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Senior Awards

By Megan Wells | 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 Megan Wells | 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 Megan Wells | 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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Zoom, the Pandemic, & the Death of Sacred Spaces

By Megan Wells | April 21, 2021

Recently Assistant Principal of Instruction in the CLS Upper School, Mark Jedrzejczyk, wrote a thought-provoking article that was published in The Imaginative Conservative, an online journal for those who seek the…


By Megan Wells | April 12, 2021

Middle and High School students at Christian Life School (CLS) recently went one-to-one (1:1) with Google Chromebooks. Students in grades 7-12 were issued their own computers to use as needed…

Theatre is for Everyone

By Jeff Langley | April 6, 2021

Why Theatre is for Everyone By: Jeff Langley, CLS Theatre Arts Director For me, the choice to do theatre was an easy one. No other experience I’d tried had quite…

Morning Routine Tips

By Heather Descourouez | March 24, 2021

By: Heather Descourouez, Assistant to Upper School Principals Showers and breakfast and meltdowns-oh my! Weekday mornings…ugh. Trying to get everyone out of the door in the morning can be rough.…

Teaching in a pandemic

Teaching in a Pandemic

By Beth Feest | March 18, 2021

Reflections from a Teacher During Unprecedented Times By: Beth Feest, Upper School Social Studies Teacher As we approach the 1 year anniversary of the Covid-19 shutdown, I’ve been doing quite…

And the Survey Says…

By Megan Wells | March 12, 2021

In an effort to continuously improve and grow, Christian Life School (CLS) recently sent out a satisfaction survey to all parents with a request for honest feedback. The survey included…

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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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