BCS 2016 Homecoming

Ready for sweaters and pumpkin spice and plaid scarves? Kick off fall with Homecoming on October 8th. This annual school-wide event has something for everyone.

9:30 am - Quarter Auction
12:30 pm - Middle School Volleyball Game
1:30 pm - Varsity Volleyball Game
3:00 pm - Alumni Volleyball Game
9:30 am until 3:00 pm - Games and activities for kids, and lots of food for sale

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Quarter Auction

Reserve a spot in our Quarter Auction by ordering your Bidding Paddle now.

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Kids' Activities

Student Council has planned a fun-packed day for kids who attend Homecoming this year!

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Athletic Events

Volleyball starts at 12:30. Middle School and Varsity will both play Coventry Christian, and the Alumni game will follow.

Third Annual Quarter Auction

So, how does a Quarter Auction work?

1. Each player purchases a numbered paddle with which to bid on items during the auction.

2. Players also need quarters. (Cash can be exchanged for quarters at the event.)

3. When the event begins, all players are seated at tables, each of which has a basket in the middle of the table.

4. As each item is introduced by the auctioneer, the “price” (1, 2, 3, or 4 quarters) will also be announced.

5. If the item is something you’d like, toss the appropriate amount of quarters into the basket on your table, and hold your paddle up to indicate your bid.

6. A number will be drawn, and the person holding the corresponding paddle will win the item (assuming they have bid on the item).

7. More than one paddle can be purchased. If you’d like to use two paddles to bid on one item, you need to “pay” for the item twice.

Just a few of the exciting items up for auction:
- Disney tickets
- Unique "Teacher Experiences" including a Christmastime day in Philadelphia with Miss Klase, Mini Golf and Ice Cream with Miss Kline, and Baking with Mrs Conrad
- Class baskets
- Tons of gift cards from local shops and venues
Watch for a full list of auction items coming soon!


Activities for Kids

Win a fish, vote for a teacher to get a pie in the face, create customized sand art, paint a pumpkin, or get your own face painted. There's fun for everyone in the kids' activities starting at 12:00. Supervised playtime will be available from 9:30 - 12:00 so that parents who want to participate in the Quarter Auction can do so while their kids enjoy outdoor activities. 


Athletic Events

Our undefeated Middle School Lady Lions take on Coventry Christian in volleyball at 12:30. Following their game, the Varsity Lady Lions tackle Coventry Christian at 1:30. Alumni and Staff face off against each other at 3:00. Enjoy lunch while you enjoy the games!


Auction Items

Items Donated by Local Vendors and Individuals

The Academy of Natural Sciences - 2 admission tickets

Applebee's - $25 gift certificate

Arby’s - 8 combo meal coupons

Arrowhead Golf, Douglassville - 2 green fee certificates

AutoSpa, Wyomissing - 2 free car wash coupons

Baja Beach Tanning - Gift certificate for 2 mystic spray sessions and Gift certificate for 5 silver sessions

Bendy Nook Farms - $25 gift certificate

Berks Lanes - 20 free game coupons

Boscov's - Purse and a handbag

Body by Vi - Basket

Bowl o rama - 5 free game coupons

Carol Shoppes, Florist - Fall wreath

Chapel Hill Golf Course, Reading - 4 green fees

Chick-fil-A Exeter - gift basket with gift cards

Christman's Meats - $25 gift cert and t-shirt

Christine's Creekside Inn - $30 groupon certificate

Chuck E. Cheese - Family Play Pack (voucher for 1 large pizza, 4 drinks and 30 tokens)

Cifredo'z - 4 $25 gift cards to Cifredo’z Salon

Dairy Queen - 2 ice cream cake gift certificates

Dave Zerbe Studio - gift certificiate for a photography session and prints

Disney - 4 one-day park hoppers

Elevation Burger - Coupon for free burger and fries

Firehouse Subs - $50 gift card

Fox East - 2 movie ticket vouchers

Franklin Institute - 2 passes

Friendly's - 2 $10 gift cards

Giant - 4 $25 gift cards

Glick's Greenhouse - 2 large mums

Gold's Gym - 2 3-month memberships 

Grim's Orchard - 2 family 4 packs (admission to corn maze, hay ride, play corral, dual cattle train and on apple cannon shot) - $44 value each

Halter Landscaping - $50 gift certificate

Isaac's - 100 $2 off coupons, using for the start of the auction, as examples

Learning Express Toys - gift basket with stuffed animals and 10% off coupon

Lee Myles - Oil change gift certificate

Tracy Mell, LulaRoe Consultant - gift basket with 6 leggings and $20 gift certificate

Manor Golf Club, Reading - 4 rounds of golf coupons

Martin's Appliance - Haan steam cleaner and Frigidaire slow cooker

Massage Envy - gift basket with 1-hour massage

McDonalds - 20 free sandwich coupons

Mi Casa Su Casa - 2 $20 gift certificates

Mimmo’s Restaurant & Pizzeria - $25 gift card

Mission BBQ - 2 free sandwich coupons

Muddy's BBQ - $10 gift certificate

Musso's - gift certificate for 2 pizzas

Outback, Wyomissing - $10 and $20 gift card

Ozzy's - 4 attraction passes

Paparone's Pizzeria and Restaurant - 1 large pizza certificate

Plaza Azteca - $25 gift card

Plow & Hearth - 2 gift bags, one with jar and canned goods, one with lotions and soaps

Ashley Wegman - Quilt

RC Theater - 4 movie ticket coupons

Reading Country Club - Foursome of golf (4 18-hole green fee certs)

Reading Public Museum - 6-month membership

Reading Royals - 4 tickets, t-shirt, goodie bag

Shady Maple - $25 gift certificate

Slug Fest - 10-round batting cage gift card

Sneaker Villa - 2 $15 gift certificates

Spark Orthodontics Oral Surgery - Gift basket including Dazzelepro Sonic toothbrush and $500 gift card

Stopper's - $20 gift certificate

Sweet Frog - $10 donation and t-shirt

Sunset Tans - $25 gift certificate

The Spine and Wellness Center - 1-hour massage gift certificate

Valhalla - 3-month membership, bag and water bottle

Wawa - gift basket

Class Baskets

Kindergarten: Tea Time

First Grade: Family Fun

Second Grade: Car Care

Third and Fourth Grade: Sports

Fifth Grade: Mommy Spa

Sixth Grade: Outdoor Fall Fun

Seventh Grade: Autumn

Eighth Grade: Chocolate

Ninth Grade: Spring Will Come Again

Tenth Grade: Where Has the Time Gone?

Eleventh Grade: Sick Day

Twelfth Grade: High Tea

Preschool: Hershey Park Happy

Teacher Experiences

Christmas in Philadelphia with Miss Klase - 5 students - Day includes lunch at Reading Terminal Market, Light show at Macy's, Christmas village at LOVE park and more! Potential date is December 22nd. Minimum bid $100.

Baking Day with Mrs. Conrad - 2 students - Event includes lunch, snacks, and ingredients for baking. Winners get to select what they want to bake and take it home. Potential dates are October 15th or 22nd (10 am - 2 pm). Starting bid $30. 

Bowling and Ice Cream with Mrs. Judd - 3 students - 2 games of bowling with shoe rental and a stop for ice cream. Starting bid $45.

Pizza and Movie Night with Mrs. Wengryn and Mrs. Musselman - 6 students - Evening includes pizza, a movie and ice cream. Date to be arranged with the winner. Starting bid $35.

Mini Golf and Ice Cream with Miss Kline - 2 students - Event includes miniature golf and ice cream at Schell's. Potential date Saturday, November 12th (rain date 19th). Starting bid $20. 

Donut Tour with Mr Smither - 3 students - Do you have what it takes (no shame, an empty stomach, an irrational affinity to fried dough, etc) to down three elaborate donuts in one morning? First, we'll stop at Sugar on Top in downtown Lancaster for a topping-encrusted, sugar rush delight. Afterwards, we'll waddle next door to Prince Street Cafe for a tea or coffee: you're gonna need something to wash that thing down. Why not add some caffeine to all that sugar? Then, we'll drive over to Duck Donuts for another made-to-order donut, fresh off their magic donut assembly-line machine. You'll THINK you're full, but you better be WRONG. Hiding in the same shopping center, our final stop holds one more donut creation. It's half weird, half delicious, and half of the rest of your Saturday will probably need to be spent sleeping this one off. Dates to be discussed with the winner. Starting bid $75. 

Hands on House with Mrs. Halter - Two students to Hands on House in Lancaster, PA. Picnic lunch will be included. Dates to be discussed with the winner. Starting bid $20. 

Book Barn Trip with Mr and Mrs Mountz - 2 students - A five-story barn of stone walls and cozy nooks and a wood-burning stove and decades of antique, vintage, and used books welcomes you to curl up and read or just browse the shelves upon shelves of volumes. This is Baldwin's Book Bar. Mr. and Mrs. Mountz will join you on an epic visit to this magical Pennsylvania landmark. Readers and lovers of books rejoice; this is the adventure of a lifetime. Dates to be discussed with the winner. Starting bid $25.