EdVenture's first session this year, the sky was the limit as students designed, built, tested, and revised their plans to build catapults. This physics based unit involved the study of several types of simple machines in order to successful create a compound machine. the catapult. Students learned the history of the catapult and concepts related to store energy of tension, torsion, and gravity used to propel objects. Their culminating project was to work in groups to create their own strong catapult to launch pumpkins. With different targets set up on the hill, students from our Junior Kindergarten classes to Grade 8 [...]
On Friday October 18th, BCA competed in CAASO’s cross country meet. Thirteen Christian schools attended and had wonderful weather for running. Thirty students from BCA competed and were supported by a wonderful cheering section. All students displayed great effort and represented our school with wonderful sportsmanship. Well done BCA!
From the Compassion Society of Hamilton Thank you to the young volunteers from Burlington Christian Academy today. They were an awesome group and they sorted clothes, bagged sugar, flour, potatoes and fresh produce, they did our Thanksgiving raffle draws, they organized and hung Halloween costumes and had fun while helping their community. Special thanks to Heather and their teacher who supervised them and helped out with them. You guys rock???? #BurlingtonChristianAcademy, #Communitycares, #Youthwhocare See the post here on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/compassionsociety/posts/2369480779983821
We look forward to spending time with our new (and those nearly new) to BCA families at our New Family Breakfast on Wednesday October 16th from 8:30am to 9:30am in the gym. Parents and students welcome! Come and enjoy some coffee and breakfast treats while meeting fellow families and getting to know our staff and members of the PTA. We hope you will join us!
Weekly Chapels We have been learning about God’s story and how God uses different people in the Bible to teach us about His son. This year we will be hearing about various Bible characters their story, and how God revealed himself in each of their lives. Some teachers will also be sharing their personal stories of how God revealed himself to them. So far, we have heard the story of David and Goliath and how God chose David to be the king of Israel. God did not choose David because of his outward appearance, but because he had a heart [...]
It’s baaaaaaaaaaaack! For those of you who are new to us (welcome!), here’s all you need to know about FRIDAY PIZZA LUNCH! Each year, we run a Pizza lunch on Fridays for our students, which is a great way for us to fundraise for improvements to BCA! Your pizza lunch helps keep BCA a thriving and exciting place to learn–and let’s not forget: this is one day a week that you are NOT making a lunch. Ordering IS NOW OPEN until October 1, 2019 We’re doing it a little differently this year. To make it easier for BCA families, [...]
Dear BCA Families, Welcome back! It was wonderful to see many families out for our opening assembly and Wednesday evening’s “Meet the Teacher” event. I trust your children are settling into their new school routines. I will be sending Principal’s Newsletter monthly this year. Important Information Uniforms - This week, we have allowed families time to purchase required uniform items. Starting Monday students will be expected to be in proper uniform. Shoes are to be dark coloured (one colour) with dark coloured laces and no colourful logos. Socks are to be navy or black and all one colour. Leggings are [...]
Dear Parents and Students, I am very excited that the new school year is about to begin! It has been a busy summer at BCA as we have been planning for the school year ahead, ordering supplies, cleaning and improving our facility, and introducing new families to the school. This letter will provide you with information about the upcoming school year. In the mid-summer email to families I introduced some of our new staff. I am happy to welcome the following new staff members: Mrs. Diana St. John is our new Administrative Assistant. Diana has many years of experience [...]
Dear BCA Families, We hope you are enjoying a wonderful summer! We are at the half way mark of summer and are busily planning for the upcoming school year. At this time we are in need of a few volunteers to help out at the school. Thanks to Alec Miletich (Kyle's Dad) we now have shelving installed upstairs and help is needed to organize and move items on to the shelves. If you are available Tuesday August 13 from 1-3 p.m. please let me know. GIFT hours will be applied. Also, please see attached Backpack Safety for Kids Event at [...]
Dear BCA Families, I hope you are enjoying a wonderful summer! We have been busy planning for the upcoming school year and I am excited to share our new staff news with you. The following staff have been recently hired: Diana St. John, Jude Kudera and Tammy Smith. Diana St. John has been hired as our new administrative assistant. Diana has many years of experience working in the corporate world as well as for non-profit organizations. She is very excited about her new role at BCA. She is in the school this week working with Teri [...]