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“Decatur Christian School is dedicated to the healthy educational and spiritual development of all of our students. I’d like to take you on a quick tour of our school and let you see just what awaits your student in this Christ-centered Pre-K3 through 12th grade school. We love what is happening here, and we are sure you will, too!” – Pastor Steve Hohm, administrator
- Exploring the Depths, the Hope of the Light Fall 2019 Theatre Production Secondary students took to the stage for Macabre: Tales from Edgar Allan Poe by Jules Tasca and directed by DCS Fine Arts teacher Mrs. Dodson. The production featured four of Poe's lesser-known short stories: "William Wilson", "The Valdemar Case", "The Imp of the Perverse", and "The System". The Theatre Arts class led the way with a variety of middle and high school students among the cast and crew. The focus question for this production was, "What is mankind without God's grace?" The costume design included all actors wearing a dark, decaying design around their eyes while performing the stories that explored various categories of sin such as self-indulgence and self-will. Instead of the traditional curtain call, the cast sang "A Mighty Fortress is Our God" and cleansed their eyes of the decaying makeup. The production is the most serious one the DCS Theatre Arts has produced in the last few years. It was an interesting journey for the cast to tell the stories and the production crew to design and implement the technical aspects. It dug deep into the heart of sin and the hope of redemption in Christ.
- DCS MechWarriors First Lego League will go to State… Coaches Lisa Rasche and Joe Braun with the FLL DCS MechWarriors team Trophy and Certificate of Invitation to the FLL City Shaper State Championship Tournaments Elisa is explaining the impact of wheel circumference on the robot built by this team On Saturday, December 7, 2019 the DCS MechWarriors scored so well on their project, robot build, core values and operating the robot that they qualified to go to state competition! It was a great day for our team. The theme of this year's competition is a Star Wars theme called City Shaper. Some of the team dressed in Star Wars costumes and went as Princess Leia and some Ewoks. The robot executes missions on the game board from First Lego League that is the same game board around the world for this competition. One of the missions moved objects representing blue, red, and white houses into their respective colored circles on the game board. Another mission lifted a structure representing a steel building at a construction site. All the missions require attachments to the Lego Mindstorm robot, and also require programming which is done by the students. The team also selected to study a wetland local to Decatur, Illinois at…