Admin

Guidance

6th Grade
Melissa Walters

7th Grade
Fawn Goldstein

8th Grade
Shirley Hernandez

All phone numbers and emails are listed under the faculty and staff tab.

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

How are my child’s classes selected?

Students are placed according to several pieces of data, including FSA scores.  We challenge our students to take the most rigorous courses according to these pieces of data.  Students’ electives were given according to their choices on their course selection form and the availability of the course.

How do I monitor my student’s progress? 

You can monitor your child’s progress through Skyward and Canvas.  When you have specific questions about assignments please reach out to the teacher.

How do I set up a parent LaunchPad account (Skyward/Canvas)?

To set up a parent Launchpad account, please go to https://parents.classlink.com/ocps to follow instructions on how to create your parent account.  You can opt to use email or phone number, but please make sure you are using what you provided as your primary email/phone.  You will also need to student ID number.

How do I contact my child’s teachers? 

Please see our Faculty Tab above

How do I set up a Parent/Teacher Conference?

Please contact the grade level counselor. 

6th Grade: Mrs. Walters ext. 5372326                      

7th Grade: Ms. Goldstein ext, 5372236

8th Grade: Ms. Hernandez ext. 5372255

Our parent/teacher conferences take place at 8:40 a.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. 

How do I report an absence /s or turn in an excuse note? 

Students can turn in an absence excuse note to their 1st-period teacher, main office or to their grade level office.  Absence excuse notes are subject to approval.  If you have to report an absence/s or have a concern please reach out to our Attendance Clerk.  

How do I report an incident that happened at school or on the school bus?

We want to ensure that we are as proactive as possible with any incident presented to us.  Please encourage your child to reach out to your child's grade-level dean: Mr. Chambers (6th); Mrs. Alexander (7th); Mr. Concannon (8th) 

If I am worried about my child’s social and/or emotional well-being, who can I contact?

Please contact your child’s grade level Counselor.

If I am interested in my child taking an online class off campus, how can we set that up?

Please visit www.FLVS.net.  Have your child set up an account and choose the class they are interested in taking through OCVS (Orange County Virtual School, incorporated into FLVS).  Core classes have to be discussed with Counselor ahead of time.  All courses have to be approved by grade level Counselor in order to start the online class.

How do high school courses taken during the middle school years affect my child's future?
Refer to the High School Credit Course Memorandum of Understanding for more information

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