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Osceola Science Charter Schools - November 16, 2018

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Principal's Corner



Dear OSCS Family Members,


We had a great week a OSCS. Progress Reports were sent home today. Please be sure to make sure your child is completing their Study Island assignments.


Next week is Thanksgiving. There is no school Monday through Friday.

Have a happy and safe Fall Break. We hope you enjoy your week and look forward to seeing your student on Monday, November 26th.

Sincerely,


Murat Cetin

Principal

No School - Fall Break


There is no school Nov. 19- Nov. 23rd


Classes will resume November 26th.

Attention all Current Parents: It is 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

Reserve Your Child's Spot for Next School Year Here!

(The link above is only for current students, and for incoming siblings of current students. If you are interested in applying your child's admittance into OSCS for the first-time please see below).

Inscribir Para Regresar


Queridos padres,


Todos los estudiantes actuales deben volver a inscribirse para regresar a OSCS el próximo año escolar.

Si este formulario no se envía antes de la fecha límite el 30 de noviembre de 2018, su estudiante puede perder su lugar en OSCS para el próximo año escolar.

Las presentaciones de reinscripción se llevarán a cabo en línea este año.

Este formulario se puede completar en cualquier computadora o dispositivo móvil.

* Recibirá una confirmación en pantalla si su envío fue exitoso.*



Como recordatorio, el formulario de Reinscripción contiene las siguientes secciones:


REinscripción para estudiantes actuales:

Se debe presentar un formulario separado para CADA estudiante que asiste actualmente y desea regresar. Marque la casilla correspondiente para indicar si su estudiante regresará para el año escolar 2019-2020.

SOLICITUD DE PRE-INSCRIPCIÓN PARA NUEVOS (NO ACTUALES):

¡Los hermanos de nuestros estudiantes actuales tienen prioridad! Si tiene otro hijo, que actualmente no asiste a OSCS, pero desea que sea un estudiante de OSCS para el año escolar 2019-2020, seleccione SÍ en la pregunta 11 y complete el cuestionario correspondiente.

Si hay espacio disponible para inscribir a los hermanos en la lista, se lo contactará por correo electrónico con instrucciones sobre cómo completar el proceso de inscripción una vez que haya un lugar disponible. Si el número de hermanos excede el número de asientos disponibles, se puede llevar a cabo una lotería de hermanos.

La inmunización de los estudiantes y la verificación de la residencia deben estar actualizadas para que se completen los envíos de reinscripción.


http://bit.ly/OSCSreenrollment

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!

Clikck 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

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



OSCS will be hosting the 3rd Grade FSA Information Session


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!

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).

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.

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

Highlights

3rd Grade Text Feature Surgery


3rd Grade Team: Ms. Abreu, Ms. Lefils, Ms. Dawsey and Ms. Gilliland


This week our third grade students learned how to identify text features to help locate information relevant to a given topic. All third grade students attended "Medical School" to learn how to do text feature transplants. Students were to diagnose five text features in a text, glue the text feature on their patient, and label the text feature with a band-aid. All third grade students are now part of the Text Feature Surgical Team!

FIRST Lego League Jr. - LEGO Lions



Team #12423, the LEGO Lions celebrated their kickoff of the MISSION MOON℠ season by visiting the Kennedy Space Center. Coach Dominique Flores-Wong said attending their local FIRST® kickoff was an o"ut-of-this-world experience for the team and a fantastic beginning as they began week two of the Challenge."


Click for the full article: https://fllblog.wordpress.com/2018/11/15/mission-moon-team-launches-into-season/

OSCS Soccer Club

Soccer Club - Mr. Revelles


Congratulations to our soccer team for winning their first game of the season on Friday, November 9, 2018.


They beat Ventura School Soccer Club (2-1).


4th grade student Victor M. from Ms. Walker’s classroom scored two goals for the win.


Thank you for all your support!

Club Spotlight!


Orchestra Club Lead by Mr. Echevarria


In Orchestra Club, students learn to be good musicians but also a child with excellent values ​​towards music and fine arts. Students are not only taught the varied musical notes, they also learn how to work with a team, in a fun way, without detracting from the importance and discipline that is required to play an instrument. Those techniques are used to develop the student's ability to sight read and memorize musical pieces. Students then have the opportunity to perform at different extracurricular activities and events.

Things to Do!

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER - FREE ADMISSION


The Space Center is offering free admission to 5th graders NOW through the end of December.


Click below for promotion details and the coupon.

Click for 5th Grade Kennedy Space Center- Free Coupon

(Once on the site, scroll to the bottom to find the coupon)

PVO Spirit Night



THE ICE FACTORY


Join Osceola Science Charter School Classmates and their families for some winter fun


November 24th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.


at the ICE Factory of Central Florida. Admission & standard skate rental is $12, a portion of each admission will go to PVO to support activities and items for students! Simply advise the entrance attendant that you are with the OSCS group!

Proceeds will be used to purchase a Die Cutting Machine for the school. We look forward to seeing you all there! Thank you for your support!


If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Roman at linabella79@gmail.com

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!

Lunch Menu

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Please update your email address with Ms. Jessica at the front desk, or email her at Jessica.Gonzalez@osceolascience.org