Tiffani Djeu
The Kindergarteners did a great job leading chapel by singing the song. “Jacob and Sons” in their own technicolor dream coat!
1 day ago, Tiffani Djeu
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
It’s the second week in Advent, and our first grade class continues to keep Christ at the center of the season. Here are some more excerpts from their Advent Alphabet books (an Advent writing project).
1 day ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Bethany Christian School
Dr. Walner engages in conversation with some of our lower elementary students this afternoon.
2 days ago, Bethany Christian School
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Already in first grade, we are working on developing and growing student leaders. Students have a different classroom job each week that teaches leadership and responsibility. Here is a first grade student leading our Morning Calendar time today.
4 days ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
3rd Grade
Today in 3rd Grade we learned about different ways to measure matter. To practice, we went outside to measure bubbles! It wasn't easy, but it sure was fun!
6 days ago, 3rd Grade
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
The first graders are learning the story of Joshua and the Battle of Jericho (Joshua 5-6). To delve into the story, we re-enacted the seventh day of the battle: we walked around the “city of Jericho” (our desks) seven times and blew our trumpets in victory!
6 days ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Cathy Ambrose
Preschool Christmas program dress rehearsal
10 days ago, Cathy Ambrose
Tiffani Djeu
The kindergarteners filled up Mr. Potato again! They chose to wear slippers, eat a yummy snack, and read a Christmas book. They are rockstars! These were some of their “serious” faces, but trust me, they were thrilled!
10 days ago, Tiffani Djeu
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Books can help us stay focused on Jesus as the center of the Advent season! Today, our Guest Reader brought books that reminded Bethany first graders of these truths: first, that Christmas is God’s gift to us and second, that Jesus wants to be welcomed into our hearts. Thank you, Mrs. Parry, for such beautiful and timely reminders!
10 days ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Cathy Ambrose
5th grade and Kindergarten join together for reading fun!
13 days ago, Cathy Ambrose
Cathy Ambrose
5th grade make literature come alive by making corn pudding. Yum!
13 days ago, Cathy Ambrose
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Advent is here, the season of waiting. First graders want to rush to Christmas and Santa and presents, but Mrs. Poppleton is asking them to slow down and to enjoy the wait. The first graders are making Advent alphabet books again this year to focus on the true meaning of the season. Check out some of their first pages. 💕💜
13 days ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Cathy Ambrose
5th grade Meets with our Kinder-buddies for reading.
13 days ago, Cathy Ambrose
Tiffani Djeu
Today the fifth graders read to the kindergarteners. Such a blessing to be able to have older student come alongside younger students.
17 days ago, Tiffani Djeu
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
We welcomed another Guest Reader into our first grade classroom today! Mr. Lin read *Badger’s Fancy Meal,* one of his family’s favorite books. Thank you for sharing your love for reading with our class, Mr. Lin!
17 days ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
We’re getting prepared for Advent - the season of waiting - in first grade. Our Advent “wreath” (made from student-traced hand cutouts) is ready to count down the weeks to Jesus’ birth. Each week we will “light” a candle to symbolize the Light of Christ coming into the world. We wait. He comes.
18 days ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Bethany Christian School
The Bethany Lions Choir kicked off the Holiday Season with a first time appearance at the Sierra Madre Winter Festival! Joy to the World the Lord is Come!
21 days ago, Bethany Christian School
Bethany Christian School
From our Bethany family to yours, we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving.
24 days ago, Bethany Christian School
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Thanksgiving Day is almost here! After reading *Turkey Trouble* by Wendi Silvano, the first graders designed disguises to keep their turkeys safe (and not eaten!). Check out their creative projects!
25 days ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Tiffani Djeu
Here are your teachers celebrating days of professional development! #foreverlearners #strongertogether
26 days ago, Tiffani Djeu
3rd Grade
Morning Muster on Grandparents' Day!
30 days ago, 3rd Grade
Cathy Ambrose
Grandparent/ special friends Day
30 days ago, Cathy Ambrose
Cathy Ambrose
More pics from grandparent- thanksgiving Day.
30 days ago, Cathy Ambrose
Cathy Ambrose
5th graders bless grandparents and grand-friends with their musical gifts.
30 days ago, Cathy Ambrose
Cathy Ambrose
Grandparent/thanksgiving
30 days ago, Cathy Ambrose
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
The first graders counted their blessings during our special Grandparents Day/Thanksgiving Chapel.
30 days ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Cathy Ambrose
Grandparent / special friends
30 days ago, Cathy Ambrose
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
The first graders were great hosts to their grandparents and special friends today! Students guided their guests on a scavenger hunt around the room, revealing highlights of first grade as they went. Thank you, grandparents and friends, for visiting today!
30 days ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Shari Siewert
We are excited to welcome our Grandparents and Special Friends to Bethany Christian School
30 days ago, Shari Siewert
Bethany Christian School
Say “Hello” to the 2018 Foothill League Girls Volleyball Champs! Congratulations to the Bethany Christian School Girls Varsity team and Coach Huisken. We are SO proud of you!
about 1 month ago, Bethany Christian School
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
First grade is preparing for our part in the Grandparents and Special Friends Thanksgiving Chapel tomorrow. We are counting our blessings, and we are ready to share them with our guests!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
We had our first Guest Reader Dad in 1st grade this week! Thank you, Mr. Corbin, for sharing about the importance of learning history ... so that we can learn how to make wise decisions and not poor ones. We loved hearing Abraham Lincoln’s story!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Bethany Christian School
BCS Parent Reminder : The Girls Volleyball team is going to the Championships! Come out and support the Lady Lions, 5pm at Loma Alta Park, 3300 Lincoln Avenue, Altadena, 91001. See you there!!
about 1 month ago, Bethany Christian School
Bethany Christian School
The Bethany Christian School Girls Varsity Volleyball Team is headed to the 2018 Foothill League Championship Game, Thursday 11/15. Well done Lady Lions and Coach Huisken!
about 1 month ago, Bethany Christian School
Bethany Christian School
Operation Christmas Child Update: "This week, Bethany Church is one of nearly 5,000 Operation Christmas Child drop-off locations open across the country to receive the shoebox gifts you lovingly pack for boys and girls in need. There’s still time to pack a shoebox and bless a child overseas, but don’t delay. National Collection Week ends Nov. 19."
about 1 month ago, Bethany Christian School
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Our Guest Reader set up outdoors this week! We listened to *Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose* in the afternoon sun. Thank you, Mrs. Davis, for such a special reading experience!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Tiffani Djeu
We played number bingo in Kindergarten today!
about 1 month ago, Tiffani Djeu
3rd Grade
The 3rd Graders are hard at work designing animal rescues! This project requires the students to use arrays and area models to design the space requested by their "clients." Project based learning is bringing math to life!
about 1 month ago, 3rd Grade
Shari Siewert
BCS Parent Reminder: Chipotle Fundraiser TODAY 4-8pm. Eat in, Take out at 3409 E Foothill Bl, Pasadena. Let them know you are supporting Bethany Christian School.
about 1 month ago, Shari Siewert
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
There are many ways to make one sum. The first graders partnered up today to find those ways, then they shared their thinking with the whole class.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Cathy Ambrose
5th grade dissects flowers
about 1 month ago, Cathy Ambrose
Cathy Ambrose
Elementary Head Heart Hand awards
about 1 month ago, Cathy Ambrose
Cathy Ambrose
5th grade “AR Starbuck Stars” reach 100% and higher in reading goals!
about 1 month ago, Cathy Ambrose
Ron Foster
Middle School Head, Heart and Hands Awards for October 2018
about 1 month ago, Ron Foster
Bethany Christian School
You can support Bethany Christian School with Amazon Smile
about 1 month ago, Bethany Christian School
Tiffani Djeu
Today in Kindergarten, we re-enacted the story of Samuel anointing David as King using these finger puppets.
about 1 month ago, Tiffani Djeu
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Another Guest Reader Wednesday is “in the books!” Thank you, Mrs. Klimuck, for reading to first grade today!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Sometimes it’s more fun to use a lap desk! Math groups looked like this in 1st grade today.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Cathy Ambrose
5th grade harvest party!
about 1 month ago, Cathy Ambrose
Cathy Ambrose
Harvest fun!
about 1 month ago, Cathy Ambrose
Cathy Ambrose
Hmmmm!
about 1 month ago, Cathy Ambrose
Cathy Ambrose
A couple of my favorite pumpkins in 5th grade!
about 1 month ago, Cathy Ambrose
Ron Foster
7th graders performing a flower “dissection.”
about 1 month ago, Ron Foster
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
The first graders had loads of fun celebrating the Harvest season! “The LORD will indeed give what is good, and our land will yield its harvest. Righteousness goes before him and prepares the way for his steps.” - Psalm 85:12-13
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Tiffani Djeu
The Kindergarteners were working on real graphing today!
about 1 month ago, Tiffani Djeu
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Ms. Thomas is reading a farm story to all our farmers today: Click, Clack, Moo! We are having an awesome Harvest Day at BCS!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Shari Siewert
Celebrating the Harvest at Bethany Christian School.
about 1 month ago, Shari Siewert
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
It was another Guest Reader Wednesday in 1st grade! Thank you, Mrs Lazarian, for sharing *The Jolly Postman* with us!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Shari Siewert
It’s time for preschool chapel. Let’s start with worship. 🎶
about 1 month ago, Shari Siewert
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Any number (addend) plus zero equals that number... even if the addend is 9,000,000! (First grade math examples.) The addend and the sum match!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Grace Howe
Go lions!
about 1 month ago, Grace Howe
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Our first grade math curriculum includes fun math games to help us practice new skills. Today we partnered up and practiced our addition facts!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Tiffani Djeu
The Kindergarten students earned all of the pieces to Mr. Potato Head. They earned pieces by being respectful, being on task, or showing kindness. For their reward, the students chose to have a day with no shoes on in class!
about 1 month ago, Tiffani Djeu
Shari Siewert
Where were you at 10:18am? At Bethany Christian School we were practicing an earthquake drill. This was the first time that there were students on the playground. Well Done!!
about 1 month ago, Shari Siewert
Kitty Spinelli
Yesterday, the 8th grade students welcomed the Patriot Sisters from the Martin Severance Chapter of the DAR locates in Pasadena. It was especially interesting to learn of the variety of roles women played during the American Revolution.
about 1 month ago, Kitty Spinelli
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
It was another “Guest Reader Wednesday” in 1st grade! Thank you, Mrs. Corbin, for sharing some of your favorite books with us!
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
3rd Grade
Here are several students demonstrating what Daily 5 looks like in 3rd Grade! Some are practicing spelling words and the memory verse at the Word Work station, others are Listening to Reading on the computer and iPad, and one is reading her Bible while practicing Read to Self.
about 1 month ago, 3rd Grade
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
In first grade, we start our day with Morning Tubs. Morning Tubs offer a low-pressure way to practice and review curriculum, to explore STEM games and toys, and to engage in hands-on learning. It’s difficult for first graders to enter school and get quiet and still right away. Morning Tubs are a bridge from a morning at home to more rigorous academic material.
about 1 month ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Tiffani Djeu
The kindergarteners are working on their math concepts. Today they were able to compare groups and use different tools to count to 10.
about 1 month ago, Tiffani Djeu
Shari Siewert
Due to strong winds and power outage, school is CANCELLED for TODAY 10/15/2018
2 months ago, Shari Siewert
3rd Grade
Flashlight Friday! These 3rd Graders got to read together with lanterns in a tent! What a fun way to do Daily 5!
2 months ago, 3rd Grade
Tiffani Djeu
The kindergarteners started a train to practice their -an word family words.
2 months ago, Tiffani Djeu
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
The first grade class helped to lead chapel today! After studying Noah in class, they were ready to share their learning with the school. They sang a Books of the Bible song, led a Bible call-and-response, and shared the ways that Noah walked by faith.
2 months ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Cathy Ambrose
Guitarist at chapel
2 months ago, Cathy Ambrose
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
We began our Guest Reader Wednesday event today! Mrs. Crabb came to share some of her family’s favorite books!
2 months ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Cathy Ambrose
Head heart hand awards!
2 months ago, Cathy Ambrose
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
We take prayer seriously in First Grade. Every morning, our Prayer Leader for the week takes requests and offers them to the Lord in prayer. Parents and friends, we may have prayed for you today!
2 months ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Michele Bell
The Honeybee class is learning about firefighters.
2 months ago, Michele Bell
Tiffani Djeu
Kindergarten field trip to Amy’s Farm!
2 months ago, Tiffani Djeu
3rd Grade
The 3rd Grade class earned a Stuffed Animal Party! With every kind and selfless act, they were able to pull a stick out of our Kindness Kerplunk game. When all of the marbles drop, we have a party! The class took a vote, and a Stuffed Animal Party was the winner!
2 months ago, 3rd Grade
Cathy Ambrose
5th Grade field trip to the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
2 months ago, Cathy Ambrose
Cathy Ambrose
5th graders are excited to use microscopes to discover plant cells.
2 months ago, Cathy Ambrose
Tiffani Djeu
The kindergarteners were learning about weather this week! So to celebrate all that they learned, we played weather bingo!
2 months ago, Tiffani Djeu
Grace Howe
Go lady lions!
2 months ago, Grace Howe
Shari Siewert
It is time for Spring Cleaning...or rather Fall cleaning! We all love our church and school, but our campus could use a little love itself. So we are coming together as a family to Beautify Bethany! Paper sign-ups sheets are available in the church lobby. Visit our Facebook Page to sign up. https://www.facebook.com/events/746238889072927/
2 months ago, Shari Siewert
6th-Grade (Mr. Hawes)
6th-Grade Egg-speriment! Exploring osmosis and diffusion using eggs.
2 months ago, 6th-Grade (Mr. Hawes)
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
It rained today! Though the shower was short, it was sweet! First grade stepped outside to see, smell, and touch the rain.
2 months ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Ron Foster
Science Lab (8th)
2 months ago, Ron Foster
Tiffani Djeu
This week the Kindergarteners are learning about the -at word family. Here is one station the students could be at to practice words that end in -at!
2 months ago, Tiffani Djeu
Ron Foster
House Competition
2 months ago, Ron Foster
Tiffani Djeu
When the Kindergarteners receive 25 or more Pom Poms in their bucket, they are able to choose a reward. These two students chose to take their shoes off in class. Congratulations to these two for working so hard and choosing kindness with their peers.
2 months ago, Tiffani Djeu
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
We rolled out the big number line in first grade today to talk about number order, how to use number lines as tools, and the concept of infinity (really)!
2 months ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
This week, the first graders read about Noah and the ark in our Bibles. We made rainbows to remember that God keeps his promises!
3 months ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Tiffani Djeu
The kindergarteners have been learning all about patterns! They loved creating new designs and working as a team.
3 months ago, Tiffani Djeu
Rebecah Burdette
I am so blown away by the kindness of my class and their parents! They had this beautiful bouquet and dragonfly card sent to my house! They are so thoughtful! I am so thankful to be a part of this amazing community!
3 months ago, Rebecah Burdette
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
We are learning to love God and to love others through the Operation Christmas Child project. Here are the first graders before chapel, ready to present their boxes as an offering to the Lord!
3 months ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Tiffani Djeu
Here are two students in Kindergarten at the word work station during daily 5!
3 months ago, Tiffani Djeu
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
The first graders are learning that crocodiles prefer larger meals over smaller ones! We’re using crocodile mouths to get us ready for the symbols we’ll use when we compare numbers: < (less than), > (greater than) and = (equal to). The open mouth is always turned toward the bigger number!
3 months ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Bethany Christian School
Introducing Bethany Christian School’s new App. Available at the App Store or in Google Play
3 months ago, Bethany Christian School
Kitty Spinelli
Middle School Chapel
3 months ago, Kitty Spinelli
Cathy Ambrose
5th grade science
3 months ago, Cathy Ambrose
Kitty Spinelli
8th graders hard at work.
3 months ago, Kitty Spinelli
Ron Foster
Fun
3 months ago, Ron Foster
Heather Morgan
We are working in class to compose numbers with tens and ones.
3 months ago, Heather Morgan
Grace Howe
4th grade is awesome.
3 months ago, Grace Howe
Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
The first graders are growing their number sense skills!
3 months ago, Mrs. Andrea Poppleton
Jonathan Hawes
Go team!!
3 months ago, Jonathan Hawes
Kitty Spinelli
DAR special guests are coming to BCS on Tuesday, October 16th from 12:30-1:30.
3 months ago, Kitty Spinelli
Rebecah Burdette
Hey! This is great!
3 months ago, Rebecah Burdette
Bethany Christian School
This is the day the Lord has made.
4 months ago, Bethany Christian School