Principal’s Report 2022
Dear parents and students:
It is hard to believe, but yes, we are already three quarters of the way through the second nine weeks of the first semester. Parents should have already viewed their students' first nine-week grades as they were posted in parent Focus on October 27, 2022.
Highlights of our most recent activities include
Mrs. Darlene Davis-Parvin (social studies) was our school’s nomination for “Teacher of the Year”.
Mrs. Amy Loope (business) was our school’s nomination for “Emerging Teacher of the Year”.
Mrs. Robin Gerlach (clerical) was our school’s nomination for “Support Staff Employee of the Year”.
Our Osceola Fundamental High School Theatre Arts Department presented “Our Town” November 2nd through November 5th. The performance was held outdoors and well attended each evening.
Our annual Veterans Concert was held on Monday November 14th. Osceola Fundamental High School and Osceola Middle School Chorus students performed for all those in attendance. Thank you to Mr. Campbell, Chorus Director and all the chorus students who participated.
The Great American Teach In was held on November 16th. Our OFHS students had the opportunity to hear from community members as they shared career information, hobbies, skills and experiences.
Our boys’ and girls’ cross-country teams had great seasons. The boys’ team finished as PCAC runners-up, district runners-up, and placed 9th in regionals. Our girls’ team made school history by placing 1st in districts, first in regionals, PCAC Champions and winning the 3A State Championship! They are the first team in OFHS history to accomplish this amazing feat. Congratulations to Coach Eagleson and all of our cross-country team members
Our boys’ and girls’ swim teams had excellent seasons. The girls placed 2nd in districts and 4th in regionals. Our boys’ team placed 1st in districts (7th year in a row) and 2nd in regionals. Fourteen swim and dive team members qualified for states. Congratulations Coach Karen Smalley, her coaching staff and all of our swim and dive team members.
Our girls’ volleyball team had a great season in being crowned district and PCAC Champions. They finished the season as regional final runner-up. Congratulations to Coach Martin, her coaching staff, and all of our girls’ volleyball team members.
Our football team had an outstanding season as they finished their season with 7 wins and 3 loses and were crowned district champions. Congratulations to Coach Montgomery, his coaching staff and all of our football team members.
Congratulations to our cheerleading team and band on an outstanding fall season. Special thanks to our cheerleading coaches, Coach Howell and Coach Dressback. Also, special thanks to our Band Directory, Mr. Caballero-Edwards.
I would like to take a moment to thank and congratulate Mr. Dan Schmittdiel on being named Pinellas County School’s Assistant Principal of the Year and on his recent promotion to principal of East Lake High School. Mr. Schmittdiel has done an excellent job and has been very instructional in our school’s success over his three and a half years here at Osceola Fundamental High School.
Please take the parent and student surveys which can be found on our school website homepage www.pcsb.org/osceola-hs. The survey will be open until Sunday December 18th. Your anonymous opinion/answers provide guidance to help improve our school. Thank you for choosing Osceola Fundamental High school for your child’s education.
Have a safe and happy holiday season.
Michael C. Bohnet