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
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 [...]
We have some pretty amazing alumni at BCA! We are thrilled to share that former BCA Students Mia and Cassie were 2 of the recipients of a Rotary Medal Award for serving in their community and exemplifying "service above self". They were nominated by their principals and teachers and only 2 students per high school received an award. The following criteria were also considered in selecting award recipients: grades, accomplishments, school involvement, community service. We are so proud of their continued success! View this post on Instagram [...]
April 5, 2019 BCA Floor Hockey Teams The BCA floor hockey team travelled to RIM Park on Thursday to compete in the CAASO (Christian Athletic Association of Southern Ontario) annual floor hockey tournament. Both teams made it to the quarter finals. Thanks to their coaches Mr. Cope, Mrs. Struyk and Miss Bowler and to our parent drivers. It was an excellent day of sports participation. See pictures of the tournament below. View this post on Instagram The BCA floor hockey teams travelled [...]
April 2, 2019 Isabelle F. (Grade 7) along with Former BCA Student Kylie D. attended this year’s BASEF (The Bay Area Science and Engineering Fair) March 28 to April 2, 2019 science fair with a project investigating micro-plastics in drinking water. They called their project, “What’s in Your Water?” They received an award of bronze for their efforts. More about the science fair can be found here: http://www.basef.ca/ CONGRATULATIONS Isabelle and Kylie!
March 4, 2019 Results are in! Last week, Grade 5-8 students competed at the annual tri-school speech meet. BCA was well represented by these engaging, thought provoking, and well-prepared speakers. They should all be very proud of all the hard work they put into writing, editing, practicing, and reciting their speeches. Congratulations to Luc (Grade 5 - topic: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder), Grace M. (Grade 6 - topic: Cystic Fibrosis), Shannon (Grade 7 - topic: The Importance of Losing), and Bella (Grade 8 - topic: World's Strangest Laws). Our school placed second overall and Shannon won first place in [...]
February 21, 2019 Every year around Remembrance Day, The Royal Canadian Legion runs a Poster and Literary Contest. Through the creativity of the contest, Canadian school children honour Canada’s Veterans, and help maintain remembrance of our Veterans. The competition is judged through 5 levels of the legion; branch, zone, district, province and country. This year BCA students from grades 1-8 entered the Remembrance Day poster competition. On Family Day the legion presented medals to the following students: Julia Grade 1, Josie Grade 2, James G Grade 7, Isabelle Grade 7, Madeline Grade 7, Ellis Grade 7, Ellery Grade 8 [...]
*UPDATE February 24, 2019* GOAL EXCEEDED. THANK YOU! Thanks to your generosity, the team has passed their goal of raising $2000 for this wonderful cause. View this post on Instagram Emma (and the rest of the BCA Bobcats Team) is getting ready to participate in tonight's coldest night of the year walk for charity. Thanks to your generosity, the team has passed their goal of raising $2000 for this wonderful cause. A post shared by Burlington Christian Academy (@burlingtonchristianacademy) on Feb 23, 2019 [...]