Dominion Christian Schools
2013-2014: Issue 12   
October 31, 2013 
Knightly News
The DCS Knightly News is a weekly communication letter to our school families in order to keep them informed of upcoming Dominion Christian news and events... 
High School Preview Night
High School Preview Night
Tuesday, November 5, 6:30 pm

Dominion middle school parents and students are invited to a "preview" night of Dominion's high school program. Have you wondered...
  • why a Christian education?  
  • what is distinctive about a Dominion education?
  • will I be college-ready? life-ready?
  • why do we say "mind, body, and soul"?
  • what do classes look like? does class-size matter?

Come out for a time of question and answers.    


Please RSVP to Lisa Stansel ( 

Dominion Open House
Tuesday, Nov 16
6:30 pm
(for prospective families)

Christ-centered School 

experienced & caring teachers


Developing Students

in body, mind & spirit


College Preparatory

educating the whole child


Full Athletic Program

for middle & high school


Small Class Sizes

18:1 student/teacher ratio


Open House is a great way for prospective families and students to get an inside look at Dominion's academic offerings and extra-curricular opportunities in a uniquely Christian environment.


For more information, please email Lisa Stansel at


Day of Prayer
On Thursday, November 14, Dominion will be open all day for Dominion parents to come to the Media Center and spend some time in prayer for the school, the students, faculty and staff.

The room will be set aside only for prayer that entire school day. There will be prayer guides in the room, a journal for you to contribute to if you like. You can pray alone, or have a prayer partner with you. If you would like to prayer walk the campus or halls while the students are in their classes, feel free to do so.

Prayer is the most important resource for our school. Without it we will not prosper, we will not be a God-honoring institution. Please come and invest in the future of your child, the school, and the Kingdom of God.
Senior, Sabrina Johnston, Chosen for All-Star Game
Sabrina Johnston Chosen for GISA Volleyball All-Star Game


Sabrina Johnston, has been chosen to participate in the GISA All-Stat Game this weekend.   This is where top athletes from GISA (Georgia) will play top athletes chosen from SISA (South Carolina).
Chick-fil-A Night -- Raising Funds for Wash DC Trip
Support the 8th Grade Trip to Washington, D.C.

Our 8th graders first Chick-Fil-A Night is this coming...


Monday, November 4th

from 5:30-8:30

Dallas Highway


Make sure that you tell the cashier that you're from Dominion Christian Schools.


All proceeds go towards the 8th graders Washington D.C. Trip.


DCS Inaugural Alumni Tournament
DCS Inaugural Alumni Basketball Tournament
Saturday, November 2
1:30 pm

Dominion Christian will be hosting its inaugural
Men's Alumni basketball tournament on
November 2nd at Dominion Christian Schools.

$3 Adults, $1 Students

3 point shootout open to
players and fans

Dominion Outreach Club


Please join the Dominion Outreach Club "DOC" in the

Inaugural Dominion Outreach Club

Thanksgiving Project


Thanksgiving is a time to give God thanks for our many blessings throughout the year. It is also a time for us to be a blessing to others. A time for us to become "self-less". A time to truly become the hands and feet of Jesus. The Outreach Club is starting a new tradition for Dominion Christian School by feeding struggling families for Thanksgiving.


Dominion Christian School will supply food to 40 families of Hayes Elementary School on Thursday, Nov 21. Boxes containing a thanksgiving dinner will be distributed to these families during the day.


To achieve success in this endeavor, we would love to have every family that is able to help . This can be done by signing up to bring in a food product (or 40!) on Sign Up Genius. Log on to:


Thank you in advance for giving and sharing God's love.  



Let you light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your father in heaven (Matt 5:16)

Support Group Meeting


There will be a support group meeting for parents who have children with Autism Spectrum Disorder or Asperger's.  The meeting will be on the first Monday of each month at 7 pm. in the Media Center beginning with November 4th.  


HS Rangers Outdoors

Backpacking (high school students)

@ Mullens Cove Loop, Chattanooga, TN 

a 10-mile ridge hike along the Tennessee River


Friday & Saturday, November 8 & 9 

Sign-up Deadline: Tuesday, November 5 

Cost: $50/person 

Checks payable to: Dominion Christian Schools   

For more information and gear list, please visit  



Holiday House
Holiday House

Thursday, November 21, 6:00 - 8:30 pm


Come join us at the Cabin for family fun as we kick off the holidays: Fun activities, entertainment, and shop for Thanksgiving and Christmas.


Items & Volunteers needed for silent auction...


We need help gathering items for the silent auction to benefit DARTS (Dominion Fine Arts). Please send in your items as soon as possible. This is to benefit all the arts! See the attachment for information about the Holiday House event and ideas, but not limited to, that can be donated.

If you could volunteer in any way, please contact Mrs. Rudd at

Thank you!

Mrs. Victoria Rudd and the arts department.


Fall Athletics Banquet

The Fall Athletics Banquet

Tuesday, November 12

5:30PM - 8:30PM

Burnt Hickory Baptist Church


The honorees include athletes participating in Football, Volleyball, Cross Country and Cheer-leading.   


Catering is provided by Burnt Hickory per person:  
  • Children 10 and Under ($7)
  • Athletes ($8)
  • Adults ($14)
Confirmation of Attendees and Payments must be received in the Main Office by Thursday, November 7, 2013.


DCS Knights Pre-Function 



The Knights All-You-Can-Eat Banquet Dinner 
DCS Admissions 
Shadow Day @ DCS
Friday, November 1
For prospective students

Experience DCS during a regular school day. Observe a couple classes, meet students and teachers, and learn about Dominion's Extras.

FREE Dominion t-shirt and lunch is provided.

Please RSVP by email to 
or call the school office at 770-420-2153  
Admissions Information


We are currently accepting applications for 2nd semester enrollments in Grades 7, 9 & 10.


We are now accepting on-line accepting applications for new students for the 14/15 School Year.


Please submit applications via our on-line portal

Events & Dates
  • Nov 1: Shadow Day for prospective students
  • Nov 2: SAT Testing @ DCS
  • Nov 5: High School Preview Night 
  • Nov 8-9: HS Rangers Backpacking 
  • Nov 11: Veteran's Day program
  • Nov 12: Fall Athletic Banquet 
  • Nov 16: DCS Open House
  • Nov 22: Grandparents Day 


  • Nov 4: No School/Faculty Development Day
  • Nov 25-29: Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Dec 23-Jan 3: Christmas Holiday
  • Jan 6: No School/Faculty Work Day 
Please visit for up to date calendar information.


FRIDAY NOVEMBER 1ST, 2013 - Band Performance of the Star Spangled Banner/Last HOME football game.  All band members are required to be at the cabin between 6:00pm - 6:30pm for our performance time of 7:00pm. 6th grade band members are invited to stay after school for pizza & a movie before the game.  All students are encouraged to come out to our last home game and support our Knights! 


THURSDAY NOVEMBER 21ST, 2013 - Annual Holiday House/Silent Auction. We will be handing out more information during car line on Thursday

and are happy to answer any questions you may have.  Also, there will be a list of ideas on our to donate to our silent auction.  All proceeds go to "DARTS" (Dominion Arts)
DCS Athletics

  • Nov 1: v. Community Christian, "Senior Night", 7:30 
    MS Band will be performing the National Anthem  
  • Nov 8: 1st Round State Playoffs (TBA)
  • Nov 15: 2nd Round State Playoffs (TBA)
  • Nov 22: State Semi-Finals (TBA)
  • Nov 30: State Championship @ Mercer, 3:30 
Scholarship Opportunities 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund  HS
US Marine Corp Scholarships  HS
2014 Horatio Alger Scholarship$21,000 - $50,00025-OctHS
Global Lift Equipment Scholarship$50025-OctHS
Voice of Democracy CompetitionUp to $30,0001-NovHS
Young American Create Patriotic ArtUp 10 $10,0001-NovHS
Patriots PenUp to $17501-NovMS, HS
Club Z Annual Achievement Award 15-NovMS, HS
Youth Volunteer Scholarship Award$50029-NovHS
Fall ACCESS Scholarship$3,100 (up to)30-NovHS
Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund$3,100 (avg)30-NovHS
2014 Prudential Spirit of Community Award$1,0005-NovMS, HS
Prudential Spirit of Community Awards 5-NovMS, HS
Davidson - Belk ScholarshipRoom, board, tuition, fees8-NovHS
Boston University - Trustee Scholarship CompetitionFull Tuition - 4yrs1-DecHS
Young Entrepreneur Foundation 18-DecHS
Odenza Marketing Group Volunteer Scholarship$50030-DecHS
Free Speech Essay$10,0001-JanHS
Gates Millennium Scholars Program 
Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship$500
Maple Leaf Dentistry Scholarship$500
Wells Fargo Sweepstakes$1,000
Big Sun Scholarship

Be sure to check the Scholarship Bulletin Board for other scholarship opportunities.

College Visits to Dominion

(All campus visits from colleges are during lunch unless otherwise noted.)

  • Covenant College 11/6  
  • University of Alabama 11/13

College Visits in the Area

  • Clark Atlanta University 11/9 @Clark Campus, Atlanta

Be sure to check out the College Bulletin Board for College Preview Days at specific colleges.

Donation Request
Set of Arm Chairs or Love-Seat Needed

Mrs. Hirschler, school counselor, is in need of a love seat or a set of
arm chairs for her counseling office.

If you have some gently-used furniture that could use a new home, please contact Melanie Hirschler at
Thank You
6/7 Grade "Parent Lock Out" a Success


Thank you parents for supporting my cause and bringing your students. A very special thanks to Mrs. Peacock & Mrs. Rudd for organizing & helping and to Mr. Pascual and our volunteers for assisting. It was a fun night and it really helped support my trip to South Africa. [].


I am so blessed by the Dominion family and so are the three orphan boys who are getting a new home.


In This Issue
HS Preview Night
Open House
Day of Prayer
VB Athlete of the Week
DC Fundraiser
Alumni Tournament
DOC Outreach
Support Group Meeeting
Rangers Outdoors
Holiday House
Fall Athletics Banquet
Shadow Day
Admissions Info
Save the Date
DCS Athletics
College & Career News

Unless the Lord builds the house, the builders labor in vain.
Unless the Lord watches over the city, the guards stand watch in vain.   Psalm 127:1
Dominion Christian Schools
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Marietta, GA 30064