Students are provided the opportunity to take a variety of exploratory courses at Osceola Middle School.
2012-2013 Elective Course sheets are going to be available soon! They are due no later than February 22nd to the Guidance Office or a dropbox in your waiting area.
Students in grades 6-8 are scheduled into a Physical Education Course. To view the course descriptions, click the following links:
B.R.A.V.O. (Building Responsibility and Valuing Organization)
B.R.A.V.O. introduces and prepares our sixth grade students for secondary education. We work extensively to promote organizational, interpersonal, career technical, and team building skills, ultimately laying a foundation for a successful future.
8th grade students are acquainted with career opportunities and job requirements in health occupations which will enable them to consider career objectives and interests.
To view the course descriptions, click the following links:
- Health Occupations Semester I
- Health Occupations Semester II
Yearbook Production is a practical lab class where 7th and 8th grade students produce the school yearbook. Students will learn theme development, journalistic writing, design, advertising, and desktop publishing. Those enrolled in the course will make content, coverage, and design decisions.
The band program at Osceola Middle School places emphasis on instrumental techniques that include reading skills, understanding of rhythmic notation, and demonstrating correct performance techniques. Teamwork is stressed in all band activities and students participate successfully in several public performances throughout the school year.
Peer Assistants is a year long course available to interested 8th grade students. These students will be assigned to teachers to assist in their classrooms. Students should feel confident in the subject area they are assigned as they will be helping students on assignments and organization as well as other duties that the teachers assign to them.
The purpose of this course is to acquaint students with basic agriscience concepts and develop a general understanding of the broad field of agriculture and natural and environmental sciences. Course description link.
This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Digital Video Production industry; planning, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues. Course description link.
The purpose of this course is to give students initial exposure to the skills associated with occupations in a diverse range of careers and to provide opportunities for improvement in student self-development through the study of specific subject areas. Course description link.