Families, we welcome your help at the most hectic times of the day, dismissal. Having plenty of volunteers ensures that we have a safe and swift transition time. If you are interested in volunteering please sign up using the link below.

Please note that in order to volunteer, you must be OASIS Approved. If you are not OASIS approved, please visit our school site and click on VOLUNTEER under the parent tab to start the process.


Damos la bienvenida a su ayuda en los momentos más agitados del día, el despido. Tener muchos voluntarios asegura que tengamos un tiempo de transición seguro y rápido. Si está interesado en ser voluntario, regístrese usando el enlace de abajo.

Tenga en cuenta que para ser voluntario, debe estar aprobado por OASIS. Si no está aprobado por OASIS, visite la pagina de nuestra escuela y haga clic en VOLUNTARIO para comenzar el proceso.

Smile Mile

OSCS Families,

Smile Mile is coming up! This event consists of a one mile children’s race open to children between the ages of five and eleven. This event is for students grades K-5. There is also a Fun Run for anyone under the age of 5! Younger participants may sign up under our school if they would like a t-shirt since the Fun Run is free, and only includes the finisher ribbon.

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2019

Time: Please visit the link below for the race start times

Location: Upper Blue Jacket Park
2501 General Rees Ave
Orlando, FL 32814

The start is located at the intersection of Robin Rd. and Upper Park Rd.

Entry Fees

$8 Through February 16
$11 February 17 - March 1
$16 Race day at race site (If available; capacity is set at 2000)

4 yr & Under Kids Run: FREE (Registration on race day only. No Shirt; finisher's receive a ribbon)

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Third Grade Field Trip to WonderWorks

Third grade students had a blast at WonderWorks this week.

Club Spotlight

Adventures in Reading (K-2) with Ms. Zayas

Students in Adventures in Reading Club have the opportunity to read different literature and have discussions about the texts. Students read the literature through various activities including: reading on the computers, reading with books, listening to a story, or playing a reading game. Occasionally, students even watch a book-to-movie adaption or they are given paper books Reading A to Z books to take home.

Lunch Menu

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