A community of academic and artistic distinction since 1997
  • Innovative teaching practices

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  • Elementary-level ukulele instruction

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  • Joyful students, parents, and teachers!

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  • Middle School Strings Program

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  • Our Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) instructional focus makes learning more engaging, fun, and relevant

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  • A technology-rich environment to support student learning and research

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  • Parent volunteerism supports our STEAM focus on making our ideas

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  • Our teachers rock!

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  • The premiere school-based arts program in the area

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  • Experiential learning within a STEAM framework

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  • A STEAM approach promotes the 4 C’s of 21st Century Learning: Creativity, Collaboration, Critical Thinking, & Communication

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OCS News

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Save the Date: Fall Fest is October 4th from 2-4 PM

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2014-2015 School Supply Lists


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Principal’s Blog

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2014-2015 Welcome Back Message from Mr. Corcoran

August 4th, 2014 Hello, OCS Families! August has arrived and that means it is time to officially welcome everyone to the start of the 2014-2015 school year! Staff members and I have been working hard, in a number of different ways (cleaning, interviewing, attending workshops, painting, reading, renovating…etc., you get the point:)), to prepare for yet another successful school year. One thing is certain: we look forward to catching up with returning families, hearing all about your summer … [Read More...]

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Hillsborough, NC 27278
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"The issue is not to teach children the sciences, but to give them a taste for loving them." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau