Yearly Archives: 2020

36 posts

Issue 17: December 18, 2020

To Our Students We teachers are so proud of every one of you – from the Pre-K three kiddos to the 12th grade seniors. These past nine months of school (finishing last year and beginning this new school year) have been such a challenge, and you have worked diligently, demonstrated […]

Issue 16: December 11, 2020

From the History Department Why study history when I can just Google it? This is a question that I think every history teacher in the past decade (maybe two) has had to face, but with Covid-19 lockdowns and schools moving online, it has become even more pressing to address. Let […]

Issue 15: December 4, 2020

From the Elementary Principal Parents and teachers alike are bracing themselves for their students to experience certain degrees of learning loss or delay as schooling routines have been interrupted (in some cases halted) due to the worldwide pandemic. But, what truly is the root cause of this forecasted dip in […]

A Chance to Give

Today is December 1st, and it marks the beginning of the Christmas season. A season where we celebrate God’s gift of his Son to us. When we think of the immense gift of God sending his son, it should move us to give also. Give to those in need, to […]

Issue 14: November 26, 2020

From the School Director Proverbs 3:5-6 reads, “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.” Mr. Whitehurst has been sharing during staff devos on Tuesday mornings about Gideon. In […]

Issue 13: November 20, 2020

From the Government Liaison Dear Parents, Time flies quickly and the month of November is almost over, yet the pandemic situation is still not friendly. Everyone continues to face challenges and hard times from personal to business and I want to take this opportunity to invite you to unite our […]

What Does BAIS Mean to You?

Being part of the BAIS staff means… family while so far away from family.  – Ms. Harvey BAIS is a manifestation of God’s faithfulness, grace and truth. – Pak Hendri Being part of the BAIS staff gives my family a strong sense of purpose, and an overwhelming sense of belonging. – Mr. Cantrall It is a […]

Issue 12: November 13, 2020

From the Director Through many recent meetings and communication with parents in the community, I’ve really appreciated the many nuanced perspectives everyone shares. During the current climate, as malls and movie theaters open, there are families with the perspective “we still need to be locked down” and there are families […]

Issue 11: November 6, 2020

From the Elementary Principal Dear parents, The second quarter is underway, and our elementary students and teachers are off and running! Despite the continued requirement to hold classes virtually, we at BAIS are choosing to remain positive and focus on the great opportunities God is giving us during this school […]