ACSI Student Activities

A.C.S.I. SPELLING BEE

The ability to communicate with one another and with God is part of His plan for our lives. The written form of our language requires accurate spelling. Thus, spelling becomes an important part of the communication process. The written form of our language allows the transfer of information over space and time. Writing is unique to humans and is a clear reflection of the nature of God.
 

OBJECTIVES OF THE SPELLING BEE:

  1. Assist the students in developing good spelling habits.
  2. Expand the students’ ability in expressing themselves in all areas of communication.
  3. Develop within the students the awareness of accurate usage of words and vocabulary by encouraging proper communication.
  4. Provide an opportunity for fellowship with students from other Christian schools.

SPEECH MEET

The ability to speak is given to us by God. Humans are created in the image of God; God is a communicating Being (Genesis 1:27). Understanding the significance of speech is important for a number of reasons:
 
  1. The ability to speak differentiates humans from animals (Genesis 2:18-20);
  2. Speech has great potential for good or evil (Proverbs 18:21);
  3. Our speech is an index of our inner attitudes and our spiritual maturity (Ecclesiastes 10:12-13);
  4. Sins of speech are considered by God to be very serious (Matthew 12:36-37).

OBJECTIVES OF THE SPEECH MEET:

  1. Encourage effective speech in an audience situation.
  2. Help students develop techniques to speak audibly, articulately, expressively, and with poise and confidence.
  3. Develop communication skills that will contribute to effective leadership in Christian activities.

MATH OLYMPICS

N.C.S. conducts a math runoff in grades 3-8 in Arithmetic Computation and Mathematical Reasoning. These Computation and Reasoning Problems promote interest, involvement, and challenge for the students. This process also provides a method of determining who advances to the ACSI Math Olympics.
 

A.C.S.I. MATH OLYMPICS 

Helping students see the manifestation of God in the discipline of mathematics should be a major concern of Christians. Students need to view the Bible as the lens through which every subject is studied. Looking through the lens of the Bible at a mathematics book, we see the unchanging mathematical calculations revealing the unchanging God. We marvel at the absolute consistency of mathematical principles and recognize that the Bible presents the eternal Inventor of that consistency!

THE A.C.S.I. MATH OLYMPICS:

  1. Stimulates an interest in mathematics.
  2. Recognizes the achievements of students in mathematics.
  3. Provides an opportunity to meet and fellowship with other mathematics-oriented students.
  4. Offers students an opportunity to glorify God in the use of their mathematical abilities beyond the classroom situation.