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Free Homework Help for Students and Parents

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.

A Message From Superintendent Luciano - Celebrate Literacy Week
"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you'll go." — Dr. Seuss

The School District of Osceola County, along with the Just Read, Florida! Office, the Florida Department of Education, and other school districts and agencies are gearing up for the seventh annual state wide Celebrate Literacy Week! This week of exciting and literacy based events will be held January 26-30, 2015. Read more...


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Osceola Educators Selected As "Teachers of the Year" At Schools
The votes are in, and the following Osceola County educators have been selected as their school's 2016 "Teacher of the Year" in recognition of excellence in their profession: Read more...

Osceola School District To Utilize New Transportation Routing Software To Impact Student Safety
With the goal of ensuring the children of Osceola County are provided with the best and safest mode of school transportation, Osceola School District's Transportation Department will soon implement a new dynamic software package that will positively impact student safety.  The new Student Tracking System, to begin being piloted by regular-education high school students starting February 9, 2015, will track when and where students board and exit the bus.  All regular-education buses are now equipped with a scanner that will read students' school ID cards.  Students will swipe their cards each time they enter or exit the bus.  Beginning at the start of the 2015-2016 school year, all bus riders will be asked to swipe an ID badge. Students who forget their ID badge on a particular day will still be allowed to ride the bus to and from school. Read more...

Financial Aid Assistance Available To Help Osceola Students And Adults Reach Their Dreams Of Higher Education
There is money available for college!  Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation.  Seniors in high school and adults wanting to go back to school can get financial help to attend college by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is the federal government's instrument for calculating need-based financial aid and the official document used by every college and university to determine eligibility for federal student aid.  The form must be completed by students and parents each year to apply for all types of federal, state, or college-sponsored financial aid, including grants, some scholarships, educational loans, and work programs.  The FAFSA deadline is May 1, 2015, but students are encouraged to check with the institution they will be attending for their FAFSA deadline as it may be different.  Read more...

Osceola Student's Quote Featured On U.S.A. Four-Man Bobsled For World Cup Season and World Championships
The U.S. Bobsled & Skeleton Federation (USBSF) has entered into a partnership with Classroom Champions, an international education and mentorship organization created by three-time Olympian and Olympic gold medalist Steve Mesler and Dr. Leigh Parise in Education/Social Policy. Mesler helped push Steven Holcomb to a gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games as a member of his four-man bobsled team, breaking a 62-year gold medal drought for the U.S. team. Mesler shared his journey towards Olympic glory with classrooms across the country through video chat and videos, and the successful pilot program spurred the idea for Classroom Champions. Today, over 50 Olympians, Paralympians, and Olympic medallists mentor students in their home countries over the course of an entire school year, resulting in measured improvements in student resiliency and grit, classroom engagement, digital literacy, and interpersonal skills. Read more...

Discovery Intermediate Selected As One Of Only Eight Schools In State For NASA STEM Program
The U.S. Department of Education has selected Discovery Intermediate in Osceola County as one of only eight Florida schools to participate in a joint STEM initiative with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).  The 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) sites at the participating schools will have the opportunity to engage in high-quality science, technology, engineering, and mathematics challenges to address the national need for a STEM-educated workforce. Read more...

Incoming Ninth Grade Student Orientation Nights
Any time a student transitions from one school to the next, it can be an exciting time for the child and parent alike. Usually, there are plenty of questions and fears of the unknown. In order to help students and parents become familiar with their new schools for next year, the Osceola School District will be hosting the following Ninth Grade Student Orientation Nights for current eighth grade students and their parents: Read more...
Informational Meetings To Be Held For Osceola School District's International Baccalaureate (IB) Programs
For the 2015/2016 school year, the Osceola School District will offer the Pre-Diploma Program at Gateway High School and Celebration High School. The two-year Pre-Diploma Program leads to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program. Parents of highly-motivated eighth grade students at all Osceola middle schools are encouraged to attend an informational meeting outlining the Pre-Diploma requirements, the program features and advantages, the application and selection process, and the rigorous curriculum on any of these following dates: Read more...
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

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 Meeting - 5:30 PM
Public Hearing - Rulemaking Cycle B - 5:30 PM

Board Meeting - 10:00 AM
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday
Classes Resume



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Students At Neptune Middle School Get Champion Connection