5 New Year Resolution Ideas for Students

With the New Year approaching, there’s never been a better time to make a fresh start! View our list of the 5 Best New Years Resolutions for Students. 5 Useful New Year Resolution Ideas for Students For many, the New Year represents a fresh start. It represents a time when you can put the past

What is a National Blue Ribbon School?

What Does It Mean to be a Blue Ribbon School? Each year, only a few hundred public and private schools are fortunate enough become winners of the Blue Ribbon Schools Award. It is, perhaps, one of the most prestigious awards that any school could hope to achieve and winners of this award are often regarded

Giving Thanks with a Grateful Heart

Thanking God for His Blessings With Thanksgiving Day behind us, we know that the 2017 holiday season has now officially arrived. For some, this is truly the most wonderful time of year, but for others the season can be less than merry and bright.   In all, the holidays can be a mix of fun, crazy,

Back to School Prayer Ideas for Students and Teachers

As we embark on the 2017/18 school year, let’s take a moment to concentrate on prayer. Mount Dora Christian Academy is blessed to have a group of moms who are willing to be prayer warriors for all of our students, staff, faculty, administration, board members and our school.  Here are some great scripture and prayer

5 Tips to Prepare for Back to School 17/18

Our guidance counselor, Mrs. Amanda Nunez, MA, has assembled five great tips for students as they prepare to start the 2017/18 school year. Starting a new school year can be exciting, overwhelming and a bit scary as students embark on the next step in their education. Check out these tips straight from our expert, Mrs.

Internet & Kids Safety

The internet is a staple in today’s culture, particularly for youth. At Mount Dora Christian Academy all of our students begin using iPads as a crucial part of their learning experience by 6th grade. With that said, the Academy also enforces important internet safety guidelines for students, and encourages parents to follow tips from Federal

Seven Tips to Help Your Child Manage Stress

Between school work, sports, and time spent with family and friends, life is stressful even for our kids. So how can we help our kids manage stress? These seven tips could lead to a decline in your child’s stress level and an increase in academic performance. Seven Tips For Helping Your Child Manage Stress:  Stop

MDCA Summer Camp Begins

Mount Dora Christian Academy began its first week of summer camp following Memorial Day. This nine week camp included fun weekly themes, daily snacks, field trips and before and after care. The first week of camp was career week. On Tuesday, the Mount Dora Police Department and Lake County EMS visited the campus. The campers

Sophomore Melody Coe Uncovers Hidden Storytelling Talent

Mount Dora Christian Academy Sophomore Melody Coe performed her version of Jewish folktale “The Tailor” at Florida Storytelling Festival in April. Melody was one of the four recipients of the 2016 Virginia Rivers Scholarships for Youthful Voices. Melody comments on her talent discovery, “During my time at the storytelling festival we worked, as youthful voices,