Nurturing the Spirit in the Midst of College Prep

By Dr. Zach Gautier, Dean of Academic Services This fall marks my eleventh year here at Valor. So much has changed over the past decade, but our commitment to being a college preparatory institution has not. Over the years, I have been blessed to be a classroom teacher in the history department and then for […]

Arts on Target: The Long Arrow

By Arie Ringnalda, Director of Arts+Media Years ago, on a fishing foray to tiny Whale Pass, Alaska, my colleague John DeYoung and I met a local legend. Upon attending the town’s only church, we were introduced to Gerald Welch – pastor, bow maker and archer of remarkable acumen. Gerald is a lover and maker of […]

Faculty Profile: Question and Answer with Mr. Rick Russon, Applied STEM Coordinator

Hi, Mr. Russon. Welcome to Valor! Tell us a bit about your new role here. Thank you! I’m excited to be here. I’m the Applied STEM Coordinator at Valor. My job is to collaborate with staff, students, parents and industry leaders to create a world-class Applied STEM program. My personal goal is to provide an […]

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Excellence in Christian Education: The McVaney Family

On spring break in 2017, Kevin McVaney witnessed an unexpected reunion that could only be described as a “divine appointment.” Kevin and his family were visiting Rwanda, where his son Colman works with a nonprofit organization. Colman suggested they go see the hospital where, two years earlier, he and his Valor classmates had spent a […]

Physics and Faith: Q&A with Valor Alum Ben Lorden (’13)

What was your favorite class at Valor? I’m pretty technically minded, so I really loved math and physics classes. My favorite class was with Mr. Spicer who has since gone on to work at United. He is an amazing man who served in the Air Force Academy for a long time—a test pilot and all […]

Rising Strong: Q&A with Valor Alum Kathryn Armstrong (’15)

What were your favorite activities at Valor? I played tennis and performed in one play. I loved the sport, but I especially loved being in Beauty and the Beast my senior year. I have to say I was a little bitter about the play at first because I made final callbacks for the role of […]

Les Mis Delights the Valor Community

We are so proud of the cast and crew of Les Miserables. The show has been a resounding success with seven sold out performances, and audiences deeply touched by the message of grace and redemption. Check out a fun feature by Daybreak Fox 31, highlighting the creative accomplishments of our students!

Speech & Debate – December Recap

Valor’s Speech and Debate team is off to a strong start this season. Recently they competed in two area tournaments, Winter Wonder and Chatfield Chill. Continue reading for the full recap of each tournament. Winter Wonder @Cherry Creek High School, December 9, 2017 Congratulations to Valor Speech and Debate’s Logan Borzymowski and Allie Barwind for an impressive […]

Lights! Camera! Action! — Valor Students win Big at Festival

Our Valor film students hit the Big Apple the first weekend of October for the annual All American High School Film Festival! Ryan Russo’s Kalos film entry Tun Fur Andere — Do Unto Others — was one of the finalists, so he and his cast members attended the award ceremony at The King’s Theatre in […]

Elevate Awards Results and Review

Written By: Ben Beyers As this school year comes to an end, the second year of events in the Valor Center also finishes.  The amazing productions, art shows, and work that students and teachers have been able to produce in these couple of years was unparalleled in both quality and quantity.  To celebrate all of […]