Ozark Adventist Academy
Educating for Eternity
May 22, 2021
More photos from Saturday night's Commencement service.
May 22, 2021
Photos from Ozark's 2021 Diploma Presentation during Saturday night's Commencement service. Friday night's Consecration, Sabbath morning's Baccalaureate, and Saturday night's Commencement services were live streamed and are archived on Facebook live.
May 13-19, 2021
Photos from Ozark's Senior Class trip. It started with a community service project on campus on Thursday and Friday, May 13th and 14th. Then on Sabbath the group headed to the Safari in Gentry, had a picnic at Withrow Springs State Park for supper, and then went to Branson, Missouri for the rest of the trip.
May 14, 2021
Photos from last week's practice and performance of OAA's Spring Concert "Ridin' the Waves." Thank you Jenny P. (Class of 2021) for helping with photos.
May 11 & 12, 2021
From Pre-calculus to World History, Tuesday's award assembly recognized outstanding students from each class. Wednesday's assembly had some academic awards as well as various other awards for excellence. The awards included things like the cleanest room in the girl's dorm (Rachel G.). Luke T. was awarded the most helpful guy in the boy's dorm. There were medals made by Mr. Harris for the winners of Monday's Kubb tournament. There were gummy snacks for the winner's of Monday's crawdad catching tournament and music awards for the first chair in string ensemble and bells. Our students have done a great job this year. We are proud of them not only for what they have accomplished but for the choices they are making that's building a character for heaven.
A few photos Mrs. Dale shared from Art Class.
Photo Credit: Linda D.
May 10, 2021
It was Spring Picnic on Monday. Students and staff were able to enjoy the day together playing games and eating pizza, nachos, popsicles, ice cream sandwiches, and Mrs. Timm's homemade brownies. There were events such as rock painting, corn hole, Kubb, three on three basketball and volleyball, and earth ball. There was even a crawdad competition this year. Parker and David caught one that was 17cm long!
Drone photos: Donald U.
May 8, 2021
Ozark Adventist Academy's Spring Concert "Ridin' the Waves" was held on Saturday night, May 8, and is now archived on Facebook live.
May 2, 2021
The lights were turned down low and there were plenty of glow sticks to go around on Sunday as students made headbands, glasses, and other creations with the glow sticks during Ozark's Junior Senior Banquet at Compass Fellowship NWA Church in Siloam Springs. After dinner there was ping pong, fuzzball, air hockey, video and board games, and a movie in the youth room.
May 1, 2021
We felt so blessed that George Dennehy and his wife, Amanda, were able to come to our campus this weekend. Mr. Dennehy was the guest speaker for Friday evening vespers, for church, and while Ozark's girls were at the Sutherland's barn for the "Girl's Tea," Mr. Dennehy joined Ozark's boys on the cafeteria patio. His worship talks are archived on Facebook live. You can also follow him online at #thatarmlessguy. Sabbath afternoon cafeteria patio photos - Photo Credit: Donald U. and CJ F. (Class of 2022).
May 1, 2021
This year the Girl's Tea was held at the Sutherland's barn on Sabbath afternoon and the theme for the tea was "What kind of shoe are you?" While speaking to the girls Angel Pfeiffer used the characteristics of certain shoes to represent the different character traits of a friend. The girl's were encouraged to be the kind of friend Jonathan was to David in the Old Testament. The kind that is loyal, dependable, and comfortable and not the kind of shoe that is beautiful on the outside but starts to hurt after only a little while of walking.
April 29, 2021
Mrs. Pendergrass's Anatomy and Physiology students were in the lab dissecting fetal pigs on Thursday. (For a peek at some extra photo's from Mrs. Pendergrass's Biology class taken by one of our students check out OAA's Instagram account (@ozarkadventistacademy).
April 29, 2021
This week, Kelli Caldwell, a radio announcer and host from the Scott and Kelli Show on Klove radio, was here via Zoom to talk with Ozark students about careers in communications. We really appreciated Kelli taking the time to talk with our students and to answer their questions during our special Career Day Assembly on Monday. Also this week we take a peek inside the class "Topics in Architecture" taught by Mr. Kobliska and Mr. Harris. Students are currently studying structure relating to robotics. Flag ball is also taking place this week and we take a peek into Tuesday night's flag ball game.
April 25, 2021
OAA's Student Association held a new event this year called "International Supper." There were sixteen or seventeen booths circling the perimeter of the cafeteria from a variety of countries such as Morocco, Nigeria, Vietnam, and Singapore. Food was served to students and staff from the different countries represented by the booths. Many of the booths were done entirely by OAA students. The food was amazing and the students had such a great time we hope this will be an event that will be repeated through the years.
April 22, 2021
On Monday it felt like it was around 70 degrees. On Tuesday it was snowing. Sometimes it snowed just a little, and sometimes it was a bit like being inside a snow globe. Click on the link below for photos from around campus this week.
Congratulations to our newly election Student Association officers for the 2021-2022 school year!
(Zack K. - President, Autumn G. - Vice-President, Diem-Ai L. - Social Activites Coordinator, Enselmo C. - Religious Activites Coordinator, Hannah H. - Secretary/Treasurer, Thien-An L. - Sports Coordinator).
Photo Credit: Hannah H. (Class of 2022)
April 24, 2021
Ms. Bazzy's Drama and Stage Production classes took a step back into Biblical history in the play "Esther" on Saturday, April 24. An archived video of the play is available on Facebook live.
Photos from several dress rehearsals are available at the link below:
April 20-24, 2021
If you missed our Virtual Academy Days this year, the programs were recorded and are available to view on Facebook live. Learn more about what Ozark has to offer, meet some of our faculty, staff, and students, and be spiritually blessed during our Sabbath worship services.
Anyone who is interested in attending Ozark who would like to take an in person tour of our campus may contact Renee Patterson at [email protected]
April 10, 2021
Ozark Adventist Academy's "SA Talent Show" was on Saturday night, April 10, 2021 on Facebook Live. OAA's Student Association awarded 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place prizes of $100, $50, and $25 respectively. There was also a People's Choice Award voted on by students and staff of $100. Here is a little peek into Wednesday night's auditions and a link to the archived video on Facebook.
April 9, 2021
On April 9, 2021, Ozark Adventist Academy streamed a special vespers program called "The Final 24 Hours" on Facebook Live. Using monologues and music the program depicted scenes from the final 24 hours of Christ's life. Ozark's Drama and Stage Production classes, OAA's Bell Choir, students in OAA's Percussion class, as well as other OAA students and staff members participated in the program. A link to photos from Thursday night's rehearsal as well as a link to the archived video on Facebook is available below.
March 18, 2021
From Coach Boyd's Soccer Skills class to Tuesday night's championship intramural basketball game, photos from around campus this week.
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Ozark Adventist Academy has developed Covid-19 guidelines for the 2020-2021 school year. We are committed to the safety and well-being of our students and staff members. Our plan is based on recommendations from the Arkansas
Department of Health (ADH), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the Arkansas-Louisiana Conference of
Seventh-day Adventists. We will continue to monitor the situation and as recommendations from the ADH and CDC change regarding the
pandemic, our guidelines will be updated to meet current best practices.