COVID 19 Updates

Find additional information on our COVID-19 Resources page. 

 

April 7: Special Education / Jon Peterson Scholarship Update 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, tests, and quizzes, have required you as a parent to step in and provide the needed accommodation since the department is unable to provide the service at this time. Read more…

April 1: Weekly Warrior Update – Dr. John Gredy, DCS Head of School – Extended Virtual Learning

I’ve learned a lot over the past couple of weeks, and gained a new perspective on certain Scripture I have come to love.

So much of God’s word is written as if to someone running a long race – encouraging Christ-followers to maintain hope and to keep their eyes on the goal. The crisis we all find ourselves in right now feels like a marathon, except we don’t know where the finish line is located or how long the race is expected to take. Read more…

March 31: New Deadline For Tuition Assistance:  A message from Director of Enrollment and Financial Aid, Polina Schroeder

In the light of recent COVID-19 events and the chaos it might have caused your family, we would like to open a second window for tuition assistance applications. Below, find the updated tuition assistance application and award schedule. Awards will be issued as long as there are resources available in our 2020-2021 tuition assistance pool.

Application Deadlines:

April 1 – Tuition assistance renewals and applications from existing DC families; April 15 – Award notifications are sent to families

June 1 – Tuition assistance renewals and applications from existing DC families;June 15 – Award notifications are sent to families

Please feel free to reach out to Polina Schroeder, Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, with questions.

For more information about tuition assistance, please see our recent blog, TA For Me?  Yes, You!

March 30: One Call Now Message: On-campus classes delayed until May 1

Today, Monday March 30, Governor Mike DeWine announced that all Ohio schools must remain closed through May 1, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dayton Christian will follow this plan by continuing our online learning mode for grades PreK through 12th until at least May 1. You will receive more detailed information by email tomorrow, including our plans to maintain a Spring Break and ease the academic load for our students in coming weeks. I want to thank our faculty, staff, parents and students for your excellent work during the past two weeks. Please pray with us that God would eradicate this virus and bring us all back to normalcy in our lives very soon. Above all, let’s pray that He will be glorified.

March 27: An Update on Third Quarter Grades and CCP Registration

Greetings from the Dayton Christian School Guidance Office! We wanted to make you aware of some changes that will impact when you are able to view your students’ third quarter grades in DC Connect.  Read more…

March 25: An Update on Tuition

It hasn’t even been two weeks since we were told our school had to close its doors and our students had to begin learning from home.

The impact of the COVID-19 outbreak has been rapid, unpredictable, and life-changing for all of us. In the midst of it all, God has been showing Himself faithful and proving that He alone is unchanging and trustworthy. Read more…

March 23: Coping with the Corona Crisis (Blog) 

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 Student Support & Safety Team (SSST) exists to support and promote the well-being and safety of all our students. Read more…

March 16: DC Connect How-To and FAQ’s

As we transition to an online learning approach, it will be vital for you and your student(s) to use DC Connect as our primary learning platform. In order to assist you with this, we have gathered some Frequently Asked Questions to help you become more familiar with DC Connect. Read more…

March 14: COVID-19 Update #2
Free Wi-Fi, Meals for Families

I have heard more than one person during this past week quote God’s promise to never leave us nor forsake us, and every day I am reminded of this in very practical ways.

Today, we have been informed of two wonderful opportunities to help our families over the next couple of weeks. It’s important that you read these opportunities with our entire DC family in mind. While you may not need these services, you may likely know someone who does. Read more…

March 13: COVID-19 Update #1
Virtual Learning Details, FAQs

Information is critical as we navigate this ever-changing time in our world. We are equally committed to keeping you informed as we are to keeping your children healthy and safe.

For that reason, we have created a web page dedicated to housing all communication sent out on the COVID-19 situation pertaining to our school and our students. This page provides you with a history of our decisions as well as links to other reliable sources such as the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ohio Department of Health. Read more…

March 12: School Suspended Until April 6

Beginning tomorrow, March 13, Dayton Christian School will be closed to all students for the next three weeks. This is in response to a decision made today by Governor Mike DeWine to close all Ohio schools until at least Monday, April 6, as a precautionary response to the coronavirus spread in our state. Read more…

March 11: Professional Development Day For Online Learning

In recent days, we have been prayerfully and responsibly monitoring the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, including the recent developments in the state of Ohio.We are thankful that at this point children are not at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19 infection, but still want to take steps to properly prepare if a time comes when it is required for us to move to a short-term, virtual learning mode. To do this, we will be closing school to students on Friday, March 13, including Homeschool Academy, in order to hold a day of professional development for our faculty on virtual learning.  Read more…

March 10: Health Advisory: Coronavirus COVID-19

The safety and wellness of our community is extremely important to us, which is why we have taken steps to properly monitor the ever-evolving outbreak of the respiratory disease caused by COVID-19. Read more…

Find additional information on our COVID-19 Resources page. 

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