Campus Life & Ministry


How marshmallows can encourage students to become successful

September 17, 2013

From the desk of Dr. Stan Ward, Director of Campus Life and Ministry I recently read about “the marshmallow test” – a famous psychology study from the 60′s and 70′s that noted correlations between delayed gratification and later success in life. For years educators have taken the experiment to demonstrate the importance of “grit” and […]

Senior Chapel

September 17, 2013

Our Seniors lead us in chapel last week! They shared about persevering through difficult times, finding our identity in Christ, striving to please God rather than men, and the value of friendship. The senior class concluded chapel by leading the school on worship. We are looking forward to an incredible year with these senior leaders, […]

Seniors Lead Advisory Groups

September 13, 2013

After Wednesday’s senior chapel, seniors continued their leadership role in school by providing senior panels to lead advisory groups during Thursday’s campus life block. Seniors shared about life in high school, friendships, and their walk with Christ. Our students were able to ask questions and receive counsel about issues they’re facing from their brothers and […]

Resources for Parents

September 09, 2013

From the desk of Dr. Stan Ward: Parents – Have you ever had a parenting moment when you wondered, “Gee. So what do I do now?” If so, then you will be interested in the growing library of parenting resources we have at the Bell Library. Here are just a few resources that have been […]

Seniors are reminded about their true identity

September 04, 2013

Mrs. Brooks, a sponsor on this year’s senior trip to Taos, NM, reminded seniors about their true identity Tuesday night. She began by listing the ways we often see ourselves, and then she shared what scripture says about Christian identity. Believers are beloved children of God (1 John 3:1), royal heirs (Romans 8:17), and intentionally/purposefully […]

Senior Trip This Week

August 31, 2013

Our seniors left for their annual senior class trip on Saturday. The trip will include visiting a Pueblo, the Rio Grande Gorge, white water rafting, and hiking. Some students plan to hike to the top of Wheeler’s peak, which at over 13,000 feet elevation, is the highest point in New Mexico.

Now that’s Senior Leadership!

August 28, 2013

Senior student Morgan Fore helped organize a senior sisters lunch for freshmen girls. The new “senior sisters” program connects seniors and freshman girls for the purpose of encouraging the freshmen during their first semester in high school.