STEMulating News

Osceola Science Charter School

November 5- 9, 2018

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Attention All Current Parents: It's Time to RE-ENROLL for Next School Year!


All current students need to re-enroll to return to OSCS next school year.


If this form is not submitted by the deadline on November 30, 2018, your student may lose his/her spot at Osceola Science Charter School for next school year.



Re-Enrollment submissions will be taking place online this year.

This form can be completed on any computer or mobile device. *You will receive an on-screen confirmation if your submission was successful.


http://bit.ly/OSCSreenrollment

Click Here to Keep your Spot for Next School Year!

(The link above is only for current students, and for incoming siblings of current students)

Reminders for Re-Enrollment:


As a reminder, the Re-Enrollment form contains the following sections:

RE-ENROLLMENT FOR CURRENT STUDENTS

A separate form must be submitted for EACH student that is currently attending and would like to return. Check the appropriate box to indicate whether your student will be returning for the 2019-2020 school year.

PRE-ENROLLMENT REQUEST FOR NEW (NOT CURRENT) SIBLINGS


Siblings of our current students have priority! If you have another child, who is not currently attending OSCS, but you would like him/her to be an OSCS Student for the 2019-2020 school year, then select YES on question 11, and fill out the appropriate questionnaire.


If space is available to enroll the sibling(s) listed, you will be contacted via email with instructions on how to complete the enrollment process once a spot becomes available. If the number of siblings exceeds the number of seats available, a sibling lottery may be held.

Student Immunization and Verification of Residence must be up-to-date for Re-Enrollment submissions to be complete.

Not Yet Part of the OSCS Family?

Submit a (First-Time) Student Application!



OSCS is now accepting K- 6th grade applications for the 2019-2020 school year!

Click Here to Enroll Your Child!

(NOTE: this application is not for current students. If your child already attends OSCS, please fill out the RE-enrollment form.)

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UPCOMING EVENTS

OPEN HOUSE

We welcome all current & prospective families and friends to our second open house of the year!


SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11th from 11:00am - 1:30pm


Families will have the opportunity to tour our school, visit classrooms, see our current STEM projects, talk to administrations, teachers, and even current students, and get questions answered at a presentation by our school's Administration, which will kick-off each session.


This is a great opportunity for them to learn about Osceola Science Charter School.

No RSVP is necessary.

Saturday, Nov. 10th, 11am-1:30pm

2880 North Orange Blossom Trail

Kissimmee, FL

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OSCS FALL FESTIVAL

The OSCS PVO Committee is hosting the Annual Fall Festival to raise funds for our school! This year, the OSCS Fall Festival will be held


Saturday, November 10, 2018.

TIME: 11 am - 2 pm


Wristbands are $15 at the event, but if you bring in a new or used book and or a can food, you will receive a $5 discount! We will be accepting Cash, Credit Card, Debit, Check and PayPal.


Wristbands allow the kids to play each ticketed game station once (parents are able to purchase more game passes on the day of the event) and will allow unlimited time in the bounce houses, arts and crafts stations.


Kids will be able win wonderful prizes with their Yellow Star tickets they win at the game stations.


FOOD: Burgers, hot dogs, black bean burgers, chips, drinks, popcorn, cotton candy, snow cones.


We will be selling tickets for cash for all cash purchases, for every $10.00 in tickets you purchase you will receive a free dress down pass for your child.


We will also have a dunk tank and face painting for a small fee.


We hope to see you there!

3rd Grade Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) and Portfolio Parent Night



OSCS will be hosting the 3rd Grade FSA Information Session on Thursday, November 29th from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Important FSA and Portfolio information will be shared with families including testing expectations, format, dates, and promotion criteria. Thank you in advance for your continuous support and we look forward to seeing you there!

Thursday, Nov. 29th, 6-7pm

2880 North Orange Blossom Trail

Kissimmee, FL

Workshop for 5th Grade Parents - The Transition to Middle School




We would like to invite all of our 5th grade parents to our Transition to 6th Grade Workshop.


When: Thursday, December 6th

Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Where: OSCS Cafeteria

We look forward to seeing you there!


“The transition to middle school may be one of the toughest transitions during childhood, for both parents and kids” (Brown, 2004).

UPCOMING FIELD TRIPS

  • 5th grade is going to Kennedy Space Center on Nov. 16th
  • 2nd grade is going to the Orlando Science Center on Nov. 26th
  • 1st grade is going to the Crayola Experience on Dec. 3rd
  • 3rd grade is going to WonderWorks on Dec. 13th
  • 4th grade is going to Animal Kingdom on Dec. 14th

CURRENT EVENTS/ ACTIVITIES AT OSCS

STEM DAY

November 8th


National STEM Day celebrates advances in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.



Our students had a blast, exploring, designing, and creating, as each teacher within the grade levels lead unique STEM activities!


Thank you to our fantastic teachers and parents who volunteered to make this day so memorable for our students!

Standards Mastery Connect - Benchmark Assessments


Dear Parents,

Our 3rd – 5th grade students will be completing a Reading Benchmark Assessment and Mathematics Benchmark Assessment on Tuesday, November 13th and Wednesday, November 14th. Results from these assessments will be used by the School’s Academic Team to continue providing individualized academic support to students to ensure mastery of all required grade level standards.

We need your support by making sure students are well rested, eat a good breakfast, and communicating to them the importance of putting forth their very best effort during testing.

i-Ready Diagnostic 2



All K-5 students will be taking the second iReady Adaptive Diagnostic Test in Reading and Mathematics to all K-5 students starting Monday, December 3rd.


Specific testing dates will be shared by classroom teachers.


What is an adaptive diagnostic?

Adaptive Diagnostics are tools that provides a customized evaluation of every student and tracks students’ growth and performance consistently and continuously over a student’s entire K–12 career.


Based on the Diagnostic results, i-Ready automatically provides individualized online and teacher-led instruction targeted to each student’s unique needs. In addition, easy-to-read reports provide teachers with a detailed action plan for individual and group instruction and the tools to deliver that instruction in any style learning environment.


Please make sure students are well rested, eat a good breakfast, and an emphasis is placed the importance of putting forth their very best effort during testing. In addition, please make sure your child has a pair of headphones available at school to use during testing.

5th Grade Families - Middle School Transition

Club Spotlight!

Gardening Club - Ms. Brawner



"Garden club has two separate gardens growing right now. There are flowers in the front garden boxes and vegetables in the back. Our Caladiums in the front we grew from bulbs and all of our vegetables we grew from seeds. On Friday, we picked our first two green beans from our vegetable garden and all tried them. We were so excited to get to try vegetables from our own garden!! Moving forward we have plans for composting, and a butterfly garden."

Lunch Menu

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Lost & Found Items

If your child is missing any items please check the lost and found, which is located near the Media Center, to retrieve their belongings. Thank you!

Need to update your contact information?

Please contact Ms. Jessica at the front desk, or email her at Jessica.Gonzalez@osceolascience.org