August 18, 2020
"Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see." Hebrews 11:1
Upcoming Dates
  • August 18: 5th grade parent/student meeting, 6:30pm
  • August 24: Back-to-School night, 6:30pm-8:00pm
  • August 25: First day of school, 8:45am dedication service in field behind school
  • August 29: Kickoff event
  • September 7: Labor Day, No School
  • September 8: Preschool begins
OCCS Apparel - DUE TODAY!
Apparel is available to order through our online store.
Store closes Tuesday, August 18th at noon.

Summer Reading
Bring your summer reading logs to back to school night on August 24! If you finished 10 or more weeks this summer you will get an additional prize. And if you missed turning in your log any weeks this summer you can get your prizes for those weeks. Weather permitting, Mrs. Wielenga will be on the basketball court with the prizes.
Sack Pack Program
Please see the attached link for information on the program and to sign up:
7th/8th grade volleyball
If your daughter is playing middle school volleyball, please make sure a completed sports physical and concussion form are turned into the school office by the time practice starts.
Silage Piles
We are planning to cover silage piles again this year. We anticipate starting this by the end of August. We would ask that each family help out at one pile at least. We will also be requesting food items to be brought in for the workers. This is a great fundraiser for our school and many hands are needed!

Return to Learn Information
Please see the attached link for plans for the 2020-21 school year.
TRIP News
Shop with Scrip has released an app called RaiseRight. This will replace the myscripwallet.com site. If you currently use the TRIP program and have never logged in online, please contact Kim Vande Zande in the office to find out how to login using your current account.
Pop Can Trailer
If you are willing to sort the pop can trailer for a week, please use the attached sign-up. We are asking for willing helpers to keep this valuable service going. Grandparents and friends can sign up to help also. Here is the link:  https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090949acaf2baaf85-popcan
  
Thank you very much for your commitment to OCCS and serving alongside other parents as we build community together.
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