Archive for November, 2016

A Thankful People

As I have walked the halls and classrooms of DC these past few weeks, I have taken note of the Thanksgiving art projects that line the walls and I have talked to the students about thankfulness. They have told me unashamedly what they are thankful for, and it has been refreshing to hear their responses. […]

Cast of “A Comedy Tonight” Performs Play for Returning Veteran

When Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and DC dad Matthew Douglas returned from Afghanistan on Sunday, November 20 after an eleven-month tour of duty, he missed the last performance of his daughter’s school play by just one day. Fortunately, the drama department at Dayton Christian High School wouldn’t allow time and distance to keep this father […]

Making a Difference With Operation Christmas Child

Each year, our elementary and middle school students pack boxes full of toys, candy, and personal items for Operation Christmas Child, a program of Samaritan’s Purse. Once those boxes arrive at the OCC Operations Center, a tract in the language of the child receiving the box will be added to the other gifts. It is […]

DCMS Supports Shoes 4 the Shoeless

Last week, seventeen members of Dayton Christian Middle School visited a school within the Dayton Public School System in order to fit underprivileged children with new shoes and socks through the Shoes 4 the Shoeless ministry. Shoes 4 the Shoeless is a local, faith-based non-profit that last year alone provided 10,000 children with new shoes […]

DCES Student Wins PBS Writing Contest: Watch the Video Here

Phoebe Matthew may only be nine years old, but she’s already established herself as an award-winning writer. She was named a 2016 PBS Kids Writers Contest Winner in the third grade division. PBS taped Phoebe reading her story and that segment will appear sporadically on the station until next summer. “I was nervous to be […]

Yearbook Staff Honored By Jostens

Jostens, the leading producer of yearbooks and student-created content, announced this week that Dayton Christian School’s yearbook program has been named a 2016 Jostens’ National Yearbook Program of Excellence for the second time in five years. The school was one of only 167 schools to receive the award nationwide and one of six in the […]

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