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Daily 5 classroom library arrives

We’re excited! Why? Because 1200 new books have arrived for K-5 classroom libraries! The books cover 60 topics and support our Daily 5 literacy instruction. Says Megan Roe, elementary principal, “At OCSI, we value reading. These new books [...]

Focusing on increasing student thinking

OCSI Connections: OCSI focuses on thinking. We focus on increasing students' ability to think both critically and Biblically. It’s good to see... PreK students working together to figure out new and creative ways to build [...]

Students are thinking!

Elementary Connections: It has been such a joy to see our elementary students asking questions and thinking critically in the classroom, on learning trips, at camp, during chapel, or even at recess. I am always [...]

Camp for 4th and 5th graders goes well

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We want our students to think

At OCSI, we want our students to think. We want our students to think critically and Biblically. So, we ask our students to... Imagine, analyze, and evaluate art, in part by applying artistic principles. Consider what it [...]

Elementary is off to a great start

Elementary Connections: What a great start to the school year! One of our goals for our elementary students here at OCSI is to understand God, His world, and their place in it. I’ve already seen [...]

Important Links

Student Handbook
After-School Childcare Program

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: 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 newsletters, and have conferences twice a year. We can be contacted by phone or e-mail.

Elementary Teachers

Mrs. Aoki Japanese Language email website
Mr. Carpenter 5.1 email website
Mrs. Cleek 3.2 email website
Mrs. Faulkner 4.2 email website
Mr. Doerksen 5.2 email website
Ms. Engbers 3.1 email website
Mrs. Fox 1.2 email website
Mr. Fox 2.2 email website
Ms. Fox Aide email
Ms. Guiles 2.1 email website
Mrs. Lloyd Art email website
Mrs. Lopez PE email website
Mr. Meredith PE email website
Mrs. Metz Japanese Language email website
Mrs. Reasoner Elementary Music email website
Mr. Roe Elementary Chaplain email website
Ms. Sorley 4.1 email website
Ms. Turner 1.1 email website
Mrs. Woolery Literacy email website
Ms. Yabe Japanese Language email website