August 15, 2017
Welcome Back Orange Schools Families!
We welcome you back as we get ready to kick off the 2017-18 school year!
Here are a few reminders and notes to share with you: 
First Day of School for Students

August 21st

  • MHS - Grades 1-5 (Full Day)
  • BMS - 6th Grade Only (11 a.m. dismissal)
  • OHS - Grades 9-12 (Full Day)
  • OCER - Early Childhood

August 22nd - BMS - Grades 7-8 (Full Day 6-8)
August 24th & 25th - Kindergarten Phase-In
August 28th - 
Orange Inclusive Preschool

OneView Parent Portal
For the 2017-18 school year, we are using the online OneView Parent Portal system again that will allow you to verify the directory information we have on file for your child(ren), make changes, if necessary, and submit beginning of the year forms electronically. 


NEW Food Service Account
We have new and exciting information from the Food Service Department for this school year.

1. Online payments will no longer be made at myschoolaccount. Food Service payments will now be made at  Payforit.net . (This is the same place that school fees may be paid). All balances have been transferred to Pay for It. 


2. Free/Reduced meal applications and fee waivers are now available to be filled out  electronically online . See attachment for instructions on how to complete the forms. 

2017-18 Wall Calendars Available
The 2017-18 Orange City School District Calendar is now available for purchase at the Administrative Office Building (across the street from Gail Allison Drive). Cost of the calendar is $5. The PTA will also be selling the calendar at various events prior to the start of school.
Mark Your Calendars!
Excited about the new school year...

August 16th BMS: 6th Grade & New to District Student/Parent Orientation
August 16th BMS: Jump Start Schedule Pick-up All Grade Levels
August 16th  MHS PTA: Kindergarten Playdates
August 18th Convocation Day - Staff Only
August 18th  MHS: Kick Off and PTA Ice Cream Social
August 20th MHS PTA: Kindergarten Playdates
August 21st First Day Students, grades 1-6, 9-12
August 22nd Full Day for Grades  1-12
August 24th MHS: Kindergarten Parents, PTA's Boohoo/Yahoo Breakfast
August 24-25 MHS Kindergarten Phase-in  
August 25th OHS: Football v. John Hay
August 28th  OIP: First Day Students
August 29th OHS: Senior Parent Meeting
August 29th  OHS: Open House
August 31st  BMS: Open House
September 1st  OHS: Marching Band on WJW Fox 8
September 1st OHS: Football v. Collinwood
September 1st BMS: 2-Hour Delayed Start
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