Technology Campus Chronicle

Vol. 2 No. 30

Principal's Corner

The Week Ending 4-5-19

Dear OSS Technology Campus Families,

Astronomy Night is Friday, April 12th, this is a free RSVP event.

Don't forget to purchase your yearbooks! The current price is $20. Please see Ms. Martinez or the front desks for additional details.


Michael Singleton

The Technology Campus is incredibly thankful for all of our faithful readers, and for that we would like to reward our families. Moving forward we will have a NEWSLETTER QUIZ located under the Principal's corner.

Dress down passes will be rewarded to the students who receive a 100% on the quiz for that week!

We hope that you have fun, and enjoy reading this week's edition! Entries are due the morning of Monday, April 15th.

Support Your School

car magnets

Please see either front desk to purchase your official Orlando Science School car magnet
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A great way to help raise money for Orlando Science Schools is to use the links below when shopping from Amazon or Office Depot/Office Max.

OSES School Code: 70228302

OSS School Code: 70218341

Teachers pay Teachers

Many of our teachers use Teachers Pay Teachers for engaging and inquiry-based lessons. There is a schoolwide Teachers Pay Teachers (TpT) account. Parents and community members may donate to the TpT fund by sending in TpT gift cards. Gift cards can be purchased online: Parents can send in a gift card for their teacher or for the whole school account.

Fall Festival 2019 Fundraiser

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After School Clubs with Space k-6

This form is to sign up for clubs with space. This is for k-6, but will be grouped by grade levels. As a reminder, if you miss three or more days in a club you will be removed. If you are absent from school on a day that you have club, please remember to email the club teacher so that they are aware of your absence from school/club that day. Once you sign up, you will receive an email from If you do not receive confirmation email to join the club, then it was full and you will be placed on the waitlist. The club guide is attached in case you want to view descriptions and club fees for the club. Please visit to pay the designated fee for the club.

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get to know your OSS family

New SRO on campus

Mr. Klem is the new OSS assigned SRO for all 3 campuses:

Welcome to the OSS Family our new School Resource Officer, Stan Klem! He worked for 25 years at the Orlando Police Department where he retired with the rank of Lieutenant. He was the sergeant for all the SROs in Orlando for 3 years. In March he decided to come back after his daughter, Ms. Klem, became an OSS High School math teacher. His mission is to keep OSS safe, we look forward to having a seasoned officer on all of the OSS campuses. If you see him, be sure to make him feel welcome Orcas!


First Grade

Mrs. Beckman’s class read the story “Hi! Fly Guy!” and learned all about adverbs for how and where this week. We also began a fun math unit on 3D shapes!

Ms. Molnar’s class read “The Dot” and learned about realistic fiction. We also finished up our time and measurement chapter! We had so much fun learning how to tell time!

Second Grade

Third Grade

Third grade completed their first ever standardized test! They had a Sock Hop party to celebrate their successes on Thursday. See class Dojos for photos. Congratulations to the YELLOW TEAM for being the WINNERS of the TACO PARTY!!

Last week students had an awesome time with our Fear Factor activities to help get students ready for our FSA reading test. Thank you to Ms. Knight for putting all of the gross creations together!

As Ms. Hurley’s class wraps up their unit on animals, they released the different animals they were observing in their classroom. The students truly enjoyed watching the Beatles, butterfly, and chicks develop.

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Fourth Grade

4th grade has had a very productive week this week! We completed our Writing FSA on Tuesday! We are very proud of how hard our students worked on completing this exam. One test down, two more to go!

Mrs. Michaud’s class has been hard at work this week. In Reading, they began analyzing song lyrics in honor of National Poetry Month. This activity will continue for the remainder of the month. In Math, they learned how to divide decimals. In Science, they reviewed the Earth Science chapter and took their Ch. 3 assessment.

Press’s class has been practicing being awesome! Each day, students have been randomly drawing a classmate to catch doing something well and then leaving the student notes. We’ve found that everyone is awesome at something.

Fifth Grade

Sixth Grade

In Mrs. Bravo’s class we are working on a Piñata Project. Students were able to learn the history of the Piñata. Ask them where the Piñatas originated. Each class is making a Piñata from scratch.

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World History Class with Ms. Kish: Students made kites from recyclable materials after completing a Unit on China. China invented the kite, the compass, and fireworks. Students worked in pairs over 2 days. Luckily, the wind was on our side, and the kids were able to test their creations.

staff character of the month- February

Building one: Ms. Greene

Building two: Mr. Clark

Student Character of the Month- march

Congratulations to the all the students who won character of the month for the month of March!
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Important school Reminders/Information

School Pay

Parents can now make FREE online payments for most school expenses online with School Pay. This includes School Lunch and After Care! Simply log into your secure online School Pay Parent Center account and pay for items including after school care fees, club fees, field trips, class fees, student fees and more. The first step is creating your Parent Center Account at Please go to "Charter Schools" tab and then choose your school name as "Orlando Science Elementary School" to complete the steps for creating your parent account. If you have any problems using the School Pay system please call 1 888-88-MYPAY

Questions about your student’s school pay account can be directed to Ms. Centenera at

Interested in Volunteering at the OSS Technology campus?

Orlando Science Families interested in volunteering at the OSS Technology Campus during the 2018-2019 School Year MUST be ADDitions approved. Below you will find the link to apply for ADDitions for the 2018-2019 School Year.

Parent Volunteer Organization

Welcome Parents!

It is time, once again, to join the Parent Volunteer Organization (PVO)!

For the latest information and events happening at our technology campus, grades K-5 and technology 6th graders, please join our Facebook page under ''OSES PVO". We can also be reached at

Attendance matters

Attendance is key to the success of your student's learning. If you have any attendance concerns such as daily absences, upcoming absences, extended absences or questions please contact Mrs. Stella for k-3rd grade and Ms. Taylor for 3rd-6th grade

Please note that in order for an absence to be excused you must turn in proper documentation (i.e a doctors note) to the front desk

If your student is absent on a day that they have club, please remember to email the club teacher so that their absence for club that day is excused.

Lost and Found

Please check the lost and found both in the cafeteria and the front desk in Building 1 and Building 2 . We have lots of items that need to find their way back home.

Please remember to label everything, especially uniform clothes and agendas so they can be returned if found.

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Student Coupons, Deals, Promotions, and other fun things to do

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2018-2019 DONATIONS

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