sharptopcoveRetreat is a school wide event (all students and staff attend) and it is required as those are counted as school days. It is a wonderful time of bonding, prayer, fellowship, and fun for our student body and faculty.

High School Speaker: Scott Pope, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Middle School Speakers (DCS Teachers): Dr. Locke, Mr. Coley, and Mr. Schmidt

Important Information for Parents

  • Students arrive at 10:30 AM, Tuesday, 10/3, and depart from DCS at 11:00 AM 
  • Students must bring a bag lunch as lunch is not provided.
  • Students will be transported by coach contracted from "His Majesty Coach" Busses. We are not contracted to use the onboard restroom facilities – it's a short trip 1.5 hr trip to and from SharpTop Cove

All students must comply with DCS student handbook rules & retreat policies

  • Retreat Medical Staff: Keith Schumacher, Paramedic/EMT & EMS Supervisor with Atlanta Fire-Rescue
  • All medications prescribed for students must be released to DCS front office by Wednesday, 9/27. Retreat departure (10/3). Mrs. Jewell will distribute medication at Sharp Top.
  • Please supply three (3) days dosage in the original prescription bottle with directions.
  • "Permission to administer medication" form must be on file with DCS.  Forms and medication must be turned in to the office by 9/27.

Retreat Contacts


Thursday Arrival Time Back to DCS:
All students will arrive back to DCS campus on Thursday between noon and 1:00 pm. The school will be closed for the afternoon. Students should be picked up at 12:30pm.

Monday, October 2 – NO SCHOOL (Parent/Teacher Conferences)
Friday, October 6 – NO SCHOOL