8/29/2015
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 BCA Home School Bulletin

 

DATES TO REMEMBER:

August 24th - Broadfording Christian Academy 2015-2016 Academic Year Begins

September 21st - Home School Back to School Event


Back To School Event

The BCA Home School Program will host our Home School Back to School event on Monday evening, September 21 at BCA.  This will be our kick-off to the new school year for ALL of our families to attend.  We will have a Mom's panel discussion and time for perusing sample portfolios.  We will keep the review of policies and procedures to a minimum at this event.  Please save the date and plan to attend.  No childcare provided.


Parent Night Out

(Unless otherwise noted, PNO events will be held at 7:00 p.m. at Panera (Garland Grove Blvd., Hagerstown)

September 21, 2015 - Back to School Event - Location:  BCA Chapel

October 19, 2015 - "Finding peace in the space between the ideal and reality" Mary Jo Tate: The teacher/mom role, vision, and growing and pouring into yourself

November 16, 2015 - Planning your days: Balancing the home and school work, staying on track, keeping momentum

February 22, 2015 - Teaching from Rest : Keeping and refining your vision to gain peace about where your headed.  Also, what this phrase means and strategize ways to have restful momentum instead of a frantic frenzied pace.

March 21, 2015 - Teacher Development: Discussion of educational philosophies, identify our strengths and weaknesses, and strategize on how to fill in the holes and provide our students with a well rounded education.

April 18, 2015 - Home School Curriculum Ideas

May - Project Night - Date TBD

June - Mom's Senior Tea - Date TBD


Achievement Testing Dates

April 25-29, 2016 at BCA

Please keep these dates free of appointments so that your child(ren) can participate in all of the required days of testing.  Registration information will be sent by email in the Fall from Celia.


Homeroom Class Activities

Broadfording Christian Academy is on Summer Break until August 24, 2015.


Field Trip Opportunities

Broadfording Christian Academy is on Summer Break until August 24, 2015


Congratulations to the Class of 2015!


Senior "To Do" List

WELCOME, Class of 2016

May 20, 2016 - All Senior Course work must be completed by this date.

May 22, 2016 - Baccalaureate

May 24, 2016 - Graduation Practice

May 25, 2016 - Graduation

***Complete the photo request and other documents provided to you over the summer from Mrs. Luhn. 

***Plan and submit transcript requests in a timely fashion as you apply to colleges.  The form is available on this website.  Allow 1 week for a transcript request and 2 weeks, if a recommendation letter is needed.




BCA Home School Program Ministers to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

  BCA’s Home School Program ministers to families who wish to home school their children who have autism spectrum disorders. A trained evaluator is on staff, Julie Malecki. Prior to her position in BCA's Home School Program, Julie worked in both a one-to-one home therapy setting and a school setting as a behavioral therapist and instructional tutor for children with autism. Julie is trained in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) and Discreet Trial and has 10 years experience applying these principles to educational goals. She also has experience adapting and creating teaching materials tailored directly to the child’s learning styles and strengths. Please contact the Home School Department for more information.

 

 

2015-2016 DOCUMENTATION CALENDAR



Form Title

Due Date

High School Course Description

August 28, 2015

Elementary/MS Curriculum Documentation

August 28, 2015

BCA 1st Quarter Ends October 20, 2015

1st Quarterly Report Due

November 3, 2015

1st Portfolio Review

October 26-December 11, 2015

BCA 2nd Quarter Ends December 22, 2015

2nd Quarterly Report Due

January 15, 2016

BCA 3rd Quarter Ends  March 11,2016

3rd Quarterly Report Due

March 25, 2016

BCA 4th Quarter Ends May 25, 2016

Final Portfolio Reviews (Grades K-11)

April 11 – June 30, 2016

Senior Student Final Portfolio Review

no later than May 20, 2016

4th Quarterly Report and Year-End Grade Report

June 10, 2016




Half Day Schedules

High School Half Day Schedule

Block A/E      

8:30 - 9:33

Block B/F

9:38-10:18

Block C/G

10:22-11:25

Block D/H

11:30-12:00

Middle School Half Day Schedule

Period 1

8:30-9:04

Period 2

9:04-9:38

Period 3

9:48-10:18

Period 6

10:18-10:48

Period 4

10:48-11:04

Period 5

11:04-11:30

Period 7

11:30-12:00



TWO HOUR DELAY SCHEDULE


MIDDLE SCHOOL

Mon/Wed/Fri

Tue/Thurs

Period 1

10:30-11:10

10:30-11:10

Period 2

11:10-11:50

11:10-11:50

Period 3

11:50-12:22

11:50-12:22

Lunch

12:22-12:52

12:22-12:52

Period 4

12:52-1:26

12:52-1:26

Period 5

1:27-2:07

Period 5A: 1:26-1:54

Period 5B: 1:54-2:22

Period 6

2:07-2:47

2:07-2:47

Period 7

2:47-3:30

2:47-3:30



High School

Mon/Tue/Wed/Thurs/Fri

Block A/E

10:30-11:50

Block B/F

11:54-12:48

Lunch

12:52-1:22

Block C/G

1:26-2:46

Block D/H

2:50-3:20



  

     Celia Torres:  Home School Progam Director 

Office Hours Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 9:00-4:00, Fridays 9:00-1:00

301-797-8886, ext. 211; celia.torres@broadfording.com


Julie Malecki:  Home School Portfolio Reviewer & supervision for students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

 

 Amy Speck:  Home School Portfolio Reviewer