The Osceola School Board is committed to the safety and security of all students, staff, and visitors. The Osceola School District has detailed comprehensive safety and emergency plans for every site, and all schools regularly conduct various drills, such as fire drills, severe weather drills, and intruder drills, to prepare students for an emergency.
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Through Osceola Prosper, you can go to Valencia College to earn an Associate in Arts (A.A.) or Associate in Science (A.S.) degree or complete one Valencia College Accelerated Skills Training or Technical Certificate program. You may also choose to enroll in a program at Osceola Technical College (oTECH).
Congratulations to Chief Information and Technology Officer Peter Thorne for being a Finalist in the Florida ORBIE Awards in the Education category!
Welcome Hawks to Hickory Tree Elementary School!
It is my honor to serve as the proud principal in such a strong community of students, staff, and families. At Hickory Tree Elementary our Hawks are Safe, Organized, Accept Responsibility, and are Respectful, while SOARing to Great Heights every day. We are committed to creating a safe and positive environment for all who enter our campus.
Hickory Tree is dedicated to our vision of outperforming all other schools in the district. In fact, our school outperformed the state average in math, reading, and science this year! WOOHOO! This dedication and commitment shared and celebrated with all of our students, staff, families and community, helps makes ‘The Tree” the best place to be!
A goal of ours is to keep our community involved and informed of the awesome things going on at Hickory Tree. Please join us on the following social media apps:
Visit our school website to stay up to date as well.
If you ever have a question or concern, please do not hesitate to contact me either at 407-891-3120 or email me at Alison.email@example.com .
Thank you for your trust and constant support in your child’s education.
School Events 2023 - 2024
2 – Dress Down Day $1 / Pay via MySchoolBucks.com
2 thru 11 – Fall Book Fair
5 – Picture Day (must wear school uniform)
12 – 1st 9 weeks ends
13 – No School / Teacher Work Day
16 – 2nd 9 weeks begins
17 – SAC / PAC Mtg @ 4pm – Media Center
27 – Report Cards / Access through Parent Portal
31 – Book Character Parade – Staff and students only
1 – Dress Down Day $1 – Red, White, and Blue / Pay via MySchoolBucks.com
10 – No School / Veterans Day
17 – Progress Reports – Access through your Parent Portal
28 – SAC / PAC Mtg @ 4 pm – Media Center
20 thru 24 – No School / Thanksgiving Week
1 - Dress Down Day $1 - Pay via MySchoolBucks.com
15 – 2nd 9 weeks ends
18 thru 29 – No School – Winter Break
Upcoming in 2024
· 1 – No School / New Year’s Day
· 2 – No School / Teacher Workday
· 3 – Students return to school – 3rd 9 weeks begins
· 8 – Dress Down Day $1 - Pay via MySchoolBucks.com
· 15 – No School / ML King Day
· 16 – SAC / PAC Mtg @ 4 pm – Media Center
· 19 – Report Cards / Access through Parent Portal
· Feb 1 – Picture Retakes (must wear school uniform)
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