High School Student Life

  • Class officers join as student leaders in the Student Government Association (SGA). This group meets monthly to plan high school events and give input into student life.
  • Seniors go on a mission trip each fall. The annual chicken barbecue is their last fundraiser.
  • The Junior Class hosts a Senior Appreciation Banquet each spring. They also direct the elementary field day activities. They host a fundraiser each year.
  • The Sophomore Class set-up and serve at Grandparents’ Day. They host a fundraiser each year and a yard sale during Dutchfest.
  • Freshman host a pancake breakfast.
  • Students are able to attend the High School Leadership Retreat held each fall. This is an ACSI sponsored event that takes place in Washington D.C.
  • Chorale students go on a retreat each fall to Cove Valley Camp to get to know each other and begin working together. The SCA chorale performs at a Christmas and spring program.
  • Juniors attend a retreat to spend time together preparing for their senior mission trip.
  • Band performs at a Christmas and spring program. They go to a Band Festival which gives them an opportunity to play with students from other schools.
  • Drama students begin early in the year to prepare for Dinner Theater. Productions include The Wizard of Oz, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe.
  • During the school year a speaker spends a week with students in a Spiritual Emphasis Week. He/she presents in a chapel period every day and also goes into classrooms to discuss the topic on a deeper level.
  • For three days in the fall, freshman, sophomores, and juniors participate in Mini Terms. These provide opportunities to explore new interests and interact with peers and teachers differently.
  • Pastors are invited to spend a morning at the school interacting with students in classrooms and in a special program.
  • Spirit Weeks in the fall and winter includes competitions and themed dress days as a way to develop school spirit and encourage athletes.
  • Students are required to have 20 service hours a year. They may count service hours as time spent performing a service for someone outside of school hours.