Meet Mr. Ochs


Family –

My family is God’s greatest earthly blessing to me and is a precious gift. My loving and patient wife, Mary, and I have been married for 37 years and we have 3 adult children and three grandchildren.

Favorite 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

Education –

  • Graduate of Concordia Teachers College Seward, NE
  • Graduate of St. John’s College Winfield, KS
  • Graduate of Wichita East High School
  • Graduate of Holy Cross Lutheran School Wichita, KS

Awards / Achievements –

In 2006, I received the KAIRS (Kansas Association of Independent and Religious Schools) Distinguished Teacher of the Year Award.
Over the past 34+ years at Holy Cross I have been blessed with a wide variety of teaching experiences and school activities. My teaching experiences include years spent teaching 2nd grade, 3rd grade, middle school Social Studies, Religion and P. E., and I am currently teaching 5th grade. I have also served as Athletic Director, and have coached boys and girls soccer, basketball and track.

Professional Goals –

My goal is to continue to improve my classroom teaching, including the use of technology in the classroom, through continuing education with college level educaton courses, workshops and conferences.

Hobbies –

I enjoy working on home improvement projects, working outside, and an occasional round of golf.

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