BCS Warrior Blog

Benchmark Testing

by Peggy Mathiason, BCS Testing Coordinator Like most schools around the nation (both public and private) Billings Christian School is wrapping up our second round of Benchmark Testing for our Preschool – 8th grades. Because many families may be unfamiliar with what these tests are, I’d like to take this opportunity to give you some […]

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School Planning

by Diann Floth, Head of School Planning is a constant at our school. We plan daily lessons, events and concerts, Warrior Week, schedules for the upcoming year, and the list could go on. There are two specific times when we focus on a comprehensive vision. The first is the campus master plan that is currently […]

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Student-Centered Teaching

Jason N. Bolt Every industry has its jargon, the words that sound fancy but communicate no real meaning. The field of education is no exception. When educators say things like, “Implementing curriculum planning practices that support expected student outcomes is essential to developing effective pedagogy and assessment methods,” no one can be faulted for concluding […]

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Welcome, Elizabeth Smith!

Student Support Specialist My name is Elizabeth Smith and I recently graduated from MSUB with my Bachelor’s degree in elementary education. As a former student of and student teacher at BCS, I am familiar with the school, its continued progress, and its core foundation. The BCS community is a family that I am proud to […]

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Welcome, Nancy Erickson!

Secondary Math Hi! My name is Nancy Erickson and I’m excited and grateful to have the opportunity to be a math teacher at Billings Christian School this upcoming school year. A little about me: I’m a Montana native and graduate of Billings West High. I left Montana to attend Liberty University in Virginia, earning a Bachelor’s […]

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Welcome, Melodi Drake!

Elementary Music, 5/6 Band Melodi Drake was raised in Billings and earned her BS in Elementary Education with a minor in Music at MSU- Northern in 1987. She taught in the public school system for six years before moving back to Billings with her family. While leading various local church music groups, she lead the home […]

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Welcome, Jessica Drake!

7-12 Band, 5-12 Choir, Drama Hello! My name is Jessica Drake and I will be teaching middle school and high school band, choir, and drama classes. I was born and raised in Billings, Montana, and was homeschooled throughout most of my elementary and high school years. I went on to study K-12 music education at […]

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Welcome, Julie Dyrud!

5th Grade Hello! My name is Jules Dyrud. I am an avid reader, writer, hiker, and the proud owner of a rambunctious puppy named Indiana (Indy for short). I was born and raised in Colorado, but I did a four year stint in Spokane, Washington. While there, I spent two years studying TESOL at Moody Bible Institute. […]

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Welcome, Jason Bolt!

Chaplain After graduating from Billings Senior in 1999, Jason attended Colorado Christian University where he graduated with a B.A. in Global Studies and a M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction. He will finish another M.A. in Religion from Reformed Theological Seminary this spring. Over the past twenty years, Jason has worked as a missionary, pastor, and teacher. He comes to BCS from Addenbrooke Classical […]

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Warrior 101: Happenings within BCS Classrooms – Elementary Tech

by Will McDaniel In Elementary Tech, we are using CodeMonkey.com as our main source of code based training (Kindergarten is using CodeMonkey Jr.). CodeMonkey is a direction based coding system that works with problem solving and line-by-line coding order sequencing. First through fifth grade are working with CodeMonkey as a point and click programming system […]

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