Eagle Updates

3/08/2023

Dear Families

We are coming on the heels of a fantastic Gala event, and Spring Break is fast approaching! We will be capping off this week and the 9-week grading period with our Serves Day on Friday, March 10th, and are looking forward to working alongside some local organizations as they serve our greater community (see below for details).


This month, our character focus has been on the topic of FORGIVENESS. This trait is the bedrock of the gospel account, and is the pathway to receiving life through the work, life and example of Jesus who has already forgiven us of all wrongdoing and sin. With this forgiveness we are reminded that we are not just saved from our past, but we are saved to an abundant life to be found in the way of Jesus as He continues to instruct and lead. The call for each of us is to accept and receive this forgiveness, and then to mirror its offering and impact in the spaces we walk and people we encounter. We will be encouraging our students to do this very thing as a practice through our conversations this month.


Here is a quote to ponder surrounding our character skill of healthy confrontation:


To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you - Lewis B. Smedes


See below for important information pertaining to our school. There is much to celebrate here as within our community!


May we see and enjoy God's presence around us today.


Grace and peace,


Skyler Sikes

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Re-Enrollment for 23/24 School Year

If you have not done so yet, don't forget to Re-Enroll with us for next school year! We already have heard from many about your return for next year, and we have several new families and students applying to join us moving forward!


The Re-Enrollment process can be completed online or via the paper document below. As a brief reminder, there is incentive to signup early as registration fees for next school year are currently $175/student attending through March 12th. Rates will then jump to $200/student through the duration of March, and then jump to $225/student entering into the start of April.


Again, this is an important season for our school as we seek to make preparations and decisions for next school year. Your trust and investment here is paramount to our success as a school. We look forward to seeing and working with each of you again for the 23/24 school year!


BCS Re-Enrollment

School Wide Events

BCS Serves - March 10, 2023

We will be participating in our Spring session of BCS Serves on Friday, March 10. See below for important details about the day and where each of our students will be helping:


Pre-K and Kindergarten - Morning Service Projects - Lemon-Aid Stand - 9:00-11:00 - All proceeds go to Refuge for Women organization


Elementary (Grades 1-5) - Morning Service Project - Harvest for the Hungry - 9:00-11:00 - Elementary Students will be back on campus for normal lunch and school routines by 11:00 AM


Secondary (Grades 6-12) - Afternoon Service Project - All STUDENTS NEED A SACK LUNCH - students will be at project sites in the afternoon hours and will return to school by 3:00 PM - students are free to wear athletic shorts and a BCS shirt for this day


  • 6th Grade - Country Village and Warrior's Refuge: Boots on the Ground
  • 7th Grade - Texas Port Ministry and Habitat for Humanity
  • 8th Grade - Dream Center and Habitat Restore
  • High School - Harvest for the Hungry


All students are encouraged to wear a BCS shirt for this day, and parents are free to join us with the different projects. Reach out to your child's specific teacher or our school offices for more information.

Academics

Brazosport College Dual Credit Enrollment

If you have an 8th – 11th grader interested in taking dual credit classes with Brazosport College next year, now is the time to start preparing! All new students must apply to the college and take the TSI test or submit PSAT scores for a testing waiver. Please contact Kristy Kadlecik at kristy.kadlecik@brazosport.edu for more information. Kristy will be on campus in the cafeteria on Tuesday, March 28 from noon to 3pm to meet with students for Summer/Fall enrollment. The deadline for Fall enrollment is Thursday, May 18.

IOWA National Assessments - April 3-6

Upcoming on the calendar is our annual conducting of benchmark testing for students at BCS. This year, our 4th and 7th grade student populations will be the only grades participating in the IOWA COGAT national assessments that measures key skill and content retention in the core subjects (Reading, Math, Science, and Social Studies) as well as pinpoints IQ based strengths and weaknesses. All other Elementary grades are conducting benchmark tests through the year with our new curriculum.


As a refresher all of our upper secondary students (8th-12th grades) focus on PSAT, SAT, and ACT prep each year within their curriculum, and all other elementary grades will be utilizing benchmark exams through the vertically aligned curriculum we now have through BJU press. Additionally we will be measuring reading levels at the beginning and end of each year and math comprehension for these elementary grades.

Student Highlights

Elijah Davis and Tyson Rhone

Two of our Juniors, Elijah and Tyson, will be heading to Bulgaria with Mr. Beem, our Missions teacher to help serve the community with some English Language support and other service areas over Spring Break. Please be in prayer for them as they travel and participate in this opportunity. We are proud of the servant heart they are modeling and look forward to hearing the stories they come back with!

Athletics

Baseball and Track are Underway!

Our HS boys are undefeated in district play for baseball, JH baseball and softball are crushing their seasons, and we have several students in our JH and HS sets medaling in our track and field sports! Lots of good things to celebrate with each of our athletic seasons right now, including some All State awards from our basketball seasons. Go EAGLES!!

Eagle Podcasts

Additional School Notes

Golden Eagle Member

We have rolled out a new giving platform for those wishing to further partner with the school and its mission as we continue to grow and spread within our community. Join us as part of the Golden Eagle Membership Club and become a monthly donor. Click the link below for full details on how you can support the school on a monthly basis!


Golden Eagle Member

Spring Break - March 13-17

Students will have their annual Spring Break Holiday next week! Be safe with all of the traveling.

PTF Shoe Fundraiser - Feb.22 - April 1

PTF will be raising funds by collecting gently used or new shoes to donate to Funds2orgs.com.


This organization provides shoes to micro-business owners in developing nations such as Haiti, Botswana, Cambodia and more! Micro-business owners are able to resell the shoes to generate income for their families, allowing them to work their way out of systemic poverty.


Drop off boxes will be located at the front entrance of the school and in the high school lobby.



But if anyone has the world's goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God's love abide in him? - 1 John 3:17



https://funds2orgs.com/

Board Meeting - Monday, March 27, 2023

We will have our monthly Board Meeting at 6:00 PM in the conference room located in the Secondary building at the school.

Share Our Story

There are so many great things happening at BCS each day, and one of the common statements we have heard time and time again is how our school is one of the best kept secrets in our community! This year we want to start making that secret known!


We plan to speak, post, and celebrate even more so the incredible things happening within the BCS community and we want YOUR HELP in spreading our story. As you see different pieces of our media highlighting the great things happening, we want to invite and encourage you to share and post alongside us to your own specific network and area of influence. Below are a couple of spaces to see the abundance of good happening:


BCS Facebook


BCS Podcast


BCS Blog


BCS Website


Thanks for making this place the amazing community that it is and for helping us spread the BCS story even more so!

23-24 School Year Calendar

Brazosport Christian School

We are a campus seeking to lead the way in education as we follow the way of Jesus. Every student is treated with value and worth, as each child of God is found with, and is provided ample opportunity to discover their giftings, master their practices and skills, and become a Christ-like, contributing member of society who walks in and carries the presence of Christ with them in all things.