Library Time

A VERY SPECIAL "SPECIAL"

By: Susan Gum // March 4th, 2019 // Featured 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 […]


Investing

THE WORLD OF HIGH FINANCE

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

BUT MORE IMPORTANTLY WHY

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

MORE THAN A BOOK

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

HELPING OTHER 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

DELIVERED ON A SMALLER SCALE

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

STRENGTHENING ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT

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, […]