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OCSI Elementary Blog Posts

Kid City helps elementary students learn about community

Each year our gym is transformed into Kid City, a simulation for 1st and 2nd graders that helps them understand how a community works. Students run a variety of services, and when they are not busy offering a service, students [...]

I’m excited about physical education and health at OCSI

I'm excited that our students... Mastered kicking a ball (kindergarten). Students work together in teams toward a specific goal, for example, to collect and shoot as many basketball as possible (elementary school).  Students work collaboratively [...]

I’m excited about Japanese language at OCSI

I'm excited that our students... Expand their Japanese vocabulary so that can talk with others in Japanese. Master hiragana, katakana, and kanji. Learn that language is a tool for communicating across cultures and that language should [...]

I’m excited about Bible at OCSI

I'm excited that our Bible scholars... Learn about who made them (kindergarten). Explore the miracles of Jesus and how they can grow in the fruit of the Spirit  (elementary). Focus on the life, death, and [...]

Culture Fair is a success!

OCSI's elementary school had its Culture Fair Friday, March 17. Third, fourth, and fifth graders made group presentations to the kindergarteners and first and second graders who cycled through their classrooms. Upper elementary students have [...]

Good things are happening!

5th graders are learning how to communicate through oral biography reports. OCSI Connections: Yes, good things are happening at OCSI! For example, students continue to learn about God, His world, and their place in it: K5 [...]

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Our Program

Our classes (except foreign language) are taught in English, and we use an American-style program that addresses the whole person, is Biblically based, recognizes all truth is God’s truth, emphasizes sharing the Gospel and discipleship, and encourages Biblical thinking and living.

Our elementary program includes Bible, core academics, specialist instruction (art, computer applications, Japanese language, music, physical education, library skills), and activities:

  • Year-round activity: chapel
  • Fall activities: walkathon, zoo trip (grade 1), cave visit (grade 3), Neo Park (grade 4), camp (grades 4-5)
  • Winter activities: Christmas program, kite day, character parade, aquarium visit (grade 2)
  • Spring activities: field day, kid city (grades 1-2), culture fair (grades 3-5), book fair (grades 3-5), authors’ tea (grades 4-5)

Communication

We post grades online, send home report cards, e-mail a newsletter once each month, and have conferences twice a year. We can be contacted by phone or e-mail.

Elementary Teachers

Aoki, Manami Japanese Language email website
Carpenter, Brad 5.1 email website
Cleek, Chelsea 3.2 email website
Daniel, Mattie 4.2 email website
Doerksen, Jerry 5.2 email website
Engbers, Brittany 3.1 email website
Fox, DeAnne 1.2 email website
Fox, Jim 2.2 email website
Fox, Madeline Aide email
Guiles, Melisa 2.1 email website
Lloyd, Carolyn Art email website
Lopez, Norah PE email website
Meredith, Jason PE email website
Metz, Katsumi Japanese Language email website
Reasoner, Linda Elementary Music email website
Roe, Andy Elementary Chaplain email website
Sorley, Lisa 4.1 email website
Turner, Sarah 1.1 email website
Woolery, Julie Literacy email website
Yabe, Hitomi Japanese Language email website