May 28, 2021


Summer Birthdays
Last Day to Order the 2020-2021 Yearbook
Retirement Reception For the Streuferts
Faculty/Staff Updates
PK4 and 8th Grade Graduations
Honor Roll/Principal Honor Roll Students
BCA Fun Day Success
Thank You to BCA Parent-Teacher League
Summer Camp Sign-Up for K - 8th
Lunch Menu
Dates to Remember


BCA and Child Care for Infants - PK4 will be closed Mon., May 31 for Memorial Day. 
Summer Time! 

We pray that each of you have a wonderful summer! Please keep Belvoir Christian Academy in your prayers. Look for information in late July regarding our "Tell the Teacher More" and Registration Day at BCA on August 9.

K - 8th Grade Supply Lists - The 2021-2022 BCA school supply lists for kindergarten - 8th grade will be available on our website listed under the Parent tab - Supply Lists. (For PK1 - PK4 - families do not furnish supplies for their child. They pay a $50 supply fee twice per year to cover the cost of daily snacks and art/craft supplies.)

Suggested Summer Reading Lists - The Summer Reading lists for students entering 1st through 8th grades will be available on our BCA website under the Parent tab - Summer Reading Lists. (These have not been updated yet, but will be in June.)

These lists will be available on our website by the middle of June.
We would like to wish a very Happy Birthday to the following students and faculty over the summer months:

June 2 Amber Barnes (PK2 teacher)
June 7 Ilah Hamilton (PK2)
June 9 Mrs. Randi Streufert
June 11 Miles Brewster (PK2)
June 14 Michael Powell (PK3)
June 14 Rose Woodrow (5th)
June 17 A'Reya Price (Infants)
June 17 Tim Fuller (Cafeteria Mgr.)
June 24 Carson Brock (2nd)
June 24 Mrs. Jamie Sunderland
June 25 Rayna Ostine (PK2)
June 25 Mrs. Pam Slaten (Office Mgr.)
June 26 Noah Alonzo-Johnson (PK4)
June 28 Jorah Arp (PK3)
July 1 Julianna Pennypacker (1st)
July 2 Witt Reynolds (PK2)
July 5 Liberty Hamilton (PK4)
July 6 David Topp, Principal
July 7 Wyatt Grafe (PK4)
July 11 Ansley Audirsch (7th)
July 13 Emma Shipp (5th)
July 14 Shi’Yone Stevenson (PK3)
July 16 Shelby Petty (CCC worker)
July 17 Caleigh Swafford (K)
July 20 Theodore Pickens (PK3)
July 20 Clark Griffey (2nd)
July 22 Mrs. Jane Mullinax (Business Office Mgr.)
July 23 Rylee Williams (Pk2)
July 24 Beckett Pursley (3rd)
August 2 Aiden Pruitt (PK4)
August 2 William McCall (2nd)
August 2 Will Freeman (6th)
August 3 Sophia Stephens-Burnette (7th)
August 3 Sydney Stephens-Burnette (7th)
August 5 Lily Maples (8th)
August 7 Mrs. Erin McCall (Middle School Teacher)
August 9 Grason Gonzalez (PK3)
August 9 Miller Cruikshank (2nd)
August 10 Mabel Pennypacker (PK3)
Order Your Child's Yearbook
Yearbooks for the 2020-2021 school year are available to order through May 31. Order forms were sent home recently, so families may turn those in to their homeroom teacher, with payment enclosed in the envelope provided with form. Orders are due by May 31, 2021.

Books are hard-bound and full color, featuring classroom and school-wide events for all ages, Infants - 8th. $35 per book.

Contact Rhonda Cross, yearbook coordinator, for questions regarding orders for the 2020-2021 yearbook - rcross@bcacademy.net.
Celebrate with us as we honor Frank and Randi Streufert's retirement on June 6 for their incredible teaching legacy!

We are also asking families to donate gift cards to their favorite restaurants, or monetary gifts if they choose.

See list HERE!

Goodbyes!

We want to say good-bye and thank the following faculty members for their time and service here at BCA.

We say good-bye to Frank and Randi Streufert after their many years of service in the teaching ministry! We hope everyone can celebrate and honor them at their retirement reception on June 6.

We also say good-bye to Mrs. Jenny Woodrow, middle school Language Arts/Reading teacher as well as Mr. Ed Silva, pre-k4 teacher. They will not be returning to BCA next year, but we wish them success and blessings in their future career endeavors.

Additional Faculty/Staff Updates

JoAnn Seay is now officially the BCA Child Care/After Care Director. You may reach her at 423.888.6414. Jackie Courter is also officially named as assistant director to Ms. JoAnn.

Jamie Sunderland, current PK4 teacher, will no longer teach PK4 next year, but will team teach mornings in first grade and operate our RTI program in the afternoon.

In last week's newsletter, we mentioned Sarah Barber as our new 3rd/4th grade combination class teacher. We look forward to welcoming her and her family here over the summer.

BCA has been very blessed to have each of these teachers be part of our faculty! We thank each of them for their time, teaching talent and dedication to our ministry!
BCA Fun Day!

A big THANKS to teachers, Sara McIntyre, Jamie Sunderland and Brittany Webb, for heading up the Fun Day events this week! All of the students had a great time with various events. We also appreciate our Volunteers who helped with this fun day. This event is always such a great way for our students to end the school year! 

Thank You, PTL!
We would like to say a very big THANK YOU to all of the PTL board members for organizing the events for BCA this year. We truly appreciate each one of you and all that you do for BCA.

Also, a huge Thank You to Dr. Sarah Harr, outgoing PTL President, for all of her time and dedication to BCA PTL. 
PK4 Graduation
Our PK4-year-olds graduated this past Tuesday! They're ready to go to kindergarten this August!
Congratulations, 8th Grade Graduates!

8th Grade Awards Dinner

We would like to say thank you to the 8th Grade Awards Dinner Event Committee, Mel Brannan, Susan Eastman, Tisha and Scott Walker, and all the event volunteers. The banquet was wonderful and everyone attending had a great time. We really appreciate the many hours dedicated to making this such a memorable event for our 8th grade graduates, families, friends, faculty and staff.
8th Grade Graduation

Congratulations to our 8th grade graduates, Patricia Grace Brannan, Abbigail Dent, Fiona Eastman, Will Ellis, Brianna Jackson, Lily Maples, Cassandra Vazquez, and Jonah Walker.

They graduated this past Wednesday, and we welcome them into the BCA Alumni Family! We wish them the very best as they begin high school this August!

We want to recognize the following award recipients:

Valedictorian* Patti Grace Brannan

Salutatorian* Will Ellis

Christian Citizenship Award* Jonah Walker

President’s Award for Patti Grace Brannan
Academic Excellence Fiona Eastman
Will Ellis
Brianna Jackson
Jonah Walker

President’s Award for
Educational Achievement Cassandra Vazquez

Thrivent Scholar Athlete Award Fiona Eastman

Morkert Music & Ministry Award Patti Grace Brannan

Art Ledebuhr History Award Will Ellis

Mark Amstutz Math Award Fiona Eastman

Ned Brown Art Award Abbigail Dent
Lily Maples

We are very proud of ALL of our graduates!
Congratulations to Patti Grace Brannan, valedictorian, and Will Ellis, salutatorian for the 2021 8th grade class!
Congratulations to the following students for maintaining Honor Roll and Principal's Honor Roll for the entire 2020 - 2021 school year!

5th Grade
Emma Shipp
Oksana Toomey
Rose Woodrow

7th Grade
Lexi Freeman

8th Grade 
Will Ellis

Principal’s Honor Roll All Year 2020 - 2021

5th Grade
Addie Crawford
Thompson Guy
Marget McCall
Henry Silva

6th Grade
Dat Cao
Micah Walker
Harper Woodrow

7th Grade
Edith McCall
Joseph McGee

8th Grade
Patti Grace Brannan
Fionna Eastman
Jonah Walker
Congratulations to the following students in Mrs. Streufert's 3rd/4th grade for accomplishing their reading/word goals this year!
Summer Camp Sign-Up for K - 8th

If your rising kindergarten through eighth grader needs Summer Camp for any weeks between June 1 and July 30, please complete the downloadable Summer Camp registration form below. Mr. Ernie and his staff will return to the BCA campus to lead the summer activities for the K - 8th graders.

Dates to Remember 

May 31 - School and child care closed for Memorial Day
June 1 - Pre-K promotions and first day of summer camp
June 9, 10, 11 - VBS at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church - 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Belvoir Christian Academy
800 Belvoir Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37412
423-622-3755
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