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Making Connections in DCHS Advisory

Dayton Christian High School has added a weekly small group time called “advisory” to its weekly routine, a move that is made possible due to the new hybrid block schedule that was introduced for the 2020-2021 school year. The advisory period provides the DC faculty and staff an opportunity to intentionally invest in the lives […]

Happy To Be Back Where We Belong

Today marks one week since our return to campus on August 19.  As Dayton Christian’s own beat reporter, I had to wonder, what has been the reaction of our faculty and students since we have returned to in-person learning?  As I spoke to students and teachers, one fact became very clear: Our DC family is […]

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 […]

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 […]

DC Facebook Top Fans: How & Why

If you were at Saturday’s varsity boys basketball game or if you follow our Facebook pages, then you have probably noticed that Dayton Christian has begun honoring our top Facebook fans. DC Facebook Top Fans at the game received a free gift, a DC logo travel mug, to thank them for being DC brand ambassadors. […]

A Dayton Christian Christmas

At Dayton Christian School, we don’t have winter break. We enjoy a Christmas vacation. We don’t say “Season’s Greetings” or “Happy Holidays,” when we greet each other in the hallways. We say “Merry Christmas.” Yes, we celebrate CHRISTMAS at Dayton Christian School, and I am proud to be a part of a ministry that unabashedly […]

MIDDLE SCHOOL DISCUSSES HEROES

Every year when I conduct the Parent Satisfaction Survey, the number one reason parents cite for sending their students to Dayton Christian School is the Biblical integration of our curriculum and the Christian focus in all that we do. The very first week of school, Mrs. Baker’s seventh grade Bible classes had a series of […]

DC Welcomes Gabriel Pethtel

We gain a unique perspective on life’s circumstances when we choose to trust in God’s sovereignty, and allow him to answer our prayers in light of his omniscience. We embarked on a search for our next junior high and high school principal this past February. Over the past three months, we were blessed with an […]

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