Easter Break

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Easter Break is April 14th – 21st.

The Homeschool Office and Library will be closed.

Have a blessed Easter!

Day 2 of Testing Tomorrow 9:30-2:15

Today was a successful first day of testing! The teachers accomplished all they needed to accomplish and the kids even seemed to enjoy being at the school! A few things to remember for tomorrow:

  • Get plenty of rest tonight
  • Eat a good breakfast tomorrow
  • Bring a couple of #2 pencils and a good eraser.
  • 3rd-9th graders may use a calculator on one portion of the Math test (parent approved, but not required).
  • Dress comfortably (no uniform required).  You may want a sweater/sweatshirt for cool classrooms.
  • Bring a water bottle and snacks.
  • Bring a lunch or email sebert@daytonchristian.com for a Chick-fil-A lunch – $5. There is a payment receptacle inside the Building B entrance.
  • Please have your children in the Auditorium by 9:30 so we can start on time. 
  • Use the entrance to Building B (athletic door) to bring your child/children to testing. You may either walk them in or drop them off at the Building B entrance and we’ll point them in the direction of the Auditorium.
  • Please pick up your children at 2:15 in the Auditorium

See you tomorrow!

Schedule Updates

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Elementary will not be having any on-campus electives on Thursday the 13th.

Middle School will have casual day on Thursday.

Easter Break will be  April 14th – 21st.  The homeschool office and library will be closed.

Testing Tomorrow and Wednesday!

Remember that testing with Dayton Christian Homeschool starts tomorrow, April 11th, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. and ends at 2:15 p.m.  We will meet at the same times on Wednesday, April 12th.  This year we are meeting at the Dayton Christian Campus at 9391 Washington Church Rd, Miamisburg, OH.

  • Get plenty of rest.
  • Eat a good breakfast each morning.
  • Bring a couple of #2 pencils and a good eraser.
  • 3rd-9th graders may use a calculator on one portion of the Math test (parent approved, but not required).
  • Dress comfortably (no uniform required).  You may want a sweater/sweatshirt for cool classrooms.
  • Bring a water bottle and snacks.
  • Bring a lunch or email sebert@daytonchristian.com for a Chick-fil-A lunch – $5.
  • Please use the entrance to Building B (athletic door) to bring your child/children to testing.

Teacher Treats for Testing Days

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Treats for our Teachers!

EXCEL teachers work very hard to be a blessing to our homeschool students. We would like to extend the opportunity for our families to bless them for their efforts by volunteering to bring yummy treats to testing next week. If you would like to volunteer to provide Treats for our teachers, please sign up next to the date you will be providing them. http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040a45afa92fab9-teacher

Thank you for being a blessing to our teachers!

Testing 2017 Information

Testing for the 2016-17 school year will be held on April 11-12, 2017 at Dayton Christian School at 9391 Washington Church Rd., Miamisburg, OH.  We will NOT be at Patterson Park Church this year.

The ACSI edition of the TerraNova3 assessment is published by CTB/DRC (Data Recognition Corp.) and tests in five areas (Language Arts, Reading, Math, Science, Social Studies) in addition to a Bible subtest.

Check-In / Check-Out (during Testing Days)
Please bring your child/children to the Building B entrance door to check in.  You may drop off or walk your student to the Auditorium.  All students will check into the Auditorium both days of testing.  They will walk to the testing room with their teacher.  You may pick up your child at 2:15 p.m. from the Auditorium both days.  Testing will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at 2:15 p.m. both days.

Ways to Prepare Your Student for Testing:

  • Get plenty of rest the week of testing.
  • Eat a good breakfast the mornings of testing.
  • Encourage your child to relax and do his or her best.  This test is just one tool among many to help evaluate your child’s progress.
  • Bring a couple of #2 pencils and a good eraser.
  • Bring a water bottle.
  • Bring a packed lunch and snacks for both days (or purchase a Chick-fil-A bagged lunch for $5).
  • Dress comfortably for the weather.  There will be a recess (outdoors, weather permitting).  Please bring a jacket or sweatshirt in case of cool classrooms.  Uniforms are not required during testing.
  • No electronics during testing, please.
  • Note:  Basic calculators are permitted for grades 3-9 for one portion of the Math test.  Your child is not required to use a calculator for the test.

Your child may bring a packed lunch each day or order a lunch for $5.  The lunch will consist of a Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich, chips, a sweet treat, and bottled water or Capri Sun.  Lunches will be delivered to your child’s room.  If you would like to order a lunch, please email your order to sebert@daytonchristian.com by April 9th.

THE YEARBOOK NEEDS YOUR PICTURES!!

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Did you take pictures at any of these DC Homeschool events? EXCEL days, Class parties, Field Trips, Special Events: Winter Wonderland, Expert’s Night, ACSI Events: Spelling Bee, Speech Meet, ACSI Arts festival, DC Athletics, or your kids looking cute wearing their DC Homeschool shirts 🙂

Please email Erin Smith (esmith@daytonchristian.com) with photos for the yearbook!

Thank you!!

Volleyball

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DCHS Volleyball interest meeting:

Wednesday, April 12th 3:15 — 4:00 PM

Location: Mr. Bostater’s classroom in the middle school

Any student interested in playing volleyball for the Fall 2017 season should attend!

Electives Update

Due to testing on campus, the following changes will be happening with on-campus electives:

Elementary:

No on-campus electives on  April 3, 4, 5, 6

No electives on April 10 & 11 for 3rd Grade Only

 

Middle School:

Monday, April 3 – Regular Schedule

Tuesday, April 4 – 2 Hr Delay Schedule

Wednesday, April 5 – 2 Hr Delay Schedule

Thursday, April 6 – Regular Schedule

Friday, April 7 – 2 Hr Delay Schedule

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Purses with a Purpose

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Purses with A Purpose

Miranda Cox is organizing an initiative to provide necessity-filled purses to homeless or abused women staying in a downtown shelter with their kids.  DC Homeschool is collecting the following items for the remainder of the school year.

Gently used purses (check your closets!)

Shampoo

Soap/body wash

Toothbrushes

Hairbrushes

Deodorant

Lotion

Hand sanitizer

Socks

Thank you for supporting this ministry! You may bring these to EXCEL or the Homeschool Office.

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