We are pleased to announce that this spring we will be offering baseball and softball at the high school level.
Mr. Scott Sullivan will be coaching our boys baseball program, and Mr. Bruce Overhiser will be coaching our girls softball program.
For our first year, it will strictly be a development program and will run for 8 weeks on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-5:30 pm at the Cedardale fields. These sessions will begin April 14th and will end June 11th, (*There will be no sports scheduled the April vacation week).
To sign up for baseball or softball, please click here.
Here is the rehearsal schedule for the week of March 30th:
All rehearsals take place from 3:30 to 5:30 pm at First Church of Christ, Bradford.
Monday: Full Cast (vocals with Mrs. Baxter)
Tuesday: Full Cast (choreography with LJ and Melissa, “Under the Sea”)
Wednesday: Full Cast (blocking with Mr. P and Ms. Gustafson, “Fathoms Below”)
Thursday: Mersisters–vocals with Mrs. Baxter; Ursula and Eels–blocking with Mr. P
We will hold our annual Teachers vs. Students basketball game on Friday, April 10th at Silver Hill Elementary School, located at 675 Washington Street, Haverhill.
The festivities for this night will run from 5:15 – 9:00 pm, with student & faculty shooting and dunking competitions over the first half of the evening leading up to a varsity players vs. faculty/staff/coaches game starting around 7:15 pm.
Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students, with a $15 max for families. Concessions will also be on sale, and there will be a Bake Sale hosted by the Senior Class for their class trip.
Please join us for this fun event! All money raised will benefit the BCA Athletics program and the Senior Class.
The last day of the 3rd Quarter is Friday, March 27th, and report cards will post on Thursday, April 2nd.
On April 2nd, you will be able to view and print a copy of your student’s report card. To do this, please log on to the Veracross site, and next to your student’s name, select “Report Cards, Quarter 3.”
The Outdoors Club is off on another adventure!
The next activity will be playing paintball on Saturday, March 28th. Students must turn in all of the forms below and payment of $42 by Thursday, March 24th in order to participate in this activity.
Where: MVP Paintball in Manchester, NH
Meet time: Meet at BCA circle at 11:30 am; return around 4:45 pm.
Fee Covers: Transportation, several games of paintball, gear, gun, thermal mask, and 500 paintballs.
For students who have not participated in any other Outdoor Club activities, please complete the following forms and submit $42 for this trip. For more information, please see Miss Moreau.
Please come and support our Middle School Boys’ Basketball team as they get ready to play St. Augustine School in the MVCBA playoffs!
The game is being held tomorrow, Saturday, March 14th at 4:00 pm at Presentation of Mary Academy, 209 Lawrence Street, Methuen.
Bradford Christian Academy has begun work on our production of The Little Mermaid, and we want YOU to be involved! The are roles for everyone, and we are looking forward to beginning our most ambitious production yet!
WHO: All students in grades 5-12 are welcome to join.
WHERE: Rehearsals will be held in the gymnasium of the First Church of Christ on Bradford Common, 10 Church Street.
WHEN: Please visit the Parent Page for weekly rehearsal schedules. Middle school students will need to arrange for their own transportation to the church.
Rehearsals will begin the following week. Rehearsals will be held Monday through Thursday from 3:30 to 5:30 pm, with extended rehearsals beginning the week prior to performance. A detailed rehearsal schedule will be posted in each week’s News of Note.
Performances will be held Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, May 21-23.
Due to the rehearsal schedule, students should be available for all of the rehearsals. If there is a scheduling conflict, students should speak with Mr. Perusse prior to Wednesday’s auditions.
There is a $75 participation fee for each student. Participation fees are due by Friday, March 27.
We are very excited to begin production on this beloved musical, and hope to see you at next week’s auditions!
Leave the kids at home, take time for yourself, and join us for a fun afternoon of painting and fellowship!
The Parent Connection is planning to host a “painting party.” No painting experience is necessary! Just bring yourself and your sense of humor! Bring family and friends, too, and get to know other BCA families!
The location of the painting party is still to be determined. Please check back soon for more details.
There will be an 8th Grade Step-Up Day on Tuesday, March 31st.
Eighth grade students will be dropped off at the high school gymnasium (beside the large lot between the Fine Arts building and Academy Hall) at normal start time (between 7:50 and 8:00 am). Older students will tell them about the high school, and guide them throughout their morning at the high school.
Eighth graders will get to meet teachers and observe several high school classes in action, as well as hear about extra-curricular activities and electives. Lunch will be provided at the Northpoint dining hall where students will eat with older students before driving back to the middle school at noon.
On Thursday, April 9th from 6:15-8:15 pm at the Atkinson Country Club, please join us for our 10th Anniversary Celebration Gala!
Invitations will be arriving in the mail this week! To RSVP and purchase tickets, please click here. All proceeds from ticket sales will benefit our Annual Fund.
We will begin the evening with a reception and music from our own instrumental music teacher, Thom Stolar. Later, we will have dinner, enjoy a musical selection from our Show Choir, and hear from students about how Bradford is making a difference in their lives. In addition, Vicki Kennedy will discuss the strategic plan initiatives for 2015 and beyond!
This is an event you do not want to miss!
High School Parent/Teacher conferences will be held on Wednesday, March 18th.
If you are interested in meeting with any of your student’s teachers, please contact BCA with your time preferences and the list of teachers that you would like to see. Conference appointments are every 15 minutes per teacher from 1:30 pm – 6:45 pm. Teachers are available during the school day if they have an open period.
Please contact Connie Gilford at 978-373-7960 or email@example.com to schedule your conferences. We will try our best to accommodate your requests.
Lower School parent teacher conferences will be held on Wednesday, March 11th and Thursday, March 12th.
If you are interested in meeting with any of your student’s teachers, please contact BCA with your time preferences and the list of teachers that you would like to see. Conference appointments are every 15 minutes per teacher from 1:30 pm-5:30 pm. Teachers are available during the school day if they have an open period.
Please email Briana Spohr at firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your conferences. We will try our best to accommodate your requests.
High School conferences will be held on Wednesday, March 18th. More information to follow next week.
We made it to the semi-finals!
BCA Sentinels Boys’ Varsity Basketball defeated Storm King School on Wednesday to advance to the semi-final round of the NEPSAC Class D New England Basketball tournament.
On Saturday, March 7th, BCA is set to play #1 Boston Trinity Academy at 12:00 noon at the Rivers School, 333 Winter Street, Weston, MA.
We need all the fans to come out and cheer on the team. The fan support in the second half of the last game was the turning point and propelled our team to victory!
Prospective students interested in learning more about BCA’s high school are invited to the Academy Preview on Tuesday, March 3rd.
During the 90 minute program, which runs from 6:30 – 8:00 pm, families and prospective students will meet some of BCA’s gifted and caring teachers, tour our facilities on the Northpoint Bible College campus, learn about our programs, and experience the enthusiasm of our students, learning and growing together at Bradford.
BCA’s current 8th grade families are encouraged to attend with their students to see the high school. Please spread the word and invite anyone you know who may be interested in BCA. Please call 978-373-7900 to RSVP if you plan to attend.
Due to the many school cancellations and delays we have had this winter, we are adding two more school days
to our calendar.
The first make-up day is Monday, March 16th. This day was originally a Teacher Professional Development day, but now we will have a regular school day on March 16th.
The second make-up day will be Friday, June 5th. This day was originally scheduled to be our day at Canobie Lake Park. Instead, we will have normal classes on June 5th, and we will go to Canobie Lake Park on Monday, June 8th. June 8th will be the last school day of the year.
Also, the last day of Quarter 3 will now be Friday, March 27, with report cards posting by the close of school on Thursday, April 2nd.