Spring 2015 Lamplighter


       The Young Scientists

          How Dock's "League of Extraordinary                   Science Students" is changing the world

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Senior Experience

A week of service and job shadowing helps seniors discern the future—and teaches them something about themselves.

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A Gift Like No Other

Forrest Musselman ('09) finally has an opportunity  to visit the well in Haiti that was dedicated to           his mother. 

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Campus Happenings

Alumni News

Arts Day 2015

...and more!


Click here to view the Spring 2015 issue online 





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Calendar changes 

Barring any unforeseen situations, the last day of school for Dock students will now be Friday, June 5. [The calendar originally listed the last day of school as Tuesday, June 9.]

Thursday, June 4 and Friday, June 5 will now be our Final Exam days for grades 9-11, with early dismissals on those days. Please check with your local school district to see if they provide early busing on these days. The last day of school for seniors will remain Monday, June 1, and Saturday, June 6 will remain the date for Dock's 60th Annual Commencement.

Senior Presentations

Senior Presentations will be held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday,        June 2, 3, and 4. The schedule has now been posted.  

Click here to print or download the schedule.


Watch our video!

Have you seen Dock's new video? Check it out here.


Why consider Dock?

Watch our video, then listen to what these current students and alumni have to say about their Dock experience.


2015 Touring Choir

The Christopher Dock Touring Choir's 2015 itinerary is now available. Download a printable version here.

3Q Honor Roll

Christopher Dock has announced its Honor Roll students for the third quarter of the 2014-15 school year. Click here for the list.

Summer camps at Dock

The Dock campus is home to lots of great summer camp options for kids. Click on our Summer Camps page for more information and web site links.

Hosting opportunity

Christopher Dock is hosting a Global Education Conference associated with Mennonite World Conference. Hosts are needed for international and U.S. guests from July 15-20, 2015. Would your family consider hosting one or more GEC attendees? Click here for more information 


Dock publications

The Fall 2014 Lamplighter and the May 2015 Newsline have now been posted to the Publications section of the web site.




Visit the new online home of Dock athletics regularly to see photos and game reports, check schedules, link to our Dock apparel store, and more. If you are playing or following a winter sport, go there to sign up for message alerts for your sport!

Photos of your athlete


Go to Lowell Swartley Photography's Facebook page where you can view and purchase photos of Dock athletes in action. Get the event code on Facebook and then follow the link to the online store.







It's a great time to     visit Dock!

Come see what a day at Dock is like.

Experience a typical day, including classes, chapel, and lunch (free of charge), hosted by a Christopher Dock student and geared to your specific interests. Contact Admissions Director Doug Hackman at 215.362.2675, ext. 106 or dhackman@dockhs.org to arrange a visit.


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May 2015

8 - Jr/Sr Banquet Preparation  11:50 a.m. dismissal

9 - Jr/Sr Banquet, 5:30 p.m.

11 - AP Biology & AP Music Theory Tests

12 - AP U.S. Government Test

13 - AP Statistics & AP English Language Tests

14 - AP Macroeconomics Test

15-16 Penn View Country Fair & Auction

18 - 17th Annual Dock Open at Mainland Golf Course

19 - Refugee Day

19 - Board of Trustees, 2:30 p.m.

20 - Senior Breakfast, 7:15 a.m.

20 - Spring Concert, 7 p.m.

21 - Class Elections

22 - All-School Social

25 - Memorial Day   No School

26 - PTF Senior Recital, 7 p.m.

28 - Awards Convocation

28 - Spring Athletic Banquet, 6:15 p.m.


June 2015

2-4 Senior Presentations, 3:00 - 9:00 p.m.

4 - Final Exams, 1:10 p.m. dismissal

5 - Final Exams/Last Day of School, 11:20 a.m. dismissal

5 - Graduation Rehearsal, 9:00 a.m.

5 - Senior-Parent Dinner, 6:00 p.m.

5 - Baccalaureate, 7:30 p.m.

6 - 60th Commencement, 6:00 p.m.


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Christopher Dock strives to ignite students' passion for learning, faith, and life. Come be part of a learning community that challenges you to grow academically, emotionally and spiritually. Build life-long friendships with classmates and faculty, and be prepared not only for college, but for life.

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