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Education with a Higher Purpose

Elementary Faculty

 

  Name: Val Oswald

  Grade/Subject: Kindergarten 

  Years of Service: 35

  Years at Orangewood: 26

  Personal Motto: To provide a warm, safe, loving, respectful, and

  positive place where children feel they can express ideas and where

  they know they are valued.

  Favorite Bible Verse: Let the little children come to me.... Matthew 19:14 

Train up a child in the way he should go.... Proverbs 22:6 

School email address and phone number: voswald@orangewoodacademy.com  or ext. 714-534-4694 ext. 404

 

  Name: Vicky Karsten

  Grade/Subject: 1st Grade

  Years of Service: 17 

  Years at Orangewood: 14

  Personal Motto: Stand up for what you believe in, even if it means standing

  alone. 

  Favorite Bible Verse: For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord,

   plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

 

Jeremiah 29:11

School email address and phone number: vkarsten@orangewoodacademy.com or 714-534-4694 ext. 305

 

 Name: Jennifer Senosiain

  Grade/Subject: 2nd Grade

  Years of Service: 11

  Years at Orangewood: 6

  Personal Motto: Success consists of going from failure to failure without loss

  of enthusiasm. 

  Favorite Bible Verse: So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for

  I am your God. Isaiah 41:10

School email address and phone number: jsenosiain@orangewoodacademy.com or 714-534-4694 ext. 402

 

  Name: Sandra White

  Grade/Subject: 3rd/4th Grades

  Years of Service: 38

  Years at Orangewood: 14

  Personal Motto: May the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart 

  be acceptable in Thy sight. 

  Favorite Bible Verse: A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit

  dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22

School email address and phone number: swhite@orangewoodacademy.com or 714-534-4694 ext. 403 

 

 

  Name: Nicole Leon

  Grade/Subject: 5th/6th Grade

  Years of Service: 14

  Years at Orangewood: 13

  Personal Motto: To know Christ and make Him known.

  Favorite Bible Verse: Consider yourselves to be dead to sin,

  but alive to God in Christ Jesus.

  Romans 6:11

School email address and phone number: neon@orangewooodacademy.com or 714-534-4694 ext. 306


  Name:
 Terri Taaffe

  Grade/Subject: Music

  Years of Service: 10

  Years at Orangewood: 4

  Personal Motto: The road before me is never so great as The Power

  behind me. 

  Favorite Bible Verse: "For I know the plans I have for you,"

  declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you,

plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11

School email address and phone number: ttaaffe@orangewoodacademy.com or and 714-534-4694 ext. 602

   

 Name: Jennifer Montalban

  Grade: Physical Education

  Years of service: 8

  Years at Orangewood: 8

  Personal Motto: 1) Discover a love for God, people, and oneself ...

  &find/appreciate the beauty and awe of learning from all three.

  2) Challenge one another to build good communication and problem-

  solving skills.  3) Create an environment where students can test their

knowledge and apply their classroom discoveries to their everyday lives. 

Favorite Bible Verse: "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind

and with all your strength. The second is this: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.' There is no commandment

greater than these."

School email and phone number: jmontalban@orangewoodacademy.com or 714-534-4694 ext. 406