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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 […]

STEM Activities for Christmas Break!

December 11, 2019

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. […]

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

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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?

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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

Reading Time: 7 minutes   “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 […]

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Of Plymouth Plantation: An Educational Journey With Dayspring Christian Academy

July 25, 2017

Reading Time: 9 minutes 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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