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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 […]

The Richness and Relevance of Shakespeare

Reading Time: 8 minutes   At the end of each school year, Dayspring students discover the richness, depth, relevance and excitement of Shakespeare. This final week of school is a whirlwind of activity as students read and act out a Shakespeare play and choose an elective to bring to life an aspect of the play. The last day of […]

A Biblical Approach to Economics

February 12, 2020

Reading Time: 4 minutes   Joey Engle (’20) drafted his oration on capitalism as a Junior at Dayspring Christian Academy. Joey was a finalist in Dayspring Christian Academy’s Headmaster’s Oration Competition in 2018 and presented his oration at our annual Remember America Speaker Series in 2019.  Capitalism is an economic system that has functioned efficiently throughout the course of history. According […]

STEM Activities for Christmas Break!

Reading Time: 3 minutes   Christmas break is almost here and many of you may already be asking, “What am I going to do with the kids for almost two weeks?!” Breaks from school are a great time to engage with your kids in exploring STEM activities! STEM is an acronym which stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. […]

Why Some Public Schools Seek to Cancel the Objective Nature of Math

November 11, 2019
Posted in: Academics

Reading Time: 6 minutes   On October 2, 2019, The Daily Wire released an article titled, “Seattle Public Schools Teaching ‘Math Ethnic Studies,’” asks, “Who Gets To Say If An Answer Is Right?” The article poignantly opens with this sentence: “Math, in case you didn’t already know, is racist.” The article proceeds to lay out the plan of Seattle’s […]

Nation-making: Historical Methods and Their Results 

Reading Time: 5 minutes In 1889, American philosopher and historian, John Fisk, produced a writing titled, “The Beginnings of New England.” In this work, he analyzed the progression of government from its earliest forms to the present day. Fisk viewed America as the culmination of government, having moved out of barbaric means and into a society that valued man […]

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