Psalm 127:3 - Behold, Children are a heritage from the Lord.
At Sunrise Christian Elementary we know that children are a heritage and a blessing from the Lord, one in which we as educators should not take lightly. God has given us the opportunity to work with these young children. As educators we view each student's spiritual and academic growth with the utmost importance. It is our job to prepare each student so they can go forward and do the work that God has called them to do. We prepare our students to strive for high goals through an academically challenging and Bible-based curriculum.
As Christian teachers, we should model our teaching after the Master Teacher who encouraged His students to grow spiritually to become the person God intended them to be. We strive to uphold standards and expectations so that students are prepared both academically and spiritually to move to Junior High School and continue to grow and develop, reaching their fullest potential and to live lives in service to God.
Our Pre-K and Kindergarten classes use only A Beka Book material, which is phonics-based, ensuring a wonderful reading foundation for each child, because reading is the key to successfully being able to master all other subjects.
Our 1st-5th grades also use A Beka Book material, as well as the Bob Jones University Press curriculum. Both curricula offer an excellent academic program of study, blended with hands-on material that enables each child to reach their highest potential.
Fine Arts are an important piece of our program. We believe that a vital step in developing and molding the minds of our youngest students is to expose them to the fine arts through:
Vocal Music Band and Orchestra
Each of our students is encouraged to develop skills in the following areas:
Primary Computer Education Physical Education Library Skills
Regular events that are held throughout the year include:
Open House Fun Night Parent/Teacher Conferences Music Programs / Band Concerts Spelling Bee Field Day Kindergarten Graduation
Field trips are organized each year in order to enhance the learning in each classroom. Check out the places we go: Corn Maze Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center Botanica, The Wichita Gardens Exploration Place Sedgwick County Zoo
... and many more!
We believe it is essential that even our youngest students understand the importance of community service through:
Letters and Care Packages Sent to Soldiers Visits to Nursing Homes Missionary Families Adopted by Each Class
It is our strongest desire to glorify God. In educating our students, from youngest to oldest, our Bible-based curriculum provides daily emphasis on God in our lives. All students attend Chapel once a week, as well as utilizing Scripture in memory verses. Our prayer is to mold, shape, and develop our students to have a deep desire to follow Christ.