Beyond the Classroom
Just a few BEYOND THE CLASSROOM activities that CCS high school students are involved in are:
CLUBS Students at CCHS have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of clubs. Some of the clubs include Art Club, Spirit Club, Chapel Committee, and Christians in Action.
HS MIXER RETREAT At the beginning of every year the high school student council plans this event which includes fun activities that encourage high school students to get to know one another better, and provides opportunities for spiritual growth.
SPIRITUAL EMPHASIS WEEK is a special time that we set aside to encourage our high school students to examine their spiritual walk in a more direct way. We suspend regular afternoon classes for a week to host a variety of speakers and small group discussions/activities. This is done to challenge the students to grow in the knowledge of what it means to be a Christian and to respond with greater commitment to God in their daily walk. We also concentrate on service projects, setting aside one day for community service.
CCHS INTERIM WEEK Students will have the opportunity to register for classes outside the normal scope of learning during the semester break. Some of the past courses offered were Photography in the Southwest, L.A. & The Movies, Fencing, Sports Officiating and Art, Coffee & Faith.
TRAVEL ABROAD Nothing replaces seeing first-hand the wonders of God’s world. Since 2004, high school history and social studies teacher Steve Whitener has organized various summer international tours for students. For more information click here.
WE THE PEOPLE CONGRESSIONAL HEARING COMPETITION
As part of their American Government class, all Calvin Christian High School students study the history, philosophy and application of the Constitution. In addition to classroom work, Calvin participates in the annual We the People Congressional Hearing Competition. This year's competition was held on December 18th at Grossmont College in El Cajon, California.
“Understanding the fundamental principles of our Republic and being able to apply them to the challenges in our nation is what this program is all about. Our goal is to help students become enlightened, responsible, and thinking citizens,” said Steve Whitener, Calvin Christian High School’s government teacher.