TODAY WAS GRANDPARENTS DAY!

380 proud Berkeley Carroll grandparents attended Grandparents Day today. Lower and Middle School students showed their grandparents what they've been working on this year through performances, classroom visits, and (of course) a meal! Lower School photos are here, Middle School photos are here.
 

 

1ST GRADERS BUILD BOATS; TEACHERS RACE THEM IN THE POOL

As part of our  STEAM initiative, first graders recently studied water density, design, sustainability, and concepts like what makes an object sink or float. Then they put their newly gained knowledge to practice and used every day objects to build 6 ft. boats which their teachers raced in the pool!  Photos  and Video. 


 

BCS SENIOR IS GUEST BLOGGER FOR METROPOLITAN MUSEUM

Check out senior Cal G.'s post on the the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Teen Blog about leaving New York City for college.

 

 

100+ BCS STUDENTS IN MONTREAL TO STUDY & PERFORM 

More than 100 Middle and Upper School musicians arrived in Montreal today to work with professors at McGill University and perform in downtown Montreal. 1st day photos. Check back next week for an update.

 

Athletics  

Boys Varsity Baseball and Boys Varsity Tennis both took down Staten Island Academy this week.  Read about the tennis matches  and baseball game in the Staten Island Advance. Next week will be very busy, with all by Boys, Girls, and 5/6 Track engaged in games, matches or meets (17 contests!). Read Athletics Director Dick McGrath's update here, including the latest on the playing field situation. 


 

FACULTY SPOTLIGHT: SUSANNA BROCK

As BCS's Middle School Math Specialist and a graduate of Columbia Teachers College, Susanna's research interests include understanding the factors that affect student performance and investigating the gender gap on math achievements tests. Now studying at Johns Hopkins University for her Doctorate in Education (EdD), she will conduct research based at Berkeley Carroll and focus on how to help our students become even more confident and skilled mathematicians.

 

 

WORLD AFFAIRS BREAKFAST CLUB: U.S. AND IRAN

Students at this week's World Affairs Breakfast Club heard Goldman Sachs Managing Director Maziar Minovi, a BCS parent and international economics expert, discuss the history of hostility between the U.S. and Iran. They also learned about the possible world impact of lifting sanctions against Iran, which may be an outcome of the tentative agreement that was reached earlier this month.

 

 

STUDENTS STUDY PHYSICS VIA HOVERBOARD-SHUFFLEBOARD

Science writing students went back to the future to play hoverboard-shuffleboard! The seniors learned about the physics of hoverboards from Upper School Science Chair Scott Rubin before heading to the gym to experience it for themselves. Later, they wrote "unlabs" which explained the science to a specific audience. More photos or  watch the video.


 

BILLY HARTONG PERFORMS FOR KINDERGARTNERS

Billy Hartong gave kindergartners an interactive performance featuring songs from his new The Jolly Pops' CD!


 
ALUM CORNER: ADAM OTTAVINO '03 

Check out Minor League Baseball's profile of Adam, now a pitcher for the Colorado Rockies.

 

"GODSPELL" 
TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Tickets for the Upper School play, "Godspell," are on sale - get yours now!


 

RESERVE YOUR COPY OF THE YEARBOOK TODAY

Don't miss out on the 2014-15 yearbook. A limited number of copies are available.  Order your book now before they run out! 


 

    

REGISTER NOW FOR SUMMER PROGRAMS

Don't forget to register for our summer programs!

     

DON'T MISS OUT ... 

April 14: A Gathering for Families of Students of Color

April 16: BC Talks

April 16:  Physics of Urban Design Pop-Up Museum

April 16 & 18: Science Research Conference

April 17: Middle School Variety Show 


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