Orlando Science Schools Lynx Campus

IMPORTANT PARENT RESOURCES

READ BELOW FOR IMPORTANT PARENT INFORMATION

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OSS Improvement Survey

Have an idea for improving our school? We'd love to hear about it. Your idea counts! Tell us about it using the link below.

PARENT SKYWARD ACCESS

Skyward is Orange County Public School's platform for grades and attendance calculations. OSS parents can access Skyward by clicking the link below and registering for an account, if you haven't already done so. Instructions for navigating Skyward can be found using the button below. Be sure to follow the setup instructions, including using your parent email account on file with OSS, to access your child's information. For questions, please email eLearning@orlandoscience.org.

Lynx Campus Bell Schedule

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2021-2022 School Calendar

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WEEKLY TUTORING IS AVAILABLE!

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AGENDA REPLACEMENT

If your student has lost their agenda, please follow the link below to purchase a new one. Students will need to bring a printed confirmation of payment to Mr. Linch and he will issue their new agenda upon receipt. If needed, purchase confirmation can be emailed directly to Jimmy.Linch@Orlandoscience.org.

Virtual Orientation Information

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Free and Reduced Lunch Application

Follow the link below to apply for free and reduced lunch. You will need the following information to complete the application:



  • The names and incomes of every member of your household
  • The school, grade, birthdate of every student in your household
  • Your social security number and electronic signature
  • (Optional) A valid email address or phone number for district communication about the status of the application.

ORANGE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY ONLINE RESOURCES

The Orange County Public Library has given OSS students access to their plethora of virtual resources! See the graphic below for access information, including your credentials and the website. Follow the link below to get started with your virtual library card today!
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What is Delayed Dismissal? 30/30 Rule?

The “30/30 Rule" is a Delayed Dismissal Weather procedure that is nationally recognized. It is required that the “30/30 Rule” be enacted by the school if thunder is heard within 30 seconds of a lightning strike. Orlando Science Middle/High follows this rule.


When 30/30 Rule is implemented, students will not be dismissed until 30 minutes has passed from the last sound of thunder. However, parents/guardians who wish to pick up their child/children during delayed dismissal, will be allowed to sign out their child/children at the cafeteria or front office.


In order to pick up your student(s) from the cafeteria or front office during this procedure, parents/guardians must bring their dismissal sign to the front door of the school to sign their child/children out. If you do not have a dismissal sign, you will need to provide a picture ID and be on the school pick-up list to pick-up the child/children. Bus riders will be delivered home when conditions are all safe for dismissal.


An automated telephone and/or email message will be used to notify parents/guardians about delayed dismissals. Always be sure to update the school when your phone or email information changes. Thank you for your cooperation on our students’ safety.

MONTHLY/BIRTHDAY DRESS DOWN DAYS

Students that are eligible to participate will be notified regarding our monthly dress down days. Additionally, students on campus are welcome to dress down on their birthday! Please contact Mrs. Sawyer on Microsoft Teams or through email (stefanie.sawyer@orlandoscience.org) for birthday dress down approval.


Please view the document below with important dress-down day guidelines and reminders.

FORTIFYFL APP

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See the important message below regarding FortifyFlorida:

Any student, educator, parent or member of the public can report school safety concerns directly to law enforcement and school administrators anonymously and easily through the FortifyFL app or www.getfortifyfl.com. The Florida Legislature directed this tool’s development in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act.


The app, which is available for download on Apple and Android mobile devices, is critical to ensuring all Florida schools are safe environments where students and educators can experience and share the joy of learning without fear.


We hope that you will become familiar with this tool and help us spread the word about it with your students and their families. Please note that the official app’s logo will look exactly as it does in the graphic above.

OSS CONNECT PARENT ACCESS

All OSS Middle High parents can create an OSS Connect account to view their students' academic progress, attendance, discipline, upcoming events and more. Multiple students can be added under one parent account for an easy access. Each student has a unique "Parent Access Code". Please use this code to add each of your students.

  1. Go to the following URL https://ossconnect.orlandoscience.org/radix/portal/signup/index.php
  2. Enter the parent access code, birthdate of the student this code belongs to, Student ID (if asked) and your relationship to the student.
  3. If the information is correct, you will be redirected to a page where you can see your student's name. If this is your student, click continue, if not, click cancel and contact the school.
  4. After the verification is completed, you will be redirected to registration page. On this page, you will create a new parent account by providing the information requested and selecting a password for your account. Click on "Create my new account" when done.
  5. You will receive a confirmation email that contains a link to click to complete account creation. Once you click on the link in confirmation email, you will be directed to the site and your account will be ready to use.
  6. Once you logged in to the site, you can add another student by clicking on the "Add new student" link located on your dashboard.
Note: Access parent portal via Radix Mobile App on any IOS or Android device. Search for the word "Radix Mobile" on your app store.

DOWNLOAD THE NEW OSS APP FOR ANDROID AND APPLE

Orlando Science Middle/High has a new mobile app! It is currently available in the App Store® and in Google Play®. You can download the app for free, for access to our school's news, calendars, volunteer opportunities, push notifications and much more!

Download for Free - visit your tablet or smartphone's storefront and search for "Orlando Science Schools"

  • For Android, visit Google Play
  • For Apple iOS, visit the and App Store or iTunes

If you have any questions or feedback please email info@orlandoscience.org.

ADDITIONS VOLUNTEERS

All OSS volunteers (field trip chaperones, robotics coaches, and anyone spending time with OSS students) must complete an ADDitions application EVERY YEAR in order to volunteer. Complete or update your application using the link below. Thank you to our volunteers, we appreciate you!

MIDDLE HIGH PARENT VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION (PVO) REGISTRATION

Welcome back to school OSS parents! We are excited to see your students on campus and we look forward to helping your students reach their goals for the 2021-22 school year. The partnership between parents and students is vital to all of us at OSS. To that end, it is time to join the Parent Volunteer Organization (PVO)! Please use the online registration form below.

Membership is $25 per family for returning families and $30 for new families. Your membership dues go directly back into the school to provide items and supplies for our teachers. Please use the School Pay link to pay dues upon registration.

We are also asking that PVO members work with specific committees (School Improvement, Fundraising, Volunteer Work, Teacher Appreciation, Events, Etc.) See below for opportunities to get involved.

If you have questions, comments, or requests, you may email Orlando Science PVO at PVO.HSCampus@orlandoscience.org (for the High School) or PVO.LynxCampus@orlandoscience.org (for the Lynx Campus).


The PVO will hold meetings once a month that will inform parents of progress, agendas, and upcoming events. Meetings will be held on campus or Via Zoom and will be done in mornings and/or evenings to accommodate everyone.

We are so excited to connect with our families and create a wonderful environment on and off campus!


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READ BELOW FOR SOME EASY WAYS TO GIVE BACK TO OSS MIDDLE SCHOOL. WE APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT!

The Box Tops Program is ALL NEW!

BoxTops has a NEW way for schools to earn money from your purchases! See the details below. Thank you for your support of OSS!
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AmazonSmile

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.

https://smile.amazon.com/ch/20-3366305

OfficeDepot Gives Back

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


https://www.officedepot.com/cm/school-supplies/give-back