Weekly Community News for Odyssey Charter Jr/Sr High School

Volume 38January 15, 2024

"All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence."

Martin Luther King, Jr.

WEEK OF Jan 15


15 Martin Luther King, Jr.  Holiday NO School for Students and Teachers

17 Parents as Partners Meeting at 5:30 pm in the cafe

FAFSA Night for gr 12 at 6:00 pm in the cafe

19 DEADLINE to turn in Letter of Intent + EARLY RELEASE



Melbourne Square Mall Art Show

Titan artists have been getting their art ready for the Melbourne Square Mall Art Show next week. Please stop by the mall in the next couple of weeks and see their beautiful work. The display will be in front of Dick's Sporting Goods. The show runs from Jan 14 - Jan 28th.

From the Registrar, Megan Newell

The Letter of Intent was sent home this week.  The deadline to return the form is Friday, January 19, 2024.  Please complete one form per child.  If a sibling currently attends a different school, and you are interested in him/her attending Odyssey next year, please complete the blue box on the form.

Please note that your child’s seat may not be reserved for the upcoming school year if this form is not completed and returned by January 19th.  Unclaimed seats may be turned over to the lottery for new incoming students.

Odyssey Jr/Sr High F.A.S.T. Testing Dates

Please see the important dates below for upcoming F.A.S.T PM2 Testing. Students must be in attendance for their scheduled test days.

If you have any questions, please reach out to Ms.Schuler at schulern@odysseycharterschool.com or Mr. Guevara at gueveram@odysseycharterschool.com

6th Grade ELA - January 10th

6th Grade Math  - January 11th

7th Grade and 9th Grade ELA  - January 16th

8th Grade and 10th Grade ELA - January 17th

7th Grade and  8th Grade Math  - January 18

Make-ups - January 22nd thru 26

Parent Conference Night Tues, Jan 31st

Parent Conference Night will be held on Wednesday, January 31, 2024, from  5:00-7:00 pm. These meetings are for students who are underperforming academically or are in danger of failing.  Teachers will reach out to families to schedule appointments. Students are also encouraged to attend so they can take ownership of their academic performance and discuss strategies for improvement.

If you do not hear from a specific teacher of interest, please email that faculty member directly. Other arrangements will be made if you cannot be accommodated on Tuesday evening. Thank you for your continued support.

Oratorical Competition

Nicholas Welsh won the Oratorical Competition at Florida American Legion Post 394 on January 6, 2024.  He will advance to District competition in February.  Competition winners will compete at Area and State.  The winner at the State competition will advance to National.  Since 1938, the contest has developed knowledge and appreciation for the U.S. Constitution among high school students. Way to show your Titan Pride Nicholas!

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!

Order Your Yearbook NOW!

2024 marks the 25th Anniversary of Odyssey Charter School. Our new Titan Legacy yearbook celebrates this milestone while documenting all the memories being made this year. You can pre-order your copy now for $55 by going to the yearbook page on this site or go directly to the publisher here: https://www.balfour.com/student-info?smi=107864

Substitutes Needed

Odyssey Jr/Sr is looking for parents and community members to join our Titan family. We need positive, driven individuals looking to impact our students’ daily scholastic goals. Training is provided. 

Substitute teaching rates are as follows: HS Diploma ($100/day; $50/ half day); Bachelor’s Degree ($120/day; $60/half day); Certified Teacher Substitute ($160/day; $80/half day).

If you want to join our substitute team, please email Mike Davis, Site Administrator, at davism@odysseycharterschool.com , Maria Vargas at vargasm@odysseycharterschool.com, or Barbara Diaz at diazb@osysseycharterschool.com

Check our school calendar HERE for game schedules!

NEW Titan Merch Store

Click HERE to shop for Titan hoodies, tshirts, tapestries, blankets, bags, and more!

We have new designs uploaded often. Check back with us for other sports and team spirit merch. coming soon.