MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH TEAM RANKED TOP 20 IN NYS

Congratulations to our Quantifyin' Lions, who competed against the best MS math teams in NYS and scored 15th place! More than 150 teams competed at the local level; only 1/3 of them were invited to the state rounds at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where 6 students represented BCS -- the largest group of qualifiers in our school's history: 8th graders Colin H., Cooper N., Charlie W., Eve B., team captain Ted P. and 7th grader Matthew P. Read more plus captioned photos. 

 

UPPER SCHOOL STUDENTS SCORE BIG ON NATIONAL MATH EXAM

Congratulations to juniors Nadine K. (right) and Max W. and sophomores Nina K. (center) and Arian P. (left), who were our top scorers in this year's prestigious American Mathematics Competition. Only the nation's top math students take this challenge, which represents the first qualifying round for a spot on the U.S. team at the International Mathematical Olympiad. Read more.

 

 

THIRD GRADERS GET SPECIAL INVITE TO THE U.N.

Ms. Forsman's 3rd grade class spent Earth Day on a tour of the United Nations as special guests of BCS parents Gabriella & Dan Seymour who both work there. They explored how the U.N. initiates and facilitates change all around the world.  More photos.

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL CELEBRATES CINCO DE MAYO (EARLY)

Middle schoolers got a taste of Mexico this morning in anticipation of Cinco de Mayo. Mariachi Citlalli gave a rousing performance, which included an impromptu dance from Ms. Harrington and Mr. Shapiro, as well as a spontaneous, division-wide conga line. Students learned "Cielito Lindo" before the assembly so they could sing along. Watch the video (:80)More photos here

 

 

PULMONOLOGIST DISCUSSES EUTHANASIA WITH BIOETHICS CLASS

Anthony Saleh, a pulmonologist and critical care specialist at New York Methodist Hospital, spoke with our senior Bioethics class about euthanasia and end of life issues. After a brief overview, Saleh posed the students with fictional scenarios concerning these topics and asked what they would do.

 

 Athletics  
 
Unpredictable weather has continued to cause schedule changes this year. Thanks for your patience on this. Read all about Boys Varsity Baseball's 11-5 win over Packer on Monday in Courier LifeGirls Varsity Softball beat Martin Luther in a shut out in Prospect Park!  Photos. Upper School Students can read preliminary Fall 2015 Preseason info here.

 

 

MIDDLE SCHOOL DEBATERS MAKE THEIR MARK AT THE STATES
9 BCS students competed with the best debaters in the state at SUNY Oneonta in the NYS Speech and Debate Championships. Congratulations to Mokhtar R., Gabby W., Steven C., Simone S., Charles S., Kirsten E., Devin H., Ellie P., and Alessandro G - who shone when he advanced to the semifinal round. Read more.

  
PreK3 BUILDS HOUSE & GREETS VISITORS
PreK3 finished building its house made out of recycled cardboard boxes and welcomed visitors inside. Upper School students in our Theater Foundations I Course helped the Lower Schoolers install the roof and complete the project.


EVENING POETRY READING
In celebration of National Poetry nearly 30 BCS students in grades 4-12, faculty and friends read their favorite poems and original work for an enthusiastic audience earlier this week. The featured poet at this annual event was Upper School English Teacher Rafael Sanchez. More photos .

STUDENT CREATES VIDEO ABOUT HELPING NEPAL
Ana K. '16 created this short video to start a conversation about how we can help the victims of the devastating earthquake in Nepal, even though we're so far away.
FIRST GRADERS DANCE UP A STORM
First graders got their groove on at an assembly last week. More photos
 

     

DON'T MISS OUT ... 

May 5: 3rd Grade Art Showcase

May 5: MS/US Instrumental Concert

May 6: LS Parent Discussion with Psychologist

May 7: Volunteer Appreciation Evening

May 8: Evening of Jazz

May 11: Adoptive Families Event

May 11 & 12: Senior Project Presentations

May 12: Choir Concert


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