Academics

Curriculum

Curriculum
Here at Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy, the students will develop in three areas: Academically, they will be challenged to expand their minds and embrace the desire to become critical thinkers and life-long learners. Physically, they will be encouraged to develop their bodies and talents through athletics and outdoor activities, so they can lead and...

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Multi-Grade Classes, Flexibility, & Student Relationships

Multi-Grade Classes, Flexibility, & Student Relationships
  Differentiation through Multi-Grade Classes Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy is committed to providing classroom instruction that meets every student’s need. With the exception of Kindergarten, the classes at Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy are arranged with two grade levels per classroom. Our teachers are experienced and trained to teach multigrade-multiability groups. It has long...

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Music Program

Music Program
Our Band and Keyboard Program is offered in conjunction with the American Independent Music Association. In addition to weekly instruction, students also perform at school musicals and with hundreds of other Christian School musicians in the exciting Solo and District Music Festivals. Advanced students perform with the A.I.M.A. All-State Honors Band Performance Tour. Music classes...

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Enrichment Activities

Enrichment Activities
Throughout the school year, we offer educational enrichment activities to all of our students.  These activities include such enrichments as: Our Social Studies and Science Fairs Hands-on Field Trips Outdoor Education School Plays Community Service Projects Educational Contests Reading Buddies And More! Many of our enrichment activities have students of multiple grades involved allowing the...

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Outdoor Education

Outdoor Education
Learning in the Great Outdoors Throughout the year, all of the students from Kindergarten through 12th grade participate in outdoor educational activities, where the students are involved in activities that vary from back-packing to visiting the Virginia Safari Park to going to local farms and more. Each year, our 3rd to 8th grade classes are...

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Daily Schedule

Daily Schedule
School Hours of Operation Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bashful Giraffe Early Learning Center Hours Monday – Friday 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Bashful Giraffe Phone: 434-237-0054  

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Upcoming Events
Oct
23
Mon
2017
Fall Week of Prayer
Oct 23 – Oct 27 all-day

Twice a year, we have a specific focus on a full week of prayer together. We ask that each of you participate in praying each day with your student and asking them about specific prayer requests that have been presented at school that week.

Oct
27
Fri
2017
Friday Dress-up Days
Oct 27 all-day

For this school year, every Friday will be a “dressier” or “uniform” day.  This means that it is uniform dress or better. There will be more details provided.

Please note that ALL TUESDAYS THROUGH THURSDAYS are uniform days, except when a special casual day is earned. Details about earning extra casual days will be provided.

Pizza Day
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Once a month, we have pizza day luncheons available.  Sign-up sheets will be sent home the week of the Pizza Day luncheon for you to sign up your student if you choose to get them the pizza lunch.

Oct
28
Sat
2017
Octoberfest (tentative)
Oct 28 all-day

Details for this Family-Fun event to come. Be on the lookout for information to be sent home with your student in the weeks before the event.

SWOP CHURCH! @ Lynchburg Seventh-Day Adventist Church
Oct 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Formerly known as Education Sabbath, on our SWOP church day, we invite all of the DTD students to come and be a part of our Sabbath service. The students will sing, pray and participate in the service. All families are invited to the service. Come enjoy a time of worshipping the Lord together.

Oct
30
Mon
2017
Monday Casual Days
Oct 30 all-day

Every Monday will be casual day this year.  The kids can wear appropriate t-shirts, jeans, etc. on these days.

Nov
9
Thu
2017
Science Fair @ Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy
Nov 9 all-day

Times TBA