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Merry Christmas from BCS!

We feel so incredibly blessed to be part of this school and to meet and get to know all of the people that have come into our life because of BCS. It continues to be an amazing yet humbling experience. God is so good... and wow does He love us. Merry Christmas! Thank-you to everyone for being a part of this school. God bless us everyone! Jesus lives!!!!!!!!

Enjoy the pics :) - and PS. Thank you Mrs. S.... from the bottom of our heats.
















God's Candle

Lois Monteith sent me this pic today. (She took it -34°). It reminded her of the Christmas program - "God lighting His candle, just like the kids sang!"

God is good and awesome and He is everything!

Enjoy the pic and thanks for sharing.


A few more pics.

Secretish Santa

We are doing a gift exchange this year. Our Christmas party will be during school on Dec. 22. There is a $5 limit on the gifts - home made gifts are welcome!!

This is on your honor :) We drew names today at school - just look at the one that pertains to you.

Bev has Tenlea
Grace has Madison
Vincent has Mr. Wilson
Dani has Big Noah
Asher has Vincent
Madison has Asher
Eloise has Tyler
Tenlea has Grace

If I didn't need to list it ont the site, I did not.

Blessings!

Just sharing pics!

No School Today - December 6th

Good Morning. There will be no school today. Stay safe and warm. The wind is supposed to be very strong today along with 70% chance of snow - and we just don't want to risk anyone being on the roads.

Please complete these days with your kiddos : allinonehomeschool.com

Crafty Falcons : Level 2nd :  Day 70 - and Year 2 (complete at least 2 pieces for your lap book to glue on tomorrow)
Dragonflies : Level : Getting Ready 2 : Days 71/72 (and read a book! :)
Flamingoes : Level :  Getting Ready 1 : Days 72/73

The high school boys : You know where you are at. Please complete your work for today.

Bible verse : We love because He first loved us. 1 John 4:19

Blessings.

Caroling

'Tis the Season!

We will be singing on Tuesday December 13th. Please let me know if this does not work for your family. Also, drivers! If anyone is willing to drive, please let me know as soon as you can so we can make arrangements. Lastly, can we keep the flamingoes all day? :)

Itinerary
9:30 - Leave BCS
10:00  - Sing at Heritage in Webster
11:00 - Minister Marion is treating BCS to pizza at Cenex
1:00 - Sing at Benet Place in Watertown
Return Home

No School Today - Nov 29

We are calling school off. The roads are very icy. 
Please go over today's work on allinonehomeschool.com
Flamingoes : Level : Getting Ready 1 : Days 66/67
Dragonflies : Level : Getting Ready 2 : 65/66 - Plus reading books. They have a read at school, but any level reading books will do!
Crafty Falcons : Day 64
Stay warm and lots of blessings!

Happy Thanksgiving from BCS!

Get comfy!!!!

Oh give thanks unto the Lord for He is good. Psalm 118:1

Inclement Weather

Please take note : The safety of your family always comes first. If we do not call off school, and you do not feel it is safe to travel, please don't. We do our best to make this decision. If you make the decision to stay home, please complete the daily activities for your student online. Just email or call to get this information. Blessings and thank you!

Changes

Everyone has now received a letter from Mrs. Schlotte about her retirement from BCS. I have had a little time to process this change and know that God is good. I was very sad when I first heard, but knew it was coming at some point. We will miss her so much and we were so blessed to get to have her at BCS for as long as we did. God is good and I trust we will still continue in our mission and provide a warm and loving learning environment.

The good news! :  Mrs. S. will still be part of our BCS family! She will be volunteering on a couple Fridays every month and will be on the board. Susan Olson has expressed her desire to step down from the board because she feels Mrs. Schlotte would be better qualified. Thanks mom for helping us out for as long as you did.

If anyone has any questions or concerns for us, please don't be afraid to reach out. As far as the day to day activities go - we had prepared for this change the last couple weeks and test drove how it would work. We should be…

No School Today, Friday, Nov. 18

There will be no school today due to the weather. Stay safe. 
Please go over the following with your child :
Crafty Falcons (2nd Graders) : Day 57 Visit Allinonehomeschool.com - Level, Second. Complete day 57. Click on Year 2 and complete day 57 there as well. Please go over the worksheet online if you do not have a printer. We will have our spelling test next week, but you can review sign language, read, and practice your recital piece if possible. 
High School : You went over the days yesterday that you would need to do today. Please complete. 
Happy Snow Day!!!!

Christmas Break Update & Snow Days

I am very sorry about this, but I made a mistake when counting days for Christmas break.

Our Christmas break will start on December 24th (the last day of school will be Friday, December 23) and we will return to school on Monday, January 2nd. Once again, I'm so sorry about the confusion. If you have already made plans for those days, I ask that you follow the allinonehomeschool.com site to make up those days with your child sometime over break. Keep us posted!

Lastly, as winter looms - we have decided that if a snow day is called, we would like parents to still go through the work for that day on the allinonehomeschool.com site with their child. I will post the information for that day here on our website the morning school is called off. We feel very fortunate we are able to be done with school by the end of April and would like to continue this trend! :) Plus, with the homeschool setting, we think everyone may enjoy it.

Thank-you for your understanding, and I hope you are enjoyi…

Bible Verses

At BCS, we feel very strongly the foundation of a life filled with peace, joy, thankfulness, and hope comes from learning God's word and being able to apply it to our lives. So, we learn about Jesus' love for all, forgiveness, compassion, kindness - and why we can trust God's promises and love. Part of this education comes directly from practicing bible verses. Here are the ones we have worked on so far this year, including the one for this week. God Bless!

Genesis 1:1 : In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
John 14:6 : I am the way, the truth, and the life.
John 1:3 : All things were made by Him.
Philippians 4:19 : My God shall supply all your need.
James 1:17 : Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above.
Ephesians 4:32 : Be ye kind one to another.
Matthew 28:20 : Lo, I am with you always.
Matthew 8:27 : Even the winds and the sea obey Him!
1 Peter 5:7 : Casting all your care upon Him, for He careth for you.
Exodus 20:12 : Honor thy father and…

Thank You God For the Beautiful Week!

Blessings from BCS! Hope everyone is enjoying their fall.




Circle Worhsip This Week

Circle Woship this week will be moved to Thursday at 11:00 - just in case anyone would like to join us. Minister Marion is gone on Wednesday, but was missing the kiddos (we were missing her too) and will be in Bradley on Thursday, so we are doing a slight shift. Hope everyone has a good Monday!

Happy Halloween from BCS!

We are rounding out our first quarter of school. I can't believe how fast it is going. I feel very blessed to be part of this school and spend time with the students. The more I learn about faith and God - the more thankful I am and the more I pray that He will guide my time with these children and "Make all things work for the good of those that love Him." -Romans 8:28. I am certainly not perfect and we will make mistakes, but God is good and we do love Him!

A special thank-you to Cassie for the pumpkins, Danielle for the cookies, Barb, Patty, Mrs. S, and Mr. W. for lunch this week -- and everyone else who contributes to our lunch program and everything else that makes BCS! Thank-you!

And a few pics from today : Have a very blessed and safe Halloween.








Parent-Teacher Conferences

Hi!

PT Conferences are coming up : Thursday, October 27.

Here is the schedule :

11:30  Tenlea
12:00  Vincent/Madison
2:00    Evan/Noah
2:30    Tyler (Mr. Postal/Mr. Wilson)
2:30    Dani (Mrs. Schlotte/Mrs. Postal)
3:00    Asher
3:30    V/M

Please contact me if this time does not work for you.
Thanks.

Happy Wednesday from BCS!

I have come to find that there are some people in a community who are always part of conflict and there are some who always bring joy. To me, Connie always brings joy and today she did not disappoint! Thanks for letting us help you decorate ghosts for your paddle boat adventure!

Dear God, thank You for today and help us each to bring joy and not conflict to each other and to seek Your plan for each one of us. Amen.
Blessings and of course pics! :)

Meet you at the pole.

When prayer was removed from public schools, students in Texas decided to 'meet at the pole' for prayer before entering school. Now, millions of students meet at the flag pole on September 28 to celebrate, honor, and pray! God bless those who dare to be different for Jesus! Today, at BCS, we took our devotions outside and joined the millions... And the 'Son' shined!

2016 BCS Fall Fest Video

Thank-you to everyone for helping with and being part of the Fall Fest. It was an awesome day! God is good and I feel very thankful to be part of this school. The road ditches also look great - and everyone contributed with such happy hearts, fills me up!

God Bless.


Fall Fest & Highway Cleanup Reminder

Don't forget the highway cleanup and fall fest is this Wednesday.

Our plan is to clean up ditches in the morning, followed by circle worship - maybe outside (weather permitting), then roast hot dogs and play games. Sounds like we will have a hay ride again too!

If anyone would like to contribute food, just let me know. We have hot dogs and buns covered.

The community is welcome... always!

Looking forward to the week!
Blessings.


A couple pics from the week.

Helping the wounded fairy :) (just pretend)



Learning to read!!



Cosmic kids yoga.