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Education with a Higher Purpose

High School Faculty

 

  Name: Leslie Aragon

  Grade/Subject: Athletic Director, Physical Education

  Years of Service: 12

  Years at Orangewood: 12

  Personal Motto: Do it for Him. 

  Favorite Bible Verse: But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.

  They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will

  walk and not be faint. Isaiah 40: 27-31,

But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.  Joshua 24:15

School email address and phone number: laragon@orangewoodacademy.com or 714-534-4694 ext. 672

 

  Name: Herman Eugenio

  Grade/Subject: Chemistry, Physics, Physical Science, Guitar, Photography,

 Career Ed, Senior Class Sponsor

  Years of Service: 11

  Years at Orangewood: 11

  Personal Motto: Let go, Let God

  Favorite Bible Verse: Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find;

  knock and the door will be opened to you. Matthew 7:7

School email address and phone number: heugenio@orangewoodacademy.com or 714-534-4694 ext. 103

  

 Name: James Felix

 Grade/Subject: English I, II, III, IV & AP English; Sophomore Class Sponsor

 Years of Service: 11

 Years at Orangewood: 2

 Personal Motto:  "Who you are speaks so loudly I cannot hear what you say"

 ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

 "Let us endeavor so to live so that when we come to die even the undertaker

 will be sorry." ~ Mark Twain

 Favorite Bible Verse: Philippians 4:6-7 6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

School email address and phone number: jfelix@orangewoodacademy.com 714-534-4694 ext. 674

 

  Name: Zaidy Olivarria

  Grade/Subject: Art, AP Studio Art, Graduation Coordinator

  Years of Service: 9

  Years at Orangewood: 9

  Personal Motto: Teach others about God's love, And if you must, use words. 

  Favorite Bible Verse: Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous.

  Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you

  wherever you go. Joshua 1:9

  School email address and phone number: zolivarria@orangewoodacademy.com or 714-534-4694 ext. 108

 

  Name: Jacina Shultz 

  Grade/Subject: AP Calculus, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-

  Calculus, Junior Class Sponsor

  Years of Service: 3

  Years at Orangewood: 3

  Personal Motto: Live with a faithful heart, positive thoughts, and an enduring

  spirit.

  Favorite Bible Verse: "For our God is not the author of confusion but of peace."

  1 Corinithians 14:33

  School email address and phone number: jshultz@orangewoodacademy.com 

or 714-534-4694 

 

  Name: Victoria Tobing

  Grade/Subject: Religion I, Religion II, Religion III, Religion IV, Intro to

 Christianity, Campus Chaplain, ASB Sponsor

  Years of Service: 2

  Years at Orangewood: 2

  Personal Motto: About my Father's business

  Favorite Bible Verse: He who promised is faithful. Hebrews 10:23

  School email address and phone number: vtobing@orangewoodacademy.com 714-534-4694 ext. 204

 

  Name: David White

  Grade/Subject: Government, Economics, AP Government, AP US History, US

  History, World History, Junior Class sponsor

  Years of Service: 7

  Years at Orangewood: 7

  Personal Motto: Don't worry about anything, instead pray about everything. 

  Favorite Bible Verse: What good will it be for someone to gain the whole world,

  yet forfeit their soul? Or what can anyone give in exchange for their soul?

  Matthew 16:26

School email address and phone number: dwhite@orangewoodacademy.com or 714-534-4694 ext. 201

 

  Name: Terri Taaffe

  Grade/Subject: Music, Music Appreciation, Senior Class Sponsor

  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 714-534-4694 ext. 602

 

 Name: Yezenia Yguerabide

  Position: Career Ed, Culinary Arts, Spanish II, AP Spanish, ESL, Freshman

  Class Sponsor

  Year of Service: 5

  Years at Orangewood: 5

  Personal Motto: Reaching Up with passion for Christ and Out with

  compassion for people. 

  Favorite Bible Verse: "Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow

  will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own." Matthew 6:34

  School email address and phone number: yyguerabide@orangewoodacademy.com 

 

  Name: Steve Zeller

  Grade/Subject: Yearbook, Practical Arts, Photography

  Years of Service: 34

  Years at Orangewood: 34

  Personal Motto: A positive attitude counts, for with God all things are possible.

  Favorite Bible Verse: He has shown you, O people, what is good. And what

  does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk

  humbly with your God.  Micah 6:8

  School email address and phone number: szeller@orangewoodacademy.com or 714-534-4694 ext. 676

 

 

 Name: Jennifer Montalban

 

  Grade: Health, Computer Applications

 

  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

 

 Name: Roger Alva

  Grade/Subject: 7-8 Science, Pre-Algebra

  Years of Service: 5

  Years at Orangewood: 1

  Personal Motto: Success is failure that you have learned from.

  Favorite Bible Verse: “The LORD your God in your midst, The Mighty One, will save; He will rejoice over you with

  gladness, He will quiet you with His love, He will rejoice over you with singing.” Zephaniah‬ ‭3:17‬ ‭NKJV‬‬

  School email address and phone number: ralva@orangewoodacademy.com or 714-534-4694 ext. 303