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

 

Osceola School District To Host Dual Enrollment Information Night On May 4, 2015
The Osceola School District has recently expanded its Dual Enrollment opportunities for high school students to include Valencia College, the University of Florida, the University of Central Florida, and the Technical Education Center Osceola (TECO). Students currently in ninth, tenth, and eleventh grades at any high school in Osceola County and their parents are invited to a Dual Enrollment Information Night on May 4 at 6:30 p.m. at Osceola High School. Attendees will learn how Dual Enrollment can help students earn college credits and/or career certifications in high school. The different Dual Enrollment options will be explained, along with the requirements for each program.

Dual Enrollment programs allow qualifying students to be enrolled in both high school and college with earned credits applying to both a high school diploma and a college degree. Dual enrollment course offerings, both on and off the high school campus, provide students greater academic options and considerable financial savings.

Osceola Schools Recognized With State Awards For Outstanding Volunteer Programs
Osceola schools have earned a total of 61 Golden and Silver School Awards, the state's highest recognition for community involvement. The Golden School Award is given annually by the Florida Department of Education to recognize schools with exemplary volunteer programs. The award is presented to schools that meet certain criteria, including faculty training on how to work with volunteers and program policies and procedures. The school principal must designate a school volunteer coordinator to provide leadership for the school volunteer program, and the school must have a total number of hours of volunteer service that equals twice the number of students enrolled in the school. Read more...

Mark Your Calendars -- Kindergarten Roundup To Be Held At All Osceola Elementary Schools on May 7
It's time to register for kindergarten!  The Osceola School District will host Kindergarten Roundup on May 7, 2015, from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at all public elementary schools for parents of children who will be at least five years old on or before September 1, 2015.  Incoming kindergartners and their parents are invited to drop by their school during this time to:

--pick up a school registration packet for the 2015/2016 school year;
--meet teachers, principals, and other school staff;
--tour the school facility and learn about school procedures and programs; and
--find out ways to become involved at the school. 
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Incoming Sixth Grade Student Orientation Night
In order to help incoming middle school students and parents become familiar with their new schools for next year, Osceola County middle and K-8 schools will host a Sixth Grade Student Orientation Night on the following date:
Incoming Sixth Grade Student Orientation Night
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: All middle and K-8 schools in the Osceola School District

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Open Enrollment For Osceola Virtual School
The School District of Osceola County prides itself on providing a variety of academic settings for students in an effort to reach its mission of “Education which inspires all to their highest potential.” As such, the school district offers eligible students the opportunity to enroll in a full-time virtual instruction program for the 2015-2016 school year through Osceola Virtual School.  Full-time virtual instruction students attend school from home with the daily support of certified teachers and supervision from a parent or guardian.
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State Assessment Questions and Answers
Click the link below for details about the Florida Standards Assessments (FSA) and the FCAT/FCAT 2.0 and End-of-Course (EOC) assessments that will be administered in 2014/15.

State Assessment Information in English and Spanish

No Early Release On Three Wednesdays During Statewide Testing - April 15, April 22, and April 29, 2015
The Osceola County School District is planning ahead for the upcoming spring administration of the Florida Standards Assessment by allowing students to have a full day of school on the Wednesdays when the test will be administered.  As such, parents should be advised that there will be no early release of students on the following Wednesdays:

April 15, 2015
April 22, 2015
April 29, 2015

Students will be dismissed from school those days as they normally would on a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday. 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


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Osceola County School Board and Superintendent
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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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