• Sunday, October 27, 2019

    Good Evening Osceola Middle School Families. This is Suzanne Becker with an important message from our PTSA. Beginning tomorrow Monday, October 28th through Thursday, October 31st, our PTSA will be in the car line starting at 4:00pm accepting donations for ice cream to recognize our Honor Roll and Principal’s List students with ice cream. Thank you in advance for your support as we celebrate our students.


    Saturday, October 26, 2019

    Good morning OMS Family!

    Please see attached updates for the week of October 28, 2019. Congratulations to Coach Popejoy as he sets off into the sunset of retirement!!!  Coach Pope has served with dignity and is a beacon for countless students, teachers, parents, and staff.  Thanks to all who came out to celebrate him yesterday.

    OMS Chiefs Updates Week of 10-28-19.pdf 

    •  Red Ribbon Week (Oct. 23rd – 31st  Drug Free is the way to be!).
    • We need YOU!!!  Please join our PTSA or SAC to inform decision-making and enhance your Child’s overall Middle School Experience (click here for the link to PTSA info).
    • Report Cards are posted in FOCUS/Portal electronically for your review.  Students will be provided with Principal’s List & Honor Roll Certificates Friday.
    • Kudos to Mrs. Levecque on earning your Certificate of Distinction I!
    • Kudos to our August/September Employees of The Month, Mrs. Spehar (Instructional) and Mrs. Jaramillo!
    • Kudos to OMS 2019-2020 Employees of the Year, Ms. Osborn (Instructional) and Mrs. Carroll (Support)!
    • Kudos to the OMS Boys/Girls Volleyball Team for a perfect season!  Please come out to support our outstanding Student-Athletes and Coaches during the playoffs this week!
    • Special Message from our Soc. Studies Dept.:
      • All 7th and 8th grade World History classes will be going to Finance Park for one day the week of November 4th – 11th. Parents, we need you to fill out the permission slips for the students and return them in a timely manner. Students will be purchasing a McDonald’s lunch for $2:75. We will start collecting the money on Tuesday, Oct. 15th. Finally, we need volunteers for the whole week…. Please contact Mrs. Mizia if you available to attend this Field Trip with us.

      Important Dates:

    • October 29th:  District Application Programs Fair at Countryside High School (6:00 p.m.)
    • November 2nd:  District Application Programs Fair at Pinellas Park High (9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)
    • November 7th:  SAC & PTSA Meetings (5:00 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.)
    • November 7th:  OMS High School Showcase (6:00 p.m.)
    • November 4th:  District Application Programs Fair at Lakewood High School (6:00 p.m.)
    • November 11th:  School Pictures make-ups

    Have a great OMS week! 

    Solomon J. Lowery, Ed. D.

    Principal, Osceola Middle School


    Saturday, October 19, 2019

    Good morning OMS Community!

    THANKS for spending time on our campus as we celebrated our 35th Anniversary and Fall Festival yesterday evening.  Attached you will find the Newsletter for the week of October 21, 2019.  Please see important information attached below as we celebrate Red Ribbon Week (Oct. 23rd – 31st  Drug Free is the way to be!). 

    OMS Chiefs Updates Week of 10-21-19.pdf 

    • We need YOU!!!  Please join our PTSA or SAC to inform decision-making and enhance your Child’s overall Middle School Experience (click here for the link to PTSA info).
    • Report Cards will be posted in FOCUS/Portal electronically (as we did with Progress Reports) for your review during the week of October 21, 2019.  Students will be provided with Principal’s List & Honor Roll Certificates.
    • Kudos to Mrs. Levecque on earning your Certificate of Distinction I!
    • Kudos to our August/September Employees of The Month, Mrs. Spehar (Instructional) and Mrs. Jaramillo!
    • Kudos to OMS 2019-2020 Employees of the Year, Ms. Osborn (Instructional) and Mrs. Carroll (Support)!
    • Kudos to the OMS Boys/Girls Volleyball Team for a perfect season!  Please come out to support our outstanding Student-Athletes and Coaches during the playoffs!
    • Special Message from our Soc. Studies Dept.:
      • All 7th and 8th grade World History classes will be going to Finance Park for one day the week of November 4th – 11th. Parents, we need you to fill out the permission slips for the students and return them in a timely manner. Students will be purchasing a McDonald’s lunch for $2:75. We will start collecting the money on Tuesday, Oct. 15th. Finally, we need volunteers for the whole week…. Please contact Mrs. Mizia if you available to attend this Field Trip with us.

      Important Dates:

    • October 29th:  District Application Programs Fair at Countryside High School (6:00 p.m.)
    • November 2nd:  District Application Programs Fair at Pinellas Park High (9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.)
    • November 7th:  SAC & PTSA Meetings (5:00 p.m. & 5:30 p.m.)
    • November 7th:  OMS High School Showcase (6:00 p.m.)
    • November 4th:  District Application Programs Fair at Lakewood High School (6:00 p.m.)
    • November 11th:  School Pictures make-ups

    Have a great OMS week! 

    Solomon J. Lowery, Ed. D.

    Principal, Osceola Middle School


    Sunday, October 13, 2019

    Good morning OMS Family!

    Attached you will find the Newsletter for the week of October 14, 2019.  Term 1 marking period ended Friday…  Monday (October 14th) is a Professional Ed. In service day for Teachers & Staff (no school for Students).  Please pursue the information below:

    OMS Chiefs Updates Week of 10-14-19.pdf 

    • We need YOU!!!  Please join our PTSA or SAC to inform decision-making and enhance your Child’s overall Middle School Experience (click here for the link to PTSA info).
    • Please join us at the OMS 35th Year Anniversary Celebration.  RSVP by clicking here.  Also, there’s an promotional video to highlight the fun we have planned in this link:  https://youtu.be/zpLVzY1lgXo
    • Report Cards will be posted electronically (as we did with Progress Reports) for your review during the week of October 21, 2019.  Students will be provided with Principal’s List & Honor Roll Certificates.
    • Kudos to Mrs. Levecque on earning your Certificate of Distinction I!
    • Kudos to our August/September Employees of The Month, Mrs. Spehar (Instructional) and Mrs. Jaramillo!
    • Kudos to OMS 2019-2020 Employees of the Year, Ms. Osborn (Instructional) and Mrs. Carroll (Support)!
    • Kudos to the OMS Boys/Girls Volleyball Team for a perfect season!  Please come out to support our outstanding Student-Athletes and Coaches!
    • Lunch Status changed on September 27th for all families who did not complete an application and was previously on free or reduced lunch.  Applicable Student lunch will cost $2.75 per day until your application is completed and your status is updated  at www.myschoolapps.com.
    • During the first two weeks of October, we celebrate Disability Awareness Weeks.  We are requesting that members of our School Community engage in activities that support the history of disabilities and promote awareness.

      Important Dates:

    • October 14th:  School-based Professional Development Day (No school for Students)
    • October 16th:  8th Grade PSAT
    • October 18th:  Dinner in the Courtyard (Chick-fil-A)
    • October 18th:  OMS 35th Anniversary Celebration
    • November 11th:  School Pictures make-ups

    Have a great OMS week! 

    Solomon J. Lowery, Ed. D.

    Principal, Osceola Middle School


    Saturday, October 5, 2019

    Good morning OMS Family!

    Attached you will find the Newsletter for the week of October 7, 2019.  Parents/Guardians, please take a moment to log into FOCUS and check your child’ grades/progress prior to the end of the Term 1 Report Period that ends on October 11th.  I encourage you to communicate with your Child and their Teacher(s) to make arrangements early so there aren’t any surprises or assignments overlooked in pursuit of accurately reflection of your son/daughter’s academic abilities.  Report Cards will be posted electronically (as we did with Progress Reports) for your review during the week of October 21, 2019 (specifics will be communicated beforehand).  

    OMS Chiefs Updates Week of 10-7-19.pdf 

    Discovery Night Flyer.pdf      Spanish Discovery Night Flyer.pdf 

    hurricane dorian relief.pdf 

    PayattentiontoAttendance.pdf      PayattentiontoAttendanceSpanish.pdf 

    2019 Sponsorship Letter.pdf

    • We need YOU!!!  Please join our PTSA or SAC to inform decision-making and enhance your Child’s overall Middle School Experience (click here for the link to PTSA info).
    •  Please join us at the OMS 35th Year Anniversary Celebration.  RSVP by clicking here.
    • Coupon Book Fundraiser to support OMS should be returned to OMS.  Please return all funds or unused books this week (additional books are available upon request). 
    • Kudos to Mrs. Levecque on earning your Certificate of Distinction I!
    • Lunch Status changed on September 27th for all families who did not complete an application and was previously on free or reduced lunch.  Applicable Student lunch will cost $2.75 per day until your application is completed and your status is updated  at www.myschoolapps.com.
    • Please support our NJHS Hurricane Dorian Relief project (see attached)!
    • School Picture order forms may be returned to the Front Office until Monday.
    • During the first two weeks of October, we celebrate Disability Awareness Weeks.  We are requesting that members of our School Community engage in activities that support the history of disabilities and promote awareness.

       Important Dates:

    • October 9th:  Staff Meeting
    • October 9th:  Rigor Walk
    • October 9th:  Academies of Pinellas Fall CEB Visit
    • October 11th:  Term 1 Report ends
    • October 11th:  Astro Skate Spirit Night
    • October 14th:  School-based Professional Development Day (No school for Students)
    • October 18th:  Dinner in the Courtyard (Chick-fil-A)
    • October 18th:  OMS 35th Anniversary Celebration
    • November 11th:  School Pictures make-ups

    Have a great OMS week! 

     Solomon J. Lowery, Ed. D.

    Principal, Osceola Middle School