Jul 13

Lost in the numbers? There is an alternative!


Mr. Smith struggled through yet another science lecture, interrupting himself on numerous occasions to verbally dress-down boisterous students all over the classroom. Bone-tired and battle-weary, he mentally asked himself: “How can anyone learn anything in a class of 28 students?” If only the learning approach could be hands-on! But how do you do experiments with …

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Jun 20

Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy graduates seven 8th graders

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On June, 5, Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy graduated seven 8th graders. These fine young men & women now move out into the world of High School. It was a wonderful ceremony marked by the baptism of one of the graduates. The staff and family of Desmond T.Doss Christian Academy wish these special graduates many …

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May 27

Open House for New Students & Re-Enrollment

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May 20

New Samsung ChromeBooks for the 7th & 8th graders

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Each 7th & 8th grader at Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy now has a Samsung ChromeBook to use in class. The ChromeBooks were purchased with the help of a Technology Grant from Potomac Conference. DTD students are at the forefront of change as our educational system races into the 21st Century.

May 18

Outdoor Education at Camp Blue Ridge

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Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy spent the week at Camp Blue Ridge in Montebello doing its annual Outdoor Education program with Richmond and Tidewater Academies.  Activities included hiking on the Appalachian Trail, dissections, determining the value of timber in a defined area, and many more. Students also participated in daily worships centered around growing one’s …

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Apr 16

Students volunteer their time for the school

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Students from DTD and members of the Lynchburg SDA Church spent their Sunday, April 13, busting bricks and moving decks for the new 9th-12th grade modular. It was a a hard day’s work, but everyone worked with a great spirit. At the end of the day, everyone said they had a great time. What a way for …

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Apr 15

7th & 8th graders spend the day at Antietam & Harper’s Ferry

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Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy students from the 7th & 8th grades spent the day touring the Antietam National Battlefield and Harper’s Ferry. It was a great day for our students!

Apr 11

Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy announces 3rd quarter Honor Roll

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Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy is happy to announce its 3rd quarter Honor Roll students. These students are recognized for their dedication to the academic side of DTD.  The staff at DTD says “Congratulations” on a job well done!

Apr 08

Students visit Holiday Lake’s 4-H Camp

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Desmond T.Doss Christian Academy 7th & 8th graders spent the day at Holiday Lake’s 4-H Camp. The students took three classes while there; Forest Ecology, Soil Studies, and Native Americans. Students were engaged in numerous hands-on activities throughout the day at the beautiful camp. The students sunk their hands into the dirt to discover the …

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Apr 04

Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy travels to Danville for a visit at the Tank Museum

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Grades 5th -8th from DesmondT.DossChristianAcademy spent the day at the TankMuseum in Danville. With over 114 tanks in their inventory, the museum is a great place to experience first hand the different era tanks. The Tank Museum also has a large inventory on display of period uniforms, hand held weapons, and various war era artillery …

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Mar 24

Students from Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy enjoy God’s creation

Students from grades 3rd all the way to 11th went on a backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail.  Students were able to enjoy first hand God’s creation. Worship was centered on the theme of what a blessing our bodies and health are to us and that we should treat them in a way that brings …

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Mar 18

Fun at the Annual Social Studies Fair at Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy

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Mar 16

1st & 2nd Grade Tea Party at the Ploughcroft Tea Room

The 1st and 2nd grade classes have been studying about the country of England in Social Studies.  In order to learn more about the country, Ms. Jeannie wanted the students to experience a truly British tea experience. So on Monday, March 13, she took her class to The Ploughcroft Tea Room in Downtown Lynchburg to …

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Mar 12

Bounce Night at Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy

Youth Ministries put on its annual “Bounce Night” in the Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy gymnasium. The night was designed for the young and the young at heart. The turn out was great. The event brought members from the school, the Lynchburg Seventh-Day Adventist Church, and the surrounding community together for a night of “bouncing” …

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Mar 10

Desmond T. Doss celebrated its Spring Education Sabbath

Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy celebrated its Spring Education Sabbath on March 8, at the Lynchburg Seventh-Day Adventist Church. Students from DTD led the worship portion of the church service. Students made up the praise team, shared the weekly children’s story using puppets, and sung special music. It is such a blessing to receive God’s …

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