Dominion Christian Schools
2013-2014: Issue 24        
March 20, 2014  
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... 
DOMINION UNWRAPPED 

The 21 Day Annual Fund Blitz began Friday, March 7th! 


 

 

Every year, a huge portion of Dominion's primary fundraising campaign is our Annual Fund drive. This campaign is held to help bridge the gap between tuition and the actual costs to produce amazing educational, extracurricular, and spiritual experiences for the students of our school.

 

This year's goal:   "Restore, Refresh, Revise Dominion Christian Facilities"

  • Paint Exterior of Buildings
  • New Front Entrance Landscape/Hardscape
  • Parking lot improvements (reseal, stripe, etc.)

This year YOU have a very special opportunity to help our school. Thank you in advance for helping us, and most importantly for sharing your children with the staff and administration of Dominion Christian! Watch our Knightly News for continual updates and progress!


Joe Bradley, Headmaster 

 

For more information or to give online, please visit http://www.dominionchristian.org/index.php/giving-to-dcs/annual-fund  

 

Day of Prayer


On Tuesday, April 8, 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.

High School Rangers


Sea Kayaking with Rangers

 

Come spend an afternoon with us in the wilds of Georgia's barrier island coastline. Our primary paddling destination, Little Tybee Island, is an undeveloped State Heritage Site that provides a unique opportunity for great paddling at every level in a safe and challenging environment. The tide dictates exactly where we will go for the day - paddling deep in the estuary at high tide or more out to the sandbars and beaches of the barrier islands at low tide.  

 

We will paddle past the Lazaretto Creek marina, where shrimp boats and ocean treasure seekers alike are often moored, to the Cockspur Lighthouse on the south channel of the Savannah River. This is a great vantage point for watching cargo ships bound for Savannah, a place with an amazing amount of wildlife. All excursions have access to beautiful flat water routes in our protected estuary zone. With its warm water, its varied terrain, and its lonely beauty, this area gives us the perfect combination for paddling and hiking."

 

We also plan on spending two nights camping at Skidaway Island State Park located near Savannah, Georgia.

 

May 1-3, 2014, Savannah, GA 

 

$120 per person, Forms & Money due Thursday, March 27th.
For more information, please contact Mr. Lightner or Mr. Vreken.

 

Lock-In Reminder

Freshman Lock-In
March 21

 

Just a reminder -- Peer Council is having a lock in for the Freshman on Friday, March 21.  

 

Questions can be directed to
Mrs. Price (pprice@dominionmail.org)
 

Office Closed Spring Break

Please note that the front office will not be open during spring break.  Anyone needing a certificate of attendance for a driving permit or driver's license should request them prior to Friday 3/28.

Refer a Family

Dominion Christian Schools will continue our own "Refer a Family" campaign for the 2014-2015 school year. Refer a family to Dominion middle or high school and receive a $500.00 tuition credit. That's right you can earn up to $5000.00 in tuition credits for this upcoming school year.

 

DCS Admissions 

Prospective families...please contact the Admissions Office for admission information or to schedule a tour of Dominion Christian Schools.

 

Lisa Stansel, Admissions Director

lstansel@dominionmail.org 770-420-2153 

 

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

 

Events & Dates
SAVE THE DATE
  • Mar 21-22: Middle School Explorers CavingTrip
  • Mar 21: Freshman Lock-in
  • Apr 8: Day of Prayer at DCS  
  • Apr 10: Int'l Host Family Appreciation Dinner  
  • Apr 22-24: MS Standardized Testing
  • Apr 24: HS Standardized Testing (Senior Skip Day)
  • Apr 25: Jr/Sr Prom
  • May 1-3: HS Rangers Kayaking, Savannah, GA
  • May 5: Sr Banquet
  • May 8: Spring Concert
  • May 9-10: MS Explorers Backpacking
  • May 16: HS Awards Ceremony
  • May 19: MS Awards Ceremony, Field Day (Last day of MS) 
  • May 20-23: HS Semester Exams
  • May 24: DCHS Graduation
  • May 28-May 4: DoMissions Kentucky 

SCHOOL CLOSED      

  • Mar 31-Apr 4: No School/Spring Break
  • Apr 18: No School/Good Friday
  • Apr 21: No School/Faculty Development Day 
Please visit www.dominionchristian.org for up to date calendar information.

 

Dominion Athletics
Baseball

HS Baseball

  • Mar 20: v. Weber, 6:00
  • Mar 25: v. Loganville Christian, 6:00
  • Mar 27: v. East Cobb Academy (DH), 5:00, 7:30  
  • Apr 8: v. Greater Gwinnett, 6:00
  • Apr 10: @ Mt. DeSales, 6:00
  • Apr 15: @ Heritage, 6:00
  • Apr 17: @ Stratford Academy (DH), 4:00, 6:30
  • Apr 21: v. Tattnall Square, 6:00
  • Apr 22: @ Trinity Christian, 6:00
  • Apr 24: v. Greater Gwinnett, 6:00
  • Apr 29: @ Loganville Christian, 4:30
  • May 2: v. Heritage "Senior Night", 5:00 

MS Baseball

  • Mar 20: @ Landmark Christian, 4:00
  • Mar 24: v. Notre Dame, 3:00
  • Mar 25: v. Cornerstone Christian, 3:00
  • Mar 27: @ Notre Dame, 3:00  
  • Apr 15: @ Mt. Paran, 4:00
  • Apr 17: @ Mt. Bethel, 3:00
  • Apr 21: NAML Tournament
  • Apr 25: NAML Championship 

Boy & Girls HS Soccer

  • Mar 20: v. Weber, 5:00, 5:30
  • Mar 21: v. Atlanta Girls, 5:00
  • Mar 24: @ Holy Spirit (girls), 4:30
  • Mar 25: @ Holy Spirit (boys), 4:30
  • Mar 27: v. Loganville Christian, 5:00, 6:30
  • Apr 8: @ Weber, 5:00, 6:30
  • Apr 10: v. Crown, 5:00
  • Apr 14: @ Atlanta Girls, 4:00
  • Apr 17: @ Loganvill Christian, 5:00, 6:30 

Boys & Girls MS Soccer

  • Mar 20: @ Shiloh Hills (girls), 4:00
  • Mar 21: v. @Wildwood (boys), 4:00
  • Mar 24: @ Bridgeway (boys), 4:00
  • Mar 25: v. Cherokee Christian/Bridgeway (girls/boys), 4:00, 5:00
  • Mar 27: v. Escel Christian (girls), 4:00   
  • Apr 8: v. Shiloh Hills (girls), 4:00
  • Apr 15: v. Community Christian, 4:00, 5:00 

Track & Field

  • Mar 29: @ Bulloch, Georgia Southern, 9:00 am
  • Apr 9: @ Mt. DeSales, Macon, 3:30
  • Apr 16: Region 1AAA Meet @ Mill Springs, 9:00
  • Apr 24-26: GISA AAA State Meet @ Mills Stadium, Albany 

HS Tennis

  • Mar 17: v. Weber, 4:00
  • Mar 20: v. Cornerstone Prep, 4:00
  • Mar 24: @ Mill Springs, 4:00
  • Mar 31: v. Loganville Christian/Atlanta Girls (girls only), 4:00  
  • Apr 7: @ Crown, 4:00
  • Apr 8: v. Horizon Christian, 4:00
  • Apr 10: Cornerstone Prep, 4:00
  • Apr 14: @ Horizon Christia, 4:00
  • Apr 23: Region 1AAA Tournament @ North Fulton, Newnan, 9:00  

HS Golf

  • Mar 25: v. Loganville, 4:00  
  • Apr 10: v. Weber @  Steal Canyon CC, 5:00
  • Apr 14: v. Johnson Ferry @ Steal Canyon CC, 4:00  
  • Apr 17: v. Crown @ Woodmont CC, 4:00 pm
  • Apr 23: Region 1AAA Tournament, Newnan, GA, 9:00 AM
  • Apr 28: AAA State Tournament, Hawkinsville, GA 
For all things Dominion Athletics, please visit www.dcsknights.com.
BB icon Basketball Camp -- Summer 2014
June 2-6

9:00 - 11:30 for grades 2-7 (boys) and 2-5 (girls)
12:00 - 2:30
 for grades 8-12 (boys)

 

(Entering the fall)

 

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In This Issue
Annual Fund
Day of Prayer
Rangers Kayaking
Freshmen Lock-In
Spring Break Office Hrs
Refer-a-Family
Admissions Info
Save the Date
DCS Athletics
Basketball Camp
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
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