MIDDLE SCHOOL

During the middle school years, Covenant Christian School promotes the development of the students academically, physically, creatively, and spiritually. CCS endeavors to challenge the students to become critical thinkers and life-long learners. Organized athletic teams encourage the development of their physical bodies. Creative talents are explored in more detail than in earlier grades. A stronger and growing relationship with Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior, is of utmost importance and encouraged during these years.

 

Covenant Christian students learn the importance of living and sharing the Gospel by our mentoring program, chapel and community service opportunities. 

Letter from Our Head of School:

Welcome!  Covenant Christian School values you and your student. Jesus and students is what we are all about. We want to be a partner with you and your church in the raising of your child - training them up in the way they should go. With your child spending an average of forty hours per week at school, choosing the right school that partners with you and reflects the same values you espouse at home and at church becomes critical. Personally speaking, Private Christian education is the best investment I have ever made; my three kids went through private Christian school k3-12; I never regretted the sacrifices - and I know it's a sacrifice. 

 

Our students are what we are all about. Private Christian school is a great place to develop skills in academics, athletics and arts. Recently, a college student observed our students after completing student teaching at another school; she commented, “I wish my students performed at the level yours do. Your students can do twice what my other students could.” Superior test scores and college acceptance are just two reasons to choose private school. Athletic opportunity is another. Covenant is a consistent competitor with many championships under our belt. Covenant is also launching new fine arts electives beginning in 2021. 

 

Our 35 year history speaks for itself. Our alumni are successful in many walks of life throughout our community. We are fully accredited by SACS and Association of Christian School International. Our facilities include athletic fields and a gym, technology-packed classrooms, a cafe/auditorium and a complete science lab. We offer a one-to-one ChromeBook ratio from 1st through 12th grade. Students in grades 7-12 are able to live stream classes if they are home sick; they appear in the rear of the class on a 75” monitor and can see via an HD ceiling mounted camera, hear via a teacher’s lapel microphone and ask questions in real time. 

 

We are Christian from our founding covenant to our board, to our faculty and staff, to our families.  We believe that only faith in Christ alone saves us. We are an interdenominational, educational ministry. We welcome Christian families that meet our academic standard, raise students with excellent behavior, and are ready to make a long term commitment to “the best investment you will ever make”. I know it’s a big deal, a big decision - come see us!  Tours are available every school day.

 

We WELCOME you!

Dr. Lee Campbell

Curriculum

Bible    

CCS students’ Bible studies are Christ-centered and provide the opportunity to impact our world for Jesus Christ. Students are assigned weekly memory verses.

 

Science

Emphasis on Life and Earth Science provides the opportunity to examine many science topics. Plant and animal cells and their functions/interactions are immensely explored. The classification of life forms, weather, rockets, geology, and genetics are a few other topics studied and explored.

Robotics provides the opportunity for students to design, build, and program their own robot. Students participate in regional competition with the hope of statewide participation. (Fall 2014, the Robotics Team won the opportunity to participate in statewide competition!)

 

History

A deeper understanding of world history and geography through a Christian worldview is provided to CCS students.

 

Math

  • Math

  • Pre-Algebra

  • Algebra !

 

English

A comprehensive curriculum based on literature, writing, grammar, and vocabulary.

 

Physical Education

Individual and team play provide daily activities to develop physical and social skills. 

 

Keyboarding

Proper keyboarding skills are practiced daily to increase keyboarding speed and accuracy.

 

Media and Technology

Seventh and eighth grade students attend a daily computer class. White boards and computers are available in the classrooms for additional resources. Online research databases are available for the students to utilize in the library and computer class.

 

The library provides media opportunities to participate in Accelerated Reader. Students visit the library weekly to gain increased resource availability and information.

 

After School Care (Extended Care)

Covenant Christian School offers after school care from 3 pm to 5:30 pm each school day. The program is directed by a loving staff who oversee snack and play activities. All students not picked up by 3:15 pm of the regular school day will be taken to after-school care and the parents will be charged accordingly.

 

Middle School Athletic Opportunities

  • Cross-Country

  • Volleyball

  • Basketball

  • Tennis

  • Baseball

  • Softball

  • Cheerleading

 

Middle School Clubs and Organizations

  • Robotics

  • ACSI Competition and events

  • Mentoring

 

Daily Schedule includes:   

(Regular Bell Schedule for Grades 6 - 8)

Homeroom:  8:00 – 8:10

1st period:  8:10 – 8:55

2nd period:  9:00 – 10:00       

3rd period:  10:05 – 10:55

4th period:  11:00 – 11:50

5th period:  11:55 – 1:10  (Lunch is served during this period.)

6th period:  1:15 – 2:05

7th period:  2:10 – 3:00

 

On Mondays, there is a slight difference in 1st – 4th periods due to Chapel from 8:10 – 8:45 am.  

 

Annual Highlights

  • Robotics Competition

  • 7th/8th Grade Trip to Washington, DC (Middle School trip taken every other year)

  • Monthly Service Opportunities

  • Duke Talent Identification Program – 7th Grade

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Our aim is to provide an environment of Christian academic excellence that will enable our students to develop a Biblical world and life view.

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Covenant Christian School does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of race, sex, nationality or ethnic origin.

Covenant Christian School does not deny admission on the basis of color, race, nationality or ethnic origin.