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Curbing Entitlement

October 19, 2018

Facebook is fond of posting nostalgic flashbacks from my generation. Low res pics of kids on bikes with banana seats and sissy bars (look it up) are profiled along with reminiscences of helmetless bike rides, seatbeltless car trips, drinking from water hoses, and playing until the street lights came on. I resonate with those posts […]

Truth Changes Everything

October 8, 2018

The following blog is a compilation of notes taken during our annual Upper School Retreat. Our 2018 speaker was Jason Jimenez of Summit Ministries. Jason’s presentation during our two-day retreat focused on The Gospel, its power, and how we can live out the Gospel in our daily lives. Living the Gospel is our theme for […]

What is a Principle Approach School?

August 7, 2018

Dayspring Christian Academy, like many private Christian schools, ascribes to a Classical Christian form of education. Classical: adj. 1. Relating to ancient Greek and Roman authors of the first rank or estimation, which, in modern times, have been and still are studied as the best models of fine writing… 2. Pertaining to writers of the […]

Help! My child does not like to read!

June 19, 2018

If you are perusing this blog, you have mastered the art and science of reading. Thinking back to the process, for some of us it was slow and steady learning; for some, it was painful and sometimes embarrassing; for some, it was an easy switch to figuring out the symbols as letters, then words and, […]

What the World Needs Now is Grace Sweet Grace

May 21, 2018

At Dayspring, we think it is important to ask questions. Students are taught to seek original and primary sources, ask the question “why?” and relentlessly pursue truth. The oration process is a hallmark of the Principle Approach. Each spring, students write a persuasive oration on a topic of their choosing and must present it in […]

Dayspring Christian Academy Seniors travel to Israel as the culmination of their education.

The Final Classroom

March 26, 2018

Israel Is the Culmination of a Dayspring Education It’s hard to say how many other schools in America incorporate a visit to Israel as the culminating field study of their students’ education. Too, it would be one thing to set down in the Holy Land for a sight-seeing tour. It is another matter entirely to […]

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