Weekly Community News for Odyssey Charter Jr/Sr High School

Volume 25Sept 25, 2023

“There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind."

- Mr. Rogers

Sept 26: AVID College & Career Fair 

Sept 27:   5:30 PM Parents as Partners Meeting in cafe.  

Sept 29:   EARLY RELEASE @ 2:45 pm

Sept 30:   SUCCESS SATURDAY @ 9:00 am- 11:30 am

College and Career Fair

Are you ready to take the next step in your academic journey? Join us for the College & Career Fair, where you'll have the opportunity to explore a wide range of colleges, universities, and career opportunities from across the country. 

Join us on Tues 9/26 @ 5:15pm departure and 8:30pm return to OCS. (All students must be picked up no later than 8:30pm) at the Melbourne Auditorium. If you would like to take the bus please send $15.50 per person (Cash, Check, or Money Order) to your AVID teacher by Friday, 9/22/23. Seating is limited. This cost covers afters school meal prior to 5:15 departure via bus. Once payment is submitted, meet at the back patio after school for food and snacks. Students will wear their OCS School Uniform and parents are encouraged to wear their favorite college gear! 

Chaperones Needed! Must have fingerprint clearance. Follow this link to begin the clearance process. https://www.brevardschools.org/Page/11104 

Email questions to: griswellb@odysseycharterschool.com

Success Saturday - 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. 

Odyssey Charter Jr/Sr is committed to helping all students succeed and reach their full potential.  Success Saturday is designed for students needing assistance and support with their current work in all four core subjects. Teachers may send an email encouraging students to attend; however, ALL students can participate in Success Saturday without a teacher's invitation. There will be an administrator on the campus every Saturday.

Student Expectations for Success Saturday:

We hope your child will participate in this wonderful opportunity if he/she requires academic support or assistance. If you have any questions, please get in touch with Assistant Principal Ms. Rebecca Irving at irvingr@odysseycharterschool.com.

Fall Picture Day

Our fall portraits will be taken on Thursday, Oct 19th. If you would like to order your portraits before, click here: https://shop.imagequix.com/g1001030980 

Your online code is your student ID or use Odyssey's school code: 4979

Masked Singer Talent Show

Have you ever thought about performing in a Masked Singer Talent Show? Odyssey is conducting a survey to see if there is interest in putting on this event. Please fill out the form here if you would consider signing up for a performance spot: https://forms.gle/edVRcQT4HbPe7Db99


The PSAT/NMSQT test will be on October 4th to all 10th, 11th, and 12th graders. There are practice test links, as well as an actual practice test on this link here: https://satsuite.collegeboard.org/psat-nmsqt/preparing# . There are helpful tips on what to do before test day, as well as what students need to bring on test day.

Purpose of the test: For 10th and 11th graders, this test is very important for them.  If they score in a specific range on this test, it could mean scholarship money for when they attend college, as well as, it could qualify them as national merit scholar which will be a distinction that will be recognized at graduation. For 12th graders, this test is important for you also.  It can help with fulfilling a graduation requirement.  It will also go on your transcripts and if you score in a specific range, could assist you in being accepted into your college of choice.

A Special Opportunity

Congratulations, 6th-grader Logan Davila!  He will attend the FC Barcelona Barca Academy Soccer Experience for 2023-2024.  This is a unique,  invitation-only experience where players train in the official FCB facilities with Barça Academy's official coaches, go to La Liga matches, compete against other Spanish teams, and get to meet former and current FCB players

Attention Senior Class of 2024!

Don't miss out on anything for your Senior year. Please visit our Senior Info page HERE in our Titan Times for important dates, scholarship info, and more. New scholarship info added! 


Ms. Lewis has these Peer Counseling  students working on team building and supporting each other as a group through juggling exercises. 

Have you ever wondered where our drinking water comes from? Mr. Zelonski's class is having a lively discussion on that very question!

These Engineering students in Mr. Grimaldi's class are doing an experiment to calculate how much weight a bridge design can handle before it breaks.

US History Fun

Mr.  Beauchamp's class did a Jeopardy game for their US History test review! These 8th graders had fun competing with each other.


E-Sports  club meets Wednesdays and Fridays in Mr. Layfield’s room #240 after school. If you have any questions, email Mr. Layfield at layfieldd@odysseycharterschool.com.

Chess Club... coming soon!

Sharpen your chess skills! Learn theory, study openings, socialize, and compete with your friends. MONDAYS in Room 204 from 4:15 pm-5:30 pm. Starts Monday, October 2nd

Farm Club

Farm club meets on Monday-Friday 8:15am-8:50am at the northeast corner of the property. All students grade 6+ are invited to join Mr. Hayden and Mr. Ian out on the farm.


V Bowling vs PCCA - Tuesday, September 26, 2023, 4:00pm-7:00pm

Shore Lanes Palm Bay

V Bowling vs Melbourne - Thursday, September 28, 2023, 4:00pm-7:00pm

Shore Lanes Palm Bay

Verify schedule HERE for last minute changes!


MS Volleyball vs Royal Palm - Monday, September 25, 2023, 5:30pm-6:30pm


MS Volleyball vs PCCA PB - Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 5:00pm-6:00pm


JV Volleyball vs PCCA PB - Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 6:00pm-7:00pm


V Volleyball vs PCCA PB - Wednesday, September 27, 2023, 7:30pm-9:00pm


JV Volleyball vs PBMHS - Thursday, September 28, 2023, 5:30pm-6:30pm


V Volleyball vs PBMHS - Thursday, September 28, 2023, 7:00pm-8:30pm


MS Volleyball vs Park Ave - Friday, September 29, 2023, 4:30pm-5:30pm


Verify schedules HERE for last minute changes!

The Lady Titan Volleyball Merch Store is open for business! Click the link here and choose from T-shirts, phone cases, notebooks, decals, and more. https://sites.google.com/view/ladytitanvolleyballstore