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Desert Chapel Christian Schools was hosted by Brandon O'Neill, National Director of Food and Beverage with American Golf, to a super-exclusive, behind-the-scenes, tour of the GRANDADDY OF THEM ALL... the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA.

A group of students, faculty and guests gathered in the belly of the stadium - the home team locker room - to hear Mr. O'Neill speak on his life, faith, and motivation to be the best he could be.  "You have the ability to make a choice every day.  The choice is NOT to be average.  The choice is to be great.  That's on you... The good Lord put you here to not be average," explained O'Neill.

The group then travelled to the top of the stadium and sat in the press box overlooking the grand field, which was being prepped for UCLA's spring football intrasquad game.  Guides from the Tournament of Roses filled the attendees in on the unique and storied history of the Rose Bowl and it's annual football game.

Then the group got to do what very few individuals on the planet have had the opportunity to experience - stepping on the hallowed ground itself!

After a lunch feast back in the locker room, the group departed back to the Desert with minds blown and dreams set to someday reach the pinnacle of thier own lives - wherever that takes them.

The Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA

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"Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds,

because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything."

James 1:2-4

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WEEKLY SCRIPTURE

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Monday-June 3
Period 3 Bible Final (regular school day)

Tuesday-June 4
Periods 1 & 2 (minimum day - dismissal at 11:25)

Wednesday-June 5
Periods 4 & 5 (minimum day - dismissal at 11:25) - Yearbook distribution at break

Thursday-June 6
Periods 6 & 7 (minimum day - dismissal at 11:25) - Last Day of School

LAST WEEK - FINALS SCHEDULE

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Looking to get connected? Come be a part of the Nest Committee! For volunteer opportunities, fundraising, events, athletics, Booster Club and more. Join us on Saturday, June 1st at 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in room 302 on the HS campus to discuss these opportunities and begin planning for the 24/25 school year.

EAGLES BOOSTER MEETING

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All students planning or thinking about playing high school sports in the fall. We will have a parent and student meeting on Tuesday, June 4th at 6:00 p.m. in the Morrow Center. We will discuss athletics for our 24/25 school year, schedules, and summer training.

'24/'25 ATHLETIC'S MEETING

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Families needing financial assistance, please be sure to complete the Grant & Aid Application, as soon as possible. Applications take approximately 2-3 weeks to process. The application can be found in FACTS under Financials.

 

All Financial Agreements will be finalized by the end of June. Payments for the 24/25 school year will begin in August.

FINANCIAL AID

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Scuba Vacation Bible School is June 17th - June 21st, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and open to kids ages 4 to 5th grade. Invite friends and family! Open to all kiddos in that age group.

 

Join us as we dive into a friendship with God, going deep into an amazing undersea adventure experiencing the ever-flowing, never ending love of God.

 

To sign up your child, go to DesertChapel.org or copy and paste the link here, https://share.fluro.io/form/6287e1a153e02d0012d65bb9

VBS-SCUBA

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Hear from Pastor J David Miller, Desert Chapel's headmaster and head football coach.   

Sustained excellence is a career staple for Pastor Miller, a Hall of Fame coach, best-selling author, producer, and award-winning marketing/communications strategist.

 

CLICK TO SEE THE LATEST MESSAGE FROM PASTOR MILLER

Desert Chapel Christian School Headmaster J David Miller

MESSAGE FROM OUR HEADMASTER

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MS/HS Summer Camp at Camp Cedar Crest is July 21st-25th and registration is OPEN. The cost $300 with $1 due upon registering. The deadline to signup is June 21st. Be sure to register ASAP as camp sells out quickly. We will have fundraising opportunities to help offset the overall cost. More information will be sent out soon.

 

When registering, be sure to join our group, Desert Chapel Youth:

the passcode is Eagles.

The link to register is https://brushfire.com/thefoursquarechurch/summercamp24/574171/register

SUMMER CAMP (MS/HS)

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For the elementary Talent Show on Wednesday, June 5th, we are in need of prizes. If you are interested in donating gift cards, we would love anything between $5-$25 to anywhere you think our students would enjoy.

TALENT SHOW (Elementary)

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We want to ensure the health and well-being of our students. One crucial aspect of this is the nutrition they receive during the school day. We would like to emphasize the importance of students bringing a packed, nutritious lunch to school each day, unless a lunch has been purchased through School Eatery or money has been given to purchase food items from the snack shack (MS/HS). It is essential for their growth, development, and overall academic performance.

 

We are finding that students do not bring lunch nor money for the snack shack and are going through the school day without eating. At DCCS, we do not have the resources to provide students with lunch. Therefore, it is imperative that every student comes prepared with a well-balanced meal that includes a variety of food groups. This ensures they receive the necessary nutrients to stay energized and focused throughout the day

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LUNCH REMINDER

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STUDENT AND STAFF BIRTHDAYS THIS WEEK

 

 

 

6/3 - Chase F. (8th)

6/4 - Camden P (3rd)

6/6 - Victoria D. (9th)

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!

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NEED A BIRTHDAY GIFT?

Let us be your one stop shop for gift cards! Gift cards are available for restaurants, stores, gas stations, grocery stores, and online shopping. A portion of the proceeds are donated back to Desert Chapel Christian School.

 

When ordering, we do ask that you pay the shipping costs. Contact Mrs. Flinn in the school office to place your order, or place your order online: https://www.shopwithscrip.com

Desert Chapel Christian Schools ID is: 8L4C687C33551

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Stay in the know with road closures in Palm Springs. Click the link below to sign up to receive text updates in regard to road closures in Palm Springs (Indian, Gene Autry, Vista Chino).


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ROAD CLOSURE UPDATES

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As the weather begins to warm up, please be sure that students are bringing refillable water bottles to school daily. Their water bottles can be refilled at the water fountains in the HS gym and in the Morrow Center.

WATER BOTTLES

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Desert Chapel Christian Schools proudly partners with the Greater Palm Springs chapter of Do The Right Thing

 

Their mission is two-fold:

  • Recognizing and rewarding school-age youths in the Greater Palm Springs area for their positive attitude, behavior, and accomplishments.

  •  To build self-esteem in youngsters by reinforcing socially-desirable behavior, to demonstrate that good kids are newsworthy and establish them as role models for their peers, and to foster positive relationships between young people and their local law enforcement officers.

 

 

CLICK TO GO TO THE 'DO THE RIGHT THING' FACEBOOK PAGE 

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DO THE RIGHT THING

Desert Chapel Christian Schools Above the Line

ABOVE THE LINE™
YOUTH BEHAVIOR MANAGEMENT

SoCal Coyotes Nonprofit of the Year

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Non-Profit Leadership Organization

Based on Biblical standards drawn from the Book of Colossians, Above the Line™ (ATL) provides young people a framework to live a life that is skillful, intentional, on-purpose and driven – while eliminating blaming, complaining and excuses.

Since the SoCal Coyotes unveiled the ATL program in 2013, they have shared it with more than a half-million youth ages 8-18, in 60+ public and private schools; dozens of youth sports leagues and camps; scores of churches from coast to coast; business workshops and seminars; and even the U.S. Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms.

 

Based on Biblical standards drawn from the Book of Colossians, Above the Line™ (ATL) provides young people a framework to live a life that is skillful, intentional, on-purpose and driven – while eliminating blaming, complaining and excuses.

Since the SoCal Coyotes unveiled the ATL program in 2013, they have shared it with more than a half-million youth ages 8-18, in 60+ public and private schools; dozens of youth sports leagues and camps; scores of churches from coast to coast; business workshops and seminars; and even the U.S. Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center at Twentynine Palms.

The  Coyotes make their home at Desert Chapel.  Our pastors and faculty administer both ATL weekday classroom instruction at the school, and ATL morning youth services at Desert Chapel Church.  With Desert Chapel Christian Schools as its flagship, The Coyotes are training and equipping qualified Above the Line™ partner-programs in Georgia, Tennessee, Illinois, Florida and Colorado.

SoCal Coyotes 2021 California Nonprofit of the Year

There is power when faith, knowledge, creativity and happiness collide. Desert Chapel Christian Schools (DCCS) is a place where parents and children share the most pleasant times of their youth — and make dreams come true. DCCS is dedicated to the ideals, the dreams, and the hard facts that are uniquely American, and the people we carefully select to lead and inspire make these dreams reality.

 

DCCS is committed to keep moving forward, exploring and experimenting, faith-first, into imagination, and first-class education.

OUR MISSION

The purpose of Desert Chapel Christian Schools is to provide a Bible-based, quality education that inspires each student to pursue excellence in moral character, spiritual growth, and academic achievement; to assist Christian families in training their children to appreciate America's Christian heritage and culture, assume individual responsibility, and be worthy representatives of Jesus Christ; to challenge our students to demonstrate integrity in every aspect of life; and to serve others for the glory of God.

Desert Chapel Christian Schools Reference For Excellence

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Desert Chapel's cavernous Performing Arts Center easily seats over 1,000 for special events, concerts and symposia

DESERT CHAPEL PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

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Educators around the world are seeing the damaging effects of phones on student engagement, social development, and mental health. Yondr has developed a unique product and program to allow schools to become phone-free, from arrival to dismissal.

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Our Mission is to provide a pathway for spiritual Growth!
 
Vision
Our Vision is to strengthen the church with spiritually mature individuals living out their purpose.
 
Promise
Our Promise is to provide a biblically based pathway for spiritual growth.
 
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Desert Chapel Christian Schools Entrepreneurship and Business Academy

ENTREPRENEURSHIP & BUSINESS ACADEMY

The Entrepreneurship and Business Academy at Desert Chapel Christian Schools is excited to welcome all fall '24 students who are interested in exploring the areas of entrepreneurship, business, and finance. The Entrepreneurship and Business Academy will offer a rigorous academic curricula with business-themed concepts integrated into core courses as well as specialized elective course offerings.

The Academy will benefit from guest speakers, including executives from valued corporate partners.

DIGITAL MEDIA ACADEMY

The Digital Media Academy at Desert Chapel Christian Schools will be preparing young leaders for the digital world through cutting-edge international events and programs centered around emerging technologies and critical global challenges.

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Desert Chapel Christian Schools Digital Media Academy

DESERT CHAPEL CHURCH

It starts with the “Chapel” of Desert Chapel Christian Schools. On top of being the oldest private school in the Coachella Valley, is the ONLY private Christian School in the Desert that is supported by a local church.

Desert Chapel is a place where people can meet Jesus,  engage in life-giving community, and everyone is welcome. We believe in creating a space where people can have authentic encounters with Christ, discover their gifts and use them for God's glory. 
 

DESERT CHAPEL BY THE NUMBERS

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UNIQUELY DESERT CHAPEL

  • 12:1 Student-to-Teacher Ratio

  • 42 Years of Serving the Coachella Valley

  • Interdenominational Fellowship in association with the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel

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COMPREHENSIVE ACADEMICS

  • Kindergarten through 12th Grade

  • 10 AP/Honors Courses

  • 8 Electives

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FAITH AND SERVICE

  • xx+ Hours Given per Year

  • xx Organizations

  • xx Average Hours per Student

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NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED ATHLETICS

  • xx Sports Teams

  • xx% Athletes on Honor Roll

  • xx College Athletes

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GLOBAL ALUMNI NETWORK

  • xx,000 Worldwide

  • Robust Alumni Business Network

  • xx% Staff are Alumni

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Desert Chapel Christian Schools

UNPARALLELED ARTS

  • xx Courses

  • xx% of Student Body 

  • xx% of Artists on Honor Roll

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