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 [...]
View this post on Instagram ***Contest Alert*** Read below to see how you can win!!! With the first long weekend about to start, summer is now in full force - but we miss our BCA Family already! We would love to hear what adventures (whether vacations or staycations) your family is up to this summer! Keep in touch! Send us an email letting us know (and be sure to include photos) to firstname.lastname@example.org so that we can include it in our social media segment [...]
Congratulations again to the cast of "Into the Woods Junior" for their performances earlier this month. Involved in all aspects of the production, from set pieces and props, to assisting with lighting and stage crew, these talented Grade 6-8 students put on another spectacular show under the direction of the talented Miss Michelle Wagman and Miss Christina. We cannot wait to see how they continue to shine in next year's Spring Musical! We continue to be most proud of how this community of actors support one another as they conquer the stage! Bravo! Visit the link below to check out [...]
Dear BCA Families, Our week began with the Grade 4 class leading Chapel. We continued the school theme of the "I am" statements of Jesus, which were usually told in a parable. The parable we talked about is when Jesus said "I am the true vine" (John 15:4). A parable is a story that Jesus used to teach others about God. Jesus used stories that the people he was talking to could make a connection with so that they could understand God's truths better. In the parable we presented, Jesus said He is the vine. Jesus used a vine [...]