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2016 Tech Trek Fundraising Results

2016 Tech Trek Buddies

We are excited to announce that this year’s Tech Trek far exceeded our fundraising goal earning a net profit of $46,000 making it the most successful Tech Trek ever! This is $6,000 more than last year bringing our seven-year fundraising total to $270,000!



Baymonte Preview Day

Baymonte Christian Schools will host another Preview Day on Thursday, January 12, 9:00-11:00am. Join us for a campus tour, refreshments, observe classrooms in session and meet our staff. Come see what makes BCS distinctive! At BCS we have small class sizes, award winning academics, faith integration in our classrooms, a loving, nurturing environment and we offer a full day kindergarten. If you are interested in attending our Preview Day, please RSVP to our Admissions office at or (831)438-0100. We hope to see you there!

Baymonte Preview Days January 2016








ACSI Convention 2016

Here at Baymonte, we believe excellence is a continual journey, not a destination. We also believe teachers are not just the givers of education, but also ones who thirst for new knowledge themselves.

Last week was not just a four-day weekend for the kids. While we were excited to give our hard working students some well-earned rest and extra family time, the staff drove up to Northern California to attend the annual ACSI Professional Development Conference. We heard from speakers such as Nick Vujicic (a man born without arms or legs, who is doing BIG things for the kingdom of God), Jay McTighe (author of Understanding by Design), and had the opportunity to be inspired in dozens upon dozens of breakout sessions. The staff not only grew closer as a community, but also came back equipped with the latest knowledge in educational techniques, cutting edge neuroscience discoveries, and effective Biblical integration techniques.

We hope the students had a restful weekend and that you enjoyed your extra family time. We as a staff are excited to be reunited with our students again, and to implement our new-found knowledge and inspiration from this year’s ACSI conference!



Scholastic Book Fair Coming Soon

Bookaneer Book Fair Logo

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming soon to the library October 24 – 28! Every dollar spent at the book fair raises money for the Baymonte Media Center. Books make great Christmas gifts!

Open Monday through Friday from 8:00am – 4:00pm with late hours on Thursday (until 6:00pm).

Can’t make it to the book fair in person? Shop the online fair and your order will be delivered to your student’s classroom within a few weeks of the book fair end date.

Volunteers are needed for set-up on Friday and afternoon shifts throughout the week. There are many ways you can get involved. Working at the Book Fair is a fun way to meet new people while you help the Library raise money to purchase new books and media. Please contact Catherine Upton at 438-0100 or if you have any questions.




Tea School Days PTF Fundraiser

Our current fundraiser is a partnership with Tea Collection. You can shop for holiday outfits or fall styles at This organization, Tea, brings worldwide cultures and modern design to children’s fashion. In addition to great styles, twice each year members of the Tea organization pack their bags, travel the globe, explore and discover, and then bring home original designs that express the spirit of their adventures abroad. All you have to do is go to, fill up your cart, select 6-10-day shipping and enter our promo code: SDF16BAYMONTE at the checkout. You will receive 15% off your order, free 6-10-day shipping AND PTF will receive 15% back to our organization. Don’t forget to shop and spread the word! But do hurry as this sale ends October 19th!

PFT Fundraiser


Tech Trek Race Results 2016

2016 Tech Trek Results


Baymonte Lions Cross Country Meet

The Baymonte Lions participated in a Cross Country Meet at Rancho San Antonio County Park in Los Altos.  There were five schools represented in our Bay Area Christian School Athletic League and over 100 runners. The course was over 2.26 miles of hills and rugged terrain with views of the Bay.  Baymonte did exceptionally well in both the boys and girls races. Fourth grader J.D. Holmlund placed 11th overall in the boys division and 6th grader Caelan Gilliam placed 2nd overall for the girls!  Way to go Baymonte!

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All School Pig Race Results

Our campus was filled with enthusiasm as 76 students raced mechanical pigs in a colorful dash to win cash prizes. An exclusive race followed as 43 students raced their “supersized” pigs. The finale was the class races. See the results below:

$200 Sponsorship Level – Classic Pig Race

1st Place – $100 William von Haunalter

2nd Place – $50 Ryan Landsdowne

3rd Place – $25 Aiden Priapi

4th Place – 7th Place $10 Each

Connor Mace

Samuel McNeely

Luke Hollingsworth

Summer Formoso

$300 Sponsorship Level – Supersized Pig Race

1st Place – $200 Grayson Townsend

2nd Place – $100 Elyse Koenig

3rd Place – $50 Harlow Kadmiri

4th Place -7th Place $20 Each

Reid Hazen

Nathan Koenig

Knox Adams

Luke Finney


PS – 3rd Grade

Modified Pig Race – YoDots Party 1B Mrs. Poston

Unmodified Pig Race – YoDots Party 3A Mrs. Torchio


4th – 8th Grade

Modified Pig Race – YoDots Party 4A Mrs. Olson

Unmodified Pig Race – YoDots Party 7A Mr. Fujishin & 8B Ms. Endacott

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Fall Bring a Friend to School Day Success

A big thank you to all who participated in Baymonte’s Bring A Friend To School Day last Friday! The event was a huge success with 37 students joining our kindergarten – 8th grade classes for the morning. We received positive feedback from students and families about our teachers, staff, activities and campus!


Tech Trek 1st Turn-in Day Results

The Baymonte Tech Trek is off to an exciting start! After our first turn-in day, we have received $17,305 in sponsorship donations and race registrations. Our top earner, Eli Kieft, took home Beats Wireless Headphones today for bringing in $1,450 in sponsorship donations. Way to go Eli! Mrs. Wilcox’s second grade and Mrs. Olson’s fourth grade classes enjoyed a Jamba Juice party after Chapel today for having the most sponsored runners as a percentage. The final turn-in day is Friday, September 30th. Top Earner 2nd Grade Jamba Juice Winner 4A Jamba Juice Winner