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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Prayer for the Class of 2019

June 6, 2019
Posted in: High School

Reading Time: 3 minutes Heavenly Father, Thank you for this day! This is not any day, but a day that commemorates over 4,500 days of your faithfulness. From day 1, as we sent our children off to Developmental Kindergarten or Kindergarten and watched them leave us for the first time, we trusted You with our children, our treasure. Father, […]

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

Reading Time: 5 minutes In Spring of 2019, 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 […]

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 […]

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