Dear BCA Families,

We hope you had an enjoyable March Break. We are loving the warmer weather and sunshine, finally! Students have been playing soccer on the upper field after a long winter break from using the field and it is so great to see them running and being so active outdoors.

Great Lakes Christian High School Chorus Group

This week started off with a visit from Great Lakes Christian High School’s traveling a cappella chorus group. We enjoyed listening to their lovely worship songs and hearing about where each student was from. Great Lakes Christian High School is a residential and day school, attracting students from all over the world.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Parent Town Hall Meeting

Last evening we held a parent meeting to discuss the changes to the simplified registration process. Upon request from the parents present, and the obvious desire for input and clarity, it was determined that a school meeting would be helpful at this time, to address certain items.

We invite you to a special Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, April 2 at 7:30 in the music room. The main points on the agenda will be the revision to the GIFTS program, class size guidelines, improved communications and a financial update.

We realize this is short notice but hope that you are able to attend.

Into the Woods JR

BCA’s Curtain Call Program is proud to present “Into the Woods JR”

Tickets are selling fast! If you have not yet purchased tickets please do so through this link:

https://burlington-christian-academy.ticketleap.com/into-the-woods-jr/

Tickets will be $15 plus fees ($16.98 total per ticket).

Please share this link with all of your family and friends!

All performances will take place at Theatre Burlington, and the information on which cast is performing on selected dates can be found in the “about” section. Tickets should be purchased in advance. There is assigned seating.

Here are the show dates:

• Thursday, May 9th – 7 pm – Cast A

• Friday, May 10th – 7 pm – Cast B

• Saturday, May 11th – 1 pm – Cast B

• Saturday, May 11th – 7 pm – Cast A

• Sunday, May 12th – 1 pm – Cast A

• Sunday, May 12th – 7 pm – Cast B

BCA Golf Tournament

Saturday May 25th at Lowville Golf Club starting at noon. Please see attached flyer for more information. We hope you can join us! Don’t worry, you don’t need to be a golfer to enjoy this great day out! There will be a host of other activities, as well as a dinner, games, silent auction, and SO MUCH MORE. 

Click here to find registration and sponsorship information! This event is OPEN to the public.

Photographer at BCA on Monday April 1

Please note that there will be a professional photographer at the school on Monday April 1st taking pictures of staff and students engaged in classroom activities and recess play as we look to update our promotional materials and images used on our school’s website. We will be following the photography permissions that you indicated upon submitting this year’s registration package to the school – or any updates to those permissions given verbally or in writing to either the office or Michelle Collier earlier this year. We kindly ask that you send your children to school on Monday in their most formal uniform and strictly following the uniform policy guidelines outlined in our Parent Handbook, which is available to review by clicking here. Thank you for your cooperation.

Grade 4 students Finn and James are working hard to transfer information from the text in to their own words. See pictured right.

The Foundations Course will be starting this Tuesday, April 2nd. There are a few more spaces, so if your grade 7 or 8 teen is interested, register online at

http://www.foundationscareercoaching.ca/foundations-course–gr-7-9.html using the registration form hyperlink on the web page.

Registrations will continue to be processed until Monday, April 1st at 9pm. For further questions, contact Matt Bean at foundationscareercoaching@gmail.com

Hamilton District Christian High School

Hamilton District Christian High invites you to join us on Tuesday, April 9 at 7:15 pm for a free showing of the award-winning film Screenagers. This documentary explores from both personal and scientific perspectives how technology impacts kids’ development. It also provides some solutions for how adults can empower kids to find balance in a digital world.

The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with experts, parents, and students. For full details and a film trailer, check out hdch.org/events

BCA Parent Needing Assistance

One of our BCA moms needs financial support and is asking for our help. Please CLICK HERE to find out how you can assist.

Mindfulness Class

Alison Brindle, founder of Breathe Meditation, and BCA parent, is opening up her next 8-week group Mindfulness Class for students aged 8-14 years on April 20th (1pm-2.30pm).

The course will cover:

• What is stress?

• How can I tell if I am stressed

• What can I do to calm down?

• How can I use mindfulness to improve my happiness, my sleep, my attention, my friendships?

It is an 8-week session (1.5 hours at a time) designed to teach this information and mindfulness techniques to children/youth using games/activities and child-friendly language. Parents are included so that you learn what they learn and everyone can talk the same language. The course is particularly useful for any children that suffer with anxiety.

The cost is $300 for 8 weeks for parent + child/youth

For more information, feel free to e-mail (alison@breathemeditation.ca) or head to the website (www.breathemeditation.ca)