Our Three Pillars – Home, School & Church

Mr. Triemstra, Principal, on October 16, 2020 The staff at Ottawa Christian School recognize that they are part of three pillars helping to support the on-going development of young people. Their role as educators is designed to work with and support parents. The support from the church community rounds out the three pillars. One way the staff can support the … Read More

Times of change and uncertainty

Mrs. Naftel, VP and Learning Support, on October 9, 2020Mrs. Naftel shares what it looks like to “lament together” and “joy together” in these times of change and uncertainty.

When should my child(ren) stay home from school?

Mr. Triemstra, Principal, on October 2, 2020 This flowchart will assist you and your family to determine the course of action that is recommended by Ottawa Public Health. Ottawa Christian School began this school year Covid-19 free, and Covid-19 will not develop spontaneously within our walls.  We will have it here only when one of us brings it here. We will … Read More

Students are adapting well

Mr. Stassen, VP and Grade 7 Homeroom, September 25, 2020 Students are adapting well to following the guidelines to keep everyone safe. A little reminder to us all, OCS began this school year Covid-19 free, and Covid-19 will not develop spontaneously within our walls.  We will have it here only when one of us brings it here. We will never … Read More

Theme for the 2020/2021 school year

Mrs. Naftel, VP and Learning Support, on September 18, 2020  Ottawa Christian School’s theme for the 2020/2021 school year is “Trust in the Lord with all your heart”. Mrs. Naftel shares a story of what that looks like at OCS?

Update from Principal

Mr. Triemstra, Principal, on September 18, 2020 OCS students are adapting well to following the guidelines to keep everyone safe, outdoor classrooms and one area where the students have been stretched. 

Job Opening

Ottawa Christian School is seeking qualified applicants for a definite term contract in grade 1 beginning in January.  The ability to teach primary French is a priority.  If you love Christ and his children, are a qualified teacher and are interested in being part of a dynamic team of educators we look forward to hearing from you.  For more information … Read More

Back to school!

It’s been 180 days since we were last on campus together- and is it ever good to be back! The start of our 55th year was unlike any in living memory. After literally months of planning and preparing for a safe, academically excellent return to school, Ottawa Christian School is officially open for learning again! Students officially began school at … Read More

What will the school building be like?

What will walking down the hall look like this September? How will students line up to come into the school building? OCS Vice Principal and Learning Support Teacher, Mrs. Naftel gives us some directions.