Parents and Scholars 2018-08-14T15:09:43+00:00

Parents and Guardians

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ParentVUE

ParentVUE is the parent portal giving a scholar’s parents or guardians web and mobile access to their scholar’s grades, assignments and communication with the teacher. In ParentVUE is easy access to your scholar’s class schedule, calendar, and additional classroom resources. Click here or on the icon to log in.

Scholars

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StudentVUE

ParentVUE is the parent portal giving a scholar’s parents or guardians web and mobile access to their scholar’s grades, assignments and communication with the teacher. In ParentVUE is easy access to your scholar’s class schedule, calendar, and additional classroom resources. Click here or on the icon to log in.

Resources

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Lunch Ordering

New lunch company information coming soon.

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Transportation

We offer a paid bussing service which has multiple stops in the Goodyear and Buckeye communities. To register for transportation, please visit the transportation portal.

School Supplies

School Supplies

We look forward to seeing our returning scholars and to welcoming our new scholars to the Odyssey Preparatory Family of Schools. Supply lists are created at the beginning of each year for each grade level. Please check the link for the campus your scholar will be attending for a list of recommended school supplies.

School Supply List: SupplyList 2018-2019

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Band Rentals

Please contact your scholar’s music teacher for any questions regarding this program. Scholars are responsible for having their own instruments. There are several options out there. Click here for the Milano instrument rental information flyer.

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Handbook

The Odyssey Preparatory Family of Schools provides the Parent and Scholar Handbook so that all scholars and their parents are familiar with the guidelines, operations, scholar responsibilities and policies regarding the school and enrollment.

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AZ Merit

The Odyssey Preparatory Family of Schools follows the state of Arizona policy surrounding AZMerit testing.
Parent and scholar resources available here: azmeritportal.org.

Knight Academy

Tutoring

Knight Tutoring features fee-based, one-on-one tutoring sessions individually tailored to each scholar, available for all ages and skill levels, from kindergarten through college. For more information visit the Knight Academy website here: http://www.knighttutoring.com/

Future Stars

Future Stars Sports

Future Stars International Enterprises (FSIE) was founded in 2009 and is offering a Friday Sports Academy from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM.  Visit:www.odysseyfuturestars.com

Volleyball

Volleyball League

Sports Academy

Intramural Sports

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After School Clubs

Mondays:

  • Debate Club meets in room 28, from 4-5 PM.
  • Mathletes meet in room 17, from 4-5 PM.

Tuesdays:

  • Interact Club meets in room 9, at 7 AM.
  • Ambassadors meet in room 31, from 4-5 PM.
  • Tap Dance meets at the Stage, from 4-5 PM.

Wednesdays

  • Water is Life meets in room 9, at 4:30 PM.
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Field Trips

Astro Camp 6th grade

Astro Camp is an engaging hands-on trip that emphasizes physical science, astronomy, and the exploration of the universe. This two day trip includes such fun activities as a zip line, sky coaster and building a rocket. To learn more about Astro Camp, visit: www.cimi.org/astrocampsummermission.html

Washington DC/Williamsburg 7th or 8th

This five-day trip allows middle school students to learn more about our nation, and the guiding principles that founded our country. Some highlights of the trip include visits to the Jamestown settlement and sitting in on a session of Congress. To find out more about this trip visit: www.closeup.org and https://www.closeup.org/program/ms-dc-and-philadelphia

Camp Chauncey 8th grade

Camp Chauncey seeks to develop relationships and bonds between our scholars. This team-building camp helps develop leadership skills and encourages risk-taking by such activities as public speaking, ropes courses, and role-play. Find an overview of Camp Chauncey at: www.azycamps.org

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Uniforms

The Odyssey Preparatory Academy Family of Schools uniforms may be purchased at Absolute Screen Printing.

Spirit Shop

The Odyssey Preparatory Academy Family of Schools P.E. uniforms, outwear, t-shirts and other school accessories may be purchased online or at the Odyssey Spirit Store located at 1495 S. Verrado Way (OI Campus).

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Uniform Policy

The Junior High at The Odyssey Institute for Advanced and International Studies 2016-2017 Uniform Policy The Governing Board of The Odyssey Preparatory Academy and The Odyssey Institute for Advanced and International Studies supports the establishment and enforcement of a school uniform. It is their belief that the wearing of a school uniform by scholars of The Odyssey Preparatory Academy assists in creating an environment conducive to a quality learning opportunity for the children that attend Odyssey. Parents enrolling their scholars in The Odyssey Preparatory Academy agree to comply with the Uniform Policy at all times. Uniforms are available for purchase at Absolute Screen Printing, 407 E. Monroe Ave, Buckeye, AZ

The ONLY APPROVED shirts for boys and girls enrolled in grades 6-8 are the short sleeved or long sleeved gray uniform shirt with the Odyssey logo.

The ONLY APPROVED pants/shorts for boys and girls grades 6-8are Dickie’s uniform line black pants/shorts. Capri pants are available for girls.
Skirts and skorts are NOT approved wear at The Junior High at The Odyssey Institute.

OUTERWEAR Any appropriate jacket may be worn to school but only the approved Odyssey sweatshirts may be worn in the classroom. Non-Odyssey wear must be removed when scholars enter the school building. This outerwear shall not be worn at any other time during the school day with the exception of lunch if the scholar chooses to go outside during inclement weather. Non-Odyssey approved outwear is not to be worn in the hallways or classrooms at all during the school day. Odyssey sweatshirts and hoodies must be purchased through the Odyssey Spirit Store or the Parent Portal.

DRESS CODE

All clothing will: Be clean and neat Be the appropriate size (not skin tight or too large) Not be torn, tattered or written on Not interfere with the educational process or present a safety hazard as determined by The Odyssey Preparatory Academy administration Uniform shirts will: Have only a short-sleeved undershirt or WHITE or Black long-sleeved Shirt (Optional) Tucked in at the waist at all times Pants will: Be pulled up and snug above the hips Be no longer than just above the sole of the shoe Shorts will: Be no shorter than knee length Be no longer than the top of the knee Jewelry/Piercings will: Be kept to a minimum Not include any piercing of visible body parts other than the ear/ears Not include large hoop or large dangle style earrings Include only appropriate neckwear, bracelets and belts Not interfere with the educational process or present a safety hazard Footwear will: Be required at all times Be lace up athletic shoes tied snugly at all times
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Hair will: Not be an extreme style (ex: no Mohawks) Be only natural hair colors Not interfere with the educational process or present a safety hazard as determined by the Odyssey administration

Headwear will: Only be worn outside the building and can be worn during recess and P.E. Be restricted to school appropriate designs that are not vulgar, violent, obscene, or gang related Not include “do-rags”, bandanas or sweatbands Tattoos and body art will: Not be allowed (including permanent, temporary, henna or any other types of tattoos or body art) Temporary tattoos or body art will be washed off immediately Permanent and henna tattoos or body art will be covered at all times Backpacks/Binders will: Be free of patches and any student writing Be free of logos, symbols or pictures that represent something illegal, violent, illicit or suggestive Subject to search by an Odyssey employee at any time, with our without warning
UNIFORM VIOLATIONS Students not wearing proper uniforms will receive a referral. Uniform violations deemed excessive by the Odyssey Board of Directors will result in expulsion from school