Student Life

Read about our exceptional programs for every student age group. Use the links in the sidebar to jump directly to an age group.

Pre-Threes

Our pre-three preschool program facilitates independence, socialization, learning to share and compromise in a social setting, while preparing them for our K3 academic program. Teachers will introduce students to a world of learning, sharing, and discovering God’s creation and His love for them.

Preschool & Pre-Kindergarten

The preschool and pre-kindergarten are excellent early childhood learning program teaching children through creative projects in academics, music, art, and poetry. Our classes are designed to provide a happy learning atmosphere where the teacher can lovingly meet each child's personal needs.

Field Trips

Field trips are taken at various times during the school year to places of educational interest. The Chicago area has many places of special interest and benefit for the students.

Fine Arts Program

Students in Pre-Kindergarten may begin their music education through the Little Virtuoso's program that is taught in a group setting. This program is designed to build a strong musical foundation in musical and verbal vocabulary through storytelling, active movement, and dramatic expression. Students will learn how to sing simple songs on pitch, tap a steady beat, count and tap different timing patterns, learn note names and their values, recognize the names and sounds of musical instruments, and experience increased vocabulary and fine motor skill awareness.

Kindergarten

Schaumburg Christian School offers both full-day and half-day Kindergarten programs. Kindergarten is an integral part of the total school program.  It is not a baby sitting service or play-school, but an enjoyable opportunity to learn phonics based reading, numbers, printing, music, and art. Students completing the program participate in a beautiful cap and gown graduation ceremony.

Field Trips

Field trips are taken at various times during the school year to places of educational interest. The Chicago area has many places of special interest and benefit for the students.

Fine Arts Program

Students in kindergarten may begin their music education through the Musical Maestros program that is taught in a group setting. This program is designed to develop a strong musical foundation by helping children learn about musical concepts, vocabulary, and musical history. Students will learn and experience music through barred, stringed, and woodwind instruments, in a fund, hands-on environment. This program builds the necessary musical foundation prior to individualized instruction.

Athletics

What a great age to begin teaching students athletic skills!  Kindergarten boys and girls may sign-up to be a part of the spring t-ball league.

Kindergarten Graduation

Kindergarten graduation is an exciting time as the students perform a graduation program then march across the platform to receive their diplomas.

 

Elementary

While academics are certainly a very important part of the elementary student's life, other activities are offered that help promote a well-rounded education for the student.

Field Trips

Field trips are taken at various times during the school year to places of educational interest. The Chicago area has many places of special interest and benefit for the students.

Fine Arts Program

Art

Students in the first through sixth grades receive weekly art lessons from an art instructor providing instruction on the various art forms and mediums.  Students in grades one and two have art incorporated into the regular curriculum as taught by their classroom teacher.

Music

Students are encouraged to actively participate in the various music opportunities available to them at Schaumburg Christian School. All elementary students have the opportunity for private music lessons on instruments in the brass, piano, strings, or woodwind categories. Beginning in fourth grade, students may participate in elementary beginning band. All students have weekly music classes part of the overall curriculum and participate in their grade-specific choir.

Athletics

Spring time offers students the opportunity to enhance and improve their athletic skills.

  • T-Ball League: First through Third grade boys and girls can choose to participate in an intramural t-ball league.
  • Baseball: Fourth through Sixth grade boys can choose to participate in an intramural baseball league.
  • Basketball: Boys in fourth through sixth grade are offered the opportunity to play in an intramural basketball league.

State Competition

Each spring the fourth through sixth grade students have the opportunity to participate in the annual Illinois Association of Christian Schools Elementary Bible and Academic Fine Arts Tournament. The students compete in the areas of Academic Testing consisting of Bible knowledge, English, and spelling, Bible Quizzing, and music.

 

Junior High

An important part of the overall education of a junior high student is the extra-curricular activities that are offered.

Fine Arts Program

Many of the junior high students at SCS actively participate in the various music opportunities available to them. From choir to band to private music lessons in brass, piano, strings, voice, or woodwinds, the students have opportunities to learn and then to perform. The students have opportunity to perform in various school programs throughout the year as well as off campus at local businesses during the holiday season.

Athletics

The junior high students have the opportunity to participate in sports year round.  In the fall students may participate in boys soccer or girls volleyball. Winter sports include boys and girls basketball and girls cheer leading. Girls soccer in the spring tops off the school year.

State Competition

Each spring the seventh through ninth grade students have the opportunity to participate in the annual Illinois Association of Christian Schools Bible and Academic Fine Arts Tournament. The students compete in the areas of Academic Testing consisting of Bible knowledge, English, and spelling, Bible Quizzing, and music.

High School

School Camp

Schaumburg Christian School students in grades nine through twelve begin each school year with a school camp. All high school students are required to attend. The program is designed to let faculty and students get acquainted in a Christian camp setting and set the spiritual tone for the school year. Teachers help students develop and strengthen their personal standards using Bible principles.

State Competition

Each spring the tenth through twelfth grade students have the opportunity to participate in the annual Illinois Association of Christian Schools Bible and Academic Fine Arts Tournament. The students compete in the areas of Academic Testing consisting of Bible knowledge, English, and spelling, Bible Quizzing, and music.

National Competition

The state champions from the spring Illinois Association of Christian Schools Bible and Academic Fine Arts Tournament attend the American Association of Christian Schools (AACS) annual nation Bible and academic fine arts tournament held in Greenville, South Carolina, on the campus of Bob Jones University. These students compete against other students from AACS schools for the title of national champion in their respective categories.

Fine Arts Program

Many of the senior high students actively participate in the various music opportunities available to them at Schaumburg Christian School. The senior high choir with over 80 members performs at various school functions during the year and at local businesses during the holiday season. Fifty of the choir members then have the unique opportunity to be a part of choir tour in the spring. The senior high band program excels in its performances from classical to sacred selections.

Athletics

The senior high students have the opportunity to participate in sports year round.  In the fall students may participate in boys’ soccer or girls volleyball. Winter sports include boys and girls basketball and girls cheer leading. Girls soccer and boys baseball in the spring top off the school year.

Senior Trip

The annual senior trip is regarded as a significant educational experience. Therefore, all seniors are asked to participate in this activity. The cost for the Senior Trip is the responsibility of the senior. Seniors help pay for their trip through wages earned in the senior snack shop program.

Senior High Graduation

Senior high graduation is always a special time at Schaumburg Christian School as the students participate in a formal graduation ceremony. This is a highlight of the year for these students and their families. 

 


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