Weekly News

High School Newsletter | November 18, 2019



Wednesday, November 20 | All School Chapel
Thursday, November 21 | Senior 'On-Campus' Lunch - Thanksgiving Feast
Monday - Friday, November 25 - 29 | Thanksgiving Break
Monday, December 9 | Upper School Christmas Program

HopeFest Week Coming Soon | December 2nd - December 6th

OCS High School, led by student government, is partnering with Orangewood Church to collect and donate new sneakers, sandals & flip-flops and adult size indoor soccer shoes (no cleats) for the children of Casa Hogar in Acapulco, Mexico for this Christmas season. 

Class boxes will be located in the upstairs main hallway for donations to be dropped off.

Hopefest Activities | Week of December 2nd - December 7th

Monday, December 2nd | Challenge to begin the Door Decorating Contest
Tuesday, December 3rd | Hot Chocolate and Doughnuts provided for all during break
Wednesday, December 4th | Student Led Chapel
Friday, December 6th |
Judging and announcement of the door decorating contest!



Upper School Christmas Program | Monday, December 9, 2019 at 7:00pm in the gym


Don't miss this wonderful evening of performances by the OCS band and choir

Student artwork will also be on display!



NHS Tutoring Center 

The National Honor Society tutoring center is open every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45pm to 4:00pm.  The tutoring center will not be open on days when there is no school or when there is a half day. The center is located in Mr. Lawrence's room,153.  


Upcoming College Visits

Students make a connection with your future College without leaving the Orangewood Campus! Please see the colleges and dates below that will have Reps on Campus.  For more information or to sign-up stop by the Guidance office.

Seminole State College of Florida | December 4


Service Hours Requirements and Form | Link

If your student logged service hours during the summer, please have them complete the form in order to get credit for them.

Please make note that the community service hours have increased to more closely align with the State of  Florida's requirement for the Bright Futures Scholarship.



We LOVE parent volunteers!  Please contact the High School Office or Michelle Denney via email at mdenney6@gmail.com  for ways to help and get plugged in.

In order to volunteer at Orangewood, you must be fingerprinted and have a background check completed. See link for instructions.  


Orangewood Christian School PTF is looking for parents to help celebrate our staff on their birthdays or ½ birthdays.

Please pay special attention to birthdays that have passed and if you would like to still celebrate that staff member please contact them as soon as possible to let them know you will be celebrating their special day.

Click on this LINK to sign up


We are in need of two parents to help with snack and donut sales during the morning break.  They would oversee and assist the students with sales and collection of money. You will need to arrive a few minutes early in order to set up and be ready for when the students come into the cafeteria for their break. 

Click on this LINK to sign up


Moms in Prayer | Every Tuesday | Conference Room 

Please join our Moms in Prayer to pray for our children and school every Tuesday morning from 8:00-9:00am.

"Pour out your heart like water before the face of the Lord. Lift up your hands to Him for the lives of your children." Lamentations 2:19


Do I need to sign up every week? No, please attend whenever you are available.
Do I have to pray out loud? No
How is the prayer time run? We have a list of prayer requests. We follow the "ACTS" pattern - Adoration, Confession, Thanksgiving, and Supplication (Intercession).
Contact: Jennifer Belflower 407-756-8371 for more information.
E-mail prayer requests to: mitorangewood@yahoo.com