OCCS News and Announcements
October 15, 2019
Spiritual Theme: "Devoted to Prayer"
Theme Song for the School Year: "Before the Throne of God Above"
Moms in Prayer
For the month of October, OCCS Moms in Prayer will meet on Wednesdays from 2:10-3:10 at Sam Winn's house ( 526 Georgia Ave. SW, just south of the school). Look for the flowery Moms in Prayer sign in her front yard. If you have questions, call or text Sam at 712-395-3014. Moms and grandmas are encouraged to attend.

End of 1st quarter
The last day of our first quarter is Friday, October 25. We will have a noon dismissal, no lunch served.
Honor Choir
Congratulations to the following students for being selected to participate in the Northwest Iowa Honor Choir.
Soprano:
Maddie Bosma
Karlee Hofmeyer
Aubrey Kuiper
Carissa Reinders
Elizabeth Westra
Alto:
Reagan Noteboom
Rebecca Philipsen
Mikayla Vollink
Tenor/Bass:
Stanley Altemeier
Landon De Jong
Elliott De Rooy
Elijah Hofmeyer
Carson Noteboom
Levi Rosenboom
These students will perform in a concert on Tuesday, November 5 in Storm Lake.
Sickness/Absence Reminders
  • If your child is sick at home, you can pick up their homework at 3:30pm in the office or if there is a sibling at school, we will send the homework with them.
  • Please make sure that if your child has a fever or vomits, they are kept home for 24 hours after the fever or vomiting. Please work with us to keep germs from spreading.
  • Please send a note, email a message or leave a voice message to let the classroom teacher or office know if your child has an appointment or a planned absence. A day prior to the appointment is appreciated.
TRIP News
  • Bonus: Bath & Body Works - 5% bonus (17%) through October 18.
  • Bonus: Coldstone - 4.75% bonus (15.75%) through October 25.
  • Bonus: Outback - 1.75% bonus (9.75%) through October 18.
  • Bonus Fest is coming! Shop with Scrip will offer different bonuses every day from October 19 - 25. Each bonus will be available for 24 hours.
  • TRIP hours are Monday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:00am - 12:30pm. and Tuesday and Wednesday from 8:00am - 3:30pm.
  • Find information about the OCCS TRIP program on our website by clicking the following link: OCCS TRIP Website
  • Need help on how to use the Shop with Scrip Website or My Scrip Wallet? Click here for step by step instructions: Family Ordering Guide