May 15, 2017


All-School News

OCS Boys Basketball Camp
This summer OCS will be offering two sessions of Basketball Camp for boys in K - 9th Grade. This is the last week to sign up before there is a price increase. Click on link for more information.

Become an Ambassador
If you have a heart to minister to our new families and would like to sign up to be an ambassador to a student that will be new to OCS next year, please click here to sign up. Let's show these new families what makes OCS so special -- our loving spirit!

Elementary School News

On Wednesday, May 17th, we will have our last chapel for the school year.  Perfect attendance certificates will be awarded.  All parents whose children will receive Perfect Attendance Certificates will be notified by email.  If you have not received an email by Tuesday, May 16th and feel your child has perfect attendance, please call our office and we will double-check our records.

Summer Reading Rally
On Wednesday, May 17 at 2:00 p.m. at the amphitheater, we will have our Summer Reading Rally for our PK, Kdg, 1st and 2nd graders. This is a great opportunity to learn about a summer reading program and everything that goes along with it.  Mrs. Bass can’t wait to share this with us!

Glory Day
On Friday, May 19th, we will have Glory Day for 1st - 5th graders.  Sign up to bring items for lunch with your HRC.  Students should wear their class t-shirts this day.  Shorts should meet the OCS dress code.  Students should also wear tennis shoes on this day.  Students with cleats or spikes on shoes will not be allowed.  Finally, please apply sunscreen to your students before they come to school.  Thank you for your help with this.

Report Cards
Report cards and NWEA testing results and interpretation guide will be mailed out around the 1st of June.

If your child has medications at school and you would like to take it home for the summer, please see Mrs. Hamlin and pick them up by Friday, May 19th.  

Carpool Signs
Please keep your carpool signs to use next year. This should help the process go more smoothly when we start carpool next fall. Thank you for your help!

Lost and Found
Our Lost & Found is over flowing!  Please check to see if any of these nice items belong to your child. Any unclaimed items will be donated to charity on May 21st.

Camp Broadway
OCS's performing arts summer camp is now taking enrollment.  It is scheduled for June 5th - 8th; Shining Starz (age 5-8) 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and Show Stopperz (age 9-15) 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Campers will discover the fun and exciting world of the theater and receive professional instruction in singing, dancing and acting. A matinee performance will be given on the final day! For more information, please contact Mrs. Nix or Mrs. Roselle.  

Camp Splash
Don't delay in signing up for Camp Splash! The sessions for the week of June 19 are both full. But we have space available in all other sessions. Come join the wet and wild fun with all of your friends. Please follow this link to the website with the flyer and registration. If you have any questions, please contact us! We so enjoy spending a little bit of our summer with your children in a safe, relaxed and fun environment!

Upcoming Events

  • Tuesday, May 16th – Camp Kindergarten
  • Thursday, May 18th – Kindergarten Graduation @ LifeChurch
  • Friday, May 19th – Glory Day
  • Friday, May 19th – Last day of school for elementary students
  • Friday, May 19th – No afterschool care, Kidz Care

Middle School News


Upcoming Events and Important Dates

  • Monday, May 15 - Any incoming 7th/ 8th/ 9th grader interested in cross country this coming fall needs to meet Coach Nichols in the gym at 11:35 a.m. during recess break.
  • Marvelous Monday - SPO will be providing a yummy treat during break (Chick-fil-A).Thank you SPO!
  • Lost and Found Closet will be cleaned out and donated on Friday, May 19. Make sure to check the closet if you are missing anything.
  • Friday, May 19 - Last Day For MS Students

Final Exam Schedule

  • Wednesday, May 17 - Math/ History - Students will be released at 11:30 a.m. No Lunch Service.
  • Thursday, May 18 - Science/ Bible dismiss at 11:30 a.m. / No Lunch Service.
  • Friday, May 19 - English/ Spanish I Final (This is Mrs. Donahoo’s 1st hour Students ONLY / Clean Out Lockers)
  • Monday, May 22 - Makeup day for students who missed any finals.

High School News

Kindergarten Graduation
4-6 high school volunteers are needed on Thursday, May 18th, at 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

All Students
Finals schedule: Wednesday, May 17th - Monday, May 22nd

  • Wednesday - Foreign Lang.: 8:30 - 10:00 and English: 10:30 - 12:00
  • Thursday - Math: 8:30 - 10:00 and History: 10:30 - 12:00
  • Friday - Science: 8:30 - 10:00 and Bible: 10:30 - 12:00
  • Monday -  2nd Elective: 8:30-10:00 (or make-ups)

Baccalaureate: Sunday, May 21, 2:00 p.m. @ Life Church and Graduation: Monday, May 22, 7:00 p.m. @ Life Church.

College Counseling
To view the most recent College Counseling Highlights click here.

Middle School Newsletters

Upcoming Events