The Whole Child

The complete formation of a child will include:

The Mind: a scholarly approach to learning and a commitment to wisdom and lifelong learning

Students at Cape Charles Christian School will demonstrate:

  • effective reading, writing, and oral communication skills
  • a methodical and reasoned approach to learning and problem solving
  • the ability to work collaboratively in small and large problem solving groups
  • evidence of original authorship and academic integrity
  • a sense of personal organization including time management, prioritizing, and planning
  • the ability to analyze, synthesize and evaluate information from a wide range of sources
  • an appreciation for varying world viewsan ability to establish personal boundaries while respecting others
  • growth and learning from the joy of success and the frustration of failure
  • the ability to reflect upon one’s personal experiences in order to form judgment and make needed changes in one’s life

The Spirit: a personal spirituality based on prayer, faith tradition, relationship with community and living one’s beliefs through service to God and man Students at Cape Charles Christian School will demonstrate:

  • a strong sense of self-worth and compassion for others
  • an awareness of God’s love by extending that love to self, family, friends, and the community
  • empathy for others, especially those from races, religions, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds different from his/her own
  • an ability to articulate one’s own faith and beliefs
  • an awareness of other religions and an appropriate respect for their beliefs
  • the skill to evaluate moral choices and issues •the ability to make responsible decisions based on Christian values
  • the ability to form respectful relationships •a deep sense of spirituality and a desire for spiritual growth

The Spirit: a personal spirituality based on prayer, faith tradition, relationship with community and living one’s beliefs through service to God and man Students at Cape Charles Christian School will demonstrate:

  • a strong sense of self-worth and compassion for others
  • an awareness of God’s love by extending that love to self, family, friends, and the community
  • empathy for others, especially those from races, religions, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds different from his/her own
  • an ability to articulate one’s own faith and beliefs
  • an awareness of other religions and an appropriate respect for their beliefs
  • the skill to evaluate moral choices and issues •the ability to make responsible decisions based on Christian values
  • the ability to form respectful relationships •a deep sense of spirituality and a desire for spiritual growth

The Community: living out Christ’s message of becoming servant leaders

Students at Cape Charles Christian School will demonstrate:

  • an awareness of social problems on local, national and global levels
  • a value system guided by Christian values
  • a belief in the value of human life and humankind
  • a love for the environment and a commitment to protect it
  • a commitment to helping the poor, sick and less fortunate
  • an understanding of conflict resolution and successful application of it in daily living