All-School News and Events
Save the date for the Lancer Nation 5K on Saturday, May 20. This annual event is sponsored by the Athletics Booster Club.
Register and purchase sponsorships HERE.
In June 2023, a group of 2 teachers and 12 students from Oakland Christian School will be heading to the Dominican Republic in partnership with Partners in Christ Ministries. CLICK HERE to help each individual meet their fundraising goal of $2,000 each. Please indicate whether you are contributing to the entire group or to an individual by making a note on the payment site. Thank you so much for the prayer and financial support of this team!
The Oakland Christian National Art Honor Society and the OCS English department present the First Edition of the OCS Art Lit Book. The book has original artwork and poetry of OCS students. Order your own copy HERE.
Last year's Spanish IV students: Katrina Khan, Matthew Magro, Abby Meyer, Avery Miller, and Abigail Smither along with Señora Frasa, wrote a book together (illustrated by Avery Miller) that has officially been published! It's been a long journey from brainstorming to publication; however, Señora's classroom mantra is "Abraza el proceso" (Embrace the Process). Thanks to these students embracing that process with her, together their dreams have become a reality...
WAYS TO PURCHASE (money earned will be used to support needs all over the Spanish-speaking world)
$10 - Lobby Kiosk OR Señora's Classroom
$12.99 - Amazon
Be a F.A.N.
Get involved and earn family service hours! If you were unable to join for the informational breakfast last week you may still get involved in our parent ambassador program. There are opportunities that are as quick as writing a review or as involved as mentoring a new OCS family next school year. Take a look and see what fits you best! You may learn more on our webpage HERE.
We have included an exciting new Parent Resources section on our website! Take a few moments to explore some helpful guides from Axis and Parent Cue. View Parent Resources HERE.
Elementary News and Events
Want an unforgettable summer experience for your child? Look no further! OCS Summer Camps cover everything from sports to art, allowing children to explore their interests and try new things. Our camps provide a safe and fun environment for children to learn, grow, and make new friends. Camp times are from 9 AM - 3 PM. Children entering Kindergarten - 6th grade are welcome to attend. Childcare is available before and after all camps.
Download the Summer Camp flyer to share with friends HERE.
High School News and Events
The Summer Art Intensive is designed to help high school students develop skills to prepare competition portfolios for college. Weekdays July 24 - August 4, the intensive is taught by art professionals and is a rigorous, yet rewarding program!
1. Entertainment Arts: Students will create portfolio-based artwork relative to the popular field of Entertainment Arts. This career path includes animation, game design, concept art, and film. Students will work on - 2D & 3D character design, environments, and props. New for 2023, students will create a short animation using the app “Flip-a-clip” Students will bring their own digital drawing tablet or laptop to create work using photoshop, procreate, and other programs.
2. Portrait Painting: Students will create portfolio-based artwork relative to portrait drawing and painting. This career path supports illustration, character development, and fashion. Students will work on the anatomy of the skull, color mixing, and composition. New this year students will focus on portrait painting as a primary focus, enabling students to create a more comprehensive study.