OCS

Owatonna Christian School Faculty & Staff

Pastor Levy

Grace Baptist Church Senior Pastor
Name:
Pastor Dave Levy
Birth Place:
Hartford, CT
Colleges Attended: FaithWay Baptist College; Northland Baptist Bible College
Degrees Achieved: BS from Northland; MDiv from Central Baptist Theological Seminary
Favorite Verse: Ps 27:1 "The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?"
Other information: I married my wife Glorianne in 1988. We have four children--Alyssa (1990), Abigail (1993), David (1995), Anne (2000). I am a Detroit sports fan.

Pastor Matt School Administrator
Name:
Pastor Matt Tolosa
Birth Place:
Denver, CO
Colleges Attended: Northland Baptist Bible College
Degrees Achieved: BS from Northland; MABS from Central Baptist Theological Seminary
Favorite Verse: Galatians 2:20 I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
Other information: I married my wife, Nicole, in 1998. We have four children--Sara (2003), Silas (2004), Ezekiel (2008), Anna (2011), Aletheia (2015). I am a Dallas Cowboys, Washington Nationals, Florida State Seminole football, and Indiana Hoosiers basketball fan.
Mrs. Thompson
OCS Secretary
Name
Mrs. Stacy Thompson
Birth Place: Minneapolis, MN
Colleges Attended:  Pillsbury Baptist Bible College
Degrees Achieved:  Associate Secretarial Degree
Favorite Verse:  Proverbs 3:5-6  "Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.  In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct thy paths."
Other Information: I am married to John Thompson. We have two precious
puppies (Zach and Zeek).
Mrs. Boldt K-4
Name: 
Mrs. Deb Boldt
Place of Birth:  Estherville, IA
Teaching Experience:  14 years
Colleges Attended:
  Pillsbury Baptist Bible College & Riverland Community College
Favorite Verse:  Psalm 37:5  "Commit thy way unto the Lord; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass."
Other Information: I am married to Brian and we have 3 boys and 7 amazing grandchildren (6 boys and 1 girl).
Mrs. Cahill Elementary Assistant
Name:
Gail Cahill
Place of Birth: Owatonna, MN
Teaching Experience: 9 1/2 years at Kids Korner Educare; 5 years at OCS
Colleges Attended: South Central Technical College
Degrees Acheived: Child Development
Favorite Verse: 1 Peter 5:7 "Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you."
Other Information: I married Joe in 2004 and is the mother of 4 daughters.
Mrs. Piepho

Kindergarten
Name:
 
Mrs. Sharon Piepho
Birth Place: Del Rapids, SD
Teaching Experience: 3 years
College Attended: Pillsbury Baptist Bible College
Degree Achieved:
B.S. in Bible and Elementary Education (minor in Special Education)
Favorite Verse: 
But the path of the just is as the shining light, that shineth more and more unto the perfect day. Proverbs 4:18
Other Information: I am married to Duane and we have been blessed with 3 wonderful children.

Miss Rasmussen

1st & 2nd Grade
Name: 
Miss Rachelle Rasmussen
Birth Place:  South Bend, IN
Teaching Experience: 4 years
College Attended: Maranatha Baptist University
Degree Achieved: Bachelors of Science Degree in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education
Favorite Verse: Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.”

Mrs. Levy 3rd & 4th Grade
Name: 
Mrs. Glorianne Levy
Birthplace: Waukegan, IL
Teaching Experience: 1st year, 21 years of homeschool teacher
College attended:  Northland Baptist Bible College
Degrees Achieved:  B.S. in Elementary Education
Life Verse:  I Peter 4:11  "If any man speak, let him speak as the oracles of God;  if any man minister, let him do it as of the ability which God giveth:  that God in all things may be glorified through Jesus Christ, to whom be praise and dominion for ever and ever. Amen."
Other Information:  I am married to Dave and we have four children: Alyssa, Abigail  & her husband David Larson, David , and Anne.  We have a cat named Tuffey and a fish name Mr. Bingley
Mrs. Roberts 5th & 6th Grade
Name
Mrs. Tammy Roberts
Birth Place:  Rice Lake , WI
Teaching Experience: 7years teaching, 4 years p/t EA  -  Owatonna Public Schools
Colleges Attended: University of Wisconsin Barron County , and University of Wisconsin River Falls
Degrees Achieved: Associate of Arts and Science Degree, Bachelors of Science Degree in Elementary Education
Favorite Verse: Philippians 4:6-7  "Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus."
Other Information:
I am married to Jonathan and we have 2 wonderful daughters and a dachsund puppy names Snickers. I enjoy traveling, reading, and going to OCS games.
Mrs. Johnson Elementary Music
Name: Lindsay Johnson
Birth Place: Albert Lea, MN
College Attended: Pillsbury Baptist Bible College
Experience: 8 years of private music lessons; 1 year of elementary music
Favorite Verse: Psalm 121:1-2 "I will lift up my eyes to the hills, from whence comes my help. My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth."
Other: I married Michael Johnson in 2009 and we have two wonderful children; Levi (7) and Allie (4).
Miss Friesen

Secondary History
Name: 
Miss Sarah Friesen
Birth Place:  Owatonna, MN
Teaching Experience:  12 years
College Attended:  Pillsbury Baptist Bible College
Degree Achieved:  B.S. in Bible and Music
Favorite Verse: Jeremiah 33:3 "Call unto me, and I will answer thee, and show thee great and mighty things, which thou knowest not."
Other Information: I lived in China for 5 years. I am the aunt of 14 nieces and nephews.

Mr. Johnson

Secondary Math
Name:
Mr. Bob Johnson
Birth Place:
Junction City, KS
Teaching Experience: 7 years
Colleges Attended: Southwest State University, Pillsbury Baptist Bible College
Degrees Achieved: BS in Bible, Educational Studies, Counseling
Favorite Verse: Romans 8:38-39 "For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord."
Other information:  Wife Jane; 5 adult children; 10 grandchildren

Mr. Oblak Secondary Math
Name:
Mr. John Oblak
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, PA
Teaching Experience: 2 year
Colleges Attended:
University of Pittsburgh
Degrees Achieved: BS and MS in Electrical Engineering
Favorite Verse: I John 5:13  "These things I have written to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, that you may know that you have eternal life, , and that you may continue to believe in the name of the Son of God."
Other information:  I am starting my teaching experience after retiring from a 43 year career in engineering.  I have two adult sons; John and James.
Mrs. Ovrebo Secondary Math
Name: 
Mrs. Jodi Ovrebo
Birth Place:
 Burnsville, MN
Teaching Experience:  5 years
Colleges Attended: Creighton University and University of Minnesota
Degrees Achieved: BS in Elementary Education and additional licensure to teach 5-8 Mathematics
Favorite Verse: Romans 5:8  "But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us."
Other information: I am married to Christopher and I have two children; Evan and Allison. I played volleyball in college and still love to play in a league with my family.
Mrs. Bjorkquist Secondary English
Name: 
Mrs. Lindsay Bjorkquist
Birth Place:
 Chesapeake, VA 
Teaching Experience:
2 years
Colleges Attended: University of Northwestern - St. Paul
Degrees Achieved: Bachelor of Science in English Writing
Favorite Verse: Psalm 32:8 I will instruct thee and teach thee in the way which thou shalt go: I will guide thee with mine eye.
Other information: Married to Brett and we have two boys, Jack and Milo.
Mr. Calcamuggio Secondary Science
Name: 
Mr. Jim Calcamuggio
Birth Place:
 Toledo, OH
Colleges Attended: University of Toledo, Central Baptist Theological Seminary, Institute for Creation Research
Degrees Achieved: U. of Toledo; M.Div. - Central Seminary; MS Biology - ICR
Favorite Verse:  Isa 64:6  But we are all as an unclean thing, and all our righteousnesses are as filthy rags; and we all do fade as a leaf.  Hag 1:5  Now therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts; Consider your ways. 
Other information:  I married Sue and we have 4 grown children (3 boys and 1 girl) and 11 grandchildren (6 boys and 5 girls).  I am a Michigan football and basketball fan. 
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