Chapels This year in Chapel, we are continuing to learn about God’s story and how God uses different people in the Bible to teach us about His son. This month Mrs. Beaman, former JK teacher, spoke about what it means to be a disciple of Jesus. A disciple is someone who follows Jesus, is changed by Jesus and is committed to the mission of Jesus. The more we draw near to him (ie. reading the Word of God and praying) the more he changes us to be more like him and the more people see him in our lives. She [...]
Chapels I trust you had a wonderful Christmas holiday and are ready for the new year! This year in Chapel, we have been learning about God’s story and how God uses different people in the Bible to teach us about His son. This week I spoke in Chapel about how knowing Jesus changes us. Acts 4:13 states, When they saw the courage of Peter and John and realized that they were unschooled, ordinary men, they were astonished, and they took note that these men had been with Jesus. I used examples of people who had been changed by Jesus including [...]
At BCA, we remember. We remember those who leave and never return; we remember those who return but are never the same. .../div> A post shared by Burlington Christian Academy (@burlingtonchristianacademy) on Nov 11, 2019 at 7:11am PST "The living owe it to those who no longer can speak to tell their story for them". - Czeslaw Milosz. At BCA, we remember. We remember those who leave and never return; we remember those who return but are never the same. We are [...]
BCA is going green!Thank you to Ms. Watt from Halton Waste Management for coming to visit the school this week for an informative assembly as we learn how to become a Green School. We are excited to announce that we have already put blue and green bins in all of our classrooms and are working toward building our very own compost station at the school. Our Green Team club is off to a great start and we are looking forward to seeing what initiatives they come up with next! We are thrilled to be partnering with the City of Halton as [...]
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, [...]