Weekly Community News for Odyssey Charter Jr/Sr High School

Volume 14May 1, 2023

"Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

-Albert Einstein

FRI. May 5: Grad Venture 8th-grade Trip to Universal Orlando and HS Pep Rally in the Gym.
Finish Friday and Success Saturday are still on this week!

National Honor Society Induction

The National Honor Society’s Pillars of Membership include Scholarship, Service, Leadership, and Character. While academics and GPA are one criterion, volunteering, demonstrating honesty and reliability, and showing respect for others are essential qualities that NHS members must also portray. 

Thank you to Ms. Tiffany Williams for sponsoring NHS and for your outstanding dedication and support of all your students. Last night’s induction ceremony was beautiful.

Congratulations to all the students who were inducted into the National Honor Society:

Gabriella Bazemore, Carlissa Bermudez, Jonathan Blankenship, Gabriella Dancey-Renz, Kenya Fenelus, Megan Gill, Hailey Hackett, Moana Jean, Hailey King, Kalina Larsen, Alaina Lucas, Madison Newman, Baileigh Ott, Haley Picón, Alexis Schommer, Luke Summer, Hunter Sutton, Joy Yang, Sebastian Zeltman

Graduating Seniors: Jevon Francis, Kelcey-Ann Francios, Serenity Franko, Bryana Ramirez, and Maylin Ramirez were also recognized at the event.

Teacher Appreciation

OCS Jr/Sr will celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week from May 8 to May 12. Please help show our teachers how much we appreciate them. Some suggestions include writing a special note to the teacher or bringing in school supplies such as pens, pencils, or sticky notes.  If you would like to bring snacks, please keep in mind our school’s wellness policy.

Please note participation is completely optional, and you are free to show your appreciation in any way you choose. Thank you in advance for your support.

Bus Driver Appreciation

Thank you to the Middle School Student Government Association students for making this lovely poster for our awesome bus drivers.  Thank you to the entire transportation team, led by Rosie Greer, for all your hard work.

Florida's 2023 ESE Parent Survey

If your child is part of the ESE program, please click this link or use the QR code to access the survey and complete it between now and June 30, 2023.  


Students of the Month

Congrats to the following students for acheiving Student of the Month: 

Grade 6 Bradley Rodriguez

Grade 7 Carl Lake
Grade 8 Lorri-Ann Lewis

Grade 9 Alaina Lucas

Grade 10 Paolo Bueti

Grade 11 Hunter Sutton

Grade 12 Victor Bonarrigo

Yearbooks Have Shipped!

Yearbooks should be arriving in early May. They will sell out quickly, so be sure to order yours now. They are $55. 

Please use this link for online ordering: https://www.balfour.com/student-info?smi=107864.  If you choose to pay via check or cash, please send it to school with your child for a receipt.  

Middle School contact: Valeria Castro. castrov@odysseycharterschool.com
High School contact: Amanda Encarnacion. encarnaciona@odysseycharterschool.com

8th Grade Grad Venture

The 8th Grade Grad Venture Trip is Saturday, May 5, 2023.  Permission forms are available now.  Please adhere to all deadlines and requirements and see see Ms. Guslawski with any questions. GuslawskiE@odysseycharterschool.com

Little Shop of Horrors

Mark your calendars for our Titan Performing Artists bringing you "Little Shop of Horrors." The event will be held in our Gym on the following dates:

Friday, May 12th @ 7PM
Saturday, May 13th @ 2 PM and 7 PM

Sunday, May 14th @ 2 PM

Tickets may be purchased in the front office. Please let them know which showtimes you want. Presale tickets are $5 and are available at the door for $7. 

Doors will open 30 minutes prior to showtime. Please be prepared to show your ticket/s.

Performing Arts Fundraiser

Please consider buying a shirt to support our Titan Performing Arts Department. Click the link to order here: www.customink.com/fundraising/ocsperformingartsdept

Band Spring Concert

The Titan Band Program hosted its annual SPRING CONCERT on April 20th, 2023. Students from Beginning Band, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble performed competition pieces as well as selections from famous cinematic works. The keyboarding classes performed solo pieces as pre-show in the courtyard. The event was well attended with standing room only.

Class of 2023
Senior Spotlight

Alex Marchetti

Alex Marchetti has attended OCS since the beginning of his sophomore year. His favorite teacher is Ms. Mullins, and he enjoyed being her intern this year.  He loves the healthy lunches in the cafe, especially the pizza.  In the future, Alex plans to continue his education at Keiser University or Eastern Florida College and pursue a degree in architecture.

Zachary Hodgdon

Zachary Hodgdon has been enrolled at Odyssey Charter School since Kindergarten. He cherishes his time here and will mill all the relationships and friendships he formed with fellow students and teachers. He is enrolled in the fall Meteorology BS program at the Florida Institute of Technology.

Sasha Lee

Sasha Lee moved to Palm Bay from Costa Rica two years ago and has attended Odyssey since then.  She is thankful to Mr.Pagel and Ms. Tiffany Williams for helping her learn English.  She will miss the welcoming environment and kindness of the  Guidance department.  In the future, Sash will attend Florida Eastern College and study nursing.

Congrats Titans!

Healthy Café Menu

MEATLESS MONDAY Whole Grain Baked Ziti; Steamed Broccoli; WG Café Bread

Chicken Burrito Bowl with Corn Salsa; Whole Grain Quinoa; Warm Tortilla (Veg. Option Available)

Grass fed Beef Burger Or Veggie Burger w/ Lettuce & Tomato; Steamed Broccoli; Whole Grain Bun

Turkey Sub or Hummus Sub (V) on Whole Grain Roll; Organic Spinach; Assorted Fresh Veggies

Assorted Flavors of Whole Grain Pizza; Steamed Green Beans


Come out and support our Titans!
Click HERE for game schedules.