Introducing a new Keepers of the Faith group for moms and daughters!
Keepers of the Faith is being run by BCA moms Melissa Nickerson, Michelle McGee, and Wendy Runge The group is open to girls in grades 1-8 and their mothers.
Meetings will be held the 2nd and 4th Friday of every month at Michelle McGee’s home. The purpose of this group is to teach faith-based life lessons. There will be a devotion, snack, and project to work on at each meeting.
The first meeting will be held on Friday, February 13th from 3:30 – 5:30 pm. For more information, please contact Melissa Nickerson at email@example.com.
Recently, Mrs. Kennedy sent an email to all Bradford families outlining the re-enrollment process and the tuition rates for the 2015-2016 school year.
Parents of current students must complete a re-enrollment form and submit a tuition deposit by Friday, February 14th in order to guarantee your student’s enrollment at Bradford next school year. After this date, students may re-enroll on a space-available basis. Please take a few moments to complete the re-enrollment process.
To access the re-enrollment forms, please visit the Re-enrollment tab on our website. Please contact us at 978-373-7900 (Lower School) or 978-373-7960 (High School) if you have any questions regarding the re-enrollment process.
Planning to apply for Financial Aid? Visit the Financial Aid page for helpful information about application guidelines and how to apply for financial aid for 2015-2016. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure access to financial aid funds, which are awarded on a first come, first served basis.
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.
Please join us for our Beyond the Books Tour!
Our Beyond the Books events are designed to give parents, community members, and prospective new families insight into our mission and hear from real Bradford students who are the future leaders of our community. We encourage all parents to attend a tour and think about bringing someone you know who may benefit from hearing about the life-shaping work that happens here everyday.
Our next scheduled tour on Thursday, February 26th at 8:30 am on our Lower School campus at 97 Oxford Avenue. We hope to see you at a tour soon!
On Thursday, April 9th from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Atkinson Country Club, please join us for a Gala Event to celebrate our 10th Anniversary! In addition, we will discuss the strategic plan initiatives for 2015 and beyond!
Check back for more information in the coming weeks!
Thank you to the parents who joined us at the recent Town Hall Meeting. For those who could not attend, we have added three dates where we will present the information.
Please plan on joining us for a “Mini” Town Hall Meeting from 8:30 – 9:30 am on one of the following dates:
- Wednesday, February 11th
- Wednesday, February 25th
Vicki Kennedy will share the five goals from the preliminary strategic plan, and you will hear about some academic and co-curricular initiatives we are currently considering. The meetings will take place in Mrs. Kennedy’s office, Room 104 on the first floor of the High School Classroom Building.
We want to ensure that this plan represents the needs of our entire community, so we look forward to hearing your feedback.
There has never been a more important time to engage with our community and learn about what is happening at BCA. Your participation will really make a difference.
The Parent Connection–the PTO group of BCA–is inviting parents to join them for coffee at Mann Orchards in Methuen on Monday, January 26th from 8:15 – 9:30 am. This informal gathering is a great opportunity to connect with other parents and hear about the latest activities of the Parent Connection. There are always great ways to participate and become more involved in the school!
We hope to see you at this event!
The Outdoors Club is off on another adventure!
The next activity will be a snowshoeing trip on Saturday, January 24th. For specific information about this trip and a list of what to pack, please click here. Students must turn in all of the forms below and payment by Thursday, January 22nd in order to participate in this activity.
Please see Miss Moreau for details about this trip and the Outdoors Club.
For students who have not participated in any other Outdoor Club activities, please complete the following forms and submit $22 for this trip.
On Saturday, January 31st from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm, BCA will simulate the SAT test.
This simulation test is required by all juniors taking the mandatory SAT Preparation Class as part of our curriculum. Our SAT Preparation class is held in partnership with The Princeton Review.
Mr. Burgess, who teaches our SAT preparation class, will proctor this exam at the high school in Room 302. Please return the permission slip by Friday, January 30th.
It’s almost that time of year! Re-enrollment information for the 2015-2016 school year will be sent in the coming weeks.
Watch your email and News of Note for more information!
Friday, January 16th will be the last day of PE at First Church of Christ for 8th grade students.
Beginning Friday, January 23rd, all 8th grade students will participate in structured tennis lessons for their PE classes at Cedardale. Tennis lessons will continue through the third quarter.
Please remember to have your student wear the proper BCA gym uniform and wear sneakers appropriate for tennis.
Students may bring in their own tennis rackets if they would like to use them for their lessons.
Students will be dismissed from Cedardale at 2:45 pm beginning on Friday, January 23rd.
Wednesday, January 21st will be the last day of swimming lessons at Cedardale.
Beginning on Wednesday, January 28th, students in grades 5, 6, and 7 will have PE with Mr. McGrath at First Church of Christ located at 10 Church Street, Bradford.
Parents are asked to pick up your student at First Church of Christ at 2:45 pm beginning on Wednesday, January 28th.
Lace up your cleats! BCA high school varsity soccer players are invited to participate in a new indoor soccer league during the winter!
The games are played on Sunday afternoons at The Phanzone in Hampstead, NH. Games are one hour in length and are scheduled between 3:00 pm and 9:00 pm. Players should arrive one half hour before the posted game time to warm up. The session has already begun and will finish on February 22nd.
Please check The Phanzone website for the current schedule.
Players must have cleats and shin guards. The cost is $70. Students should sign up with Mrs. Stevens and make checks payable to The Phanzone.
The last day of the 2nd Quarter is Wednesday, January 14th, and report cards will post on Wednesday, January 21st.
On January 21st, 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 2.”
On Friday, January 9th, BCA welcomes back our Alumni!
Several activities are planned for our annual Alumni Day. First, there will be an alumni panel discussion during chapel. Students will be able to ask alumni questions about college, life in the real world, and how BCA prepared them for the future. The chapel will be held at First Church of Christ, 10 Church Street, Bradford from 1:30 – 2:45 pm.
After school, there will be an alumni reception in the Northpoint dining hall from 3:15 – 4:30 pm. Alumni will have a chance to visit with faculty and staff and catch up with old friends.
Finally, later that evening, we will host our first Friday night home basketball games! The girls’ varsity game begins at 5:30 pm followed by the boys’ varsity game at 7:00 pm. Alumni will be honored during half-time of the boys’ varsity game. Games are held at the Bradford Elementary School gym at 118 Montvale Street, Bradford.
Mark your calendars for this important day!