At OCSI, we want our students to communicate. We want our students to communicate truthfully and effectively. So, we ask our students to…
- Use language and art to communicate about and through art.
- Read the Bible with attention to internal consistency, historical context, literary genre, and study helps.
- Follow directions, clearly express thoughts and needs, and speak the truth in love.
- Use accurate research, share Biblical teaching, and use language ethically and to serve others.
- Refine their reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.
- Communicate in Japanese both effectively and truthfully.
- Interpret and use data accurately and ethically.
- Refine their music-related skills and effectively perform music that communicates truth about God, His world, and the human experience of living in it.
- Speak respectfully to teammates, opponents, and authority figures.
- Report accurately and effectively, based on quality research and responsible experimentation.
- Use accurate research, share Biblical teaching, participate effectively in civic discussion, and use their voices as citizens to promote peace and justice.
- Communicate information and ideas ethically and effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.
- Express and interpret information and ideas using woodworking vocabulary in ways that are appropriate to colleagues, customers, and employers.
Says Michael Essenburg, head of school: “Our world needs truthful, effective communicators. Our world needs communicators who serve others. I’m glad our students are growing as communicators.”