October 9, 2014

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...
Cooper & Koch Take Flight at Retreat
Sharp Top Mountain, GA: On Thursday, October 2, 
two teachers were last see flying through the air. Mr. Schmidt said, "I just jumped and they were gone!" To view the evidence, please take a look at these fantastic videos. 


Select Dominion High School art students will have artwork on display at 
The Art Station - Big Shanty  
2050 Kennesaw Due West Road 
Kennesaw, Ga. 30152    

Please support our students by attending the reception
October 23rd from 6-8pm 
Homecoming tickets will go on sale Wed. Oct. 8th.
The price is from Oct. 8-10 is $20 single and $30 a couple.
The price increases Oct. 13-15 to single $25 and $35 a couple.
Oct.16-17 prices are $30 single and $40 a couple.
At the door prices are $40 single and $50 a couple.
These prices reflect a DECREASE in prices from previous years due to a good response to jeans days.

Each Friday
12:00PM - 1:30PM

Please help us by participating and by helping to spread the word in our community.   For $20 you may choose all the fruit and vegetables you need for your family. 


You may bring your own bag or bags are available. 



If you have questions, please contact 
Beth Fawcett (bbf0530@yahoo.com)  
or Deborah Lanier (deborah.adamslanier@ey.com)


TJ Bryant
Taylor Dennis
Ross Dockins
Drew Garavaglia
Nyomi Gibson
Hannah Hall
Dorien Jenkins
Arles Johnson
Diana Sandoval

Save the Dates
  • Oct 10: End of Quarter 1
  • Oct 11: SAT at Dominion
  • Oct 14: PSAT administer (soph & jr)
  • Oct 17: Homecoming Game
  • Oct 18: Homecoming Dance
  • Oct 21: Honors Inductions, 8:15 am
  • Oct 17-18: Explorers Backpacking (MS)
  • Oct 24-25: Rangers Backpacking (HS)
  • Oct 28: High School Preview Night (8th grade families)
  • Nov 7:  Shadow Day @ DCS
  • Nov 8:  SAT at Dominion
  • Nov 11: Veterans Day Program. 11 am
  • Nov 15: Open House @ DCS
  • Nov 21: Grandparents Day
School Closed on...
  • Oct 13: Faculty Development
  • Nov 24-28: Thanksgiving Holiday
  • Dec 22-Jan 2: Christmas Holiday
  • Jan 5: Faculty Work Day
Art Department Needs Donations
The Visual Arts Department is beginning to work on painting and re-purposing items for the Holiday House auction. Please donate furniture,old flatware, kitchen canisters and old instruments. We would like your donations as soon as possible so HS art students, Mrs. Rudd and Mrs. Huff can start to create some up-cycled masterpieces! 
Donations wanted... 
The PE department is looking for badminton rackets and solid wood paddle-ball rackets that you may have lying around the house that you don't want or need anymore.  If you have any you would like to donate, please send in to the school to Tricia Price. 

We are excited to announce that this year we are planning a large parade starting from Burnt Hickory Baptist Church at 5:30 on October 17th proceeding down Old Mt. Road to the school!


We want this to be a fun and festive time for our school as we cheer on our Knights as they Crush the Crusaders of Griffin Christian School!




Please register your car or truck with Mrs. Hendricks at phendricks@dominionmail.org by Oct.10th.
There is no registration fee to participate.  You are welcome to decorate any vehicle.  Just have fun and decorate it and ride in the parade.  If you would like you may throw candy once we get to the Dominion campus.


Join in the fun and make sure you register as soon as possible.


Let's support our KNIGHTS!

Each year at our Homecoming game, we welcome back our alumni.  It is a fun night for them to visit with friends and former teachers.  One of our traditions is to have an "Alumni Tent" where they meet and hang out and EAT.  Our parents are so gracious to provide food for them - and every year, the students are excited to eat all the great food!!!


For this year, we are asking for some specific foods and if you are able to provide any of these,

we would be very grateful.  

Please note -

  • The food should be brought about 6 - 6:30 pm Friday night, October 17
  • There is no way to keep things cool or to heat food up
  • Mrs. Price will accept food donations either at the gate or near the cabin
  • Please bring food in disposable containers
  • Food items needed
  • 3 cut up fruit trays/platters
  • 2 cheese/crackers trays/platters
  • 2 deviled eggs trays
  • 5 chicken fingers trays/platters
  • 4 chicken wings trays/platters
  • 5 deli sandwiches trays/platters
  • {please cut the sandwiches into 2-3 inch sections}
  • 2 pigs n blankets trays/platters
  • 4 brownies/cookies trays/platters
  • 4-5 cases of water (24 bottles each)
  • 2 plates and napkins


Cash donations are always accepted so food items that are not provided can be purchased. 

If you can provide any of these, or have any questions,

please contact Patricia Price at pprice@dominionmail.org 



DCS 2nd Annual Alumni Basketball Tournament 

Saturday, October 18th

Contact Coach Schmidt for more info
Athletes of the Week   10/6 - 10/10
Middle School Volleyball 
Ruthie Newton.  Ruthie has been an excellent team player.  She is encouraging to all and shows great desire to grow and lead the team.  She has really worked on improving her serve throughout the course of the season and has become a lot more consistent.  

Varsity Volleyball 
Halle Kireta. Halle is the team's most consistent passer.  She always works hard and isn't afraid to sacrifice on the court for her team.  Halle also has one of the best serves.     

Varsity Volleyball  
Kate WorleyKate had 6 service aces and 5 kills in the last game. Kate has consistently improved throughout the season as a middle blocker/hitter. Kate accumulated six service aces against Mill Springs . She accumulated 9 kills against Atlanta Girls School. She is an effective middle hitter on the court as well as a great blocker.

Varsity Cross Country 
Malachi West.  Malachi recently ran in a Varsity race and did tremendously well. He ran his absolute hardest on a difficult course, and he had his best 3.1 mile time yet. We are proud of Malachi.  



Varsity Football 

Sheldon Robyck and Dorien Jenkins.  The passing combination of Sheldon Robyck & Dorien Jenkins led the Knights to their fifth win of the season.  Sheldon was 10 of 17 for 170 yards and three touchdown passes.  All three touchdowns went to Dorien Jenkins who had 160 all-purpose yards and four touchdowns.
Dominion Athletics

HS Football
  • Oct 10: v. Trinity Christian, 7:30
  • Oct 17: Homecoming v. Griffin Christian, 7:30
  • Oct 24: @ The Heritage School, 7:30
  • Oct 31: Senior Night v. Holy Spirit, 7:30

MS Football

  • Oct 9: v. Georgia Force, 6:00
  • Oct 16: 1st Round Play-offs, TBA
  • Oct 25: Championship, TBA

HS Volleyball

  • Oct 9: v. Holy Spirit, 5:00
  • Oct 13: @ Loganville, 5:00
  • Oct 14: @ Weber, 5:00
  • Oct 16: v. Academe of the Oaks, 5:00
  • Oct 20: Senior Night v. Loganville, 5:00
  • Oct 24-25: State Tournament @ The Heritage School, Newnan, TBA

Cross Country

  • Oct 9:   MS NAML Championship @ Excel, 4:00
  • Oct 20: 1AAA Region Meet, Loganville, 4:30
  • Oct 25: State Meet, Albany, TBA
Friday, November 7
7:30 am - 1:30 pm
For prospective students

Middle school & High school


Experience DCS during a regular school day. Observe classes, meet students and teachers, and learn about Dominion's "extras". A FREE Dominion t-shirt and lunch is provided. 

Please RSVP by clicking here.
Questions should be directed to Lisa Stansel to lstansel@dominionmail.org or 770-420-2153
Open House

Saturday, November 15

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
For prospective students

Middle school & High school 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.

         Colleges are scheduled to be at Dominion this month
    • Perdue University, 10/9
    • University of Connecticut, 11/6
             *All Colleges visiting Dominion are during HS lunch time unless otherwise noted
             College Visits in the area:
             Washington & Lee,  10/14     7:00 PM                Atlanta Marriott - Buckhead
For the latest updates, please visit our College & Career Blog at www.directedpaths.weebly.com.
Issue: 6
In This Issue
Cooper & Koch Take Flight
Art Students Exhibit at Big Shanty
Homecoming Tickets
Market Day
Save the Dates
In the Arts...
PE Donations
Homecoming Parade
Welcoming Alumni
Alumni Basketball Tournament
DCS Athletics
Shadow Day
Open House
College and Career
November Lunch Orders due Wednesday,
October 15th. 
No late orders.


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