Building Boys Making Men

  • The Bold Adventurer - Go Courageously

    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


    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

    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

    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

    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

  • Mentoring - As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.

    As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another.

    Since 2008, the Building Boys, Making Men character education program has been a signature component of the Presbyterian Day School experience. Designed to provide a framework and structure for developing a boy’s faith, character, and


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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 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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