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Senior Retreat

By Heidi Tennyson | September 1, 2021

With a goal to connect the senior class as they enter their final year at Christian Life, this week 12th graders enjoyed a fun-packed day of fellowship to kick things…


By Karen Cervantes | August 5, 2021

This summer, Mackenzie VanDixhorn ’20, had the opportunity to work for Young America’s Foundation (YAF) at the Reagan Ranch. YAF is a youth organization founded in 1969, committed to ensuring that…

Raising Kids in a Social Media World

By Heidi Tennyson | July 29, 2021

Using social media websites as a form of entertainment and communication is one of the most common activities of today’s children and adolescents and as you can imagine, challenging to…

Local Fun this Summer

By Heidi Tennyson | July 14, 2021

The first day of school is right around the corner, but if you are still looking for fun activities to try out with your kids this summer, we’ve got you…

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Rolling out of Physics

By Heidi Tennyson | June 17, 2021

CLS Upper School students closed out their unit on energy with an exciting build-your-own roller coaster final project instead of an exam. Using marbles and other limited supplies, they demonstrated their…

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Final Daze at CLS

By Alyssa Bogaczyk | May 27, 2021

Last week, CLS teachers hosted ‘Final Daze,’ a 3-day set of final exam study sessions to give students some last-minute help to prepare for their tests. The sessions were held in…

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Senior Awards

By Heidi Tennyson | May 20, 2021

The following is a list of outstanding seniors who were honored at this week’s chapel service. ACSI Distinguished Christian High School Student Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Academics: -Ryleigh Wido…

Math Students Shine

By Heidi Tennyson | May 19, 2021

Congrats to Christian Life School Sophomore, Anne Lee! Recently competing in the AMC 12A test in Wisconsin, Lee, who is part of the CLS International Program, took first place among…

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Iron Sharpening Iron

By Heidi Tennyson | April 29, 2021

As iron sharpens iron,     so one person sharpens another. Proverbs 27:17 After students returned to school in person this fall following a spring quarantine, Juniors Ceana Malley and Sarah Mercer…

Teaching Friendship Skills in Preschool

By Amy Crouse | April 26, 2021

Growing a Garden of Goodness, not a Palace of Perfection Parenting preschoolers in the realm of friendships takes time. Aside from Christ, nobody is perfect, so show your child grace…

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Searching for the right school can be a lengthy process requiring careful research. Christian Life School has developed an eBook to help with the process. We've provided a resource that every parent can take with them and use to assess whether a particular school meets their standards.

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