Parent Tech Tips (Dec. 10, 2022)
Posted on 12/10/2022
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Last call for missing assignments 

The second marking period and first semester end Friday, Dec. 16. Time to check for missing assignments, which when not submitted, can result in a lower overall grade. Watch this video to learn how.

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Cozy up with a good book reading challenge

‘Tis the season for coziness. Grab a blanket, your fluffy socks and your favorite warm drink or snack. Hop into a reading nook and sink into a good book. Log your reading to earn badges all month long. Beanstack is a digital reading log system on LaunchPad that rewards students with virtual badges for logging the minutes they read daily.  Beanstack challenges are open to all OCPS students.

Beanstack Instructions

Beanstack How-To Video | English

Beanstack How-To Video | Spanish

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Get help for the holidays

If your family is in need of assistance, you can search for free or reduced cost programs such as food, housing, mental health, education programs, and other social services provided directly by Community Based Organizations. Visit  Type your ZIP code and choose your needs to find organizations near you.

Thanksgiving meals logoOCPS is proud to partner with the Second Harvest Food Bank to provide families food during the holiday season at the following locations:

Apopka Elementary School

Engelwood Elementary School

Evans High School

Ivey Lane Elementary

Maxey Elementary School

Oak Ridge High School

Rock Lake Elementary 

Tangelo Park Elementary

University Park Elementary

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Save the date for the next Parent Academy

Dealing with Challenges and Community Resources for Multilingual Families, Thursday, Dec. 15, 6 p.m. Register

 This session will help new multilingual families overcome challenges and use community resources!

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Come together with friends and family (or fellow alumni) and run, skip, jog or stroll through SeaWorld’s picturesque pathways and right through the iconic Sesame Street neighborhood. It’s sure to be a hit with the whole family. Limited space, so register today!