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.
California State Regional Spelling Bee - Congratulations Isaac Chikami!
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!
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
Our mathletes were coached by our 8th grade teacher, Mrs. Tamara Stiles.
Kalei Maldonado - 4th Place Reasoning
Isaac Chikami - First Place with Honors** - Reasoning
Emma Stiles - 3rd Place Computation
5th Grade -
Brayden Nguyen - 2nd Place Reasoning
Rachel Fernandez - 4th Place Reasoning
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
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.