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I would just like to thank all of my teachers. I am so thankful for the opportunity to learn and to do this! God has really blessed me! I want to thank you for all of your help! God bless you!

S Yoder
WCA Student

October 10, 2022

WCA September - October 2022 Newsletter

to another AWESOME school year!

Thank you for Partnering with WCA!

We are committed to providing the BEST Christian homeschooling

educational experience for your student/s.

First of all, your child learns best when they are encouraged, challenged,

motivated, supported, and inspired! We are here to help you!

You are probably asking yourself this question.
How Do I Get Started?

It can seem like there’s so much to figure out when you decide to homeschool.

WCA makes it easy for you!

The BLUE LINK below is a great place to start!

Click on the RED BUTTON to talk to someone in our office.



WCA Newsletter Index:

Upcoming Important Dates

Introducing WCA Missionary Family, The Osorio’s – Missionaries to Bangkok, Thailand

Recent WCA Graduates

Faith Based College Scholarship

WCA at your Fingertips

What Students are saying about WCA

What Parents are saying about WCA

Did You Know? Interesting Facts about WCA

Introducing WCA Student – Juan (Nacho) Osorio

Testing Anxiety? 4 Effective and Proven Study Strategies that are better than cramming!

Student Funnies

WCA Rocks! We need YOUR help!

Introducing Staff Member- Helaine Penny

Books for Kids – “Can Jesus Really Hear My Prayers?” Written by WCA 2nd Grade Student, Jenisys Oliver-Joseph

You Are Invited!

Support your child…Even if

What does the Bible say about Cheating?

WCA Scholarship Fund


October 18, 2022

End of 1st Quarter – Send in tests and activity logs

November 6, 2022

Daylight Savings Time begins

November 11, 2022 – Veteran’s Day – School Holiday Observed

November 24th-25th – Thanksgiving School Holiday – School Closed!

Western Christian Academy is dedicated to assisting families, by providing quality academic programs from a Christian worldview, through individualized instruction and affordability.

The Osorio Family

Missionaries to Bangkok, Thailand
Eric (Dad), Mom (Vilma),
Nacho, & Arella
Keep reading to learn more about their son Juan (Nacho)!

We are the Osorio family. Erick and Vilma (Honduras & Argentina). We have been sent as missionaries to Bangkok, Thailand by our local church in Argentina since 2007. Our children Nacho (age 12) 6th grade and Arella (age 5) kindergarten, are both currently enrolled at WCA.

After the virus health crisis in 2020, we were struggling to find a suitable school program for our son, especially with his autism spectrum condition. We are blessed God guided us to this school. Teachers are very understanding and helpful. They strive to help us in spite of the time difference and other hurdles.

Our kids love the school and the curriculum, it is flexible enough for them to use their God given talents. What we love the most is that the kids can access their classes from anywhere, especially now that we are on furlough and visiting churches back home.

Please keep reading to learn more about Nacho!

WCA Celebrates Recent Graduates!
Will You be Next?


Oren Bennett

Isabella Droste

Virginia Dube

Scarlett Kirkpatrick

Scarlett Razo

Middle School

Wei Hao Cheong

Wei Xiang Cheong

Kiara Christensen

Graham Dempsey

Casen Gines

Cody Hayden

Phoenix Howell

Adven Tur Peleo

Hudson Trail

William Waln

Braeden Wilding

High School

Steven Barrick Jr.

Christian Boesch

Contessa Cser

Samarthya Daliya

Trent Firzlaff

Mason Hollingsworth

Matthew Ince

Thomas Kuerzi Jr.

Kylie Lund

Peyton McCarthy

Destiny Robinson

Mylee Welch

YOUR Future Starts Here!

Christian College Information
By completing a free Christian College Request Form, you as a WCA high school student will be entered into a $2,500 Christian College Scholarship drawing.

YOU will receive Christian college information
YOU will be entered into the $2,500 Christian College Scholarship drawing by completing the form
YOUR future starts here!
Please call 800-868-5839 or 559-475-8553 for more information.

Please click the RED BUTTON below to complete the form!

Then either scan and email it to wca@westernchristianacademy.com.

You can also mail it to WCA, P.O. Box 306, Prather CA 93651

WCA at your Fingertips!
We’re thrilled to announce the launch of the brand new

Western Christian Academy app!

This WCA Community app makes it easy to connect with staff, teachers, find other parents near or similar to you, and keep tabs on your children’s education.

Plus, the app keeps everything in one convenient place!

With the WCA Community app, you can:

  • Message WCA staff and teachers on one, easy to navigate platform that keeps everything in neat order
  • Find, join, and help grow the online communities that matter to you
  • Access, review, and download online courses, guides, and content
  • Stay connected by posting your own messages, videos, and photos
  • Be first to know for any and all WCA news, updates, and goodies

The old WCA app will be taken down soon so don’t delay!

Click the link below to get the WCA Community App on your smartphone

WCA provides awesome opportunities for students to be changed by the good news of Jesus Christ.

Our hope is for students to be as bold as a lion and uncompromising through upholding God’s truth. WCA challenges, encourages, and ignites academic excellence with our curriculum which is presented from a Biblical worldview.

Partnering with our WCA parents, we accept the exciting opportunity to prepare the NEXT GENERATION OF AMERICA’S LEADERS!

We can’t wait to see what God does in and through your student!

What Students are saying about WCA:

I am so blessed and glad I had you, [Mr. Penberthy], as a teacher. I could not have done it with out you or your hard work. You truly are an amazing teacher. I appreciate you getting back to me or grading for me in record time that was so helpful. You are the best.

H Thompson, WCA Student

I would just like to thank all of my teachers. I am so thankful for the opportunity to learn and to do this! God has really blessed me! I want to thank you for all of your help! God bless you!

S Yoder, WCA Student

I just wanted to thank you all for all the hard work you’ve done for not only me, but for the other students. I’m looking forward to going to college and cannot thank all of you enough for being there to help me along the way!

D Brown, WCA Student

What Parents are saying about WCA:

I cannot say enough amazing things about you and this school. It’s so wonderful to know that Gage is getting an amazing education, loves his work, and loves learning more and more as times goes on. And for me as a single mom, raising him and along with his health issues, this school truly has been a gift from God and I am beyond thankful and know that we are very blessed.

G. Baker, WCA Parent

Thank you so much for your time and help! I have nothing but amazing things to say about your program and everyone who works with Western Christian Academy! I recommend it to anyone looking for an on-line education. You provide a top notch education and tremendous support at an affordable price. Thank you again! God Bless!

Shanna, WCA Parent

Every time I have needed help WCA staff has been great and answered all of my questions

Anonymous, WCA Parent

We love this school already. Great school wish I would of found it sooner for my child. The communication is great! Thanks so much!

Anonymous, WCA Parent

Please extend our appreciation to the entire staff for always being there for us, we are very thankful and feel blessed to have had the support and encouragement that was given.

R McDowell, WCA Parent

“Hope gives everyone the courage to see what they can’t see. “ Jillian Gillingham

Daughter of Jeff Gillingham, WCA Principal

“This hope is a strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls.”
Hebrews 6:19

WCA offers the best level of support!

Did you know that WCA course counselors will:

Evaluate and place your student at a level that meets his or her academic deficiencies and strengths.

Monitor each student’s progress and provide a support system that is unmatched.

Communicate with parent and student when they notice a student is struggling in a particular area.

They may assign review work or more detailed instruction in that area to serve as reinforcement.

Maintain academic records, report cards, and accredited transcripts.

Support you through communication by phone or online assistance.

Foster school spirit through affiliation with a school with real teachers who are interested in their achievements.

Christian education is a mandate from God for the family (Matthew 28:18-20). Because of Scripture verses like Proverbs 19:27,22:6, Deuteronomy 6:5-9, and Colossians 2:8, we are to provide an atmosphere more conducive to the precepts of the Bible.

AT WCA, we strive to instill in our students a love for learning and a love for God.

Education alone is not enough!

Introducing WCA
Student of the Month...
Juan (Nacho) Osorio

Please keep reading to learn more about this student and his family!

My name is Nacho. My favorite hobbies are gaming, drawing, going out with friends and family. My favorite subject is History and Science. Both of these subjects are fascinating, interesting and cool. In the future I would like to pursue electronic engineering. My favorite teacher is Miss Charity because she is nice and friendly.

My parents are missionaries in Bangkok, Thailand. Sometimes I go with my dad to teach the students English. During the virus health crisis, I helped distribute food and supplies to the people in the neighborhood. I love Asian food, and especially Ramen noodle soup.

I have my own you-tube channel where I post my science experiments and projects and other contents. I love being a comedian and hanging out with friends at church on Saturdays and Sundays.