The changes from just a few months ago are incredible. Remodeling has transformed the living space for a wide range of students and is about at ½ capacity. When speaking to students from both the girls and boys dorm, several themes continued to come up in conversation. Things like friendship, caring Dorm Parents, support and [...]
The softball field for Red Bird Christian High School had seen no organized competition for three years until last spring when new teachers, Samantha Caldwell (’09) and Chesna Osborne (‘00), stepped forward to resurrect the women’s softball program. There were no wins in the 2014 season largely because skills had not been developed among younger [...]
Early Childhood Education students arrived for the first day of preschool class greeted by smiling faces of head teacher Betsy Jack and her staff. Mrs. Jack was excited to talk about the new school year. The Wednesday / Thursday class (students living south of Red Bird Mission) had eight in attendance for the first day, [...]
Students were encouraged to pick up schedules and meet teachers the week before classes started. A new 7th grade student, Maddy, exclaimed, “I will never get this!” when she read over her class schedule during Back to School night. The different schedules for different days were a little overwhelming for her. The first week of [...]
A buzz of excitement is in the air at Red Bird Christian School. Mrs. Vaughn, a new volunteer school secretary, said, “The first day was smooth with lots of happy kids.” Maci, in the 6th grade, enjoyed the scavenger hunt around the classroom. Students in Mrs. Roark’s and Mrs. Hicks’ classes shared some common rules [...]
The Red Bird Christian School buses were rolling throughout the Red Bird Valley on the morning of August 11 picking up K-12 students for the beginning of the 2014-15 academic year. One of the buses now passes by the newly renovated Bonnie Asher Lawson Girls Dormitory and the Boys Dormitory. Current dormitory residents hail from [...]
The 2014-2015 School Year will begin for students on Monday, August 11.
Dorm parents have been hired. Work by volunteers on renovations of the Girls Dorm progresses each week. Applications are being reviewed from interested students. Red Bird Christian High School will be ready to reopen the dormitory program for the first time since its closure in 2010. Previously, the residential program primarily served students living within [...]