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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 [...]

High school students are well into the school year

High School Happenings: High school students are well into the school year. As they analyze primary documents in history, set up experiments in science, and evaluate characters’ motivations in literature, they are learning to think [...]

We want to increase student understanding

We want to see students understanding God, His world, and their place in it. This is one of our expected student outcomes, and I’m excited about understandings I’ve seen OCSI secondary students grappling with this week. [...]

High schoolers are in the swing of things

High School Happenings: With the beginning of school, all the high school students are back in the swing of things. On the first day of school the National Honor Society students welcomed new students and [...]

We want our students to understand

At OCSI, we want our students to understand. We want our students to understand God, His world, and their place in it. More specifically, we want students to understand... That art communicates personal and cultural [...]

Secondary students drop everything and read

Did you know that reading has the following 9 benefits? Builds knowledge Improves achievement Increases motivation Increases vocabulary Improves writing Builds background knowledge Improves understanding of text structures Develops empathy Develops personal identity These 9 [...]

Important Links

College Counseling
National Honor Society
Student Handbook

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 high school program includes Bible, core academics, electives (art, computer applications, music, woodshop), honors courses (English, math), Advanced Placement courses (English, math), online courses from Sevenstar, cocurricular program including sports and student government, and activities:

  • Year-round activities: Student Council, National Honor Society, chapel, homeroom
  • Fall activities: girls’ cross-country and volleyball, boys’ cross-country, school-start social, camp, walkathon
  • Winter activities: girls’ basketball and cheerleading, boys’ basketball, banquet, spirit week, service week, science fair
  • Spring activities: girls’ soccer and track, boys’ soccer and track, athletic banquet, junior/senior banquet, senior trip, Japanese language speech contest

 Communication

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

High School Teachers

Mrs. Aoki Japanese Language email website
Mr. Baumgart HS Bible email website
Ms. Childers HS Social Studies email website
Mr. Cusumano Woodshop, Weightlifting email website
Mrs. Doerksen HS English email website
Mrs. Essenburg HS English email website
Mr. Kline HS Computer Apps email
Mrs. Lloyd Art email website
Mr. Lloyd Technology email
Mrs. Lopez PE email website
Mr. Meredith PE email website
Mrs. Metz Japanese Language email website
Dr. Moyer HS English email website
Mr. Reasoner HS Music, Secondary Chaplain email website
Mr. Roe HS Bible email website
Ms. Rush HS Social Studies email website
Mr. Skarin HS Science email website
Mr. Suzuki HS Math email website
Ms. Toffenetti HS Math email website
Dr. Vardhini HS Science email website
Ms. Yabe Japanese Language email website