Summer Information

We hope that you are having a wonderful summer! The Middle School administrative staff is busy planning for our 2018-2019 school year. The following is a list of important documents and information we would like to share with you regarding the upcoming school year. All documents in this communication are also available to view and print from RenWeb under Resource Documents.

Activity Fee
Billing to your RenWeb account for the annual Activity Fee (per student) will take place in September (one-half of the total Activity Fee) and October (remaining Activity Fee balance).

Bell Schedule: School start time: 7:50am; Dismissal: 2:50pm

Calendar 2018-2019: Link

Class t-shirtsLink
ALL Middle School students receive one class t-shirt. The cost of the t-shirt is included in the Activity Fee. These shirts will be ordered over the summer so that they will be received in time to wear to our Middle School Retreat on Friday, August 17. Please click on the link to order the shirt(s) for your student(s) as soon as possible. You will need to create a Google account (if you don't already have one) to access the form. This account can be under the name of the student (returning students can use their OCS Rams e-mail) or parent.

Community Service FormLink

Dress code: High School Dress Code Link; Middle School Dress Code Link; Lower School Dress Code Link
We have included the dress code for each school per parent requests that have students in multiple level grades.

Please be reminded that Smart Watches of any kind are PROHIBITED under our Cell Phone policy.

Extended CareLink

Immunization Requirements for 2018-2019: Link
ALL 7th grade students are required to have one dose of tetanus-diphtheria-pertussis (Tdap) vaccine to begin the school year. Please send updated immunization records to the Middle School office prior to the first day of school.

Medication Release FormLink
Many times we are asked for Tylenol, aspirin etc., we cannot give this to students unless we have a signed authorization form from your child’s physician. Please send the completed form and the original bottle of medicationto the Middle School Office in order for us to administer to your child during the school day.

New Student and New Parent Orientation | Thursday, August 9 at 4:00pm
OCS welcomes students and parents new to Orangewood for a special get-acquainted time where they'll have the chance to meet some of our current OCS students, receive important and helpful information about OCS, and ask any questions they may have before the school year begins. New families - please save this date and look for additional information later this summer!

Pictures Needed from ALL 8th Grade StudentsLink

RenWeb Login Instructions for New FamilesLink
Please follow these instructions to set up your RenWeb ParentsWeb account. This will give you access to important school and student information.

RenWeb Family Information
Please update your RenWeb family information. It is vital that we have current information on file in case of an emergency. Log into your account at RenWeb.com / go to Family Information / locate the Web Form – Family Demographic Form / select each category and update.

Supply listLink

Technology requirementsLink

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

UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES:
Thursday, August 9 | New & Returning Middle School Parent/Student meeting - 5:30pm in the Gym; classroom visits and supply drop off immediately following
Monday, August 13 | First Day of School - 7:50am – 2:50pm; Prayer Kick-off (both campuses) - 8:00am

 

Required Summer Assignments

Literature/English
7th Grade Reading
8th Grade Reading

Math
7th Grade
Math packet for ALL rising 7th grade students

8th Grade
Pre-Algebra
Algebra I
Honors Algebra I