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The Principle of Individuality . . . a Perspective Necessary for Liberty

Recently, Dayspring Christian Academy’s Upper School students performed Learner and Loewe’s My Fair Lady. Based on Pygmalion, a work of George Bernard Shaw, the main character, Eliza, makes the following observation to her friend, Colonel Pickering: “You see, really and truly, apart from the things anyone can pick up (the dressing and the proper way […]

Has Google Made Memorization Obsolete?

The art of memorization is a long-standing tradition at Dayspring Christian Academy. From Kindergarten to Senior year the memorization of poetry, the Mayflower Compact, the preamble to the Constitution, the Gettysburg Address, the Apostles Creed (in English and Latin), monthly scripture passages (in English, Latin, and Spanish), the Greek Alphabet, student orations, and more, is […]

How To Keep Your Child Engaged In School

October 24, 2017

“Oh my gosh, Mom, I was so bored in school today. It was oration presentation day and I thought I was going to die!” These are actual (only slightly paraphrased) words spoken several years ago by my Dayspring high school daughter. The dramatic flair was tinged with humor, but the struggle was real. My reply? […]

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Of Plymouth Plantation: An Educational Journey With Dayspring Christian Academy

July 25, 2017

If are considering Dayspring Christian Academy, or if you are a Dayspring Parent and you’ve never been on this field study with your child, or maybe you’ve never heard of Dayspring…it doesn’t matter… I’m writing this blog for you. I first journeyed to Plymouth in May of 2014. It was our family’s first year at […]

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