• It is the mission of OASIS to build positive relationships through rigorous and relevant curriculum in a flexible and caring learning environment.

Phone: 608 835-4376


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Tim Poehlmann-Tynan

Joined OHS In: 2001

Teaching Since: 2001

Courses Taught: English 10, Creative Writing, Writers Workshop


Phone: (608) 835-4350


Degrees and Certifications:

Michelle Porter

Joined OHS In: 2013

Teaching Since: 2008

Courses Taught: All general education classes at OASIS and current electives include World Religions, Mentoring Workshop, Art, and Book Club.

Education: Bachelor of Science from Edgewood College. Double Major: Studies in Education and Theater, Minor Secondary Education. Teaching Certifications: 6-12: English, p-K-12: Theater. Currently procuring Alternative Education license. 

Phone: (608) 835-4354


Degrees and Certifications:

Brian Towns

Joined OHS In: 2012

Teaching Since: 2003

Education: B.A. from Macalester College (2002) in History, Education minor; M.S. from UW-Madison (2012) in Curriculum and Instruction