Christmas Shows at DCS

By: Eric Reiske // December 31th, 2021 // Featured Features Stories Uncategorized

On December 17 and 22 the High School and Milton Campus programs put on spectacular Christmas shows. Just before final exams were set to begin, a group of students led by Shannon Matthews put on an hour long show titled “A Very Delmarva Christian, Christmas Show.” The performance featured songs, readings of the Christmas story, […]

Athletics Hall of Fame

By: Eric Reiske // December 21th, 2021 // Distinctives Featured Stories

On December 18, 2021, Delmarva Christian Schools inducted the first six members into the Delmarva Christian Athletics Hall of Fame. The purpose of the Delmarva Christian High School Hall of Fame is to recognize and honor the excellent athletic achievements of its alumni and coaches whose accomplishments of “A Higher Standard” have helped Delmarva Christian […]


By: Eric Reiske // November 16th, 2021 // Featured Features Stories Uncategorized

On Saturday, November 13 the boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Brandywine State Park to compete in the DIAA State Championships. The finish line of that race marked the completion of Fall Sports at Delmarva Christian Schools. The fall season saw numerous awards, personal bests, opportunities for growth and improvement, and incredible displays […]

Funding the Future Banquet

expanding excellent Christian education

By: Eric Reiske // October 26th, 2021 // Featured Featured Event Features Stories Uncategorized

Delmarva Christian Schools celebrated a successful student scholarship banquet on Friday, October 22. The Funding the Future event at The Clubhouse at Baywood resulted in DCS exceeding their goal of $300,000 to provide affordable, excellent Christian education to a greater number of families. “Delmarva Christian received an incredible amount of generosity and support from the […]


finding a shared language

By: Eric Reiske // October 19th, 2021 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School dedicated several academic days to discovering personal strengths through CoreClarity workshops. Jessica Hain from the Fulcrum Center visited with juniors and staff and focused on each individual’s combination of talents, with the goal of leading each student and staff member to increased awareness. Students in their junior year at DCHS take […]

Freshman Class Retreat

a mission to experience Christ

By: Eric Reiske // September 28th, 2021 // Stories Uncategorized

Delmarva Christian Schools traveled to Black Rock Retreat on September 8 through September 10 with over fifty freshmen on a mission to experience Christ.  The freshman retreat is an annual trip to Quarryville, Pennsylvania that provides students the time to become acquainted with their classmates and learn more about what it means to be a […]

2021-2022 School Theme

experiencing christ

By: Eric Reiske // August 17th, 2021 // Featured Stories Uncategorized

2021 – 2022 SCHOOL THEME Delmarva Christian’s desire is that students receive an excellent Christian education, an integral part of providing that education is the spiritual development and growth of each student. Thus, each year DCS selects a school wide theme based in Biblical Truth and guided through prayer by our leadership, faculty, and staff.  […]


Delmarva Christian Schools holds Annual Golf Classic

By: Eric Reiske // July 23th, 2021 // Stories Uncategorized

Delmarva Christian Schools held their annual Golf Classic Tournament on Friday, July 16, at the Heritage Shores Club in Bridgeville.  “Delmarva Christian Schools has been blessed with increased enrollment, interest, and a growing need for our Accessible Tuition Program,” said Head of School Mr. Matt Kwiatkowski. “Support from the community at this event ensures we […]

Running Toward Something Greater

a testimonial on faith and patience

By: Eric Reiske // June 15th, 2021 // Featured Stories

A guest post by DCS parent, Kim Henry I have been involved with Delmarva Christian Schools since it’s beginnings. I attended public meetings and also had private ones with some of the founders before a school building existed and knew this was the education I wanted for my precious children. We were never running away […]

A Powerful Year

DCS June School Update

By: Eric Reiske // June 10th, 2021 // Stories

Hello Delmarva Christian Families! It is my pleasure to bring you this June School Update. At the beginning of this school year the faculty and staff of our Early Learning Center, PreK-8th, and 9th-12th programs realized that the 2020-2021 school year was going to be a POWERFUL one… with Christ. Just as both Moses and […]

Water Day


By: Susan Gum // March 23th, 2021 // Stories

On Thursday, March 11, 2021, Delmarva Christian School Milton Campus hosted their inaugural “Water Day” event wherein elementary and middle-school students had the opportunity to learn about the global clean water crisis and raise money to support clean water fundraising efforts around the world. “When we had to cancel our annual Science Carnival due to […]

Outdoor Classroom


By: Susan Gum // March 18th, 2021 // Stories

Having earned a minimum of 21 merit badges—and also participating in Scout conferences, serving in leadership positions, and completing a community service project—DCHS senior and Praise & Worship leader Aaron Webster has joined an elite few by reaching the rank of Eagle Scout. To achieve this auspicious title, Aaron had to plan, develop, and lead […]

J-Term 2021


By: Susan Gum // February 5th, 2021 // Stories

At Delmarva Christian High School, the annual J-Term with its vast array of course offerings is an integral part of the school’s Program of Study. Every January opportunities are provided to students in grades 9 through 12 enabling them to pursue passions while seeking and discerning God’s call on their lives. Although some adjustments had […]

Looking Ahead


By: Susan Gum // December 21th, 2020 // Stories

Delmarva Christian Schools Head of School Mr. Matt Kwiatkowski shares a brief message regarding the school’s plans for January 2021, and the beginning of a second semester of in-person instruction.

Junior Meetings

Preparing Beyond High School

By: Susan Gum // December 4th, 2020 // Stories

Every fall, Delmarva Christian High School Life Calling Counselor Terri Smith meets individually with every junior and at least one of the student’s parents for what is called a Junior Meeting. “Alongside our Biblical Life Calling course which helps students learn about their God-given strengths, passions, interests, and unique identity, I meet individually with juniors […]

United In Prayer


By: Susan Gum // September 29th, 2020 // Stories

Delmarva Christian Schools celebrated the 30th anniversary of the See You At The Pole (SYATP) event a little differently this year. With COVID-19 safety protocols in place, students in grades PreK through 12 gathered outdoors in small groups throughout the day instead of the traditional full-school morning start. “Even though we weren’t able to meet […]

Return To School

In-person Instruction for 2020-2021

By: Susan Gum // September 4th, 2020 // Stories

After leaving campus 170 days ago and spending countless hours planning for this day, Delmarva Christian Schools is now celebrating with the return to in-person instruction. New high schoolers began arriving to the Georgetown Campus on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, and eight days later, Delmarva Christian Milton Campus students followed suit when they entered their […]

The Mission


By: Susan Gum // July 17th, 2020 // Stories

On Tuesday, July 14, our Head of School Matt Kwiatkowski spoke with WBOC TV16 DelmarvaLife Field Correspondent Katie Zarrilli about the strength of Delmarva Christian’s mission–how it has served as our foundation the past 18 years and how it will continue to be our focus as we move forward. As you watch and listen you’ll […]

It's Official


By: Susan Gum // July 1th, 2020 // Stories

Delmarva Christian Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Matt Kwiatkowski as the new Head of School. “After an extensive search, we are delighted to confirm that we had the best candidate already serving as our interim Head of School,” said DCS Board President Marlene Brown. “Mr. Kwiatkowski brings extensive teaching and leadership […]

Gearing Up


By: Susan Gum // June 24th, 2020 // Stories

Gearing up for the 2020-2021 school year, Delmarva Christian Schools is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to the Royals family. With computer systems engineering, information security, audio, video, and lighting experience, Garrett Anderson brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise as the school’s new IT Specialist. “I am excited to help […]

2020 Golf Classic

Support DCS Student Scholarships With Your Clubs

By: Susan Gum // June 13th, 2020 // Stories

The 2020 Delmarva Christian Schools Golf Classic to be held at the Heritage Shores Club is guaranteed to be an exciting event! Heritage Shores Club, voted 2015-2016 “Best In State” by Golf Digest, is a spectacular Arthur Hills designed course, featuring a classic links style design with water flanking a majority of the holes, to […]

8th-Grade Parade

Celebrating Students on a Job Well Done

By: Susan Gum // June 4th, 2020 // Stories

As the 2019-2020 school year draws to a close at Delmarva Christian Schools, many of the school’s traditions have had to be altered. For instance, in lieu of commencement exercises for the 8th graders, Milton Campus teachers and staff organized a two-day 8th-Grade Parade to celebrate the students and their accomplishments. “The Parade was the […]

Love In Action


By: Susan Gum // May 8th, 2020 // Stories

There are many reasons why schools require students to earn community service hours and there are many ways for these purposes to be accomplished; however, the primary focus at Delmarva Christian is for their students to actively and intentionally show love through service. “Some see community service simply as being volunteer work intended to help […]

Online Learning


By: Susan Gum // April 22th, 2020 // Stories

Although the school building is closed, academic learning continues at Delmarva Christian Schools. After only missing two days of instruction, classes resumed on March 18, and students are on target to meet the school’s rigorous academic objectives by the school year’s scheduled conclusion on June 2, 2020. “I am amazed, but not at all surprised, […]

2020 Best School


By: Susan Gum // April 3th, 2020 // Stories

Delmarva Christian School’s is thrilled to announce that they have been recognized as a 2020 Best School by Niche. This year, Delmarva Christian Schools is ranked #1 in both Sussex and Kent counties and #5 in the State of Delaware. According to Niche, many different factors were considered when tabulating the rankings earned by Delmarva […]

Science Carnival Success

An Evening to Remember

By: Susan Gum // March 17th, 2020 // Stories

Delmarva Christian Schools Milton Campus (DCMC) held its annual Science Carnival on March 5, providing guests the opportunity to engage in countless hands-on activities. Throughout the packed two-hour event student scientists demonstrated their simple machine inventions, student race car drivers captured checkered flags with their cleverly designed vehicles, and student engineers showcased their robotic creations. […]

Exploring God's Call

Another Exciting and Enlightening J-Term

By: Susan Gum // January 24th, 2020 // Stories

Over the past 16 years, our high school students have enjoyed abundant growth opportunities in and out of the country during the school’s J-Term (a two-week period of time in the winter devoted for students to pursue their passions and seek God’s call on their lives). This year, groups of students left the Peninsula to […]

Defending The Christian Worldview

Using Darwin To Support Intelligent Design

By: Susan Gum // November 8th, 2019 // Stories

As part of the DCHS curriculum, all seniors must take the school’s Apologetics course so they can “place absolute confidence in the Truth of scriptures” and “critically differentiate between the truth claims of other belief systems and the Truth of God’s Word.” Furthermore, the course description states, “Rather than prepare students to answer critics with simple responses and […]

Banquet Success

A & E's Jase Robertson Helps DCS Exceed Goal

By: Susan Gum // October 31th, 2019 // Stories

Delmarva Christian Schools celebrated another successful Student Scholarship Banquet on Friday, October 18, with over 500 guests in attendance and exceeding this year’s goal by raising more than $300,000 for student scholarships.  “I’m so grateful for the community of support that God has blessed Delmarva Christian Schools with,” said DCS Director of Advancement Justin Savini. […]

Community Groups

Discovering Biblical Truth Together

By: Susan Gum // October 4th, 2019 // Distinctives Stories

Once a month, in lieu of Chapel services, the high school students engage in Community Group meetings led by their peers. Each Community Group is comprised of approximately a dozen students who have been divided into all-male or all-female members. Centered on topics relevant to their age, the Community Groups enable students to ponder questions […]



By: Susan Gum // September 24th, 2019 // Stories

The 2018-2019 school year was a banner year for Delmarva Christian Schools. Not only did it mark the school’s 15th year with students, it closed strong with the completion of a comprehensive math, science, and language arts curricula for the Milton campus; the successful advancement to the Odyssey of the Mind’s World Finals; second- and […]

Sixteen Years


By: Susan Gum // August 28th, 2019 // Stories

Going into the sixteenth year with students, Delmarva Christian High School celebrated another great school start on Tuesday with nearly 60 new students arriving for the New Student First Day. Initiated in 2015, this day is devoted to orientating new students by providing teambuilding activities, tours through class schedules, and technology training to include electronic […]

Impressive Show


By: Susan Gum // August 16th, 2019 // Stories

After a 14-hour long drive, Delmarva Christian High School students Tyler Hudson and Brooks Parker were ready for the three official practice days leading up to the Bassmaster High School National Championships on Kentucky Lake in Paris, Tennessee. “We left early on August 2nd so the boys could get in some practice before the August […]

Over 500 Graduates

DCHS Celebrates 15th Commencement

By: Susan Gum // May 31th, 2019 // Stories

Friday, May 24, marked a milestone for Delmarva Christian High School. Not only did the school celebrate its 15th Commencement, it added another 58 graduates; the largest graduating class to date. The six o’clock ceremony opened with DCHS National Honor Society members Abby Agapito, Jorja Eppehimer, Caitlin Milliken, and Ashlyn Stonebraker presenting the Symbols of […]

Science Students

Seize Awards at Bridge Design Competition

By: Susan Gum // May 3th, 2019 // Stories

On the morning of Wednesday, May 1, Delmarva Christian High School Physical Science teacher Mrs. Tiffany Haley and her 9th-grade Physical Science students traveled to Woodside, Delaware, to participate in DelDOT’s Second Annual Delaware Bridge Design Competition. Later in the afternoon, they returned with both second- and third-place awards; the largest number of awards for […]

Career Day


By: Susan Gum // March 26th, 2019 // Stories

On Friday, March 22, twenty-five members from the business community visited Delmarva Christian High School to present information on different career fields for students to consider. A wide-range of career opportunities were presented from public service to non-profit—from business to freelance—and from healthcare to communications. Besides describing the responsibilities, training, education, skills, and qualifications required for […]

Mooove Over

Someone's Got A Job To Do

By: Susan Gum // March 11th, 2019 // Stories

Once again, thanks to Science teacher Miss Julie Eckels, her students, and all the volunteers, the DCMC Science Carnival was a HUGE success!! Besides all of the things one would expect to see at a Science Fair including experiments and demonstrations, guests were treated to the makings of a carnival such as a dunking booth, […]

Library Time


By: Susan Gum // March 4th, 2019 // Stories

Who says a library has to be somber and dull? In fact, our Milton Campus librarian, Mrs. Julie Sammons, has created a wonder-filled atmosphere that is exciting, and encourages students to love books and love reading. “To make the library inviting, students are greeted by a life-size Dr. Suess mural and books with their storybook […]

Practical Skills


By: Susan Gum // March 1th, 2019 // Stories

Entering the high school one would never guess there is an Industrial Arts classroom in the school; however, right above the warming kitchen is a second floor that houses a table saw, band saw, and various other tools for student use. DCHS offers the one-credit, full-semester elective course to any junior or senior enrolled either as […]



By: Susan Gum // February 20th, 2019 // Stories

Typically, the Strategic Financial Planning (SFP) course is taken by students in their senior year. The purpose of this high school math elective is for students to examine the general nature of financial management and the American financial system. Taught by a former J.P. Morgan specialist, DCHS teacher Mr. Keith Stonebraker leads the SFP course […]

Sweet Lesson

Learning Causes of Spanish American War

By: Susan Gum // February 19th, 2019 // Stories

While studying the Spanish-American War, Mrs. McCulough’s fourth-grade students learned the reasons why Cuba wanted to free herself from Spain’s rule, and the events that prompted the United States’ involvement in the struggle. They uncovered practices of Spain’s oppressive system that exploited the Cuban people and their greatest commodity–sugar.  With these and other facts presented, […]

Not So Much What


By: Susan Gum // February 8th, 2019 // Stories

DCMC teacher Mrs. Caroline Schneck is leading her 8th-grade History students in a study of American roots–in particular, those that serve as the foundation to American values and culture. She is also helping her students understand the lasting effects of Puritanism in America. The lesson began with a random pairing of students. One paired, these […]

J-Term 2019

Integral To The DCS Mission

By: Susan Gum // January 29th, 2019 // Stories

Although January 18 marked the end of J-Term 2019 for Delmarva Christian High School students, the impact it made will last for years to come. For the past several weeks, DCHS students have engaged in educational experiences outside the normal classroom environment that have enabled them to discover God’s call on their lives as they […]

Jekyll & Hyde


By: Susan Gum // December 18th, 2018 // Stories

At the conclusion of their study of Robert Louis Stevenson’s “Jekyll and Hyde,” Mrs. Kelley Ridley’s English IV students hosted an interactive party for DCHS parents, staff, and the entire student body. In preparation, the students researched all facets of Victorian society in order to re-create an atmosphere of 1850 Victorian London. The research led […]

Middle School Students


By: Susan Gum // December 12th, 2018 // Stories

Under the direction of Delmarva Christian Milton Campus (DCMC) Middle School History and Bible teacher Ms. Caroline Schneck, a drive was organized to provide much needed items to other middle and high school students in the area. “Currently, close to 300 students within the Cape Henlopen School District are classified as homeless under varying circumstances,” […]

Math Instruction


By: Susan Gum // December 5th, 2018 // Stories

Every day, third-grade teacher Miss Allison Workman runs her math lessons with the use of small group stations opposed to delivering math concepts to the class at large. “I find that it is the best way to instruct and remediate when necessary,” said Miss Workman. “With a smaller group of students, I’m able to identify and meet […]

Classical Start


By: Susan Gum // November 26th, 2018 // Stories

At the Milton campus, the school day begins with what has become known as the school’s Classical Start. Adopted from foundational learning methods found in the classical education model, the entire DCMC student body assembles together for the first ten to fifteen minutes every morning for corporate lessons and recitations. This intentional period of time […]

Online Learning

Students Taking Ownership To Learning

By: Susan Gum // November 6th, 2018 // Stories

Every year, two days are set aside at the high school for what has been coined online learning days. This year, the two days landed on Thursday and Friday of last week. The purpose of these online learning days is two-fold. First, they provide teachers two full inservice days for professional development but, maybe more importantly, […]

Digital Design


By: Susan Gum // November 5th, 2018 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School offers many art electives to include visual art (fine art), industrial arts (carpentry), performing arts (drama) and digital art.  The DCHS digital art course, known as Digital Design Media (DDM), focuses on industry-standard best practices in print, photography, and multimedia design with a focus on modern technology and its use in […]

Here We Are

Celebrating 15 Years With New School Year Start

By: Susan Gum // September 11th, 2018 // Stories

At Delmarva Christian High School, Tuesday, August 21, not only marked the opening of the 2018-2019 school year, it also ushered in the school’s 15th anniversary with students. “It is so hard to believe that so many years have passed since that first, first school day,” said the Director of Admissions & Marketing Susan Gum. “With […]

New Leadership

DCHS Principal Kwiatkowski & DCMC Principal Jensen

By: Susan Gum // August 17th, 2018 // Stories

Delmarva Christian Schools (DCS) is pleased to announce exciting leadership changes at both the high school in Georgetown and at the Milton campus. With 23 years of education experience, Mr. Matt Kwiatkowski will move from serving as the DCS Director of Instruction to Principal of Delmarva Christian High School (DCHS). Prior to coming to Delaware, […]

2018 J-Term

Exploring His Call

By: Susan Gum // January 23th, 2018 // Stories

The mission of Delmarva Christian Schools (DCS) is to proclaim the Gospel by preparing students spiritually, academically, and physically to know and do God’s will in their lives. Throughout the school year Delmarva Christian Schools offers many opportunities for its students to live out God’s call on their lives, but for the high school students, […]

DCS Athletic Director

Travels to Phoenix for the National Athletic Directors Conference

By: Susan Gum // January 3th, 2018 // Stories

Delmarva Christian’s Athletic Director, Jim Berger, attended the 48th annual National Athletic Directors Conference (NADC) at the Phoenix (Arizona) Convention Center from December 8 to 12 along with nine other athletic directors from the state of Delaware. The conference, consisting of more than 2,000 athletic administrators, spouses, guests, and exhibitors, was co-sponsored by the National […]

Return to the Community Day

Students and Staff Give Back to the Community

By: Susan Gum // November 28th, 2017 // Stories

The State Law in 1791 removing the county seat from Lewes along the coast to a more geographically centered site, now named Georgetown, required all votes to be cast in the new county seat on election day. The same voters would “return” two days later to hear the results of tallies – hence the name […]

The Choice Is Yours

Performing Arts Holds Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

By: Susan Gum // November 14th, 2017 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School’s (DCHS) Performing Arts students held their first-ever dinner theatre on Friday, November 3, and Saturday, November 4, in the high school cafeternasium. Directed by DCHS Performing Arts teacher Mr. Jonathan Douglas, the students developed and performed the ambiguously titled production Blue Hen County Community Theatre’s Absolutely Fabulous Presentation of ‘Three Doors […]

Dr. Richardson and Mr. Cathy

Share Their Stories On Christian Excellence -- in business, on the field, and in academics at this years banquet

By: Susan Gum // October 30th, 2017 // Stories

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, Delmarva Christian Schools (DCS) held their 16th Annual Student Scholarship Banquet at Delmarva Christian High School’s Arts and Athletic Center in Georgetown, Delaware. Over 350 guests gathered to enjoy incredible dining from Marilyn’s Catering, wonderful fellowship, testimonies from DCS community members and alumni, and entertainment provided by the DCS Worship […]

DCHS Students

Plan Fundraising Car Wash for Hurricane Victims

By: Susan Gum // October 5th, 2017 // Stories

Delmarva Christian’s Student Leadership Council (SLC) President Ben Little and Vice President Lydia Rimmer approached Delmarva Christian’s Dean of Students Mrs. Mary Beth Rimmer with the proposal of a car wash fundraiser for the Hurricane Harvey victims. After the positive meeting and feedback given by Mrs. Rimmer, Ben and Lydia pitched the idea to the […]

Freshman Retreat

Experiencing What It Means To Be A Royal

By: Susan Gum // September 25th, 2017 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School’s freshmen class poses for a picture before heading to Black Rock Retreat in Lancaster, Pennsylvania for a three-day Freshman Retreat. The DCHS Freshman Retreat is an annual tradition that allows ninth-grade students the opportunity to become better acquainted with their classmates and learn more about what it means to be a […]

Delmarva Christian Schools Thrilled

Announcing Seventeen New Staff Members

By: Susan Gum // September 20th, 2017 // Stories

After fourteen years of service to Christian families, Delmarva Christian Schools (DCS) proudly educates over 500 students from aged six weeks old to the twelfth grade. With a fourteen percent growth over the previous year, an increase in staff members within the school became necessary. DCS is proud to announce the seventeen new faculty and […]

Delmarva Christian Milton Campus

Ready For 2017-2018 School Year

By: Susan Gum // September 19th, 2017 // Stories

On Tuesday, September 5, over 300 students eager to meet their teachers, see their classrooms, and introduce themselves to their classmates, walked through the doors of Delmarva Christian Milton Campus marking the first day of classes for the 2017-2018 school year. Delmarva Christian Schools is a non-denominational Christian school providing an excellent Christian education to […]

Delmarva Christian High School

Kicks Off 2017-2018 School Year

By: Susan Gum // August 31th, 2017 // Stories

Tuesday, August 22, kicked off Welcome Day at Delmarva Christian High School with over forty new students gathering for Praise and Worship, gaining knowledge on new technology, participating in team building activities, and learning the ins-and-outs of the high school campus. Following Welcome Day, the hallways flooded with all 208 students starting the 2017-2018 school […]

Delmarva Christian Schools

Tee Off for Christ-Centered Education

By: Susan Gum // August 10th, 2017 // Stories

Ninety-six golfers tee’d off for a cause on Friday, July 28, participating in the 5th Annual Delmarva Christian Schools (DCS) Golf Classic held at Heritage Shores Club in Bridgeville, DE. The generous support of thirty local sponsors assisted in the success of the tournament helping raise $17,000 towards the DCS Accessible Tuition Program, which provides […]

DCHS Juniors Attend County Day

in Preparation for Boys State Program

By: Susan Gum // May 17th, 2017 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School juniors Noah Theis and Ben Little attended this year’s County Day along with many other high school boys throughout Sussex County in preparation for the Delaware American Legion Boys State program held later this summer. “County Day was beneficial in seeing how local government works, meeting with students in Sussex County […]

Launch Annoucement

Delmarva Christian Alumni Association

By: Susan Gum // May 5th, 2017 // Stories

Dear Fellow Royals Alumnus, Each and every one of us plays an integral part in the past, present, and future of Delmarva Christian Schools. Our alumni association will exist not only to keep you connected with your peers and all that is happening at DCHS, but also to provide you with quality content to help […]

Mayor of Georgetown Honors DCS

with Prestigious Jefferson Award for Achievements in Community Service

By: Susan Gum // May 3th, 2017 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School was presented with, not one, but two Certificates of Excellence awards from Georgetown Mayor Bill West on behalf of the Jefferson Awards Foundation LEAD360 Challenge for outstanding service to the community. The celebratory event recognized two projects initiated by Delmarva Christian to include the school-wide Return to the Community Day held in November […]

DCHS Boy's Volleyball

First High School in Southern Delaware

By: Susan Gum // April 7th, 2017 // Stories

In fall of 2016, buzz started through the halls, in the classrooms, and on the court at Delmarva Christian High School (DCHS) about a Boy’s Volleyball Team. DCHS Athletic Director and Girl’s Volleyball Coach, Jim Berger had a difficult decision on his hands; begin a new sports program at DCHS, or let the idea fall […]

DCHS Biology Teacher

Steps Out From Traditional Lecture

By: Susan Gum // April 5th, 2017 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School (DCHS) biology teacher Tiffany Haley is stepping out from traditional lectures and transitioning to a project-based teaching style. Currently, her students are studying a unit on prokaryotes, bacterial organisms, so she developed a project naming it, “Food Trucks and Food Poisoning.” As a part of this unit, the students in her […]

DCS Art Department in "Young at Art"

Five Students Shine Through at RAL

By: Susan Gum // March 28th, 2017 // Stories

On Saturday March 18, 2017, ten students from each campus, Delmarva Christian Milton Campus (DCMC) kindergarten through grade 8, and Delmarva Christian High School (DCHS), were chosen to showcase their artwork at Rehoboth Art League’s “Young at Art” reception and awards ceremony. Deciding which pieces would be shown wasn’t easy for the Delmarva Christian Schools […]

You Are Invited


By: Susan Gum // March 20th, 2017 // Stories

Delmarva Christian Schools presents the Broadway production, winning five Tony Awards including Best Musical, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s, The Sound of Music. Featuring such theatrical standards as “The Sound of Music,” “My Favorite Things,” “16 Going On 17,” “Edelweiss,” and “Climb Every Mountain”; The Sound of Music remains one of the most beloved, masterpieces of modern […]

Career Day 2017

Volunteer firefighter, Christian, and most notable, WBOC anchor, Jimmy Hoppa to serve as keynote speaker.

By: Susan Gum // March 9th, 2017 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School is thrilled to announce their Second Biennial Career Day to take place on March 10.  During the Career Day, students from ninth to twelfth grade will have the opportunity to meet professionals from twenty-one different career fields. In preparation for the day, DCHS College and Career Guidance Counselor, Mrs. Terri Smith, surveyed […]

Benham Brothers Come To Georgetown


By: Susan Gum // September 21th, 2016 // Stories

Delmarva Christian Schools has set the date for their Annual Student Scholarship for Friday, October 7. This year, in addition to a fantastic night of food and fellowship, guests will hear identical twins and former Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles baseball players, David and Jason Benham, share their remarkable story of how they became […]

DCS Travels To Legislative Mall for Prayer Rally

Students in grades 8-12 participate in Franklin Graham Tour

By: Susan Gum // September 14th, 2016 // Stories

On Tuesday, September 14, over 200 Delmarva Christian students in grades 8 through 12, as well as over 20 DCS staff members, traveled to Legislative Mall in Dover to participate in Franklin Graham’s #DecisionAmerica Prayer Rally. Organized through Billy’s Graham’s Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse, Franklin Graham’s visit to Delaware was the 41st stop in […]

Announcing Two New DCS Board Members

The vision continues to grow in providing excellent Christian education on Delmarva

By: Susan Gum // August 31th, 2016 // Stories

Delmarva Christian Schools announces the appointment of two new members to their Board of Directors. Joining the DCS Board are well-respected business and community leaders Christian Hudson and Jay Stevens. “These two men embody the spirit and vision of Delmarva Christian. Their level of expertise, leadership, and passion will continue to strengthen an already vibrant […]

New School Year Off To Great Start

Growing with over 450 new students enrolled

By: Susan Gum // August 26th, 2016 // Stories

Delmarva Christian Schools has gotten off to a great start with over 450 students enrolled at both the Georgetown and Milton campuses. The 2016-2017 school year began with a BBQ and Open House for PreK through 8th-grade students at Delmarva Christian Milton Campus (DCMC) on Monday, August 22, followed by a New Student Welcome Day […]

Foodie Fest

Supporting Delmarva Christian Schools

By: Susan Gum // July 27th, 2016 // Stories

Come support Delmarva Christian Schools on Sunday, August 7, 2016, at Foodie Fest in Milton, Delaware! Foodie Fest is a unique series of events where food trucks rally at the beach to support several well-deserving local nonprofits. The August 7th event will feature Delmarva Christian Schools, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated toward student scholarships. Foodie Fest is a great […]

Back-to-School Guide

2016-2017 Academic Year

By: Susan Gum // // Stories

The school year is fast approaching–be prepared for the first week with this ultimate DCS back-to-school guide! Monday, August 22 MC | Family BBQ & Open House 5:00-7:00 p.m. For students in the Pre-K4 program through eighth grade and their families, the DCMC Family BBQ & Open House will begin with a BBQ dinner at 5:00 […]

Honoring Excellence in Royals Athletics

12th Annual All-Sports Ceremony

By: Susan Gum // May 24th, 2016 // Stories

The 12th Annual All-Sports Ceremony was held in the Arts and Athletic Center at Delmarva Christian High School on Monday, May 23. Below are this year’s student honorees. MVPs These students have embodied the mission of the Athletic Department at Delmarva Christian Schools by encouraging members of the body of Christ and bearing witness of His saving grace to the […]

Royal Ensemble Performs at Carnegie Hall

ACSI National Honors Choir Concert

By: Susan Gum // May 18th, 2016 // Stories

Ten Delmarva Christian High School students had the opportunity to participate in an Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) National Honors Choir Concert at Carnegie Hall on Monday, April 25, in New York City. The DCHS students joined choruses from Arizona, California, Delaware, Florida, Montana, North Carolina, New York, Tennessee, and Texas in performing a […]

Professional Development

Equipping Teachers to Help Students Discover Their Calling

By: Susan Gum // May 6th, 2016 // Stories

Students at Delmarva Christian High School (DCHS) begin their classes at 9:30 a.m. every Thursday, an hour and twenty minutes later than their normal start time. The delay isn’t so the students can sleep in. Instead, it allows the high school teachers to meet for Professional Development. These weekly morning meetings have created an ongoing, […]

Three-Sport Athlete Named Scholar Athlete

DCHS Senior Micah Magee

By: Susan Gum // April 28th, 2016 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School senior Micah Magee is honored as the April WBOC/Mountaire Farms Scholar Athlete by Sean McKeon, Director of Communication and Community Relations for Mountaire Farms. The WBOC/Mountaire Scholar Athlete Award is awarded monthly to a high school senior who carries a high academic average and is recognized by their coaches for outstanding […]

France for a Day

An Inside Look into the Third-Annual Country Festival

By: Susan Gum // April 19th, 2016 // Stories

Delmarva Christian Milton Campus hosted their third-annual Country Festival on Wednesday, April 13. Mrs. Jessica Hague, middle school English and sixth-grade History and Bible teacher, and Latin/Spanish teacher Mrs. Jhoana Pazmino were the key organizers of this year’s French-themed festivities. We caught up with Mrs. Hague to learn about how the Country Festival came to be and […]

A Kindergarten Missions Trip

DCMC Students Visit Milton CHEER Center

By: Susan Gum // March 16th, 2016 // Stories

Each year, Brenda Ward and Sue Mohr, kindergarten teachers at Delmarva Christian Schools Milton Campus (DCMC), take their students on a service-oriented field trip. This year, that meant a visit to the CHEER Center in Milton. “A long time ago, the school had us do one field trip that was considered our ‘missions’ trip,” said […]

Students Construct Aquaponics System

Science Beyond the Classroom J-Term Course

By: Susan Gum // February 23th, 2016 // Stories

After returning from Christmas break and before starting their spring trimester classes, students at Delmarva Christian High School participate in J-Term, a two-week period that enables students to discover God’s calling on their lives while pursuing their passions. During this time of intensive Christ-based study and work, students select a course of their choosing, of […]

Students Discover Their Calling

DCHS Students Participate in J-Term

By: Susan Gum // January 28th, 2016 // Distinctives Stories

A vital component of the mission at Delmarva Christian Schools (DCS) is to prepare students to know and do God’s will in their lives. DCS offers many opportunities throughout the school year to accomplish this; but, for Delmarva Christian High School (DCHS) students, this culminates in J-Term. J-Term is a two-week period between the fall […]

Hour of Code

K-8th Graders Learn the Basics of Computer Code

By: Susan Gum // December 21th, 2015 // Stories

Delmarva Christian Schools Milton Campus (DCMC) students in grades kindergarten through eighth participated in “Hour of Code” throughout the week of December 7. Hour of Code is a weeklong initiative from Code.org, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making computer science education more accessible to students of all ages, locations, and backgrounds. A now-annual event at […]

Student Spotlight: Erin Cooney

DCHS Senior Promotes Human Trafficking Awareness

By: Susan Gum // November 24th, 2015 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School senior Erin Cooney, a Trappe, Maryland resident, did not know much about Delaware politics until she was nominated to represent DCHS at the American Legion Auxiliary’s Delaware Girls State in June 2015. Girls State, a week-long government education program for high school juniors, provides an opportunity for students to learn, first-hand, […]

What Makes Us Distinctive: Service Days

Return to the Community Day is an Annual School-Wide Event

By: Susan Gum // November 16th, 2015 // Stories

The 2015-2016 theme at Delmarva Christian Schools is “One Body—Wholehearted Service.” The students at Delmarva Christian High School are not only encouraged to serve the community but are allotted opportunities to do so throughout the school year. On Friday, November 6, students and staff at Delmarva Christian High School participated in Return to the Community […]

Beyond the Classroom

DCHS Psychology Students Study Infancy Development

By: Susan Gum // November 9th, 2015 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School psychology students observed Pre-K students, ages eight months to two years, at Delmarva Christian Schools—Eagle’s Nest Campus Early Learning Center on Friday, October 30, as part of a Human Development unit. “The Human Development unit is the largest section in the psychology course,” said Heather Mills, psychology teacher at Delmarva Christian […]

Honoring Grandparents

Delmarva Christian Schools--Eagle's Nest Campus Hosts Annual Grandparents Day

By: Susan Gum // October 26th, 2015 // Stories

Delmarva Christian Schools—Eagle’s Nest campus honored students’ grandparents at their annual Grandparents Day celebration on Tuesday, October 20. Grandparents were treated to a light breakfast and student program, featuring song performances and Bible readings from each class, in gratitude for their continual support of the mission of Delmarva Christian Schools.

14th Annual Scholarship Fundraising Banquet

Funds raised have topped $120,000

By: Susan Gum // October 19th, 2015 // Stories

Delmarva Christian Schools held their 14th Annual Student Scholarship Banquet at Delmarva Christian High School’s Arts and Athletic Center in Georgetown, on Friday, October 9. In addition to a fantastic night of great dining, a spectacular silent auction, wonderful fellowship, and engaging entertainment provided by DCS students, the evening culminated in a message delivered by […]

2015 DCHS Freshman Retreat

Team-Building Activities. Uplifting Fellowship. Spiritual Nourishment.

By: Susan Gum // September 22th, 2015 // Stories

On September 10-11, 2015, our freshmen went on a two-day retreat to Camp Pecometh in Centreville, Maryland. In what has become a Delmarva Christian High School tradition, the annual Freshman Retreat allows ninth-grade students the opportunity to become better acquainted with their classmates and learn more about what it means to be a DCHS Royal. […]

DCHS Wins Six Medals at Science Olympiad

By: Susan Gum // September 18th, 2015 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School medaled in six events at the Delaware State Division C High School Science Olympiad, held Saturday, March 6, at Delaware State University in Dover. Sophomores Tyler Collins and Kyle Kokjohn took 1st Place in Mission Possible; Seniors Lauren Henry and John Hale, 6th Place in Forensics; Seniors Philip Gordon and Dario Gaspar, 6th Place in […]

What Makes Us Distinctive: Community Groups

By: Susan Gum // September 17th, 2015 // Stories

Wednesday, September 16, marked the first community groups meeting of the year at DCHS. Learn more about how our student-led community groups play a vital role in promoting communication and establishing unity among DCHS students. How did community groups come about? At DCHS, we are continually looking for opportunities to better meet the spiritual, academic, and […]

2015 Annual Scholarship Banquet

Funding the Future

By: Mike Vonhof // September 10th, 2015 // Stories

Delmarva Christian Schools is excited to host Rev. Dr. Herbert Lusk II for this year’s student scholarship fundraising banquet. The event will be held on October 9, 2015, at Delmarva Christian High School in Georgetown. Tickets and sponsorships for the event are available online and through the school office. Our Premier Fundraising Event About Rev. Dr. Herbert Lusk II Known […]

Welcome to the DCHS Family!

DCHS Welcomes Six New Teachers For 2015-2016

By: Susan Gum // August 19th, 2015 // Stories

We are proud to announce that six new teachers have joined the DCHS family for the 2015-2016 academic year. Learn more about our new staff below! John Jochum Chemistry, AP Chemistry, Physical Science, Anatomy and Physiology, Physics Church: Faith Baptist Church, Salisbury, Maryland Hometown: Delmar, Maryland Education: Master of Science in Zoology, University of Oklahoma Bachelor […]

$40,000 Award

Recent DCHS Graduate Dekker Awarded Four-Year Scholarship

By: Susan Gum // August 10th, 2015 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School 2015 graduate Joshua Dekker has been awarded a four-year, full-tuition scholarship to Wilmington University. The scholarship, valued at $40,000 and funded by Wilmington University, was specifically designed for a DCHS student to honor Delmarva Christian High School’s commitment to excellence and high academic achievement. “This scholarship from Wilmington University was totally […]

Eagle's Nest

Eagle's Nest School to Become Part of the Delmarva Christian School System

By: Eric Reiske // May 14th, 2015 // Stories

Eagle’s Nest Christian Academy and Delmarva Christian High School are pleased to announce that Eagle’s Nest school and early learning center will become a part of the Delmarva Christian School system beginning with the 2015-2016 school year. Eagle’s Nest and Delmarva Christian have been strong partners since the start of DCHS over 10 years ago. Many […]

MarchFest is Unforgettable

Over 160 Students Together for Fellowship and Fun

By: Eric Reiske // March 31th, 2015 // Stories

Over 160 students came together for a night of food, fellowship, and fun during the Annual MarchFest on Friday, March 27. Current DCHS students, and students looking to attend DCHS next year, spent the evening playing basketball, wiffle ball, and volleyball in the new gym as well as competed in games such as “Post-It,” “Duct Tape […]

Senators Take Part in Career Day

Experience is the Best Teacher

By: Eric Reiske // March 24th, 2015 // Stories

Publishing and politics were the topics when Senators Ernie Lopez of Lewes and Bryant Richardson of Seaford shared their stories with students at Delmarva Christian High School. The two were presenters as part of the Georgetown school’s career day held March 20. Lopez spoke to the students about his work as a politician and Senator.  […]

Diamond State Coach of the Year

Sharon Stevens Receives Highest Honor

By: Eric Reiske // March 15th, 2015 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School Girls Basketball Coach Sharon Stevens was selected as the Diamond State Conference Coach of the Year. The honor is a fitting one as Stevens led the Lady Royals to an Eastern Shore Independent Athletic Conference (ESIAC) championship and a slot in the state championship as well. Though winning was exhilarating, Stevens […]

We Win!

Lady Royals Win Big in the ESIAC Tournament

By: Eric Reiske // February 24th, 2015 // Stories

The Delmarva Christian High School Girls Basketball team clinched their first championship on Monday, February 23. DCHS and Saints Peter and Paul School—the top two teams in the ESIAC (Eastern Shore Independent Athletic Conference)—faced off on the court of Delmarva Christian’s new Arts and Athletics Center to decide which team would earn the championship title. […]

Micah Magee

Next Gen Preacher Search Contestant

By: Eric Reiske // February 20th, 2015 // Stories

When Delmarva Christian High School junior Micah Magee attended a Christ in Youth event in the fall, he never dreamed it would be the first step in his journey to Pepperdine University as a contestant in the Next Gen Preacher Search. Magee was encouraged to enter the search, which required a five minute video of […]


Just Another Way DCHS is Unique

By: Eric Reiske // January 22th, 2015 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School students recently took part in a different kind of winter break. J-Term is a two-week program designed to offer DCHS students educational experiences outside of the normal classroom environment. These activities and mission ministries are a period of intensive Christ-based study and work between the fall and spring trimesters. J-Term equips […]

Scott Esposito

Coach of the Year

By: Eric Reiske // December 17th, 2014 // Stories

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America has named Delmarva Christian High School’s Girls Soccer coach, Scott Esposito as Regional Coach of the Year for the Atlantic Region. Esposito will be receiving the coveted award in January as the NSCAA hosts its annual convention in Philadelphia. To be considered for the award, Esposito had to […]

DCHS Gives Back

Return to the Community Day Shows Heart

By: Eric Reiske // November 17th, 2014 // Stories

Delmarva Christian High School students and staff celebrated Georgetown’s 101st Return Day by hosting their own unique event—Return to the Community Day. Delmarva Christian’s goal to raise up student leaders who serve others has resulted in the special twist on Sussex Counties’ historic political celebration. Students and staff of DCHS selected individuals or organizations that […]

We Begin

What a way to start the school year!

By: Eric Reiske // September 2th, 2014 // Stories

On Wednesday, August 20, Delmarva Christian High School welcomed the largest student body in the school’s history to begin the 2014-2015 school year. This was not an average first day of school, but a celebration of an enrollment accomplishment the school has been steadily working toward since its inception a decade ago. This year DCHS […]