What Makes Us Unique…

DTD_Girl_Thumbs_UpMany people comment to us about what they feel makes Desmond T. Doss Christian Academy stand out above other schools.  Here are some of those unique qualities—aka differentials—as stated by parents, students and other observers:

  • Rigorous Academics for K through 12th Grade
  • Differentiated Instruction
  • Hands-On Learning
  • Interactive Connected Learning
  • Christ-centered Character Development
  • Outdoor School
  • Study Tours
  • SMART Boards
  • Computer Training Beginning in 1st Grade
  • Community Service Projects
  • Committed Certified Teachers who are Extremely Loving
  • Accredited Safe Learning Environment
  • Affordable Tuition
  • Financial Aid and Scholarship Availability
  • Recreational Gymnastics
  • Snow Skiing
  • Incredible Student Relationships
  • Older Student Mentoring of Younger Students
  • Almost No Instances of Bullying
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Upcoming Events
Healthful Cooking Weekend
Oct 21 – Oct 22 all-day

We are holding a weekend event where you can learn about healthy cooking in ways you might not have tried before. The details and times of this event will be sent home with your student before the event.

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.

Monday Casual Days
Oct 23 all-day

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

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.

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.

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.