Boarding life at Monte Vista Christian is a constant adventure. Guided and supported by Resident Advisors, boarding students learn to manage their time between meals, classes, studying, sports and activities. Weekends are action packed, with the residential staff planning numerous events and outings.Life in a boarding school centers on community and fosters an awareness of personal responsibilities and rights. Sharing living space means sharing experiences, tolerating differences, and acquiring a sense of values about relationships. Rules enable positive communal life in the residence halls. Each resident is personally responsible for observing these rules.Dorm Life
Boarding students at MVCS live under the supervision of Resident Advisors. Girls live in Stotts-Hellman Hall. Boys live in Arganbright Hall. Students are responsible for keeping their personal possessions and rooms in order. Rooms are routinely inspected to see that they are neat and clean. Students supply their own linens, blankets, pillows and towels. Room decorations such as spreads, curtains, pillows, pictures, posters and plants are permitted within reason and the bounds of good taste. Radios and stereos are permitted if used in accordance with hall regulations. Common rooms feature a television and living room furniture. Student rooms are furnished with beds, mattresses, desks, desk chairs, and dressers.
Responsible, capable junior and senior students selected by the residential life staff serve as prefects and provide peer supervision of the dormitories. Prefects make sure residents do their share to make boarding life pleasant and help residents adjust to boarding-school life.
Feeling at Home at SchoolStudent rooms are furnished with beds, mattresses, desks, desk chairs, and dressers, Common rooms feature a television and living room furniture. Each dorm also has a small kitchen and laundry machines for student use. Students supply their own linens, blankets, pillows and towels. Room decorations are permitted within reason and the bounds of good taste. Computers, iPods and cell phones are permitted during non-class hours and times other than evening study hall.