OCCS News and Announcements
February 11, 2020
Spiritual Theme: "Devoted to Prayer"
Theme Song for the School Year: "Before the Throne of God Above"
Five year planning session - Tuesday, February 18
We have a unique opportunity to brainstorm ideas for the future of OCCS. We will be holding a Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats discussion on February 18, beginning at 7:00pm. Through this process the board comes up with a 5 year plan to improve our school. Everyone is invited to attend to help make our school even better. 

Soccer Coach needed
OCCS is looking for a 7th/8th grade boys soccer coach for this spring. If you are interested, please contact Mr. De Jong through the school office at (712) 737-2274 or by email at tdejong@occhristian.pvt.k12.ia.us.
TRIP News
  • Bonus: Shutterfly 2.75% (11.75%) through February 14.
  • Bonus: JCPenney 2% (7%) through February 14.
  • Bonus: Barnes & Noble 4.75% (12.75%) through February 14.
  • 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
On-Line Shopping
OCCS is signed up for parents/constituents to do online Amazon shopping through AmazonSmile. The name is listed as: “Orange City Society for Christian Instruction.” The funds earned from this foundation will be used by the Technology Department. The bottom link will take you right to the sign in page for OCCS. You can still use your TRIP certificates when shopping through AmazonSmile. If you have a current Amazon account, you can use that information to log in.

What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon that lets customers enjoy the same wide selection of products, low prices, and convenient shopping features as on Amazon.com. The difference is that when customers shop on AmazonSmile (smile.amazon.com), the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to the charitable organizations selected by customers: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/42-0776438