May 18, 2015
Oaks Christian School, founded in 2000, provides an education of
unsurpassed quality to over 1,400 students in grades 5 through 12.
Graduates attend many of the most selective universities and
colleges in the country.
This newsletter is brought to you by
Oaks Christian Online High School,
high school students study college preparatory courses at
home, at their own pace, and with a flexible schedule.
Students work one-on-one with engaging, committed Christian
teachers, and enjoy a wide selection of college preparatory,
honors, and AP courses, as well as four years of college
counseling and spiritual life activities. Students earn an
Oaks Christian Online high school diploma and receive a
transcript that reflects the excellent reputation of
Oaks Christian Online High School.
Oaks Christian Online High School
is an exceptional online school, and not surprisingly, they
have some amazing students. Learn about just a few of them
below—and imagine your child at Oaks Christian Online
lives in Pretoria, South Africa. She was in a Quaker
school in Delaware but has returned to her hometown
in South Africa and has joined OCO as a junior to
complete her American diploma. Luyolo loves being
involved in online student council and spiritual
life advisory. Luyolo has a love for community
service and has been part of the national Best
Buddies and Quakeover for Cancer organizations. She
believes there is a lot of room for disability
ministries in South Africa. Luyolo hopes to attend
New York University.
Cherokee Watkins is an online senior and was able to take the trip of
a lifetime with her grandparents this year. The
family took six months to travel through countries
such as Russia, Romania, Germany, Poland, Italy,
Israel, Spain, Switzerland, and England all while
her grandfather worked as an overseas contractor for
the Navy. Cherokee's travels did not interrupt her
college placement testing or applications. She's now
choosing between several schools including UC Santa
Barbara and UC Davis.
OCO Senior Colton
Rhodes is a travelling hockey player. He had
attended local Christian schools, but this year
travel to cities such as Dallas, Detroit,
Philadelphia, Chicago, and San Jose made doing well
in classes and preparing for college a challenge.
Colton feels that working online has helped reduce
the stress of completing school work while still
allowing him the ability to take rigorous courses
such as AP English Literature and Physics. His
schedule has even allowed him to complete community
service with campers at the Desert Ice Castle rink
in Cathedral City. He hopes to attend the University
of Notre Dame, Wisconsin or Minnesota.
Main-campus senior Cambrie Shroder has been a blended student, with
a mix of main-campus and online courses, for all
four years of high school. Cambrie used the online
courses in her senior year to design a unique
schedule that allowed her to travel in her spring
semester and still return for graduation. Cambrie
used this time to travel to Spain where she took
courses at the Esade Business School in Barcelona
and to London where she also studied design and
business. Cambrie feels that these experiences have
enhanced her opportunities with top-tier
universities and believes that the flexibility of
online learning has helped her balance her acting,
charity, business and school passions.
was on the main campus as a freshman but has been
with the online school as a sophomore and junior and
will return to the main campus next year as a
senior. Garrison has a love of languages and has
used his time online to travel to China with the
study-abroad program AFS. Garrison has been able to
stay on track to graduate by taking online courses
during his year in China. His mom says, "The nurture
provided by the quality teachers of Oaks and Oaks
Christian Online has enabled our son to engage in
the direction of his own destiny."
Whether your child has the opportunity
to travel the world or is busy pursuing his dreams right
from his home town, Oaks Christian Online School might be
the perfect fit.
- Oaks Christian Online School is Christ-Centered in
everything they do, say and teach.
teach and lead from
equipping students accordingly.
- All of their
have been reviewed for Biblical integration
- All of their
courses are taught by
- They embrace every OCO student with the welcoming
love of Jesus Christ, inviting and encouraging all
students towards spiritual growth through dynamically
integrated programs, activities and curriculum.
- Prayer is
incorporated into the life of the school.
At this time of year parents are
beginning to think about summer school and fall enrollment
for their children.
Oaks Christian Online
School is accepting
applications now and is currently enrolling students for
Summer and Fall 2015.