Faculty Spotlight: Rochelle Miller

When Rochelle Miller was planning for college, science was nowhere in her mind. However, God used changed plans to lead her to a position at NASA, where she worked as a computer programmer for the space station. What is your background in science? In 1994 I  got a computer information degree from the University of […]

Faculty Spotlight: Nina Hinds

The first faculty feature for Women in Science week is Nina Hinds, lead tutor in the Academic Support department. She shared about her previous career experience and gave advice to students who are interested in pursuing STEM themselves. What is your background in science? I went to USC and then I graduated from the Illinois […]

Faculty Profile: Josh Hoffman, Dean of Students and Boys Lacrosse Coach

Even though Josh Hoffman moved to Colorado in January of 2019, his journey to Valor actually began over two years ago. Through a series of connections, he coached a team of Valor lacrosse players under the banner of Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Now, many of those players are upperclassmen on the lacrosse team and welcome […]

DECA Takes Sixty-Eight to State

On February 23-26, DECA sponsors Dave Haar, Reagan Sowa, and Kurt Gutschick took 68 Valor students to compete in the DECA state championships hosted at the Broadmoor in Colorado Springs. Many students had very high scores, whether they made it to finals or not, but most importantly they all represented Valor with character and professionalism. […]

Valor Team Debuts at TSA Conference

For the first time ever, Valor students attended the Colorado State Conference for the Technology Student Association on February 21-23 at the Marriott Denver Tech Center. They joined 1700 other middle and high school students from 70 schools who were competing in 90 different events. Teacher Colleen Shallenberger led the rookie team of six participating […]

Calling All Dads to the Front Seat

By Tim Welch Is there any real evidence that dads really have a uniquely important impact on the family? Our culture in particular seems to place little value on the role of fathers. Pop culture, media, and government policy have understated the value of dad and his role at home.   Dr. David Popenoe, professor […]

Influence Through Excellence … Through Brokenness?

By Jim Kirchner, Campus Pastor I’ve been thinking about our school motto, Influence Through Excellence. This short phrase captures what is at the center of our commissioning as a school. Influencing our world through the transforming love and power of Jesus. How? By offering God our first fruits, the very best we have to give. […]

Alumni Spotlight: Gianna Tesone (’16)

Gianna Tesone started her freshman year of high school like many of her peers – with a combination of natural talent, curiosity, and a desire to figure out who she was made to be. Now a junior at Point Loma Nazarene University majoring in Visual Arts and competing as a varsity track athlete, Gianna shares […]

There’s an App for That

Valor staff and faculty put their heads together to make a list of their favorite apps. Some are fun, some are practical, but they’re all worth the download! Check out the top few recommendations for each category: Entertainment SkyGuide: Stargazing made simple. Just hold it overhead to find stars, constellations, and more! Download for iPhone […]

Tree Rings with Magnifying Glass

7 Reasons Why Giving To Valor Is More Than A Good Investment

By Rebecca Johnson, Director of Strategic Engagement Not long ago a friend said to me, “I can’t believe how much Valor has accomplished in 20 years.” I smiled and accepted the kind intention of his words before I corrected him. “The school isn’t yet 20 years old,” I replied. Valor’s founding task force formed in […]