Elly Bonilla

B105 January Newsletter 2022

Birthday: October 29

What do you do at Calvary?

I Teach MWF in A103. I am also the Fine Arts Teacher “Professor Artie” and the Science Teacher known as Professor All-Oops. My room is located at C107.

How did you come to Calvary and how long have you been here?

Tina Holland, our director and came to a conference  (ACSI) that was hosted right at this location, Calvary Christian Church, in 1980. I prayed then that I would love to teach here someday. In a divine appointment I started teaching here in 2008. 🙂

What is your educational background and training?

I have my AA from Rio Honda J.C. in Early Childhood Education, I continued my education @ Cal State Fullerton and graduated with my B.A. in Liberal Studies with an emphasis on Elementary Education.

Where were you born and raised?

I was born in Nassau County, Long Island New York and raised in. most burros of the city, mainly Washington Heights, Manhattan.

What is your favorite memory from your time at Calvary Christian School?

My favorite memories here are our “Christmas Programs” I am so blessed to watch all our children celebrate the birth of our savior and Lord Christ Jesus in song and performance! It’s amazing! Our staff parted are also great, and they bind us in “Sisterhood” One body One purpose.

Who have been the biggest spiritual influences in your life?

The biggest spiritual influence was Dave Ferry my first bible teacher shortly after my salvation @Calvary Baptist Church in Whittier. Dave Mitchell here @ Calvary and my former Pastor Rob Miller, (Just moved to Texas) 🙁  He’s an amazing disciple for Evangelism.

In 25 words or less write your mini bio:

I am very friendly, energetic, spiritual and passionate in my teaching here. In my spare time I love sewing, crafting, and hanging with my beautiful daughter, Taisha , and @Mission Viejo Lake.


My Favorite Things Include:

Store: Amazon/Walmart Fruit: Rasberries/Bluberries
Breakfast Goodie: Scones Candy Bar: Almond Joy/Baby Ruth
Drink: Teas Soda: none
Tea: All but Mint Restaurant: Cheesecake Factory
Fast Food: Chinese Dessert: Ice Cream Chocolate Ben & Jerry Fudge
Flower: Black eye Gerbers Author: Chuck Swindoll
Outing: Mission Viejo Lake/The Theater Color: Black/Yellow/Pink
Bible Verse: Psalm 51, Isaiah 121:1-8, Romans 12:1, 2 Music/Artist: King & Country