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CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT PROGRAM DC Students will take their first step towards a future in healthcare in 2019

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#PROUDTOBEDC

#DALLASCHRISTIANSCHOOL

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#PROUD TO BE DC is more than an expression. It is more than a hashtag. It means COMMUNITY. It means we CELEBRATE each other’s accomplishments. It means DC is a place where students are ENCOURAGED to be their BEST in everything that they do. OK, it is also a HASHTAG. #ONCEACHARGERALWAYSACHARGER

#CHARGERNATION #DCCHARGER

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EDITOR Susan Newhouse, DC Director of Marketing CONTRIBUTORS Tama Barnes, Lower School Faculty Joseph Burnam, HS Faculty Kristi England, High School Principal Chris King, DC President Christina Lang, HS Faculty Jodie McAngus, HS Asst. Principal Courtney Pine, Lower School Principal Kathryn Potts, Special Events Shane Scott, Dean of Students Tammy Seabourn, Academic Counselor Jennifer Webb, MS Principal Thomas Whitaker, DC Faculty DESIGN Martha Leeson, DC Publications Adviser PHOTOGRAPHERS Rhonda Cameron, Special Contributor Madison England, Special Contributor Jill Hatfield, DC Faculty Karen Hayden, Special Contributor Taylor Hicks, Newspaper Staff Ivey Photography Becky Jing, Yearbook Staff Kaaliya Joseph, Yearbook Staff Allie King, Yearbook Staff Kim Leeson, Special Contributor Martha Leeson, DC Publications Adviser Kristen McKinney, Yearbook Staff Abbie Millier, Yearbook Staff Shuqi Peng, Yearbook Staff Jenna Rasbury, Newspaper Staff UPDATE YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION Please send any changes to your contact information by emailing: snewhouse@dallaschristian.com If you wish to be deleted from our list, please let us know. PUBLISHED BY Dallas Christian School 1515 Republic Parkway, Mesquite, TX 75150 972-270-5495

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DALLAS CHRISTIAN • Serves 550 students in grades PK-12th grade • “A” Ranking on niche.com • 450 Chromebooks & 150 iPads with a full time Technology Director • 100% of students are accepted to college • Adding a Certified Nursing program in Fall 2019 with a state-of-art simulation lab ACCREDITATION • AdvancED • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools • The National Christian School Association. OUR ALUMNI • 3,000 graduates OUR FACULTY • 40% of our faculty have advanced degrees HIGH SCHOOL • 89% of graduates completed AP & dual credit classes* • 12 Dual credit offerings • $3.8 million in scholarships earned* MIDDLE SCHOOL • 4 High school courses offered • 8 Electives • 12 co-curricular sports & clubs • Spring trip for each grade level LOWER SCHOOL • 10,622 books checked out in the lower school library* • 15,715 Accelerated Reader points earned* • Enrichment classes offered (library, music, PE, Spanish, Bible, technology)

SERVICE • 5000 Service hours performed by students* • Annual domestic & international mission trips FINE ARTS • Offerings in marching band, jazz band, drumline, art, music tech, choir, theater tech & digital music • TCSIT One Act Play Grand Champions 2017 & 2018 • Active troupe in the International Thespian Society PUBLICATIONS • Nationally recognized yearbook, First Place national awards from the American Scholastic Press Association 2018 & 2016; Second Place national award 2017 *2017-2018 WINTER 2019 • DC RE VIE W

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LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT MAYBE YOU were like so many others this year that received a very different kind of Christmas gift. Instead of the typical Christmas gift of gift cards, pairs of socks, or a necktie, you might have received one of the at home DNA kits that is trending this year. The direct-to-consumer genomics companies 23andMe and Ancestry together boast over 15 million members. What was too expensive and way too time consuming just five years ago, sequencing a person’s genome, can now be done for under $100 and in just days.

DR. CHRIS KING

BEHAVIORAL GENETICIST Robert PRESIDENT Plomin, in his 2018 book Blueprint: DALLAS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL How DNA Makes Us Who We Are, provides not only an overview of the last seventy-years of genetic science, but he also helps to disentangle the nature versus nurture “I AM REMINDED argument surrounding so many relevant topics. OF A MUCH MORE Plomin provides the following chart showing SIGNIFICANT the percentages of heritability of a list of traits. Some of these may surprise you. It is important LINEAGE THAN to note that “heritability”, as defined by PloA THIRD OR min, “Describes how much of the differences FOURTH COUSIN between individuals can be explained by their OR EVEN THE TRACE inherited DNA differences.” (Plomin, pg. 5)

NEANDERTHAL DNA THAT 23ANDME CLAIMS I HAVE DATING BACK SOME 500,000 YEARS, THAT IS THE SPIRITUAL LINEAGE I HAVE TO CHRIST AND WITH THOSE WHO SHARE HIS BLOOD DNA.” - DR. CHRIS KING

Eye Color: Height: Weight: Breast Cancer: Stomach ulcers: Reading disability: School Achievement: General Intelligence: Personality:

95% heritable 80% heritable 70% heritable 10% heritable 70% heritable 60% heritable 60% heritable 50% heritable 40% heritable

FURTHER CLARIFICATION of the term “heritability”, these percentages are more probabilistic than they are deterministic. LIKE SO MANY OTHERS, I, too, was recreationally interested in my ancestry. I completed the 23andMe kit and discovered that my ancestry roots are primarily British and Irish with some French and German. I was also provided about 30 pages of names of individuals that share my DNA. As I think about that list of individuals, some 1,200 names and their geographic locations, the reality is while we share DNA and a potential great, great, great, great grandparent, apparently, we really have no significant lineage. I am reminded of a much more significant lineage than a third or fourth cousin. Or even the trace Neanderthal DNA that 23andMe

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claims I have dating back some 500,000 years. That is the spiritual lineage I have to Christ and with those who share His blood DNA. ACCORDING TO GALATIANS 3:26-29, For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus. For all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free man, and there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus. And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s descendants, heirs according to his promise. THIS IS PART OF THE GOSPEL message that brings hope to those in despair, life to those that feel lifeless, and eternal purpose to those that are lost finding their sense of purpose in our chaotic culture. It is the gospel message that is the DNA of Dallas Christian school. AS I REACH THE MIDWAY POINT of my seventh year as the president of Dallas Christian school, I am more aware now more than ever before of DC’s great DNA. Over my relatively short span of time leading DC, compared to the fifty-four years that precedes me, we have seen a type of organizational and educational agility necessary to continue to launch graduates to the best colleges and universities in the country. Our agility has helped to transform how our students express their faith and heart for worship and service. We have added even more Advanced Placement and college Dual-Credit course offerings in recent years. WE CONTINUE TO ATTRACT some of the best Christian educators in our city that have a heart and passion for students and education. DC is leveraging some of the most recent technology available in our brand new Pre-Nursing and Health Sciences Simulation Lab. We are also more intentional in helping our younger students develop the digital citizenship and responsibility necessary to navigate their digital and virtual spaces. And, like the previous decades before, we continue to focus on a school experience that is Christ-centered and nurturing for all of our students. THE ADVANTAGES of being an institution that has over sixty graduating classes in her history are that we get to see and share in each graduates story. While there are too many individual stories to recount here, we are, however, able to describe a longitudinal narrative and trajectory of what it looks like for a student to attend and graduate from DC.


FIRST, A DC GRADUATE is well prepared for their next stage in life. While we recognize that not every student needs to attend higher education in order to realize God’s plan and vision for their life, we are biased since the vast majority, if not all, of our students get accepted and go on to attend higher education. They do not just matriculate into higher education; they do very well!

you. Kevin Mitchell, associate professor at the Smurfit Institute of Genetics and the Institute of Neuroscience at Trinity College Dublin, reaffirms the significance of community as it relates to our human development. He writes, in his newly published book Innate: How the Wiring of Our Brains Shapes Who We Are, “But we should remember that the most important thing in each person’s environment is other people. Those are ones we can cooperate or compete with, those are the threats that pose the most dangers and the sources of the most relevant opportunities. That means that the optimal profile of behavioral parameters for any individual depends on the profiles of everyone else around that person.” (Mitchell, - DR. CHRIS KING 2018,pg. 260)

“OUR DC DESCENDANTS ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD FOR THE KINGDOM OF GOD.”

SECOND, A DC GRADUATE demonstrates lifelong learning habits and ambitions. The list is too long to cite here of the scores of DC graduates that have gone on to earn graduate and even post-graduate level degrees (doctoral). We are proud of our alumni that have not only left their mark on DC but have also made significant contributions in their pursuits upon leaving DC.

THIRD, A DC GRADUATE has a well-developed view of God’s world and their particular role in God’s creation. We are not so gullible to think that every single graduate of DC goes on to pursue a relationship with Jesus Christ. If that were the case, our claim would be that DC is the VERY BEST Christian school in the country. Guaranteeing parents that our school experience always translates into individuals of faith and commitment to Jesus. But just as you have already surmised, a person’s spiritual formation and growth is a byproduct of many different factors some of which derive away from their time at school. With that in mind, we do celebrate the scores of graduates that go on to a mature relationship with Jesus as evidenced by their active involvement in their local churches, the mission work they pursue, the ways they represent their faith in their place of work, and the legacy of faith they are establishing with their own families. WE ARE UNASHAMED of our desire to be a different type of school with a different type of DNA than others in our city. For that reason, we realize that not every family or student will desire to share our cultural expectations, values, and spiritual DNA with Christ. But, if you are looking for a K5-12 Christian school where your child will be loved, nurtured, spiritually equipped, and surrounded by others that share our spiritual convictions, than DC is the place for

WHILE MITCHELL is specifically thinking about human development, his point is well made as it also relates to spiritual development. Dallas Christian school is different because your child will have a much larger probability that he or she will be surrounded by disproportionately more students that share their desire to grow in wisdom, stature, and favor with God and man (Luke 2:52) than they would in their local school district.

“DALLAS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL IS DIFFERENT BECAUSE YOUR CHILD WILL HAVE A MUCH LARGER PROBABILITY THAT HE OR SHE WILL BE SURROUNDED BY DISPROPORTIONATELY MORE STUDENTS THAT ALSO DESIRE TO GROW IN WISDOM, STATURE, AND FAVOR WITH GOD AND MAN (LUKE 2:52) AS THEY DO THAN THEY WOULD IN THEIR LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT.” - DR. CHRIS KING

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED in giving your student the best possible environment to navigate a spiritually blind world and culture while also setting him/her up to daily encounter like-minded Christian peers and teachers, then give us a call today. We have been doing college preparatory Christian education for over 60 years. Our DC descendants are making a difference in our world for the Kingdom of God. We invite you to become part of our family tree. WE ARE CURRENTLY doing open enrollment for the 2019-2020 school year. Sincerely,

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BIG BLUE, the new school store, opened at the back to school pep rally in August. Dallas Christian families have been thrilled to have easy access to DC spirit wear right on our campus. Big Blue has been a huge success and plans are underway to expand the store for the 2019-2020 school year. Big Blue is currently located by the high school auditorium and is open daily. Please contact bigblue@dallaschristian.com with any questions or come visit the store.

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Look GREAT while CHEERING our CHARGERS

CHARGERS in the COLD Staying WARM

Items at the Big Blue Store are changing constantly. Stop by often to pick up the latest hot Charger game shirt or just to say hello. We love our Chargers!

Stop by Big Blue just before you head out to watch the Chargers play soccer on Wheeler Field this winter. We promise our Charger beanie will keep your head toasty warm while you cheer on your favorite players!


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MARISSA PERRY IS OUR NEW MIDDLE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT and was featured this fall in the Rowlett Lakeshore Times newspaper. Mrs. Perry owns a cheer gym in Rowlett called Sideline Sports, a gym that specializes in coaching young cheerleaders. She established in 2010. We are proud of the success her gym has had and how it serves our local community. Sideline Sports is a gym that specializes in coaching young cheerleaders. Marissa is a Chicago native. She moved to Rowlett in 2002 and was a high school and collegiate National Cheerleaders Association (NCA) All American. She attended East Texas State University and has worked camps throughout Texas as a NCA staffer. LINK TO FULL STORY: https://starlocalmedia.com/rowlettlakeshoretimes/news/the-art-of-cheer-tumbling-formercheerleader-shares-her-passion/article_a47a7790-9f5e-11e8-90d4-6f1c7851f018.html

DALLAS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL has committed to partnering with the Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning as a participant in the Science of Teaching and School Leadership Academy, which is being co-designed with individual faculty from Research Schools International (led by faculty at Harvard’s Graduate School of Education) and the Science of Learning Institute at Johns Hopkins University. The Academy invited a select number of public, public-charter, and independent schools to explore how Mind, Brain, Education science can enhance teacher quality and student achievement. Dallas Christian School sent four participants to the Academy this summer. They joined 150 educators from five countries and 20 states in this deep dive into Mind, Brain, Education science. As part of the Academy partnership, 100% of Dallas Christian School teachers will complete a snapshot survey to assess their current Mind, Brain, Education knowledge, skills, & mindsets. The Academy has attracted an international faculty, who have authored books such as Make it Stick, The Teaching Brain, Urban Myths About Learning and Education and Neuroteach.

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HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR RETREAT: Every summer the senior class has the opportunity to go on a senior retreat. Although this years retreat was a rainy one, the class was still able to hold team competitions, have devotionals, play games and hear from guest speakers who prayed over their upcoming year and their future. It was a bonding opportunity for this already close-knit class and a great way to start off their senior year. MCFARLAND USA: On October 19th, DC welcomed Thomas Valles, a former student-athlete from McFarland High School’s first state championship cross country team that the 2015 Disney movie was based on. He spoke to our middle and high school students in chapel and shared his story about work ethic, attitude, perseverance & how God has been a big part of his story. Ernie Bueno, one of the DC Cross Country coaches arranged the visit and invited cross country teams from local public and private schools to the event.

SR/FIRST GRADERS: This fall the senior class of 2019 continued the long-standing tradition of adopting a first-grade buddy. The seniors and first graders look forward to activities throughout the year and the special bond that they will develop. 12

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DC LIFERS: Every year we have to say “good-bye” to a group of seniors who have been at DC since first grade. We hope they will always remember our motto, “Once a Charger, Always a Charger!”


CNA/ SIM LAB: Beginning in the fall of 2019, DC will be the only private school in Texas to offer a Certified Nurse’s Assistant (CNA) program for their students. This program will introduce our high school students to the medical field before college and will position our graduates to go into nursing or pre-med programs more prepared. The school has a complete simulation lab including needed equipment for the program including hospital beds, a lab, and two state of the art human patient simulators.

Missy Jedlicka, RN, MSN is ready for her first class.

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MS Class


MS HIGHLIGHTS Every year our middle school students spend a day in the fall serving at local non-profits. The grade levels served at the following locations: 6th: Life Message 7th: Our Calling 8th: Cornerstone

MS Service Day

MS Service Day

MS Pep Rally

MS Class

MS Bible class with Coach Tinsley

MS Pep Rally

MRS. JULIE FLANAGAN INSPIRES MS STUDENTS IN HER ENGLISH CLASSES.

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ELEMENTARY

Cup stacking in PE

First day of school

First day of school

First day of school

3rd grade trip to Dallas Heritage Village

Dallas Heritage Village

Diorama tradition continues

Lower school chapel

Dallas Heritage Village

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Walking to chapel

4th grade trip to Austin

4th grade trip to Austin

Walking to chapel

Lower school chapel


“I pledge allegiance ...”

Mrs. Pine welcomes students on the first day of school.

An ECLC visit from the Mequite fire department

Proud of his work in the ECLC

Hanging on the playground

First day of school in the ECLC

Pumpkin patch visit

Time for friends on the playground

A little lizard playtime

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SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT

Chapel prayer

Lower School Chapel

CHAPEL TIME IS HOLY GROUND in the Lower School. The ECLC students meet on Mondays and Wednesday in the cafeteria to worship God and study His Word together. The classes take turns leading chapel for each other. The Elementary students meet on Tuesday and Thursday in their upstairs chapel meeting space. The students also take on leadership roles, bringing the message to their fellow students and worshiping together. On the days the large groups do not meet together, each individual class has a time of prayer and worship in their classrooms. On these four days, the teachers follow a chapel curriculum entitled “Kids Own Worship.” It covers both Old and New Testaments, always bringing the message of God’s love and Jesus’s sacrifice to the students. During this time, we also study the “7 Habits of Highly Effective People” as they relate to children and success in academic and personal areas. On Fridays, the entire lower school meets together in the Charger gym for a time of worship led by Mrs. Tama Barnes. It is a joyous time filled with acapella singing and reading of scripture. We always welcome visitors to join us in chapel. 18

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Lower School Chapel

Lower School Chapel

Teaching the Ten Commandments


CAMPUS MINISTRY

Spiritual retreat

2018-2019 Campus Ministry Team Spiritual Emphasis Day

HS Service Day

See you at the pole prayer

Spiritual Emphasis Day

HS Service Day

Spiritual Emphasis Day

HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY TO BE ON THE CAMPUS MINISTRY TEAM THIS YEAR. Some of the things they have done this year include: • Help new students get introduced to DC at the beginning of the school year. • Plan the HS spiritual retreat and the spiritual emphasis day. • Help organize and lead Elementary Chapel at throughout the year. • Organize and deliver notes to students and staff Poetry Christian School. • Organize note writing to encourage teachers and students.

Spiritual Emphasis Day

ATEIKU, GHANA - WEST AFRICA

Ateiku Christian School

Water well near Ateiku, Ghana sponsored by IES Residential

A team of 29 students and adults traveled to West Africa for a ten day service mission trip. DC has nurtured a relationship with the small village of Ateiku since 2007. The team volunteers in a village hospital, teaches Sunday School, assists at the local school and digs water wells. The 2018 team raised enough money to dig a record of six water wells. A team of students, faculty and alumni are looking forward to returning to Ateiku in May.

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FINE ARTS

FALL PLAY: Peter and the Starcatcher by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson about the fantastical origin of Peter Pan and his cohorts. If you were unable to attend one of these soldout performances you missed nonstop, well timed and keenly executed scene changes with satirical quips and tear-jerking dialogue.

So long, farewell Auf Wiedersehen, adieu (Fredrick) Adieu, adieu To you and you and you.

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LAST SPRINGS MUSICAL, The Sound of Music, was a huge hit. The audience loved the familiar, heartwarming story of the Von Trapp Family. Chandler Crain played the role of Maria, the tomboyish postulant at an Austrian abbey who becomes a governess in the home of a widowed naval captain, played by Luke Clevenger, with seven children, and brings a new love of life and music into the home.


The one-act play by James L. Bray. This dramatic production was set in early Salem featuring the emotional and spiritual testing and ultimate triumph of a young woman’s faith in God. As a result of their diligence and dedication, several of our students were recently recognized for their performances at the annual TAAPS competition. AWARDS FOR TAPPS ONE ACT PLAY COMPETITION IN OCTOBER ALL STAR CAST: Amy Langford & MaryCate Losher HONORABLE MENTION CAST: Melanie Barnes ALL STAR CREW: Abbie Miller for Costumes & Makeup

HS art students

AWARDS FOR TCSIT COMPETITION JANUARY 12TH. ONE ACT PLAY COMPETITION IN OCTOBER “1” RATING GOLD MEDAL: Each actress/tech person BEST ACTRESS: Amy Langford “Ruth” ALL STAR CAST: Mary Kate Losher “Mary” HONORABLE MENTION CAST: Melanie Barnes “Madam Stanley” Other cast/crew: Samantha Sorrells, Maggie Allen, Melanie Cummings and Abbie Miller

Thank you for your continued support of the programs that develop, enrich, inspire and entertain with the intent of showcasing the talents gifted by our Father and Creator. Stay tuned for more from our Fine Arts program at Dallas Christian!

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GRANDPARENT’S DAY

LET THE WORLD REJOICE Three generations at Grandparents Day

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ART Guitar students Christmas recital

Learning to play a ukulele

Lower school Christmas program

Northpark Center performance

Dance recital

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SPECIAL EVENTS

A special thank you to

MILESTONE ELECTRIC for being our title sponsor of the 2019 Charger Classic Golf tournament. The annual tournament was moved to the fall this year so more alumni could participate in the tournament the weekend of homecoming.

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Dr. Chris King and Homecoming Queen Maddy Burkham

Freshmen maids & escorts

Senior maids & escorts

Junior maids and escorts

Sophomore maids & escorts

Middle School maids & escorts

Homecoming King Gabriel Knapp

HOCO dress up day

HOCO parade

HOCO dress up day

HOCO dress up day

HOCO mums

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DC ATHLETICS

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Dallas Christian Chargers

VARSITY CHEER

JV CHEER

8TH GRADE CHEER Athletic Trainers 2018-19

6TH GRADE CHEER

ATHLETIC TRAINERS

VARSITY VOLLEYBALL

JV VOLLEYBALL

8TH GRADE VOLLEYBALL

7TH GRADE VOLLEYBALL

8TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL

7TH GRADE BOYS BASKETBALL

8TH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL

7TH GRADE GIRLS BASKETBALL

BOYS VARSITY BASKETBALL

BOYS JV BASKETBALL

GIRLS VARSITY BASKETBALL

BOYS FRESHMEN BASKETBALL

VARSITY FISHING

VARSITY GOLF

VARSITY WRESTLING

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Varsity wrestling

Cross country

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Girls varsity soccer

Girls varsity basketball

Athletic trainers

Boys varsity soccer


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JINGLE MINGLE

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From the DC Lower School

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ALUMNI UPDATES WE ARE SO PROUD OF 2014 DALLAS CHRISTIAN GRADUATE MADISON LOSHER FOR DONATING HER BONE MARROW TO SAVE A YOUNG GIRL’S LIFE. In the fall of 2015, DC student Hudson Wade was diagnosed with Leukemia at the age of 11. As his condition progressed, Abilene Christian University, where Madison was a student, hosted a bone marrow drive with DKMS, a nonprofit group that assists in finding bone marrow donors for stem cell transplantation. Madison Losher, was a close friend of Hudson Wade and his family. During his battle with Leukemia, Losher attended the bone marrow drive in hopes that she would be a match and her information was stored in a national registry. Madison received a call in July of 2018, four years after the bone marrow drive, from DKMS informing her that she was a potential match for an infant girl in need of a bone marrow transplant. Throughout August and September, she had multiple appointments and underwent many blood tests. It was determined that Madison was the top match for the infant and in September she traveled to Washington D.C. to undergo surgery. After a short recovery, Madison is now healed and is continuing her master’s degree in Occupational Therapy. “It may take two weeks of slowing your pace of life after surgery in place of giving life to someone,” said Losher. “I would do it again in a heartbeat,” Losher said she hopes others will take any opportunity to at least consider donating. “Being a donor has truly changed my mindset on how I view my body,” said Losher. “The Lord has made it extremely clear to me that my body is not my own, it is his.” Madison has continually used her life to bless others and we are thankful to claim her as our own.

CATCHING UP WITH CLASSMATES: Members of the class of 1977 enjoyed the reunion they held at DC during homecoming.

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Madison gives a “thumbsup” prior to her surgery.

FUTURE BAYLOR GRADS: These 2016 DC grads are all doing well at Baylor University. They went from Chargers to Bears and now to Alpha Tau Omega fraternity brothers. Pictured left to right: Blake Arnold, John Scott Wilburn, Colton Walker and Thomas Watson.


ATTENTION:

DC ALUMNI

These recent DC graduates are still connected at OSU!

Please send us your updates! alumni@dallaschristian.com

SENIOR/FIRST GRADER CONNECTIONS BREEDEN/WEBB: The senior/first grader connection is a lasting one for some. Justin Webb is a current DC junior. When he was in first grade he made a deep connection with his senior, Peter Breeden. After ten years the two are still in contact. They are both Eagle Scout recipients and have recently spent time together with Peter teaching Justin how to fly fish. We would love to hear more stories about Senior/First Grader Connections at: alumni@dallaschristian.com

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DALLAS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL • ISSUE ONE • WINTER • 2019

COMING UP FEB 9 FEB 9 FEB 12 FEB 13 FEB 16 FEB 16 FEB 18 FEB 19 FEB 21-22 FEB 21-22 FEB 22-23 FEB 23 MAR 1-2

Bi-District Soccer Auction (Southfork Ranch) Area Soccer NHS Induction Regional Soccer Bi-District Basketball PRESIDENT’S DAY - HOLIDAY Area Basketball 6th Grade NASA Trip Elementary Academic Meet State Winter Soccer Basketball Regionals Basketball State

MAR 3-8 Senior Ski Trip MAR 8 End Q3 MAR 11-15 SPRING BREAK MAR 25-29 Scholastic Book Fair APRIL 3 EARLY RELEASE (11:30) Afternoon Staff Development APRIL 4-5 Spring Musical Performance APRIL 10-13 TCSIT – Abilene (MS & HS) APRIL 15-16 Tennis State APRIL 16-18 7th Grade Trip to T Bar M APRIL 18 Junior/Senior Banquet APRIL 19 GOOD FRIDAY – HOLIDAY APRIL 22 SCHOOL HOLIDAY

facebook.com/DallasChristianSchool

@dcschargers

APRIL 23-26 8th Grade Trip to Washington, D.C APRIL 24 Regional Golf APRIL 25 Regional Track APRIL 26 Science Fun Day APRIL 29-30 Golf State APRIL 30 Bi-district Baseball/Softball MAY 3-4 Track State MAY 6 Choir/Band Spring Concert MAY 7 Area Baseball/Softball MAY 7 MS (12:00) Awards Ceremony HS (2:00) Awards Ceremony MAY 9 Elementary Musical MAY 10 Athletic Banquet

@dallaschristianschool

Dallas Christian School

MAY 11 MAY 11 MAY 11 MAY 13 MAY 13-15 MAY 14-15 MAY 17 MAY 17-18 MAY 19 MAY 21-23 MAY 23 MAY 23 MAY 24

Short Play Festival Thespian Society Induction Regional Baseball/Softball Fine Arts Banquet Senior Exams Baseball State Senior Chapel Softball State Graduation (2:00) MS/HS Exams (Early Release) Last Day (Campus-wide Early Release) Faculty/Staff Lunch Staff Development

@DCSChargers

AERIAL VIEW DC CAMPUS

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#ProudToBeDC

#ChargerNation

#DallasChristian

#OnceAChargerAlwaysACharger

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