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Principal’s Corner | September 6, 2019

2019-09-08T21:19:46-05:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: Brag Board, Community Outreach, Events, GIFTS Volunteer Program, Important Reminders, News, Principal's Corner, School Life|

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 [...]

Principal’s Corner | April 19, 2019

2019-04-23T13:40:15-05:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: Events, GIFTS Volunteer Program, Golf Tournament, Muffins for Mom, News, Principal's Corner, School Life, SOTA|

Dear BCA Families, We began the week with our Chapel focusing on Easter. Thanks to Mr. Cope, Miss Jaclyn and Mrs. Bruinsma who led us in worship with the wonderful songs, “Because He Lives”, “This is Amazing Love” and “O Praise the Name”.  Mrs. Makonnen spoke to us about the significance of the resurrection. She used the story of Lazarus to illustrate that when we believe in Jesus we are raised up in new life having been set free from the spiritual death brought by our sins. Students and staff wore white to symbolize this new life. Jesus said [...]

Principal’s Corner | March 8, 2019

2019-03-08T14:20:19-05:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: Brag Board, Community Outreach, Events, GIFTS Volunteer Program, News, Principal's Corner, School Life, Staff News|

Dear BCA Families At this week’s Monday Chapel Mr. Cope and Miss. Jaclyn led us in some worship songs, a great way to begin our week! The SK class then recited Psalm 23 from memory. Some of our students who participated in the annual speech meet at Rehoboth School presented their speeches. Luc from Grade 4 recited his speech on PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). Grace from Grade 6 recited her speech on CF (Cystic Fibrosis). Shannon from Grade 7 recited her speech on skills we learn from competing in sports. Bella from Grade 8 recited her speech on [...]

Principal’s Corner | October 19, 2018

2019-01-21T12:07:15-05:00October 19th, 2018|Categories: After School Sewing Club, Community Outreach, Events, Fall Festival, GIFTS Volunteer Program, Hot Lunches, Mad Science, News, Principal's Corner|

Dear BCA Families, Report Cards Another short week as today was a PD Day today for teachers to prepare their student reports Report Cards will be sent home on Wednesday October 31st with parent teacher interviews scheduled for Thursday November 1st from 3:45-8:45 p.m. More information about signing up for interviews will be sent home in next week’s Principal’s Corner. Collecting Food Items for Next Door Social Space Please note that the “We Scare Hunger” initiative mentioned in last week’s Principal’s Corner will be taking place only until November 2nd so pleases send any food donations [...]

Principal’s Corner | October 12, 2018

2019-01-21T12:09:04-05:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: After School Sewing Club, Community Outreach, Events, GIFTS Volunteer Program, Hot Lunches, Mad Science, News, Principal's Corner, School Life|

Dear BCA Families, I hope you enjoyed a lovely Thanksgiving weekend with family and friends. The weather has been great this week and today our cross country team is off to the CAASO (Christian Athletic Association of Southwestern Ontario) meet in Fergus and the JK and SK students are visiting Springridge Farms in Milton. It is great to have opportunities for learning outside the classroom. Please take the time to read through Principal’s Corner this week as there is important information about upcoming events and school needs. Homestay Family Needed We are looking for a family who is interested [...]

Principal’s Corner | September 7 & 14, 2018

2019-01-21T13:00:44-05:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: Community Outreach, Events, GIFTS Volunteer Program, Hot Lunches, News, Principal's Corner, School Life, SOTA, Staff News|

Dear BCA Families, Welcome back BCA families! It has been a great first week of school and students are feeling more at home in their new surroundings. On the right, Julia from JK is showing off her lovely art creation. It was wonderful to see so many families out at our Meet the Teacher Night and BBQ on Wednesday. Thanks to Christy H (Andrew and Sam’s mom) and Leslie and Alec M, (Kyle’s parents), for greatly assisting with this event. Pizza Days We will be starting our Friday pizza days Friday October 5th. Information will be [...]