High School Weekly News | October 13
Important Upcoming Dates:
October 19-23 | Homecoming Week
October 23 | On-campus senior lunch
October 28 | Pink-Out!!!
October 30 | Off- campus senior lunch (4th period + lunch, return to campus by 12:05 pm for 5th period)
Did you know? High School Chapels happen every Monday at 7:40 am and can be viewed live on OCS’s Facebook page!
Seniors were treated to a beautiful breakfast spread, encouraged by a devotion, played yard games and a rollicking game of capture the flag.
Homecoming WEEK | October 19 – October 23
The week of fun will continue with the Powderpuff Football game and culminate with Friday’s Homecoming parade and varsity football game.
Please see the weeks activities listed below. More information regarding dress-up themes and what to wear or not to wear can be found using this LINK.
Wednesday: Space-Cowboy Wednesday
Dodge ball at break — Winner of Monday vs. Winner of Tuesday
Thursday: Character Day Thursday
Powder puff game @ 1:15pm for ALL students to attend. The game will be live-streamed for parents, due to Covid capacity limitations parents will not be able to attend live.
Friday: OCS Spirit Friday
Homecoming Parade - Float decorating @ 1:15pm; Parade will begin @ 2:15pm on the upper school campus
Homecoming Game - OCS football field @ 7:00pm vs. Masters Academy; Crowning of the Homecoming King & Queen
Powderpuff Football | Thursday, October 22
We will complete our seven periods at 1:15 pm and then all students will head down to watch the game. Due to restrictions on the amount of people allowed at the football field, parents unfortunately cannot attend this year. We will live-stream the game on Facebook. Freshman and Junior girls will be competing against the Sophomore and Senior girls while the Senior boy Powderpuff Cheerleaders cheer on the players!
OCS’s first Homecoming Parade
Friday, October 23
OCS’s first Homecoming Parade will begin on Friday afternoon the 23rd with students decorating floats. The parade will get underway at 2:15 pm around the upper school parking lot. Parents are invited to attend. Please see email for more information.
That evening’s Homecoming Football Game vs. The Master’s Academy begins at 7:00 pm. Tickets will be restricted to family members of players, cheerleaders, and Homecoming Court.
Orangewood Christian School will hold a Pink Out Day for Breast Cancer Awareness on Wednesday, October 28. All students are encouraged to wear pink accessories, shirts, sweatshirts and within dress code uniform bottoms.
Advanced Band | Maitland Rotary Art Festival
The OCS Advanced Band and friends will be performing at the Maitland Rotary Art Festival on Saturday, November 14th at 1:00! Come join us for this fun local event! For more information use this LINK
Community Service is digital with X2Vol!
X2Vol allows students to digitally input their service hours for approval, track their hours easily, and find new service opportunities and create an official service record to support their college applications.
Students can register their accounts using their Student ID's. Service hours have been imported from RenWeb, but if students have any questions, we encourage them to make an appointment with Mrs. Lawrence or Mrs. Underwood.
Use these steps to register:
Step 1) Find Your Student ID in RenWeb. This short 20 second video will show you how.
Links and guides can also be found in the Academic Advising Page of Canvas under "Community Service."
Upcoming College Visits
View the list of upcoming visits here
Did you know that colleges visit OCS to meet with our students? Attending a visit, either in person or virtually, is a great way for a student to explore college options and show demonstrated interest. Visits are open to students in grades 9-12.
Students need to register in advance using their SCOIR accounts to receive reminders and important links. Click here for instructions on registering for a visit through SCOIR.