From The Principal's Desk

October 30, 2022

Welcome to Our Newsletter!

Meet us here weekly to know what's happening at Odyssey!


Communication is the key to success! Stay informed by viewing our website and staying connected via Facebook and Twitter.



Mrs. Beatriz B. Smith

Principal of the Dragons

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📽 🍿 November 4th - Friday - 6-9 pm

Family Movie Night - Odyssey 20 years!!!!


We invite our dragons and families to celebrate our school's 20 years with a Family Movie Night "Spider-Man No Way Home" at Odyssey by the bus loop this Friday. In addition, we will have a performance from our Odyssey Jazz Band, Prizes, Raffles, and more. Remember to bring your own chairs and blankets. Concessions and school spirit apparel will be available for purchase.


This event is FREE for students and families. We can't wait to see you there!

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ODMS HELP

You can call and leave us a message any day, at any time! We will call you back!


Please leave a voice message with the following pieces of information:


  • Your name
  • Your student's name and grade level
  • Your phone number
  • A brief description of what you and your family need.

A member of our Student Support Services will call you back. All calls are confidential.


We are Family. You are not Alone. Talk to Us.

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From Ms. Haber

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FROM MS. FINNIN

Hi, everybody.

I just want to share with you a photo of the lovely Autumn Ornaments that my student assistants made for the Autumn tree that will be up in the media center starting in November.

These are my student assistants: Analiese Figueroa, Mia Negron, Yara Saleh, Sebastian Gomez, Nhu Mai, Delilah Diaz, Mia Ramos, Nahomy Rodriguez, Jayanna Abram, Alyssa Banks, Bailey Buffington, Fabiola Collado, Robert Dowdell, Salome Hall, Chrismeiry Baez-Mendez, Alexander Martinez, Jaylon Rodriguez, and Julianna Vera-Jiminez.


Tori Finnin, M.Ed

Odyssey MS Media Specialist

Skyward Parent Access Contact

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FROM THE ATHLETICS DEPARTMENT

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Game 1

Game 2

When parents become students in Ms. Flanagan's class!

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DRESS CODE

DRESS CODE Non-Negotiables:


NO PAJAMA PANTS or SLIPPERS


1. Clothes shall be worn as they are designed. For example, suspenders should be over the shoulders, pants secured at the waist, belts buckled, no underwear as outerwear, and no underwear exposed.


2. Clothing must cover the body from one armpit across to the other armpit and down to

approximately mid-thigh. Tops must have straps. Undergarments must not be viewable. Rips, holes, or tears in clothing must be below mid-thigh.


3. Shoes shall be worn at all times and should be safe for the school environment. The following shoes are not acceptable for any OCPS student: cleated shoes or shoes with wheels.


4. Headgear shall not be worn on campus during the school day unless the headgear is approved by the principal.


6. See-through, revealing, or mesh garments must not be worn without appropriate coverage

underneath that meets the minimum requirements of this dress code.


7. Clothing and accessories that endanger students or staff shall not be worn.


Individual schools are expected to use the state and district dress and grooming guidelines as minimum standards; any adjustments may be made upon approval of the principal’s supervisor. The principal at each school reserves the right to determine what appropriate dress is for the school as detailed in these minimum standards.

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Eletronic Device

No electronic devices are allowed during instructional hours. Cell phones should be turned off and concealed.

Phones confiscated by school administrators will be available for parent pick up in the front office.

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Character Dress Up Day

The students will be allowed to dress up as their favorite book, movie, or Anime character on October 31st. The costume MUST BE SCHOOL APPROPRIATE and MUST follow our school dress code policy or parents will be called to bring the student a change of clothes. NO MASKS or TOY weapons of ANY kind will be allowed.

NEWSLETTER LINKS

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS


Happy Sunday ☀

🎃 October 31st - Monday 9-9:20 am

PTSA invites you for some fun and FREE Halloween Games in the morning at the school entrance by Media Center, you don't want to miss it. Play a game to get a treat sponsored by your PTSA!!!

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🍂 Nothing Bundt Cake Thanksgiving Fundraiser - order now through Nov 9th

🍂 Nothing Bundt Cake Thanksgiving Fundraiser - order now through Nov 9th

Carve into the dessert with bundle cakes for your family and friends. A sweet way to give thanks to someone! You can choose 5 different flavors and almost 40% will be donated to Odyssey Middle School! Proceeds will help us with school events, teacher appreciation, student awards, and more. Order here by Wednesday, Nov 9th, and pick up on Friday, Nov 18th in the Media Center at dismissal time, just before the Thanksgiving Break. We appreciate your support!


Online Order here: https://odmsdragons.memberhub.com/store/items/800908

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COMING SOON!

📽 November 4th - Friday - 6-9 pm FREE Family Movie Night at Odyssey bus loop

We are looking for donations and volunteers for this event, if you would like to help please email us at odysseyptsaorlando@gmail.com.

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Join Us!

If you haven't joined our PTSA yet, it’s never too late… your support is greatly appreciated!


Here is the link: https://odmsdragons.memberhub.com/store
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