Ladina Mildenberger joined our classroom for a three week internship from Switzerland. Part of her requirement was to spend one of her placements in an English speaking country. We were blessed by Miss Ladina’s sweet, gentle spirit. She taught math, phonics and handwriting lessons along with a special social studies unit about Switzerland. To celebrate her last day at Baymonte, she taught the class how to bake home-made bread. The students made the dough and Miss Ladina taught them to shape the dough to make hedgehogs. We loved having Miss Ladina in class and will miss her. She will make a fine teacher someday.
Do you know a child entering kindergarten this fall?
Baymonte would like to welcome our newest faculty member, Alyson Moore. Alyson hails from the great metropolis of Seattle, Washington, and yes, she is a crazy Seahawks fan. Go Hawks!! She graduated from Evangel University in Springfield, Missouri, with a B.A. in Elementary Education.
Four and a half years ago, the Lord brought her family to the Santa Cruz area so her husband could become the pastor of Christian Life Center in Santa Cruz.
Before having her two children, Alyza (10) and Ryson (4), she taught middle school English at a private school in Florida. Recently, she has been working with the Pregnancy Resource Center of Santa Cruz County, where she goes into the local county high schools and teaches healthy relationships.
When she’s not rooting her Seahawks on to victory, Alyson enjoys hanging out with her family, traveling, singing, and doing some retail therapy. She is excited to join the Baymonte team, and is looking forward to the future.
Join us for Baymonte Night with the Santa Cruz Warriors at the Kaiser Permanente Arena on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Baymonte has reserved 100 tickets in Section A. The cost is $35 and every ticket purchased includes a special edition t-shirt! Proceeds will benefit the Baymonte Middle School Athletic Program. Ticket sales end January 13th.
Our middle school basketball teams (boys and girls) will play each other during Primetime before the game at 6:20pm.
Music Director, Craig Simmons, recently studied under Janet Green at the San Francisco School where he learned techniques in rhythmic studies. This course served as the inspiration for last night’s Christmas Program at Santa Cruz Bible Church. Kindergarten through fifth grade students made music with percussion instruments such as marimbas, xylophones and handheld shakers. We are grateful to Brook Knoll’s music teacher, Colleen Clark, for loaning some of the instruments for our performance.
A play The Inn was performed by fourth graders; Lincoln Matlock (Joseph), Sophia Cortes (Mary) and innkeepers Gracie Poston, Summer Formoso, Logan Collins and Vincent Kaping.
We hope you enjoyed watching the students perform and remember Christ’s birth this Christmas Season. Merry Christmas!
On Monday, the 5th grade class had the pleasure of sailing on the Lady Washington tall ship in the Monterey Bay. The students were fully involved and got to help raise the sails and experience first hand what explorers had to do in order to traverse the Atlantic Ocean on their journey west. The class learned about navigation, trade and what challenges the explorers faced. They learned about the different parts of the ship and which ropes had which function in regards to the sail. The trip was very rich in education and the students will now be able to have a better understanding of the hardships and workload that the explorers endured on their quest to find new land and trade routes.
Baymonte families continue to support Operation Christmas Child, a ministry of Samaritan’s Purse. The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way by packing gift-filled shoeboxes for needy children around the world.
Students, staff and parents joined together in prayer over the 462 shoeboxes collected before sending them to the Relay Center in Santa Cruz. Mrs. Hazen led the assembly in “Jesus Loves Me” as all reflected on the child recipients and the impact these gifts will have on their lives.
The primary goal of Baymonte Christian Preschools is to assist parents in providing for the physical, mental, emotional, social, and spiritual needs of the children. As a Preschool teacher your objective will be to assist your fellow teachers in reaching that goal by surrounding each child with love, security, consistency, and respect through your personal relationships with the children and through consideration of children’s developmental levels/needs in your classroom preparation. You will also assist the head teacher in ways to provide a safe, supportive and happy place for each child to explore and grow in the above mentioned areas.
Preferred Experience, Education, Certifications, Abilities
The teacher must be able to regularly perform physical activities such as, but not limited to:
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
Please contact Preschool Director, Lisa Patterson, for more information.
Surfer Magazine features former student, Mark Palm, founder and president of Samaritan Aviation, in the December 2016 issue released yesterday. Samaritan Aviation provides the only floatplane for medical services in the remote areas of Papua New Guinea. Each year several of our classes support his worthy cause with bake sale proceeds.