Weekly Community News for Odyssey Charter Jr/Sr High School

Volume 16May 15, 2023

"A well-educated mind will always have more questions than answers.

- Helen Keller

Tues, May 16: Senior Field Day

Fri, May 19: 8th-grade Stepping-Up Rehearsal 

Senior Walk 

Senior Breakfast 

Senior Graduation Rehearsal
Finish Friday

Sat, May 20: Class of 2023 GRADUATION @ 10 am 

Little Shop of Horrors

Opening night is Friday, May 12, 2023 at 7 PM in the Gym.  Two shows will be held on Saturday @ 2 PM and 7 PM, and a special Mother’s Day performance is scheduled for Sunday @ 2 PM.  If you have not already purchased tickets, you can still buy tickets at the door for $7.  Please come out and support the Musical Theater Department.  

Thank you to all the students in this production for your dedication and hard work.  Thank you to Mr. Stout and Mr. Hoffman for your unwavering commitment to making this show successful.  Another shout-out goes to Ryan Irving and Mr. Monds for their puppeteering skills with the plant.  Lastly, thank you to all the faculty who volunteered to sell tickets and concessions. Be sure to look for pictures in the next edition of the newsletter.

Class of 2023 Graduation

The Titan Class of 2023 will take center stage on Saturday, May 20, 2023, as they participate in their commencement program.  We are so proud and excited to send these students off into the future with this safe and memorable event.

Seniors are expected to arrive at 8:45 am.  They are allowed to invite up to eight guests who will be allowed into the venue at 9:30 am.  If you have any questions, please contact Amanda Encarnacion at encarnaciona@odysseycharterschool.com

8th-Grade Stepping-Up Program

The 8th-Grade Stepping-Up Program is May 22, 2023, in the Gym at 10:00 am.

8th-grade students are encouraged to wear their "Sunday Best" on Monday. They will attend 1st-period, line up with their teachers at 9:30 am, and proceed to the gym.

Please note, parents will not be admitted into the gym prior to 9:45 am, so please do not arrive extra early.  The Awards Assembly will immediately follow this program.  Parents who wish to take their child home after the program must show ID and sign them out for early dismissal.  

We look forward to seeing you!

Awards Assembly

Our Awards Assembly is Monday, May 22, 2023 @ 12 PM in the Gym, immediately following the Stepping-Up program. Congratulations to all the outstanding Titans who earned awards this year.  Students in grades 6-11 will be recognized for their outstanding achievements in English, History, Math, Science, and the Fine Arts. Families of students receiving an award have been notified and are invited to arrive at the gym promptly at 11:45 am.  

Parents who wish to take their child home after the program must show ID and sign them out for early dismissal. 

We hope to see you there.

Grad Venture Trip to Universal Studios

Last Friday, May 5th, our 8th-grade students attended the Grad Venture trip to Universal Studios Orlando.  Thank you, Ms. Guslawski and all the chaperones, for making this such a successful night.  The students had a fantastic time. 

Click HERE for photos.

Class of 2024 Senior Photos

Attention rising seniors... This summer DSP will be offering a promotion of $5 off any upgraded session for those who are photographed by July 1st.  Get your Senior photos done early and save! Visit the DSP website or scan the QR code to schedule your photo session.

Yearbooks Have Arrived!

They are $55 and limited supplies are left.  To pay via check or cash, please send it to school with your child for a receipt.  If you have already purchased your Yearbook, they are available for pick up at the front office.

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

April Students of the Month

Grade 6 Madison Rivera

Grade 7 Kaylie Robinson

Grade 8 Jasmine Gibbons

Grade 9 Mia Herasme

Grade 10 Lotus McGahee

Grade 11 Laury Georges

Grade 12 Susana Areyan

Class of 2023
Senior Spotlight

Bryana Ramirez

Bryana Ramirez has a twin sister and loves music.  She has attended Odyssey since 7th grade and her favorite memory is the last HS pep rally where she got to cheer with all of her friends.  Her favorite teacher is Mr. Hoffman, and she hopes to become a music producer in the future.

Maylin Ramirez

Maylin Ramirez has a twin sister and is very crafty.  She has attended OCS since 7th grade and loves the music program.  Her favorite teacher is Mr. Hoffman.  In the future, she wants to be a nurse.

Daniel Bennett

Daniel Bennett has attended Odyssey since 8th grade.  His best memories of Senior year are the pep rallies, and he is looking forward to Field Day.  He also appreciates the guidance department very much and says they have become like a second family.  In the future, he hopes to attend college and major in marketing and business.

Congrats Titans!

Healthy Café Menu

MEATLESS MONDAY Roasted Tomato and

Basil Soup Toasted Cheese Sandwich

Healthy Asian Chicken or Tofu (V) Lettuce Wrap Organic Brown Rice Carrots and Roll

Baked Potato (V) Baked Sweet Potato (V)

Turkey Chili Whole Grain Crackers Or Corn Bread

Chicken Tinga Black Bean Tinga (V) Whole Grain Corn Chips Steamed Corn

Assorted Flavors of Whole Grain Pizza

Steamed Mixed Veggies


Come out and support our Titans!
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