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Get InSync with your local school using over 1200+ academic resources and activities for homework help, test prep, and more!  Sign-up with district code: OSCEOLA to use your FREE account for all district families and educators.  Click Here

Click Here to view a video of Superintendent Melba Luciano introducing families to this exciting new program.


Discovery Intermediate Principal To Represent District At Discovery Education Network Summer Institute
Principal Alan Ramos of Discovery Intermediate has been selected to represent the Osceola School District at the Discovery Education Network (DEN) Summer Institute Principal Summit in July 2015.  Each year, Discovery Education brings together principals from a wide variety of specialties for a four-day long professional development and networking event. This year's Summer Institute will take place in Washington, D.C., on the American University campus.  Attendees learn how to use new technology to energize their own leadership and empower teachers.  Discovery Intermediate is the first middle school in Osceola County to partner with Discovery Education.  Read more...

MyON Reader Program Free For All Elementary and Middle School Students Over Summer
The Osceola School District has collaborated with the Heart of Florida United Way to purchase a digital reading program called MyOn.  Through the generosity of United Way, students at the following elementary schools will enjoy reading eBooks next school year: Narcoossee Elementary, Hickory Tree Elementary, Michigan Avenue Elementary, and East Lake Elementary.  Students will navigate the MyON web link to create individual profiles and have access to a great collection of online books tailored to their individual interests.

School District Offices To Be Closed On Fridays During Summer For Cost Savings
As the Osceola School District continues to look at ways to save money in this time of economic instability, the district will save on utility costs and operational costs by implementing a four-day work week during the summer months.  Beginning on June 8, 2015, through the week of August 13, 2015, the school district's administrative offices and school front offices will be open to the public Mondays through Thursdays during the following hours:
--Mondays - Wednesdays --  7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
--Thursdays -- 7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Free Nutritious Meals For Children All Summer Long
WHAT?  Free food all summer long
WHO?  Kids and teens 18 and under
WHERE?  At a location near you!

Even though it is summer break, learning and good nutrition for students is still a priority. As such, the Osceola School District will once again be participating in the federally-funded Summer Food Service Program to provide free, nutritious meals for children Mondays – Fridays during the months of June, July, and August 2015.  All sites are located in low-income areas where at least fifty percent of the children are eligible for free or reduced-price school meals. The following sites are open to all children in the community ages 18 and under: Read more...

Superintendent Melba Luciano Kicks Off Scholastic Summer Reading Challenge For Students
In an effort to build a consistent, year-round culture of reading throughout Osceola's school community, Superintendent Melba Luciano is challenging students to read 26 million minutes over the summer as part of Scholastic’s Summer Reading Challenge starting May 7, 2015.

"When school lets out in June each year, our students battle the 'Summer Slide' – the loss of academic skills when students are not in school," said Superintendent Luciano.  "Research has proven that when children read over the summer, they return back to school in the fall at or above the reading levels they were at the end of the school year."  Read more...


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Chairman's Message
Osceola County School Board Chairman Tim Weisheyer invites you to learn more about the following important school district initiatives designed to enhance student success:

• Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)
STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Community Article - July

Osceola County School Board and Superintendent
School Board
Back Row (left to right): Clarence Thacker, District 4, Jay Wheeler, District 1, Ricky Booth, District 5
Front Row (left to right): Tim Weisheyer, District 3 - Chair, Melba Luciano, Superintendent, Kelvin Soto, District 2 - Vice-Chair

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Special Board Meeting: 8:00 AM
Regular Board Meeting: 5:30 PM
Executive Session Immeadiately Following Board Meeting
Board Workshop: Superintendent Search, 5:30 PM
Board Workshop: Superintendent Search, 7:00 AM
Board Workshop: Parent & Academic Resources, 4:00 PM
Public Hearing: Adopt Tentative Millage & Budget,
5:30 PM
Regular Meeting: Immediately Following Publlic Hearing, 5:30 PM



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