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Who Writes the Songs?
Well... We do - at least, Mr. Barnes and his music classes do! A super fun feature of our Spring Program this year was an original song from each class.  The 2016 program, titled "Who Writes the Songs?," kicked off with a salute to the flag featuring local ...

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ACSI Giving Day and 24 Hour Prayer: THANK YOU!
from Erik Ritschard, Administrator We are SO GRATEFUL to all of you who supported us during ACSI Giving Day and our 24 Hour Day of Prayer!  Many of you prayed for us throughout the day yesterday (some of you in the middle of the night...) - THANK YOU! With ...

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Super Speller!
Congratulations to Dixie, who placed 2nd in the 5th grade group at the Avery Parsons Elementary Spelling Bee on January 11.  Way to spell, Dixie! Dixie is in Mr. Hoppen's 5th and 6th grade class at DPCA. We're proud of her faithful scholarship!

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by Isaiah Durbin, student boosters small group Mr. Barnes put together another wonderful Christmas program. He has put so
much time and effort into his programs and this year was yet another example of
his hard work. Some elements of the program come togeth...

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Operation Christmas Child
by Heather Burdges and Faythe Baxter, Student Boosters small group  We had a large group take advantage of the opportunity given
to us to volunteer at the Operation Christmas Child Warehouse in Denver. This
is one of nine facilities in the United States. Th...

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Thanksgiving Chapel
By secondary students in the Student Booster small group Thank you to everyone who
attended and contributed to the   Thanksgiving Chapel !  We extend our gratitude to all the volunteers
and donations that made the event possible. Parents and students
alike ...

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EMH Instructor Lindy Reese Completes Wilderness First Aid
by Erik Ritschard, Administrator Miss Reese teaches EMH courses and English Over the weekend of October 3-4, Ekklesia Mountain High instructor and DPCA teacher Lindy Reese completed her Wilderness First Aid certification, raising her first aid skills from g...

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Teen Mental Health and Social Media
It's pretty phenomenal - around 90% of teens around the world are using social media sites like Facebook or Twitter or Instagram.  According to researchers referenced in the article link, below, the resulting effects on teenager's well-being is mixed: Using...

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DPCA Class of 2013 Alumnus Receives Academic Honors
LONGVIEW, Texas - Micah Ritschard of Buena Vista was named to
the Spring 2015 President's List at LeTourneau University in Longview, Texas.
The President's List recognizes students who have achieved a perfect 4.0 grade
point average to receive this honor. L...

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Happy Independence Day 2015!
"Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty." ~Thomas Jefferson, 3rd President of the United States "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly in...
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