Since God has ordained the Holy Spirit to dwell within the body of the believer, it is important that we take care of our physical bodies to the glory of God. Physical Education allows the learner to acknowledge God's amazing Creation of the human body by encouraging continuous development of the body's physical abilities. Physical Education also provides a venue for teaching godly character, such as working as a member of a team, encouraging others, being gracious when one has been the "winner" and the "loser," and doing one's best to the glory of God.
We provide the opportunity for students to develop God's many gifts to us, including the fine arts.
“In the art classes at The Cornerstone Christian School, the students will learn about different art movements, techniques and mediums and will be given the ability to create their own masterpieces. I love teaching Art most importantly because the first people on record to have the infilling of the Holy Spirit were artisans and craftsmen who were to work on the Tabernacle in Exodus. With Christ’s anointing touch, we can create art that glorifies Him and shines light into a dark world. ”
— Jane Loftus, Former CCS Art Teacher
“We love the annual concerts. The Christmas concert, especially, always touches us and we feel so blessed. It reaffirms for us that it is worth the sacrifice to have our child enrolled in Christian education where God is the center in all areas of the curriculum. ”
— CCS Parent, from an Anonymous Parent Survey
Photo by Ed Main
If you are like many other parents, you may feel the need to maximize the use of every one of those million neural connections to give your child his or her best chance for a bright future with:
In a small class, teacher-student and peer interaction are essential to the learning process. Small classrooms foster lively discussion, debate, and interaction, rather than relying on lecture alone. These environments ensure that every student is consistently engaged, as well as helping students enjoy the learning process.
The fundamental message of the Bible is one of compassion. How the love of Jesus Christ reaches down into our mess and pulls us into His embrace. Children who grow up with a profound sense of empathy and compassion will almost assuredly be successful in every aspect of life.
Is your little one a ball of energy? Pent up energy can often lead to restlessness, an inability to focus, and behavior that hinders the learning process. By giving them a healthy and safe outlet for all of this energy, children become more focused and eager to learn and sit still—just for a little while! Here are some ideas to spark your own creativity:
“I just don’t understand this math homework,” my bewildered friend texted me late one night at the beginning of the school year. His oldest had just started kindergarten, and yes, he already had homework. Homework that was perplexing to even his bright, 30-something-year-old parents.