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Ozark Adventist Academy provides a safe learning environment, in which students come to discover a love for God, respect for self, and the skills for fulfilled Christian living.
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Art Class

April 23

Some of the pieces the art students have been working on this semester.

2018-2019 SA Officers

April 21

Congratulations to the new Student Association Officers for the 2018-2019 school year.

President: Peter K.
Vice-president: Ethan D.
Secretary/Treasurer: Brian S.
Social Activities Coordinator: Katie K.
Religious Activities Coordinator: Hamilton H.
Sports Coordinator: Brianna H.
Public Relations: Keren Q.

Skyhawk Basketball Seniors

April 21

Congratulations to the Skyhawk Basketball Seniors and parents. You will be missed.


Aerialaires Gymnastics Homeshow

April 21

On Saturday night of Academy Days Weekend Ozark's gymnastics team, the Aerialaires, had their homeshow. Included in the show were elementary age members of the Jr Aerialaires.

Pictures Set #1 Shuttterfly
Pictures Set #2
Pictures Jr Aerialaires
Pictures A bit More by Debbie Upson  
Drama "The Battle for Amy"

April 21

Sabbath afternoon Ozark's Drama class shared a presentation illustrating how each of us is caught in the battle between good and evil.


Academy Days Weekend

April 20

Friday of Academy Days Weekend, Ozark enjoyed a message by Vincent Onkoba for PowerPac Chapel. After supper interested visitors and students participated in a game of kickball. Vespers brought students, staff and visitors together for the second message by Vincent Onkoba "Sci-Fi, Superheros & Salvation".

Pictures Friday PowerPac, Kickball & Vespers Shutterfly
Pictures Sabbath School & Church Shutterfly
Thursday Pictures

April 19

Pictures from around campus on Thursday evening.


Physics Bridges

April 19

Bridge testing day! Physics students weight tested their bridges until failure today.


Circuits Lab

April 17

Series and Parallel Circuits were the topic of study today in Physics Lab.

Music & Eng. II Play Tour

April 14

Ozark's Music Department and English II Play toured through Louisiana & Arkansas this past week.

pc: Hannah K. & Amy E.

Pictures more pictures by Hannah & Amy  
Mission Trip

April 2

A few pictures from the Spring Break Mission Trip to Holbrook Indian School.

pc: Morgan W.

Pictures by Brennan K.  
Ohm's Law

April 11

Physics students studying the relationship between resistance, current and potential difference.

Earth Science Lab

March 28

Earth Science students experimented on the heat capacity of water and dirt today. How does that affect the weather?

Electrical Resistance

March 27

Factors affecting electrical resistance was the topic of Physics lab today.

SWAU 48-Hr Film Challenge

March 25

Congratulations! Ozark's team won three awards at SWAU's 48-hour Film Challenge 2018.

Students were to produce a 4-minute film with the theme of "Truth" in 48 hours. Ozark sent two teams to participate in the challenge. The senior team of Josh B, Ben K, Victor V, Kinley S, Kassy G, and Zursey M took home Best Film and People's Choice Awards. Zursey M won the Best Actress Award.

SWAU awarded Ozark $1000 and each student won a $2000 scholarship.

pc: Matthew Hanson

Honor Roll

March 22

Congratulations to all the students who earned mention on the 3rd Quarter Honor Roll/Honorable Mention list!

3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Electrostatics Lab

March 20

Physics students studying electrostatic charges.

Benefit Gala

March 18

The 2nd annual Ozark Adventist Academy Benefit Gala was a wonderful success. Thank you to all who came and to all the students who participated to make it a special evening.



March 17

The Ozark Aerialaires performed between the basketball games on Saturday night of Alumni Weekend.


Alumni Basketball

March 17

Basketball games on Saturday night of Alumni Weekend 2018.

Pictures Lady Skyhawks vs Alumni Shutterfly
Pictures Skyhawks vs Alumni Shutterfly
Alumni Weekend 2018

March 16-17

Pictures from Friday evening and Sabbath morning during Alumni Weekend 2018.

Pictures Friday Evening Shutterfly
Pictures Sabbath Morning Shutterfly
Pictures A Bit More from Alumni Weekend  
Alumni Golf Tournament

March 16

Pictures from Ozark's Alumni Golf Classic held at the Creeks Golf and RV Resort on Friday, March 16th.

Skyhawks Soccer

March 15

Ozark's new varsity soccer team played against Lifeway Christian on Thursday, March 15th, in Centerton, AR.

2018 Ozark Soccer Skyhawks

Community Service

March 12

Students spent Monday serving in the community.

Picture Credit: Ben K. Shutterfly

4x4 Volleyball

March 11

On Saturday night the Gentry Adventist Church social committee provided games and ice-cream for our Ozark students. It was a fun night interacting with church members of all ages.


Student Week of Prayer

March 5-9

This week Ozark students are leading out in our spring Week of Prayer. You are invited to come and be changed from the inside out.


SA Banquet

March 4

Sunday evening students enjoyed a banquet and "Great Escape" activities organized by the Student Association.

Pictures Arrival Shutterfly
Pictures Groups
Pictures Activity
Pictures by Mrs. Upson  

March 3

Saturday night Ozark's classes competed in Class on Class Jeopardy. How well do you know your facts?

Picture Credit: Hannah K.

Lens Lab

March 2

Physics students studying image formation by lenses.

Government Trip

February 28

Ozark Government students traveled to Little Rock on Wednesday to visit the Capital building and the Bill Clinton Presidential Library.

SA Talent Show

February 24

Ozark students shared their talents this Saturday night at the SA Talent Show. Great job to all the participants.


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Live Video of Church

The Gentry Seventh-day Adventist church is our students' home church while attending Ozark. Each week the Sabbath morning service is broadcast live over the internet. Feel free to worship with us Saturday mornings at approximately 11:00 a.m. Central US time.

Emergency Text (SMS) Notification

Ozark uses RenWeb's notification service, ParentAlert. All students and parents with cell phone numbers in our system will receive emergency alerts.

NOTE: Please be sure that you have given us the correct cell phone numbers for both students and parents so that you receive any emergency text notifications.

Online Grade Information & Parent Communication

Parents, besides grade and attendance information, other official correspondence from the school is conducted through RenWeb. Please make sure that you have your account active with the correct e-mail address and phone numbers. Contact Renee Patterson if your account is not working.

New Students and Parents:

Parents, your RenWeb account was set up in the online enrollment process. New students will get their accounts on the first Monday of school.

Returning Students and Parents:

You should be able to use the same username and password that you had last school year.

Inclement Weather Policy

Since the majority of students live on campus, Ozark Adventist Academy generally does not close school due to inclement weather. Parents of day students may keep their child home if they feel the roads are unsafe. Please check online or e-mail your teacher for assignments.

If the need arises for modifications to our school schedule, notification will be sent via our mobile-text-alert system.

Parents are responsible for contacting Ozark's attendance office at or (479) 736-2221 x128 if their child will miss school.

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School jackets are available to order online. If you would like to have an Ozark Adventist Academy jacket you may order from the Neff Jacket Shop.

You will need to enter Ozark's password: 063431 to order. Customer service may be reached at (800) 232-6333.

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