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Osceola Science Charter School Newsletter - December 1, 2017

Principals Corner

Open House for Prospective Students and Parents Saturday, December 16th


Dear Parents,

Be sure to let your friends and family know that we will be holding an Open House for new students and their parents who are interested in attending our school for the 2018-2019 school year.


It will be on Saturday, December 16th. There will be two presentations:


First session: 10:00AM

Second session: 11:00AM


Osceola Science Charter School will be hosting two additional Open Houses in January:


Saturday, January 20th at 10:00AM and at 11:00AM.

Sunday, January 28th at 12:00PM and at 1:00PM.


This is a great opportunity for them to learn about Osceola Science Charter School by touring our school, visiting classrooms and teachers, and getting questions answered at an Administrative presentation which will kick off each session. No RSVP is necessary.

Lottery Applications for the 2018-2019 school year must be submitted by 11:59PM on Wednesday, January 31st.


Students who currently attend at Osceola Science Charter School don’t need to fill out online application. Only if there is a sibling who would like to attend next year, they need to apply on-line by 11:59PM on Wednesday, January 31st.

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Upcoming Events

-Friday, December 8

Chick Fil A Spirit Day

-Tuesday, December 12

Holiday Paint Party

-Wednesday, December 13 - Tuesday, December 19

The Elf Shop "A Holiday Store for Children"

-Tuesday, December 14

PVO Meeting 0800 am

-Friday, December 15

Kids Night Out/Parents' Night Out- Movies, Games, and Pizza

-Saturday, December 16

Open House

Volunteers need 930 to 1130 am PVO Table

-Thursday, December 21

3rd grade Wonderworks field trip

Winter Music Concert

-Friday, December 22

Quaterly AR Party

Last Day of School

First Semester Awards Ceremony for 2nd-4th Grade will be on Thursday, January 11th

Thursday, Jan. 11th 2018 at 8-10pm

2880 North Orange Blossom Trail

Kissimmee, FL

2nd-4th grade parents, please join us for an awards ceremony in the gymnasium on Thursday, January 11th.

The schedule for each individual ceremony is below:

  • 2nd Grade: 8:00am
  • 4th Grade: 9:00am
  • 3rd Grade: 10:00am

Award certificates will be issued for Principal's Honor Roll (all A's), Honor Roll (A's & B's), Citizenship, and Perfect Attendance.

There will not be a ceremony for Kindergarten and 1st Grade students. Teachers will distribute certificates for Achievement in their classrooms to students who are eligible.

The Elves Shop "A Childrens Holiday Store"

Greetings Parents,


OSCS PVO is excited to invite you and your child to participate in the upcoming Holiday Gift Shop program at our school! This valuable program makes it possible for children to experience the excitement of choosing their own special holiday gift for their own family and friends.


The Elves Shop will be set up at school beginning Wednesday, December 13 and supervised by parent volunteers, who will help your child pick out gifts.


We believe participating in this program will create wonderful, lasting memories for all involved for years to come. The children will learn to budget their money, make decisions, and appreciate the value of different items. We can imagine the childrens excitement as they see their loved ones open the gift they choose and purchased themselves! Likely, it will be just as rewarding to see what our children chose for us!


There are always ways in which you get involved. We have provided a money management envelope so you can assist them deciding whom they should by gifts for and how much they should spend. The gifts will range from .25 cents up to $10 dollars. Cash will be the only form of payment we can accept. All remaining monies will be sent in the original envelope with the gifts purchased. This is also a great opportunity to get our children motivated at home by suggesting ways your child can earn extra shopping money. We welcome you to be a part of this great experience.


P.S. Parents and grandparents, please feel free to sign up and be a volunteer of this fulfilling program!


www.SignUpGenius.com/go/508054AADA62AA2F85-theelf


Thank you for all of your support. We appreciate everything you do.


Sincerely,


PVO

Come paint with Ms. Garzinski!

Children are cordially invited to a

Holiday Paint Party

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

3:40 pm to 5:30 pm *

Mrs. Garzinski will teach children to paint a beautiful winter holiday painting that can be used as a holiday gift or as a memorable keepsake.

-No previous painting experience required.

Price: $10 per painter

To reserve your child's space RSVP mailto:jennifer.garzinski@osceolascience.org

Space is limited make sure you RSVP and pay to reserve your child's space!

*All children must be picked up no later than 5:30 pm

Kids Night Out and Parents Night Off

Do you still have some holiday shopping to do? How long has it been since your last date night? We have the perfect solution. On Friday, December 15, 2017, 4th grade is sponsoring a Kids Night Out/Parents Night Off Movie and Pizza Party!


Your children will be entertained with a movie, games, and their friends!


Time: After School until 8:00pm *

Cost: $10.00 per child

*All children must be picked up no later than 8:00 pm.


Registration forms have been sent home with your children, simply return filled out form and monies before Thursday, December 14, 2017.

OSCS Kindergarteners invade Orlando Science Center

Winter Music Concert

On December 21, 2017 OSCS will have a Winter Concert if any parent is interested in decorating for the event please email christyjenkel@hotmail.com.


Thank you in advance! We know the concert will be beautiful!

A Special thank you to BULK NATION!

Thank you to our newest business partner Bulk Nation for the wonderful donation! Keep a look out for a share night in the future!

About OSCS


Orlando Science Schools, with its 8 years of successful learning, is excited to announce its expansion into Osceola County with the opening of Osceola Science Charter School for the 2016-2017 school year in Kissimmee, FL.

Osceola Science Charter School (OSCS) is a S.T.E.M focused Osceola County Tuition Free Public Charter School that is approved by Osceola County School Board. OSCS offers a K-8 experience devoted to enriching the lives of students with an integration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, S.T.E.M., curriculum and a diverse student population that seeks to achieve a well rounded educational experience. Give your child the education they deserve! OSCS offers a fulltime Gifted program, Hands-on and project-based learning approaches along with a research based curriculum encourage students to think above and beyond to reach their highest educational goals.