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WELCOME TO THE HOME OF THE BUCCANEERS...WE SAIL THE 7 C's:  Character, Courage, Cooperation, Consideration, Compassion, Commitment, and Challenging Goals!
 
School Announcements
CPR and Choking Prevention Class
For information click here.
MCSD Students are Earning Industry Certifications

The Monroe County School District Division of Career and Adult Education congratulates Patricia, William, Christian, Hunter, Kiersten, Nicholas, and Ariadna for passing their IC3 Key Applications exam and earning their first industry certification.  With the support of their teacher, Phillip Baucom, these 7th graders have worked countless hours to ensure student success and understanding. The IC3 Digital Literacy program ensure that students are prepared to succeed in a technology-based world. IC3 Global Standard 4 (GS4) exam objectives are aligned with today's most current technologies and relevant digital literacy requirements, including social media, collaboration, and cloud computing concepts. The GS4 certification is comprised of three individual exams and is designed to validate competency in three key areas: Computing Fundamentals, Living Online, and Key Applications. This is the first year this opportunity has been provided to middle schoolers and there are currently 10 students districtwide who have earned this certification.  We expect to have more 6th and 7th grade students certify before the end of the school year.  
YEARBOOKS ON SALE NOW!
Attention Students and Parents: Yearbooks are still available for $35! For more information or to place an order, please visit www.yearbookforever.com. Yearbooks can also be purchased at school. 
Notice of Return on Investment/Parent Notification
For more information click here.

AHEC CLINICS OFFER NO COST CARE

This is just a reminder that the Monroe County School District and Keys AHEC have partnered this year to provide its students no cost primary care medical services.
As cold and flu season is just around the corner children may soon start feeling ill. If your child is in need of a physical, has an ear ache, a sore throat or has other medical needs we encourage you to take of advantage of this free service.
The Keys AHEC Physician Assistant will be able to see you right away and provide the treatment your child needs.
Medical Services are available at the following sites:

· HOB School Monday thru Thursday a half hour before school to a half hour after school.

· Sugarloaf School on Friday a half hour before school to a half hour after school.

No appointments are necessary to access the clinic so just walk in. If you need more information, please call Keys AHEC 305-743-7111 ext 206.

HOB TESTING DATES 2016
HOB TESTING DATES 2016
March
1 – Grades 4-7 FSA Writes (paper-based testing),
    Grade 8 (computer-based testing)

30, 31 FSA Reading – Grade 3, FSA Math – Grade 4 – Paper based
 
April
1, 4 FSA Math – Grade 3 – Paper based
11, 13  – Grade 4, 5 (Reading) – Computer based
12, 14  – Grade 7 (Math) – Computer based - Not Algebra students
19, 21  - Grades 8 (Reading) – Computer based
20, 22  – Grade 5 (Math) – Computer based
25, 27  – Grades 6 (Reading) – Computer based
26, 28  – Grade 8(Math) – Computer based - Not Algebra or Geometry students
 
May
2, 4  – Grade 6 (Math) – Computer base
3, 5  – Grades 7 (Reading) – Computer based
3, 4 -  FCAT Science – Grade 5 – Paper based
4  - FCAT Science – Grade 8 – Paper based
9, 11 - Geometry End-of-Course exams (2 days) – Computer based
10, 12 - Algebra End-of-Course exam (2 days) – Computer based
17, 18 - Civics End-of-Course exam – 7th grade - (1 day) – Computer based
31 – June 3 - Final exams (Grades 6-8)
 
Students are working extremely hard in preparation for the above testing events.  When scheduling appointments, etc., please make note of these dates and ensure that your child is present at school beginning at 8:15 (elementary) or 8:40 (middle) on all testing days.  Please be sure your child has a healthy breakfast and a happy send-off each morning so he/she starts the day with energy and a positive attitude. Thank you for working with us to make your child as successful as possible!
 
SATURDAY SCHOOL SCHEDULE
Saturday School  schedule for the remainder of the school year. 
Hours: 8:45-11:30
February 20th and 27th
March 5th and 12th
April 2nd _ 9th – 16th – 23rd – 30th
May 7th – 14th – 21st
Saturday School Permission Slip
 
NEW!! BUCSTRONG STRENGTH & CONDITIONING CLUB
FOR MORE INFORMATION
CLICK HERE
IMPORTANT INFLUENZA NOTICE TO PARENTS
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
MONROE COUNTY, FLORIDA

For information click here
Title I Parent Night Presentation
TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Congratulations to Horace O’ Bryant School teacher Ms. Nicole Smith. In December she was selected by her colleagues as the 2015 Horace O’ Bryant School Teacher of the Year! Today, January 15th , Superintendent Mark Porter informed Ms. Smith that she was selected as the 2015 Monroe County Teacher of the Year!
 
Principal Mike Henriquez stated “Ms. Smith’s involvement and leadership have been a critical element to the success of our school. In addition to AVID and WEB she currently is our 7th grade team leader, Secretary for School Advisory, Mathematics Department Leader and our middle school coach for Positive Behavior Intervention System. Most notably, through her efforts and our PBIS Team, Horace O’ Bryant School just earned Silver Status as a model school for 2014. Nicole has also been an advocate for Students with Disabilities by assisting in the development of our middle school schedule and monitoring I.E.P. caseloads. Through her leadership and involvement in all of these programs she has been the single greatest factor in improving the culture and climate of our school. Nicole’s ability to accomplish all of this has been truly amazing, and she is continuing her leadership efforts by participating in the aspiring administrator program.”
 
“As we know, Monroe County School District has many excellent teachers, and Nicole is certainly at the top of the list. She has devoted countless hours to our school, students, and community. On behalf of our family here at H.O.B., again we say congratulations to Ms. Smith as the Monroe County Teacher of the Year.” 
 
BIG THANKS TO EXXON MOBIL AND THE DION OIL COMPANY!
HOB, along with other lower keys schools, received a $500 grant from Exxon Mobil and the Dion Oil Company to be used to support our Science and Mathematics Programs. HOB is Thankful for our longstanding partnership with Dion Oil Company. 
HORACE O' BRYANT ACTIVITIES & EVENTS


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SUPERINTENDENT'S ULTIMATE READERS AWARD
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STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES BROCHURE
PARENT INVOLVEMENT PLAN
TOGETHER, we make a difference!

Please click here for Parent Involvement Plan!

Documents available in Main Office!
HOB EARNS NATIONAL "LET'S MOVE" AWARD!
Horace O' Bryant is a proud recipient of the 2015  "Let's Move!" Active Schools National Award!  This award is the result of everyone's (the staff, administration and students) dedication to increase their commitment to health and wellness.  Through multiple opportunities (Physical Education classes, a morning running club, intramural team sports and increased amount of structured recess activity time)our school has championed efforts to ensure that 60 minutes of physical activity is the norm.  Our students are learning healthy habits and putting them into practice on a daily basis, and we couldn't be prouder!  Thank you to our HOB staff members for providing these wonderful opportunities for our children and for being recognized.
HOW TO CHECK GRADES ON PINNACLE...
click here for instructions
THANK YOU FOR DONATING SCHOOL SUPPLIES, PEACE COVENANT PRESBYTARIAN CHURCH!
We appreciate your kindness!
WE ARE PROUD TO BE AN AVID SCHOOL!
GFS, THANKS FOR OUR HOLIDAY DECORATIONS!
HOB sparkles because of you!
THANK YOU RAMONA'S FOR DONATING OUR STAFF SHIRTS! YOU ROCK!
We are dressed for success!
SCHOOL HOURS
Elementary: 8:00 am- 3:00 pm
Middle School: 8:40 am-3:45 pm
HOB BELL SCHEDULES...
DRESS CODE INFORMATION
SUPPLY LISTS
SCHOOL CAFETERIA PRICES
LUNCH:
Pre-K-5: $2.50; Reduced $.40
Grades 6-8: $ 2.85; Reduced $.40
BREAKFAST:
All Grades:  $1.75; Reduced $.30


 
WE LOVE OUR VOLUNTEERS!
Please click here to register for volunteering.
HELP SUPPORT OUR SCHOOL WITH BOX TOPS!
Please help support our fabulous school by donating box tops!  Place box tops in box in office or Nicole Smith's mailbox...Your kindness is greatly appreciated!
PLEASE DONATE USED INK CARTRIDGES!
Help recycle and raise money for our school...Any used ink cartridges are appreciated!  Thank you!
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