Things To Bring

Suggested List of Things to Bring to OHA


Spiritual Growth and Personal Bible Study:

  • Bible: Options follow.
    • Small Pocket Bible.
    • Larger Literal Translation.
    • High Quality Bible for Bible studies & seniors.
    • Bible Marking Pens/Pencils.
    • Journal.
  • Spirit of Prophecy Books:
  • Bible Study Resources (Recommended):
    • Thompson Chain Reference Bible.
    • Strong’s Concordance.
    • Vine's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words
    • Treasury of Scripture Knowledge.

Suggested School Supplies

  • Paper and Pen Related Supplies
    • Zippered 3 Ring Binder
    • 8 Tab Dividers
    • Plain, College Ruled, 3-hole-punched Notebook Paper
    • Pencils
    • Yellow Highlighter
    • Red Pen
    • Erasers
    • Graph Paper
    • Spiral Bound Notebooks for taking notes
    • Protractor & Compass
    • Ruler
    • Scissors
    • Stapler
    • Scotch Tape
    • Glue Sticks
    • 3 x 5 index cards
    • Colored Pencils or Pens / Crayons
  • Other School Supplies
    • Scientific Calculator
    • School Backpack/Book Bag

Required Personal Items

  • Wrist Watch*
  • Umbrella or Rain Coat
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Flashlight or Headlamp
  • Quart Sized Water Bottle

Dormitory Room Items:

  • Desk Lamp
  • Pillow and Pillowcase
  • Twin Sized Bed Linen
    • Twin Flat Sheet & Fitted sheets
    • Twin sized blanket
    • Twin sized bedspread
  • Toiletries (Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Shampoo, Soap, Deodorant, Hair comb/brush, Hair styling, etc.)
  • Towels and Washcloths
  • Laundry Sack or Laundry Basket
  • Personal Water Filter
  • Pictures of Family
  • Decorations
  • Tacky Putty

Clothes & Shoes: (see Guidelines in Handbook)

  • School Clothes:
    • Boys: Nice Jeans or slacks & collard shirts
    • Girls: Skirts or dresses
  • Vocational Training Clothes:
    • Boys: Work jeans or slacks without holes.
    • Work boots.
    • Work Gloves
    • Safety Glasses
    • Hearing Protection
  • Sabbath Clothes
    • Boys: Dress Slacks, Dress Shirts, Dress Shoes and Tie
  • Choir Uniform
    • Boys: Black Dress Pants, Black Shoes, Black Belt, and White Dress Shirt (Tie provided)
    • Girls: Black Shoes, Black Skirt and White Blouse
  • Chorale Uniform for boys selected in the small choir is a Black Suit.
  • Swim Attire:
    • Modest Swimsuit
    • Swim Clothes (Modest, dark colored)
  • Modest Sleep Attire
  • Shoes:
    • Socks
    • Athletic Shoes for Physical Education
    • Dress Shoes for Sabbath
    • Sturdy, closed-toed shoes for work in vocational areas including kitchen.
    • School: Sandals may be worn in warmer months but closed-toed should be worn during colder months.

Musical Instruments:

  • Musical Instruments such as Violins, Brass, Flute, Guitar, Ukulele, Recorder, etc. (No drums or electric guitars)
  • Music books (see music guidelines)
  • Electronic instruments must be pre-approved

Miscellaneous Items:

  • Stationery, envelopes and stamps
  • Thank You Cards / Birthday Cards, etc.
  • Backpacking Equipment for Optional Spring Backpacking Trip
    • Backpacking Backpack
    • Optional: Backpacking Tent, Backpacking Stove
  • Bicycle with helmet
  • Skateboard with helmet, kneepads, elbow pads, and wrist guards.
  • Items Required for Life and Teachings of Jesus Class (See Suggested List PDF link above)
  • Bold items are required
*For a list of thing NOT to bring, please refer to Student Handbook.