College Essay Writing Workshop
Attention parents and students! The Oviedo High School Writing Center, in conjunction with the English Department, is sponsoring a workshop on College Application Essay writing. It will be offered on three different nights to allow for optimum attendance: September 22, October 15, and November 12 at 6:30 p.m., in the Oviedo High School Media Center. This workshop is designed to provide useful information to parents and students about how to write an effective and compelling application essays. It will focus on the admissions process, what every good essay should do, mistakes to avoid, and samples to emulate. We will also direct students towards resources they can use to plan, write, and research application essay writing. It is our goal to help our students achieve acceptance into their dream schools.
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The Oviedo Police Department has advised us that they intend to ticket people who park on the sidewalks at our home football games as it is dangerous to pedestrians and a violation of city ordinance. For everyone’s safety, please park in one of our parking lots in the front or back of the school. We value your support of our student athletes and thank you for your cooperation.
PSAT will be administered on Wed 10/15/14 during the regular school day. The cost of the test for junior and freshman students is $20; sophomores are free. Freshman and juniors must register in the commons during their lunch period 9/22-26/14. RMASS will be providing a PSAT seminar on our campus for students interested in preparing for the exam on Saturday Sept 20, 2014. Cost is $79.99; RMASS registration is available at this link: www.zaps.com
ZAPS Test Prep Seminar is coming to Oviedo High School on Saturday, September 20th 9am-3pm in the Media Center. The class will prepare students for SAT and PSAT. The cost is $79. Please register at www.doorwaytocollege.com or call 877-927-8378 for assistance.
Hometown Showdown – Oviedo vs Hagerty
Buy your t-shirt today-and support the cause
September 19, 2014 is the annual “Hometown Showdown” football game between Oviedo and Hagerty High School. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month and Oviedo and Hagerty have teamed up to dedicate their game to the fight against childhood cancer. T-shirts are available to purchase and all proceeds go directly to childhood cancer research. Oviedo’s Shirt is white and Hagerty’s shirt is blue. A fundraising contest will take place between the two schools to see which one can raise the most money. Donation bins for each school will be at the Hagerty High stadium that night should you like to make an additional donation. Wear your t-shirt the night of the big game and let’s show our support for all of those children battling cancer. They will be the ultimate winners of this contest! Shirts are available for purchase online at the link below. The link will come down on September 9, and shirts ordered through the link will be available for pick up in Athletics beginning September 16. They will also be available for purchase at football games and in athletics.
Mark your Calendar for School Picture Day
Students in grades 9-11 will have their photos taken on September 16, during their English class. Please plan accordingly.
If for whatever reason your student does not have their picture taken on September 16, make ups are scheduled for October 21.
The last day for seniors to have their picture taken at Leonard’s for yearbook inclusion is September 27. If your senior has not had their photo made call 407 261-5400 for an appointment. Space is limited.
Countywide Joint PTA/SAC Meeting
There is a district level PTA/SAC meeting scheduled for Tuesday September 30, at 6:30 p.m., at Lyman High School. In addition to hearing from our Superintendent, parents will learn about the new Florida Standards and other important topics. All interested parties are invited to attend.
“Cyberbullying, Sexting, and Unwise Social Networking: The Role of Parents”
On Wednesday September 17, from 6-7 p.m., Seminole County Public Schools will host a free workshop in the Educational Support Center Board Room entitled “Cyberbullying, Sexting, and Unwise Social Networking: The Role of Parents” presented by Dr. Sameer Hinduja, Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Resource Center. This is a must see for all educators and parents!
Dual Enrollment Form
Please click on the link below to download the new Dual Enrollment Form (form # 868) which must be typed. Handwritten forms will no longer be accepted.
Dual Enrollment Form
Please follow the link below to the Florida Standards Assessment Portal.
**New OHS Attendance Policy**
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