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Elementary Student Life

At the Elementary School level, students are given are the opportunity to be involved in a variety of activities, events, and groups outside of the general classroom environment. These groups enrich the spiritual, academic, social, and emotional development that takes place on a daily basis in the classroom. In addition, these opportunities strengthen the sense of school spirit and unity as our students participate within the school and throughout the surrounding communities and states. These opportunities at the Elementary level include:

  • Weekly Chapel Programs
  • Association of Christian School International (ACSI) Festivals/Competitions
    • Elementary Choir
    • Spelling Bee
    • Math Olympics
    • Art
    • Creative Writing
  • Elementary Choir
  • Elementary Hand Bell Choir
  • Spirit Week/Homecoming
  • Wacky Warrior Day
  • Book-it Reading Contest
  • Various field trips for each grade level
    • Jamestown
    • Virginia Aquarium in VA Beach
    • Virginia State Fair
    • Metro Richmond Zoo
    • National Museum of American History in D.C.
  • Field Day
  • Year End Academic Awards Ceremony

Secondary Student Life

Student life is a vital part of the education students receive at Richmond Christian School. Students in grades 7 through 12 have the opportunity to grow academically, emotionally, spiritually, and socially through involvement in a variety of clubs and organizations as well as through participation in various special events. The following clubs and organizations are a part of the student extra-curricular activities at the secondary level:

  • National Honor Society
  • National Junior Honor Society
  • Athletic Teams
  • Signs of Glory Sign Language Choir
  • Hand Bell Choir
  • Choral Groups
  • Yearbook
  • Science & Math Club
  • Student Government Association
  • Student Leadership
  • Spanish Honor Society
  • Chapel Praise Teams
  • Chess Club
  • Athletics

Several special events are planned annually to further enhance individual growth, support a spirit of fellowship, and promote involvement in service and missions. These events include:

  • Association of Christian Schools International Competitions (Choir, Art , Math Olympics, Creative Writing, and Spelling Bee)
  • Mission Trips
  • Fine Arts Trip
  • Senior Trip
  • Spiritual Emphasis Week
  • Spirit Week and Homecoming
  • Pep Rallies
  • Student Leadership Conferences
  • Junior/Senior Banquet
  • Junior Ring Banquet
  • Athletic Banquet
  • Year-End Awards Ceremonies
  • Wacky Warrior Day
  • Spring and Winter Concerts
  • Class Field Trips
    • Pamplin Park
    • Science Museum/Maymont
    • Local mission project trip
    • Play (Swift Creek Mill or Landmark)
    • Virginia Living Museum
    • DC museums/walking tour/play/cathedral
    • Moorefield Mine
    • Williamsburg
    • Agecroft Hall
    • College Fair
    • Kings Dominion
  • Community Service and Mission Projects