BCS Warrior Blog

Strategic Planning

In the spring of 2016 BCS developed a strategic plan for 2017-2022. Four committees were formed using parents and board members. These committees looked at facilities, students/parents, curriculum, and boards/leadership. Survey recommendations from parents and students along with board/leadership input gave the committees a number of planning items to consider. Committees were to evaluate each […]

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Conflict Resolution

One of our high school students said it well: “BCS teaches us to be Christlike, it teaches us to be different!” Conflict is not avoidable. But conflict should result in reconciliation. Assume good intent. If we view one another as God’s children, then I believe it is important that we assume actions by another was […]

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Learner Centered Education

There have been many changes in educational philosophy and best practices since I started in the profession. Of all the things that have happened I believe one of the most significant changes during my career has been the access to information that students now have. I think back to when I was in high school […]

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Global Outreach

Why should we teach our students at Billings Christian School to be involved in global outreach? In Matthew 28:18-20a, Jesus commands us to “Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe the things […]

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Budgeting Process

The reason we spend time budgeting each year is to ensure the best education for our students. Our goal is to equip our teachers with what they need to teach successfully. This includes supplies and equipment, but it also includes compensation. Our students need up-to-date curriculum and technology, along with classrooms conducive to learning. Our […]

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J-Term Update

We have changed the calendar a little bit this year. At the end of March we will be having J-Term in the JH and HS. For that week students will be participating in a class or activity that they normally wouldn’t be able to do. We are working on setting up opportunities for students and […]

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Guided Reading

Guided Reading is small group differentiated instruction that supports students in developing reading proficiency. Groups made up of two to six students are based on the students’ needs, whether they are reading below, on, or above grade level. Students’ texts are chosen based on their instructional reading level, which means the texts are a tad […]

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School Improvement

This topic is paramount to the future of Billings Christian School. Our goal is to continually look for ways to improve the learning environment for our students. This includes everything we do: curriculum, instructional methods, schedules, athletics, electives, music, college planning, facilities, etc. Every year, we look in-depth at each of these areas to determine […]

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