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Garretts Make Impact at State Level

Several members of our DC family have made a choice to get involved in their community to make a positive impact, offering their Christian perspective to a state-wide council. Sophomore Holly Garrett and DC Director of Health Services Kim Garrett were recently selected to serve on the Advisory Council for Ohio’s Statewide Family Engagement Center. […]

DC Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and from preschool through high school, Dayton Christian School celebrated the lives of notable African Americans. In preschool, our students learned about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., George Washington Carver, and former President Barak Obama through videos, games, and artwork. The kindergarten classes studied the lives of Mae Jemison, Garrett […]

J-Term: Two Weeks of Fun and Impact

A martial arts class? A trip to Costa Rica? Serving the needy in the Miami Valley? The two weeks immediately after Christmas break is a time at Dayton Christian when our high school students (and starting this year, our junior high students) roll up their sleeves and get involved in hands-on learning experiences offered to […]

Alumnus Named to Washington Examiner’s “30 Under 30” List

Alec Sears, a 2015 DC graduate, was named a member of the Red Alert Politics’ 2018 class of “30 under 30” honorees in the Washington Examiner on Monday. The list highlights conservative millennial leaders who are making an exceptional impact in their communities or on their campuses. The twenty-two-year-old Sears is the Vice President of […]

Elementary Students Celebrate Spiritual Emphasis Week

October was Spiritual Emphasis Month for our 1st-6th grade students who were challenged by Mr. Wagoner, our 11th grade Bible teacher, to be world changers by bringing in food items, cleaning supplies, and gift cards to help flood victims from the hurricanes that hit the Carolinas and also Florida. The students raised $2,118.68 in gift […]

Survey Says… You Are Heard

As Dayton Christian’s Director of Communications, I recently sent out a survey asking you to rate your family’s first week back to school at Dayton Christian. I just finished tabulating the results and I can share with you that 100% of respondents said their first week was either positive or very positive. Now that’s something […]

The Legacies of Graham and King Still Impact DC

The annual American Heritage program brought to life the stories of those who have gone before us to shape our history and serve our Lord Jesus Christ. One by one, students stepped up to the microphone dressed in bonnets, suits and lab coats, and introduced their character and the role they played in our country’s […]

Generation Z, Servanthood, and the Dayton Christian Mission

Generation Z, also known as the iGeneration or Linksters, are defined as being born after 1996. These students in our schools today do not know a time without the internet or social media. Seventy-seven percent of them have their own smartphone and, on average, they will spend three hours a day on a computer for […]

This Is Why DC

As parents, many of us sacrifice to send our kids to Dayton Christian School.  We sacrifice financially. We sacrifice our time to drive them to school and sporting events. We may give up nice vacations and other luxuries to make sure that a DC education remains a top priority in our family.  We willingly choose […]

The Joy Now

Today I watched the fourth graders visit the Pride Store for the first time. I saw the wonder in their eyes as they walked in the small room, decorated just for them, and I caught their first glimpses of joy as they explored the treasures they could “buy” with their Pride Passes.  I watched them […]

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