BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — This is a big day for Boca Raton Christian School, which celebrates its 40th anniversary tonight — and guests are welcome.
Here are the specifics:
Boca Raton Christian School is celebrating 40 years of providing a high caliber college preparatory Christian education in downtown Boca Raton. A 40th Anniversary celebration will be held on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 7 p.m. in the Boca Raton Community Church Sanctuary at 601 NW 4th Avenue, Boca Raton. Over 500 guests are expected including local dignitaries and the first headmaster of the school, Dr. Alex Ward. The event will include music by grades PreK3-12, memories and tributes to past and current staff and students. The 40th Anniversary will launch a three year capital campaign, Taking the Next Step, to provide operational support, financial aid to students and enhancements to the school buildings and grounds. In the early days of the school some of the buildings were actually WWII Army Air Corps barracks and administrative buildings. Previous funding campaigns have allowed the school to build and equip classrooms, offices, a gymnasium and a new 3-in-1 athletic field. Today the school educates over 550 students from age 3 to 18 on its one 22-acre campus in downtown Boca Raton.
Boca Raton Christian School is a Bible-centered school distinguished by its academic excellence and caring environment. The school was established as a ministry of Boca Raton Community Church in 1973 and today the student community is dynamic, multi-cultural and represents over 100 local churches. Boca Raton Christian School has been recognized by the Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of College and Schools, Florida Council of Independent Schools and the Association of Christian Schools International. With a demanding academic climate and a commitment to serving the community, Boca Christian has an outstanding record in college placement, athletics and the arts.
For more information please contact Boca Raton Christian School, Office of Development 561-391-2727