On-Line Instructions for Students!

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New Dimensions High School – Remote Learning Policy

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Coronavirus Information and School Closure Updates 

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Connectivity for Students

  1. FCC agreementstating that providers will waive late fees, not cutoff service for lack of payment, and open hot-spots.
  2. Comcast COVID-19 response: offers free WiFi for 2 months to low income families plus all Xfinity hot-spots are free to the public during this time
  3. Charter Free Internet offer for 2 months
  4. AT&T COVID-19 response: offers open hot-spots, unlimited data to existing customers, and $10/month plans to low income families
  5. Verizon COVID-19 response: no special offers, but following the FCC agreement.
  6. Sprint COVID-19 response: follows FCC agreement, provides unlimited data to existing customers, and, starting Tuesday, 3/17/2020, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge (I expect others will follow).
  7. T-Mobile COVID-19 response: follows FCC agreement, plus unlimited data to existing customers, and, coming soon, will allow all handsets to enable hot-spots for 60 days at no extra charge (I expect others will follow).

Available Resources – Click HERE

Extended School Closures For COVID-19 Pandemic
A Message From Osceola School District Superintendent Dr. Debra Pace
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop and spread throughout the country,
Update: March 30, 2020 as of 6:15 p.m. The State advised all school districts to extend the school closures through May 1, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While we certainly miss our students, their safety, and the health of our community, remains of critical importance. All events through May 1 have been cancelled at this time, but there are no changes to graduation as of yet. Our digital learning plans are now being enacted, and we will continue to support our students, families, and teachers on this new learning journey.
School closures are now in effect for all K-12 schools, the district’s VPK and Extended Learning Programs, Osceola Technical College, and the Adult Learning Center Osceola.  That date will be reevaluated every two weeks to determine its feasibility as the pandemic progresses.  At this point, we await clarification from the state regarding student make-up day requirements, any waived days from our regular calendars, and any employee-related decisions required pursuant to this direction.  All statewide assessments have been cancelled this school year. Information regarding graduation requirements, graduation ceremonies, and other end-of-year activities will be forthcoming as the situation progresses. For now, all mass gatherings of 10 or more individuals are canceled on our campuses until May 1, 2020.
To ensure our children will not go hungry while school is not in session, our School Nutrition Services Department will provide pack-and-go free meals for students at 12 designated sites, which can be found on the school district’s website, from March 23 – April 15, between the hours of 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Students will need to be with their parents or guardians who come to pick up the meal items, and we will utilize a drive-in procedure through our bus loops to minimize person-to-person contact.

FREE Breakfast and Lunch Pick-Up
March 23 through March 27, 2020, at the following sites:
• Michigan Avenue Elementary – 2015 S. Michigan Avenue in St. Cloud
• Lakeview Elementary – 2900 5th Street in St. Cloud
• Ventura Elementary – 275 Waters Edge Drive in Kissimmee
• Denn John Middle – 2001 Denn John Lane in Kissimmee
• Central Avenue Elementary – 500 W. Columbia Avenue in Kissimmee
• Osceola High – 420 S. Thacker Avenue in Kissimmee
• Kissimmee Middle – 2410 Dyer Boulevard in Kissimmee
• Sunrise Elementary – 1925 Ham Brown Road in Kissimmee (Poinciana)
• KOA Elementary – 5000 Koa Street in Kissimmee (Poinciana)
• Deerwood Elementary – 3701 Marigold Avenue in Kissimmee (Poinciana)
• Westside K-8 School – 2551 Westside Boulevard in Kissimmee
• Cameron Preserve

• Narcoossee Middle – 2701 N. Narcoossee Road in St. Cloud
• Liberty High – 4250 Pleasant Hill Road in Kissimmee (Poinciana)
• Holopaw Church

Meals will be available for pickup between 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at each location.  Families can go to school/site nearest them to pick up food even if they do not attend that school. Families will drive up in the bus loops, and they will be handed meals through the vehicle window. Students must accompany the parent/adult when they are picking up the meals, and meals can be provided to children not of school age if they are in the group picking up the food.

Las comidas estarán disponibles para ser recogidas entre las 9:30 a.m. y las 11:00 a.m. en cada ubicación. Las familias pueden ir a la escuela / lugar más cercano para recoger comida, incluso si no asisten a esa escuela. Las familias conducirán en las paradas de autobús y se les entregará las comidas a través de la ventana del vehículo. Los estudiantes deben acompañar al padre / adulto cuando recojan las comidas, y las comidas se pueden proporcionar a niños que no están en edad escolar   están en el grupo recogiendo la comida.

Valencia College has  closed its campuses to students and employees until 3/30. Classes that are already online will continue as normal. Most face-to-face classes will resume on 3/23 in an online format. PLEASE check your Atlas Account and email for updates.

PERT Testing for DE Candidates – Cancelled for March 30 & 31

(At this time, the test score deadline has been extended to Friday, May 1st)

GRAD BASH & PROM – CANCELLED!

Refunds will be processed as soon as possible!

Junior / Senior POST SECONDARY SURVEY

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VOLLEYBALL CAMP REGISTRATION

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11th Grade Checklist for College Planning!

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**Unable to attend the Dual Enrollment BOOTCAMP?**

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CANCELLED! Homework Diner! Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Come for Tutoring & Snacks!

CANCELLED! SAC Meeting –

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 @ 6:30PM

The Dual Enrollment Process

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GRAD BASH & PROM – Cancelled!

New Scholarship Just Posted! – Apply NOW!

Poinciana Ladies Club Scholarship

Zippia’s Annual Dream Job Scholarship

Mark Your Calendars! 

No Early Release Wednesday On:

April 1, 2020

May 6, 2020

May 13, 2020

May 20, 2020

No Make-Up Days Needed In Osceola Schools As Result Of Hurricane Dorian

NDHS an “A” School – 10th Year in a Row!

Congratulations!

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FortifyFL App We are pleased to announce that the FortifyFL app is LIVE. Now, any student, educator, parent, or member of the public can report school safety concerns directly to law enforcement and school administrators anonymously and easily through the FortifyFL app or http://www.getfortifyfl.com .
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On Saturday evening Feb 29, 2020 at their annual awards dinner Polk County and Keep Polk County Beautiful gave an award to New Dimensions High School for the efforts of Mr. Timmerman, the kids and all the teachers who helped to do the community cleanups in Poinciana. This is well deserved recognition for everybody for their community service efforts.
Please extend my thanks to everybody form the school who has donated their time and effort.  
Keith Laytham

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NDHS students on the way to the polls as first time voters!
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NDHS Students – First-Time Voters, prepare before going to the voting booth!
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NDHS Teachers participate in Literary Character Dress Up Day – October 31, 2018

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NDHS teachers, Mrs. Bermudez, Mrs. Barrett, and Miss Dubin, met Manny Scott (and his two children), an original Freedom Writer whose story is told in part in the 2007 hit movie, Freedom Writers, Manny Scott has energized almost two million leaders, educators, volunteers, and students worldwide with his authentic, inspiring messages of hope.

New Dimensions High School Named 2016-2017 Schools of Excellence By Florida’s State Board of Education for 2016-2017

State Board of Education designates a school as a School of Excellence if the school’s percentage of possible points earned in its school grade calculation is in the 80th percentile or higher for schools comprised of the same grade groupings (elementary, middle, high, and combination) for at least two of the last three school years if the school meets the qualifying criteria. To be eligible, schools also had to receive a grade of A or B in each of the most recent three school years.  Each of the schools will retain the designation for up to three years.

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Congratulations Mr. Holloway – NDHS Teacher of the Year and Mrs. Bird – NDHS Paraprofessional of the Year 2018!
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DaVita Corporation Awards NDHS $2,500 in Support of STEM Program

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New Dimensions High School welcomes Dr. Marcia Tate! Dr. Tate presented  “Worksheets Don’t Grow Dendrites: Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain”.   Dr. Cafiero & Dr. Grimm With Dr. Tate

 

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NDHS Biomedical Sciences Program Now In Partnership w/ the University of Central Florida College of Medicine

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Accredited through AdvancEd

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