Extra Curricular

Finding a Life’s Calling

“The fundamental element I want us to pass on to every student is to help them discern their life’s calling.” This quote really struck me in an interview I had with Dr. Gredy, DCS Head of School, when he first stepped into the role in July.  Yes, we are Dayton Christian and our focus is […]

Fourth Graders Give Up Party To Serve Others

It is annual tradition in most elementary schools that classes exchange valentines and enjoy a friendship party on February 14, but the fourth grade classes at Dayton Christian School have turned the holiday into an opportunity to serve. In lieu of a party, they spent time yesterday packing lunches for St. Vincent de Paul’s. “We […]

Wayfinding: Why We Do What We Do

What am I here for? What am I spending my life for? These were questions that a former teacher of mine wrote in a letter from Papua, New Guinea where she and her husband have been missionaries for over the past fifteen years. She went on to talk about the hardships in a land far […]

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 […]

Wayfinding: The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same. Praise the Lord!

I love to hear the stories of teachers and families as they relate God’s direction in their lives and the doors that the Lord has opened to bring them to this school. My own story is not unique, but it is filled with the faithfulness of God to my family. It was the summer of […]

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