The hills are alive...
...with the Sound of Music!
"I was also unconsciously influenced by the three days a week of chapel. It is delightful to hear stories from a variety of different people and perspectives. I gained a strong sense of community and strength of faith."
— Rebecca Qu, '17
The best chapels are the ones in which students share, and in this Middle School chapel (below), students reflect on their own faith stories, and what it means to them to be children of God. Students sharing (in order) include:
Jon Carlson, pastor of Forest Hills Mennonite Church in Leola, PA, led students in a concise examination of current social media practice, asking students to answer three key questions:
Jon's presentation was relevant and provocative, and could be used as a jumping off point for more in-depth discussions with your teenager about their use of social media. Watch the Parks & Recreation clip first, then Jon's presentation.
That's one of his favorite questions to ask of Dock students, said Grades 9-12 Principal Mr. Martin Wiens in his introduction to the August 30 chapel. "When we listen to your Senior Presentation, we do not want to hear about all of the things you did not do, the things you didn't even try," Mr. Wiens said. "We don't want to hear about your regrets."
Five Dock students—four seniors and a junior—then shared about the goals they had set for themselves for the 2017-18 school year.