Bethany Christian Student Activities

Bethany Christian Academy is a member of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI).  As a member of ACSI, our students have the opportunity to participate in the Math Olympics, Creative Writing Festival, Spelling Bees, Elementary and Junior High Speech Meets, the Art Festival and the Piano Festival.  Our students excel and win top honors at these events annually. 

ACSI Art Festival

 Bethany Chrisan Academy was the host of the ACSI District Art Fesval on Wednesday, May 16 with 9 schools participating.

Bethany entered 39 pieces in the festival which earned 34 superior and 5 excellent awards.


Best of Show Grades K-2: Joanna Rabago

Best of Show Grades 3 - 5: Emma Stiles

Best of Show Elem./ J.H. Digital Arts: Kara Gentry

First Place Winners:

Lela Doan, Eric Arce, Joanna Rabago, Emma Stiles, Jacob Santa, Trevor Alire, Kara Gentry 

Second Place Winners: Frederik Doan, Matthew Wagoner, Connor McCullough, Amy Lewis, Ashley Lewis, Brayden Nguyen

Third Place Winners:

Sofia Lancaster, Bella Dillman Theme Awards:

Levi Provenzano, Zackary Populus, Brayden Nguyen, Madison Bejarano- Bell


PICTURED: Kara Gentry's "Seeing God's Love" 

Digital Photography BEST OF SHOW


ACSI District Piano Festival

Friday, February 23, 2018

Congratulations to two of our BCA students who attended the ACSI District Piano Festival at Padasdena Christian School in Pasadena!  


7th Grade - Kara Gentry - Level 6 - Superior

6th Grade - Brayden Nguyen - Level 5 - Superior


ACSI Spelling Bee Results

Congratulations to all of our BCA Spelling Bee Champs! All seven of our students finished in the top ten at the ACSI District Spelling Bee! The event was held on January 19, 2018 at Independence Christian School in Anaheim. Five of our students came home with awards. A special congratulations to fifth grader Isaac Chikami who finished third overall in the deistrict spell offs. He will now advance to the regional spelling bee next month in Pasadena.

Grade Level Results:
First Grade:  - Third Place
Second Grade: Adam Hoang - First Place
Third Grade: Connor McCullough - Third Place
Fourth Grade: Kalei Maldonado - Eighth Place
Fifth Grade: Isaac Chikami - Third Place
Sixth Grade: Brayden Nguyen - Second Place
Seventh Grade: Kara Gentry - Fifth Place

Grades 5th through 8th Grade District Spell Offs Results: 
Isaac Chikami - 3rd Place Winner - advancing to regional bee in February.
Brayden Nguyen - 8th Place

California State Regional Spelling Bee - Congratulations Isaac Chikami! 

ACSI District Art Festival Winners

Bethany Christian Academy was the host of the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) District Art Festival.  Nine Christian schools from Los Angeles and Orange Counties participated in the event with over 250 entries. The theme of the 2017 festival was "Fear Not, Trust God" reflecting on the scripture Matthew 6: 28-29. The slideshow below highlights our students who placed top in their divisions.  Way to go BCA!

ACSI District Math Olympics

Bethany Mathletes Bring Home Top Awards!


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All 24 Mathletes from Bethany Christian Academy placed in the top ten in their grade levels and categories!

Bethany Christian Academy participated in the ACSI District Math Olympics on Friday, March 17, 2017 at Harbor Church School in Lomita, CA.
Our 3rd through 8th grade mathletes took tests in either computation (number problems) or reasoning (word problems).  Our students competed against students from many other private schools in the district.   Awards were given in each grade and category up to 5th place.    24 students from Bethany participated in this event.  This year Bethany brought home 13 ribbons.  All of our non-ribbon winners finished in the top ten.  We are super proud of our students!
Our mathletes were coached by our 8th grade teacher, Mrs. Tamara Stiles.   
3rd Grade
Kalei Maldonado - 4th Place Reasoning
4th Grade
Isaac Chikami - First Place with Honors** - Reasoning
Emma Stiles - 3rd Place Computation
5th Grade -
Brayden Nguyen - 2nd Place Reasoning
Rachel Fernandez - 4th Place Reasoning
6th Grade- 
Candace Ramirez - 1st Place with Honors** - Computation
Micah Bull - 4th Place Reasoning
7th Grade -
Oshiana Schenkelberg - 1st Place with Honors** - Reasoning
Joseph Nunez - 2nd Place Computation
Miranda Chikami - 3rd Place Reasoning
8th Grade-
Megan Ramirez - 2nd Place Computation
Andrew Stanley - 4th Place Reasoning
Laura Chikami - 5th Place Computation
Finished in the top ten:
6th - Jakob Morgan, Kara Gentry, Katie Stiles, Chloe Truong
7th- Annie Wagoner, Caleb Santa, 
8th- Tiffany Nguyen, Matthew Elizondo
9th - Abie Delgado, Joseph Griffin
10th - Hunter Allen
**First Place with Honors Explanation:
Students who finish first and receive more than 80% correct on all their tests, receive their first place award with honors.

ACSI District Spelling Bee

Congratulations to our BCA students who participated in the ACSI District 2 Spelling Bee!  The event took place on Friday, January 27 at Friends Christian School in Yorba Linda. Our students did very well!  1st Place Champion - Brayden Nguyen (5th Grade), 2nd Place - Kara Gentry (6th Grade), 2nd Place - Kristen Olvera (3rd Grade), 3rd Place - Miranda Chikami (7th Grade) and 4th Place - Tristan Alfonso (8th Grade).  Other student participants included Wade Beaumont (1st Grade), Connor McCullough (2nd Grade) and Isaac Chikami (4th Grade).  BCA is proud of all of you!

Updated March 12, 2018

"Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus" 
Colossians 3:17


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