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Christian Education: An Overview of the Purpose and Scope of Christian Education

May 12, 2022
Posted in: Academics

Reading Time: 4 minutes What is Education? Education, as defined by American scholar and biblical thinker Noah Webster, “comprehends all that series of instruction and discipline which is intended to enlighten the understanding, correct the temper, form the manners and habits of youth, and fit them for usefulness in their future stations.” Webster’s definition is itself a demonstration of […]

Meet the teacher: Jamie Smucker

April 7, 2022
Posted in: General News

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Please introduce yourself and say what your role is at Dayspring. I teach American Literature II (10), Honors Language and Composition (11), and British Literature (12). Summarize your teaching experience, past and present, including how long you have taught at Dayspring. I began teaching at Dayspring in the middle of the 2020-2021school year. I […]

Meet the Teacher: Alison Schmucker

April 5, 2022
Posted in: Meet The Teacher

Reading Time: 2 minutes   Please introduce yourself and say what your role is at Dayspring. My Name is Alison Schmucker and I teach fifth grade English, Reading, Orthography, and Literature. Summarize your teaching experience, past and present, including how long you have taught at Dayspring. I taught fifth grade at Dayspring for three years before I left to […]

Who is Primarily Responsible for a Child’s Education?

February 16, 2022
Posted in: General News

Reading Time: 5 minutes The clash of worldviews in our nation has cascaded into our educational system, and a debate has arisen pitting the superintendence of the school against that of parents. The question on the table: Who is in charge of a child’s education? As with just about every issue on the table these days, there is a […]

Secular or Sacred: Teaching our Children the True Origin of Christmas

November 30, 2021

Reading Time: 6 minutes   When my children were small, I sometimes worried about placing an emphasis on Santa, even as we celebrated Christ. What if, I worried, when the time came when they would see the truth about the North Pole they would also apply the same reasoning to Bethlehem? Still, every Christmas Eve after church we would […]

America’s Sacred Story: The True Story of the Pilgrims

November 24, 2021

Reading Time: 27 minutes   This story originally appeared in the 2021 edition of Awaken Magazine. You can download a digital copy or fill out our Contact Us form to receive a physical copy. Before Civil War battlefields ran red with the blood of countrymen to end the blight of slavery, before our Founding Fathers broke the yoke of […]

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