. A junior high was added in 1930, and later an elementary school. More about the mission of the Academy here. Public Evangelism, Personal Evangelism, and Church Ministry are also offered under this program. If so, they are still considered students and can participate in the extra-curricular activities of the school.
In after-school programs, students have the opportunity to participate in several diverse community service projects. Wages earned by students are automatically applied to their school account to help pay for fees and cannot be used for personal use. In 2013, a learning lab was created to provide online learning for accelerated or stuggling students. Students participate in a variety of sports, including golf and a bass fishing team that qualified to compete at the State level. Timothy's is a member of the Interscholastic Equestrian Association with varsity and junior varsity teams. Sixty percent of faculty members have master's degrees. Day students often accompany boarding students on these excursions.
There are clubs and activities for students that include the yearbook and student newspaper, the student council, drama, and others. Students attend masses and retreats and have access to faith support groups in which they meet with faculty advisers to share stories of faith. In 1938, two separate dormitories and a new classroom building were constructed, along with a new gym, and a new girls' dorm was added in 1968. Once a week students also meet to worship through an informal service. The school is operated according to the principles of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and students are expected to adhere to these principles and to follow all regulations and requirements. Students are challenged physically as well as intellectually through activities such as mountain hiking and biking, fishing, skiing, sailing, golfing, archery, canoeing, camping, rock climbing, and many others.
The school offers several club activities for both day and boarding students, including a Visual Arts Club, a Model U. The key to De Marillac's ability to accomplish its mission is the Academy's. The students produce a newspaper and a yearbook. With 27 buildings, an equestrian center, outdoor athletic complex, and performing arts center, St. Athletes compete with other schools in the Tri-State Christian Athletic Conference.
Our athletic department encourages students to develop strong bodies while the on-campus chapel supports their spiritual growth. The academic program is rigorous. The school is accredited by the Accrediting Association of Seventh-day Adventist Schools, Colleges, and Universities, the National Council for Private School Accreditation, and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The learning community at North Cobb Christian is one where every child is known, loved, and mentored regularly. Our teachers work with parents to find a perfect formula for teaching and reaching children, lighting the path to life after high school, and smoothing the way for college entrance and career transitions. There are 25 Cristo Rey schools in seventeen states as well as the District of Columbia.
Students are mentored by an instructor and trained staff to instill and equip students with a spiritual foundation that lies at the root of school culture and residential life. Additionally, there are many off-campus enrichment opportunities and weekend activities that are planned for students, including fellowships, travel abroad, local excursions for laser tag, bowling and sporting events as well as shopping trips to Newport, Providence or Boston. Davis Award for choir and for orchestra. Students attend mass on Sundays but have an informal time of prayer and reflection every night before retiring. Each student takes religious classes and classes are taught through the view of God's infallible Word. The campus spans 54 acres and approximately half of the faculty lives on campus.
Students are within walking distance of a mall and fast food restaurants. In the late 1970s, a building for agricultural and industrial arts was built. On Sundays, the service is Episcopal. They serve one hour a week in the Campus Ministry office. There are several clubs to hone student interests and skills, including Ju-Jitsu Club, Photography Club, and Trail Life. Mark's 350 students live on campus, while the rest are day students.
On Tuesdays and Wednesdays there is a chapel service, while on Thursdays there is a Eucharist Chapel. Students also attend weekly chapel services where their spiritual life is augmented through teaching and music. Clubs and activities for students are ongoing throughout the year; they include a photography club, a ski club, drama club, choir, historical society, and the Cum Laude Society, as well as others. Currently, more than 90% of the student body receives need-based aid. It is accessible to students in four counties in West Virginia and two counties in Pennsylvania. A student-led group meets at night once a week for discussion, prayer, and music.
Residential life on campus is robust with a vibrant co-curricular program that includes 40 athletics team, an equestrian program, a full range of performing arts opportunities, a diverse community service program, and an abundance of clubs to appeal to a wide variety of interests. I am deeply thankful to have grown up at Grace Christian School. In 1999, they won 60 out of 60 football games. If students earn a C or better, they will receive college credit that will transfer to many universities. Students attend chapel once a week, while several times in the year guest speakers are brought in to deliver a spiritual message. All pathways are built on the spiritual foundation of the Word of God with a biblically-based Christian perspective in every academic discipline.