Posts written by Melissa Geiss

2020 Commencement Wrap-up

After several months of quarantine and virtual learning, the Dayton Christian School Class of 2020 finally received their diplomas during an in-person commencement service on Sunday, June 28. Although state guidelines mandated that all the graduates (as well as the two guests per student that were permitted to attend) remained physically distant, it was obvious […]

The Class of 2020 in 360 Degrees

In their latest effort to honor our seniors, Dayton Christian High School has released this fun, 360-degree photo of the Class of 2020.  Individual personalities of our beloved seniors are evident in these fun photos of our graduates!  CLICK ON THE LINK below to navigate around a 360 degree view of our seniors in the […]

Thank you for your service!

Four individuals who have had a significant impact on DC’s ministry to students will be following God’s call for a new direction in their life and will not be returning to Dayton Christian School in the upcoming school year:  Rich Garrett, Barb Stover, Tim Entner, and Jackie Berlean. Rich Garrett Rich Garrett faithfully served Dayton […]

The DC Senior Drive-Through

The Dayton Christian School family honored the Class of 2020 on Sunday with the DC Senior Drive-Through. The event was DC’s answer to the problematic issue of determining how to celebrate high school graduates in a time of social distancing during the Covid-19 pandemic. In a kind of reverse parade, members of the senior class […]

College Signing Day 2020

Dayton Christian School is proud to recognize six senior student athletes who recently signed to play at the next level. Last Wednesday, May 6, the Dayton Christian Athletic Department held its annual college signing day ceremony. However, this year the ceremony was held virtually on Zoom because of COVID-19 and the closure of school. The […]

Virtual Learning: It’s Not Just For The Big Kids

The preschool faculty at Dayton Christian School go above and beyond for their young students while they continue their education online during the COVID-19 pandemic. This past Friday, teachers made a home visit to each of their students, saying hello and dropping off activity packets and kindergarten readiness materials to make sure these preschoolers end […]

Special Education/John Peterson Updates

From Dr. Sarah Griffiths, Director of Special Education As classes have transitioned to an online learning format, the Special Education Department has been working with the K-12 teachers to insure that your student continues to receive the accommodations and/or modifications he/she would receive in the classroom. However, some accommodations, such as read aloud for directions, […]

Coping With The Corona Crisis

Dear DC Parents, We are in strange and unprecedented times that are worrisome and alarming for both children and adults. At DC, we want you to know we are in this together. By working together, we can reduce the worry that surrounds the virus and continue to support our students spiritually, academically and emotionally. DC’s […]

TA for me? Yes, you!

Every year when I collect the results of the Parent Satisfaction Survey, there are always numerous comments about making Dayton Christian tuition affordable for middle class families. Unfortunately, I think some families assume they would not be eligible for assistance when they actually might be. At the very least, it doesn’t hurt to investigate the […]

A Hybrid Block Schedule: How and Why?

Principal Gabe Pethtel announced last month that Dayton Christian High School and Junior High will be operating on a hybrid block schedule next year. You’re probably wondering what this will look like for your student. Here’s a quick “How and Why” about this new schedule. What will the schedule change look like? A hybrid (or […]

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