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Help! My child does not like to read!

June 19, 2018

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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

Reading Time: 7 minutes 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 […]

Sowing and Reaping: A Dayspring Graduate’s Testimony

March 12, 2018

Reading Time: 3 minutes   My journey at Dayspring began when I was in first grade. My first day was filled with a lot of tears, but by the end of the week I felt the compassion of my teachers and was excitedly raising my hand trying to answer every question asked. I never looked back after that first […]

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Why Is A Biblical Worldview Important?

March 5, 2018

Reading Time: 6 minutes An Oration by Joseph Engle Joseph was in ninth grade when he wrote this oration in the spring of 2017. Our worldview is very influential in the decisions we make. However, many people do not know what a worldview is. According to Derek Melleby, author of Make College Count states, “[A worldview] is simply the sum total of our […]

The Battle is Raging for the Hearts of Our Children

February 13, 2018

Reading Time: 6 minutes Picture a warrior. Strong, beefy, armor-clad. A sturdy, focused, elite man’s man, who is born to make quick work of his enemy with grit and skill. He is scarred and confident, trained to the core, prepared for battle. A true warrior who possesses courage and cunning and an intimate knowledge of his enemy. He is […]