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Dayspring Students Witness the Wonders of Metamorphosis

August 28, 2020
Posted in: General News

Reading Time: 3 minutes   In Kindergarten at Dayspring, students often talk about “Treasures From God.” These “treasures” are things we find in nature that are beautiful gifts that only God can make and give to us. A caterpillar and butterfly are excellent examples of this. Romans 1:20 declares that “God’s power can be clearly seen through what He […]

Grow in Grace and Knowledge

August 26, 2020
Posted in: General News

Reading Time: < 1 minute   Despite the unusual start to the 2020-21 school year, Dayspring students were welcomed back with big smiles, words of encouragement, and energetic teachers. In fact, there was a high level of excitement among students and faculty alike! As 6th through 12th grade gathered outdoors for a physically-distanced Chapel, the joy of simply being together […]

For the Honor of 21 Seconds

Reading Time: 4 minutes   This article was written by Upper School history teacher David Landon, who leads the 10th grade field study to Washington, D.C., each year. The two-day study includes time at Arlington National Cemetery, where students reflect on the character of the sentinel guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. This article first appeared in […]

How to Help Children Prepare for the Post-Quarantine School Year

August 11, 2020
Posted in: General News

Reading Time: 4 minutes   Noah Webster, in his definition of uncertainty wrote, “The truth is not ascertained; The latest accounts have not removed the uncertainty.” He sure got that right. It seems no matter where you look for answers these days, not only don’t the latest accounts remove the uncertainty, they seem to compound it. For many Pennsylvanian […]

What is Necessary to Constitute a Great Nation?

July 3, 2020
Posted in: Remember America

Reading Time: 7 minutes   This day of Independence, July 4, 2020, let us look to the wisdom of Reverend Abiel Abbot, a graduate of Harvard University, as we celebrate our great country and the liberty we’ve been given. Reverend Abbot’s discourse, given 221 years ago, conveys wisdom and understanding still relevant to our country today.  Given just 23 […]

Portrait of a Father: Teaching Character As Washington Was Taught

Reading Time: 7 minutes   The American family has certainly changed since the founding of our Nation. In colonial families, the father served as the head of the family, providing for his family and raising his children to be disciplined and productive. He set the standard of behavior, both in religion and socially. The colonial father would train his […]

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