Cletus Stutzman, Former Coach and President, passes

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing on Feb. 2, 2018, of Cletus Stutzman, former President of Mount Dora Christian Academy & Children’s Home (known then as Christian Home & Bible School). Bro. Stutzman graduated from “CH&BS” in 1952 and later returned to spend his career here as a teacher, coach, athletic

Overscheduled Children – 4 Signs, Symptoms & Solutions

Overscheduled Children: Signs & Symptoms Nowadays there’s a great deal of discussion about adults being too busy and overly stressed, resulting in a terrible toll taken on their bodies. However, nobody seems to be applying the same concept to children or kids. And why would they? Isn’t it in their nature to be constantly all

The Distinguished Speaker Series Featuring Lou Holtz

Mount Dora Christian Academy will welcome Coach Lou Holtz on our Campus! Lou Holtz has established himself as one of the most successful college football coaches of all time. Holtz is the only coach in the history of college football to: 1) Take 6 different teams to a bowl game. 2) Win 5 bowl games with

The Inaugural Nathan Hayes Shootout

The focus of the Nathan Hayes Shootout was to honor Nathan Thomas Hayes’s memory and our Lord Jesus Christ. “God wins tonight. We serve an awesome God. Cherie Hayes and I would like to thank everyone for a great day in the 1st annual Nathan Hayes Shootout. Nathan is smiling in Heaven tonight. We all have

STEM Fair 2018

Students in grades 6-12 participated in MDCA’s 2nd annual STEM Fair. Congratulations to our winners,  Meisheng Sherman in 9th grade for High School Best in Show and Max Wright in 8th grade for Middle School Best in Show. In all, thirty-nine students placed to compete at the next level.

Homecoming 2018

MDCA’s Homecoming 2018 took us to a Night Under the Stars. The emcees for the evening were Coleman Bevill and Emily Reising, and the Usher and Usherette were Tucker Duncan and Casey Allen. The 9th Grade class representatives were Josh Brooks and Nadia Garcia-Rivera, 10th Grade Derek Samayoa and Ui Mullen, 11th Grade Jackson Pruim

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,

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