Attendance: To get the most out of the program, students should plan on attending each school day.

Lunch: Students bring their lunch, clear drink, and utensils from home (please label). A note in the lunch box from parents and siblings is welcome and fun!

Backpacks:  Students bring a backpack to collect and protect their items through the day.

Parent Communication: Communication is important to us.  DHA communicates weekly by e-mail to enrolled families. We make every effort to share the exciting DHA activities, events and photos from your child’s school day with families.  Teachers utilize our private parent Facebook pages by sharing photos and videos of activities, lessons, and experiments taking place in the classroom. Each enrolled family will receive a handbook outlining details and policies of our program.

Dress Code and Appearance: 

Students should wear clothing that is conservative, modest, clean, and comfortable. Shoes appropriate for PE are still required as students will be participating in PE each school day. The determination of appropriate clothing is at the discretion of school administration. If we determine a student is in clothing not to our dress code standards, we will call the parents to bring a change of clothes.

Our desire is to honor God in all aspects of our lives, including our appearance.  Students should be well-groomed and modestly dressed. Please follow these guidelines when choosing school dress / attire.  

  • Clothing should be modest.  

    • Refrain from wearing clothing with inappropriate skin exposure including shirts with low necklines, shirts showing the midriff, or shirts with sheer material.

    • Undergarments must not show.

    • The following is not permitted: clothes with holes that result in inappropriate skin or undergarment exposure.  Pants/jeans with no holes are encouraged; however, small holes near the knees are acceptable.  

  • Additional Expectations:

    • Boys:

      • Males should not wear clothing or accessories that are feminine in nature.

      • Nail polish for boys is prohibited.

      • Boys’ shorts must be at least mid-thigh in length.

    • Girls:

      • Girls may wear tank tops with straps at least two finger tips in width.

      • Girls’ shorts / skirts must be fingertip length.

  • Clothing must be honoring to God.  Clothing that advertises products dealing with or having references to profanity, alcohol, tobacco, drugs, sex, violence, or representing weapons or gangs or slogans that are suggestive or have double meanings will not be permitted. 

  • Hats may not be worn inside the building during the school day.  This includes stocking caps, hoods, and other headwear, unless approved by staff.  

  • Hair should not be dyed an unnatural color, including highlights and extensions.  Extreme hairstyles are not permitted.

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