Summer Book Recommendations

Whether this summer finds you sitting by the pool, traveling, or just following your normal routine, check out some of our staff’s top reading picks for the summer. Learn about life with God, relationships with others, examples from history, and self-discovery with these titles. With – Skye Jethani In With, Skye Jethani explores different approaches for […]

International DECA Results

Valor Christian’s DECA team returned from the international competition in Orlando, FL on Wednesday, May 1. There were 22,000 students from 10 countries represented. Each event had approximately 100 competitors or teams. The competition was quite stiff, and the top 2 from each section advanced to the final round. Three Valor students, Ryan Pierce, Shay […]

Wrapping Up the Year

I’ve been the Head of School at Valor since its inception in 2007, and frankly, this year has held unique challenges for us as a school and a community. That’s OK. As Christians, we are never promised an easy road. In fact, the Bible says just the opposite. Jesus tells us that in this life, […]

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. […]