OCS/UCLA Health Physical and Cardiac Screening Events Serve Hundreds
Spearheaded by our OCS High School Nurse Linda Latham and Middle School Nurse Leslie Heimbuch and serving with OCS Athletic Trainer Wes Smith and parent volunteers, Oaks Christian School has partnered with UCLA Health in Thousand Oaks to offer all OCS students and student-athletes low-cost physicals and cardiac screenings.
Kirchners Serve in Zimbabwe
This summer, Dr. Mike Kirchner (OCS biology teacher), Mrs. Caroline Kirchner (OCS International Boarding Program director), and their three daughters spent six weeks visiting Africa. The Kirchners spent a month in Zimbabwe serving...
OCS Health Class Restores Wildlife Habitats
OCS Health Teacher Sue Holtsnider took her 10th grade summer school health class on a recent field trip to participate in the Southern California Mountains Foundation's Great Seeds Restoration Program. OCS sophomores spent the day restoring plant and wildlife habitats while learning about forest ecology and water management. The day also included a canoe tour of Big Bear Lake.
Brandon Ishak Practices Kindness in Ethiopia
OCS sophomore Brandon Ishak visited Ethiopia this past June, joining his parents to practice kindness and medicine. Brandon's father, Andre, is an orthopedic surgeon and his mother, Jeanine, is a nurse practioner who partnered with Samaritan's Purse for this medical mission trip to Ethiopia...
Wes Smith Nominated for State Coach of the Year
OCS Girls Track and Field Coach Wes Smith was recently nominated for state coach of the year by the California Coaches Association. The OCS girls won their first CIF-Southern Section championship in 2014. Coach Smith also coaches...
Joel Perttula Nominated State Coach of the Year
Coach Joel Perttula has been leading the OCS Boys and Girls Tennis teams these last two seasons with both teams winning Tri-Valley League titles. This year the OCS Boys Tennis team won its first CIF-South Section championship, finishing with a 18-3 record. Coach Perttula was named the Tri-Valley Coach of the Year for 2013-14...