Orlando Science Schools Lynx Campus

January 21st-25th 2019 Weekly Reminders

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National School Choice Week 2018-2019

Orlando Science Lynx Lane Campus continues to celebrate National School Choice Week next week!


Tuesday, January 22nd -My Choice, My School, My Expression! – Yellow dress down day

Students may dress down and wear a yellow shirt on this day! The best yellow dressed students will take a group picture. Dress down rules apply.


Wednesday, January 23rd -My Choice, My School, My Voice!

Students will write reasons why school choice is important and/or their favorite part of the

school choice experience on survey cards through their second-period classes.


Thursday, January 24th-No Events Scheduled


Friday, January 25th-National School Choice Raffle!

Every student who wrote reasons why school choice is important or their favorite experience on the survey cards will be entered into a raffle. The prizes will be distributed during lunches.


Saturday, January 26th-Orlando Science Schools Open House!

Parents will have the opportunity to explore their school choice by touring the campus and

discussing class and club options.

1st Semester Award ceremony Pick Up Information

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If your student was not able to attend the 2018-2019 first-semester award ceremonies held on January 16th, 2019(6th & 8th Grade) and January 17th, 2019(7th Grade) they may see Mrs. Estes during their designated lunch times on Friday, January 25th, 2019. She will be located near the gym doors in the back of the cafeteria, students will NOT be permitted to pick up their awards (Citizenship, Attendance, etc) from any other location. If your student is not able to collect their award during the January 25th, 2019 pick up, another pickup day will be scheduled and we will notify everyone of that date and time.

7th Grade History Center Field Trip Permission Forms Due Tomorrow January 23rd 2019

The 7th Grade Class will be taking a Field Trip to the Orange County Regional History Center on Wednesday, January 30th, 2019.


Students will visit the Orange County Regional History Center. The purpose of this field trip is for students to learn more about history by participating in hands-on exhibits. Also please note, that the money is NOT REFUNDABLE AND NO LATE PERMISSION SLIPS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Also, if the student owes any money to the school, the money must be paid first before the student will be allowed to attend the field trip. We will be attending the following hands-on exhibits: first people, Conquistadors, fossils, portable aquifer, mini-mock trial, butter-making, voting documents, and Civil Rights artifacts. For more information about the field trip, please go to the following website:

http://thehistorycenter.org/education/educators/trips


In the PDF below you will find the Permission Form(Due January 23rd, 2019) and important guidelines. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Frunker.

Kid's Smiles-Feb 2nd 2019 Information

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OSS PARTNERS WITH THE ORANGE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM

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The OCLS has partnered with OSS Middle/High to provide free Virtual Library Cards (VLC) to all students. There are many wonderful online resources students can use 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 enjoy!

Attention: Lynx Lane ADDitions Volunteers

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2018-2019 Lynx Lane Birthday Dress Down Form

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Orcas this is just a reminder that students interested in dressing down for their birthday must submit a "Birthday Dress Down Day" form found below two days prior to their birthday dress down day request. If a form is submitted less than the two days or is not submitted they will be considered out of dress code and they will not be approved to dress down.

2018-2019 OSS Middle & High Yearbook Now on Sale!

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RSVP to the January 23rd 2019 PVO Meeting

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Join the OSS PVO Team on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 at the Orlando Science High School Technology Drive Campus Cafeteria(2nd Floor) from 6:00-8: 00 PM for our next meeting. This is a general meeting and all Orlando Science Families are encouraged to attend, we will be discussing the 2018 Fall Festival results, plans for the 2019 Fall Festival and other important Items. RSVP using the link below, we cannot wait to see you there!

When are Progress Reports/Report Cards Released ?

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Amazon Smile and Office Depot's Give Back to Schools

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Orlando Science Families, great news! If you shop on Amazon or Office Depot then you may eligible to support Orlando Science Schools! Below you will find information on both of these wonderful organizations and their links. Happy shopping!


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

Middle/High Charter Lunch Menu-January

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Orcas Apply For Free/Reduced Meals Today!

Orcas, we ask that you take a moment and fill out the OCPS Free/Reduced Meal Application today! To fill out the application simply click the START FRESH photo above or click the link below. For more details regarding the application please select the appropriate link below.

Important LOST AND FOUND CLEAN OUT Information

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2018-2019 Lynx Lane Tutoring Schedule

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FortifyFL app is now Available

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OSS Families: See the important message below regarding FortifyFlorida.


We are pleased to announce that the FortifyFL app is LIVE. Now, 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.


Sincerely,

Pam Bondi and Pam Stewart

Attorney General and Commissioner of Education

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7th Grade Field Trip-History Center

Wednesday, Jan. 30th, 10am-2pm

65 E Central Blvd, Orlando, FL 32801

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