Orlando Science High School

Issue 36

Weekly Newsletter - May 17, 2019

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Principal's Message

Dear Families and Students,


I would like to congratulate all of our Orcas on completing the last of our assessments, we will continue with make up testing, CAPE Industry Certification Exams and PLTW EOCs next week. We will also return to our normal Early Release Wednesdays for the remainder of the year.


We are pleased to announce that Orlando Science Schools was selected as a partner in "Lucky's Bags for Change" campaign. From May 26th, 2019 through August 17th, 2019 stop by the Orlando Lucky's Location (11750 East Colonial Drive Orlando, FL 32817) and bring your reusable bags. Each bag earns a donation to the OSHS media center.


If you missed the End of Year Reminders Flyer please select the details below! Here you will find information regarding how to submit your Final Report Card/Test Scores Envelope, Locker and Lost and Found Cleanout Information, the 2019-2020 Emergency Contact Form that is required for every OSS Student, EPI Ordering Information and so much more.


Have a safe and wonderful weekend!


Respectfully,


Abdulaziz Yalcin, M.Ed

Principal

Orlando Science Schools-Middle/High

SEniors last day, friday, may 10th!

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We wish you the best of luck CLASS OF 2019!

special oshs visitors

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Thank you to OCPS Deputy Superintendent Maria Vazquez and OCPS Chief Academic Officer Kathryn Shuler for visiting our campus and meeting with our very own Clockwork Mania Robotics team last week.

Key Club Student of the Year

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Congratulations to our very own Jenny N. for winning the Key Club Students of the Year Award! She was recognized at the Kiwanis Awards Dinner for her outstanding leadership and volunteer work with Key Club. Way to go Jenny!

Yearbook Sales extended-Get yours today!

2018-2019 end of year reminders

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If you missed the End of Year Reminders Flyer please select the link below! Here you will find details regarding how to submit your Final Report Card/Test Scores Envelope, Locker and Lost and Found Cleanout Information, The 2019-2020 Emergency Contact Form that is required for every OSS Student, EPI Ordering Information and so much more! Please let Mrs.Sturm know if you have any questions!

orlando science schools selected as a lucky's "bags for change" partner!

We are pleased to announce that Orlando Science Schools was selected as a partner in "Lucky's Bags for Change" campaign.


From May 26th, 2019 through August 17th, 2019 stop by the Orlando Lucky's Location(11750 East Colonial Drive Orlando, FL 32817) and bring your reusable bags to make a change in your community.


Every time you bring a reusable bag to the Lucky's Orlando location store, you will receive a wooden dime for each one used. You will then have the opportunity to donate that dime to Orlando Science Schools. At the end of the quarter, Lucky's will double the amount raised!


For more details regarding Lucky's Bags for Change program please select the link below https://www.luckysmarket.com/community/programs/

2018-2019 Sports Banquet

The 2018-2019 Athletics Sports Banquet was held on Monday, May 6th, 2019 at the Orlando Science Tech HS Campus. The event honored those student-athletes who participated in Middle School Basketball, Middle School Soccer, and Fencing! Congratulations to the students listed below on being selected as Most Valuable Player, Most Improved and Sportsmanship.


Soccer:

MVP- Gael T.

Most Improved- Anya G.

Sportsmanship- Emmalea S.


Basketball:

MVP- Shrey P.

Most Improved- Charlie R.

Sportsmanship- Rocco G.

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Summer Math Camp for upcoming 5th-8th graders

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Attention 8th-11th grade orcas: make your 2019-2020 course requests here

OSHS 2019 testing schedule

ATTENTION OSHS Tech Campus FAMILIES:

Above you will find the 2018-2019 OSS High School Tech Campus Assessment Calendar, please keep these dates in mind when planning any upcoming appointments and vacations. On Wednesday, May 15, 2019, we will not hold our regular early release schedule. Instead, we will follow our standard release schedule to allow more time for testing.


Download a copy of the testing schedule below.

8th Grade Graduation Details

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Some general information about graduation:

  • Ceremony will run from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, 5/24/19

  • Hyatt regency OIA address: 9300 Jeff Fuqua Boulevard, Orlando, FL 32827

  • Parking: $4.00 Self-Parking/$7.00 Valet Parking.

  • Caps, gowns, and tassels must be worn upon arrival.

  • Open Seating for the Audience. Please do not bring more than 4 guests per student. No tickets required.

Technology Drive HS 8th Grade Graduation Early Departure

Hello 8th Grade Technology Drive HS Families,


Graduation for your students will take place on Friday, May 24th 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport. We understand that this is typically a busy day for our 8th grade families as they prepare for graduation, so for May 24th only we will allow early departure from school. In order for ED to take place you must have the form completed below by 3PM Thursday May 23rd 2018. We will not be accepting any responses after this date. If a response is not submitted your student will be picked up during our regular dismissal time frame. Please keep in mind students must be picked up from the dismissal area beginning from 12:00PM-12:30PM. Please note by signing your student up you are agreeing to pick them up in the dismissal area between 12:00 and 12:30pm if you do not pick your student up at this time you will have to wait until dismissal. No 8th grade student will be permitted to leave through the front office on this day. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Foley at Jennifer.Foley@orlandoscience.org.



Mobile Device Users: If you are viewing this flyer on a mobile device you will not be able to scroll on the form found below unless you open the flyer completely. You may also use the link found under the form as well.

locker & lost/found clean out-5.29.19

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text book and library book reminder

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order your 2019-2020 epi school supply packs now through june 16th 2019

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3rd Annual PVO Sponsored Fall Festival Fundraiser-November 2nd 2019

ALL OSHS Students have Orange County library access

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We are excited to announce that the OCLS has partnered with OSS Middle/High to provide free Virtual Library Cards (VLC) to all of our students! There are many wonderful online resources students can access now from any computer with their credentials. Check out the website www.ocls.info and go to Research and Learning to explore all the learning opportunities the library offers. Use the credentials listed in the picture above to log in and learn!

Follow OSS Middle High School on Social Media

OSS is on LinkEd In!

Our School System has recently updated our accounts on LinkedIn would love for you to join our network! Please see below for links to the official LinkedIn Company Pages for each of our campuses and feel free to share with current families and alumni.



OSS is an Amazon Smile School

This is an easy way to help raise money for Orlando Science Schools. Use the link below when shopping from Amazon. AmazonSmile donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to Orlando Science Schools via Discovery Education Services, Inc. whenever you shop on AmazonSmile.

Office Depot & Office Max

Office Depot provides the school with 5% back in credits for FREE supplies when you make a purchase of qualifying school supplies. Simply provide the school ID at checkout.

OSES School Code: 70228302

OSS School Code: 70218341

BOX TOPS

Hello OSS Families! Please remember that BOX TOPS are a wonderful FREE way to raise funds for our school. Each Box Top is worth $.10 and they really add up. Please make sure to continuously send these in so that I can mail them before their expiration dates. The monies received go to supporting our academic and sport teams, the PLTW (Project Lead the Way) along with many other OSS programs and classroom needs. If you would like to learn more about the Box Tops program go to www.btfe.com. Please register or login today. Make sure that you designate Orlando Science Schools as your school support.

To see a complete list of products go to: https://www.boxtops4education.com/earn/participating-products

Also, it is very important to check those expiration dates. We do not receive any credit for expired Box Tops.

Thank you so much for your support of Orlando Science Middle High School. For questions or thoughts please email me at jmallonee@cfl.rr.com.

Happy Clipping!

Denise Mallonee

Parent Volunteer Opportunities

If you are an ADDitions approved volunteer, OSHS can use your help! We are looking for parents or responsible adults over the age of 18 to help during lunch times (approximately 11am-1pm) and during car line before and after school. Please contact Ms. Foley to schedule the exact time slots. All volunteers must complete the ADDitions application is here: https://ocps.samaritan.com/custom/503/ beforehand. Thank you for all you do to help make OSHS great!

IMPORTANT FORMS:

Birthday Dress Down Form

Orcas interested in dressing down for their birthday MUST submit a "Dress Down Day" form (found below) to Ms. Rebel at least two business days prior to the requested dress down date.

2018-2019 High School Campus Dress Code

Technology Drive High School Orcas Families please make sure to review the Dress Code with your students. Dress Code may be found on page 29 in the OSS Handbook HS 2018-2019 below.

may Lunch Menu

FREE/REDUCED LUNCH APPLICATION INFORMATION

Families whose Free/Reduced lunch applications have expired, please take a moment and fill out the OCPS Free/Reduced Meal Application today! It must be completed each year to qualify for this federally funded program. To fill out the application click the link below.

IMPORTANT DATES

OSHS Events: Mark your calendars

Senior Graduation

Thursday, May 23rd, 6pm

1001 East Princeton Street

Orlando, FL

8th grade graduation

Friday, May 24th, 5:30pm

9300 Jeff Fuqua Boulevard

Orlando, FL

Memorial Day-No School

Monday, May 27th, 9pm

ALL OSS Schools

No School on Memorial Day

Last day of school & Locker Clean Out

Wednesday, May 29th, 7:30am-3:30pm

ALL OSS Schools

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