"This year I hope to help my students get excited about learning and to help them live out the purpose God has planned for them."
Beth Manges has joined us for the 2023-2024 school year as our new First Grade teacher! With a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education (K-6) from Purdue University, Beth brings over 20 years of teaching experience to BG Christian Academy. Help us welcome Mrs. Manges as you get to know more about her in the story below.
What do you hope for in regards to this school year?
This year I hope to help my students get excited about learning and to help them live out the purpose God has planned for them. I pray that I will be able to make a personal connection with both my students and families where we can learn and grow together as we serve the Lord. I am enjoying getting to know all of the wonderful families here, and I hope to make a positive impact as part of the professional teaching team at BG Christian.
What made you choose to work at BG Christian?
I have always heard wonderful things about BG Christian. I was excited to be able to be part of such a loving Christian environment that fosters students' academic growth, while establishing Christ at the center of life.
What do you do in your free time?
I love spending time with my family and friends. I enjoy teaching Sunday School and going to church with my family. I spend a lot of my free time watching my four kids play basketball, volleyball, baseball, and rowing. I also love to bake, do yard work, and play pickleball.
What's an interesting fact for people to know about you?
I am originally from Indiana and I am a big Purdue fan because I graduated from Purdue University. Boiler Up!