Building Boys Making Men

  • Fall Breakaway Retreats to Victory Ranch

    November 5, 2021

    Our annual Fall Breakaways to Victory Ranch are an opportunity for building camaraderie, teamwork, and leadership for our 5th and 6th grade boys.

    It’s also time of retreat with a focus on our Building Boys, Making Men program. The boys are presented with a biblical view of manhood through talks and skits.

  • November - The Servant Leader - Be a Good Listener

    October 31, 2021

    For the month of November our virtue is Servant Leader. Our key verse is taken from Philippians 2:3-4 “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in

  • October - The Humble Hero - Think of Yourself Less

    September 29, 2021

    As we spend this month being intentional about humility, we will be challenging the boys to develop habits that will enable them to form some characteristics of a Humble Hero.

  • September - The True Friend - Love One Another as I Have Loved You

    September 2, 2021

    For September, our Building Boys, Making Menvirtue is “True Friend.”  We will spend time learning what it

  • Building Blocks - The Elements of the Building Boys, Making Men Program

    August 2, 2021

    Building Boys, Making Men isn’t just a class or an event. It’s a complete program to teach every PDS boy what it means to be a man of God—beginning when boys enter PDS as
    two-year-olds and becoming more intensive as boys approach their teens and prepare to graduate from PDS. So what does that look like in

  • The Bold Adventurer - Go Courageously

    January 28, 2021

    For February, our virtue is The Bold Adventurer with the tag line, “Go Courageously.” During the first week, we are asking the boys to memorize Joshua 1:9, “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and

  • Advent Calendar - Devotions for Your Family

    December 1, 2020


    I know many people who were so excited that Christmas was almost here that the decorations came out well before Thanksgiving even hit. While we often make jokes about how Christmas decor shows up in Hobby Lobby in August, the hope that Christmas brings for our world is especially welcome early this year.

    One of the

  • Starting Early

    November 6, 2020

    Starting Early

    The work of Christian character education begins with our youngest students in the Early Childhood division.

    On a cloudy February morning, I walked down the colorful halls of the PDS Early Childhood (EC) building, past paper snowmen, and into

  • October Virtue - The Humble Hero

    October 2, 2020

    For October, our virtue is Humble Hero.  Pastor and Author Tim Keller gave this perspective on humility from his book, The Art of Self

  • September - The True Friend - Virtue and Action Calendar

    August 27, 2020

    For September, our virtue is True Friend. We will spend chapels, class meetings, homeroom time, and daily teachable moments to help the boys answer the essential

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Presbyterian Day School (PDS) is a private, Christian preschool and elementary school serving boys from 2-years-old through 6th grade for almost 75 years.

With our mission of striving to glorify God by developing boys in wisdom and stature and favor with God and man, we take a holistic approach to education, nurturing the heart, soul, mind, and body of each boy.

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