April 20th Update

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Everyone's invited!


Bugs Bunny at the Symphony

When: May 16th Saturday at 7:30pm

Where: Avery Fisher Hall at Lincoln Center

Who: Everyone's invited!

Cost: $50/person. Checks made payable to the Berkeley Carroll School.

Everyone is encouraged to attend with or without children as this event will appeal to young and old alike.

Please RSVP to everyonesinvitedbcpa@gmail.com with BUGS BUNNY in the Subject line.


GreenBCS Green Coalition
Berkeley Carroll Green Coalition - Green Party

Tuesday, April 21st at 7PM
225 Eastern Parkway, #4A, Brooklyn, NY 11238 (at the corner of Classon Ave.)

Come celebrate Earth Week and learn about the greening of Brooklyn at the Green Party!

What: Food, drinks, and conversation at the home of Alanna Stang and Andras Szanto  (2nd grade parents)

Please RSVP to bcgreenparents@gmail.com 
Or Hillary Ellison  - 917-685-5790

Our featured speaker will be: 

Michael Cairl
Chairman of the board of the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative, former President of the Park Slope Civic Council, member of Gowanus Canal Conservancy, co-founder of the Grand Army Plaza Coalition, former Chair of the Gowanus Community Stakeholder Group. 

The Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway is a not just a 14-mile landscaped route for pedestrians, runners and cyclists, it is a key component in our community's sustainability, resiliency, and bid for more open space. Michael Cairl will talk about the greenway's fascinating past and even more promising future as part of a sustainable Brooklyn from Greenpoint to Bay Ridge.

Featuring biodynamic wines from Shinn Estates, North Fork Long Island
poetryBerkeley Carroll School

Poetry Evening Readers Wanted: BCS Annual Poetry Reading Evening


Monday, April 27 at 7:00 p.m 

181 Lincoln Place library


Come help us celebrate Poetry Month at this low-key event. This year we will be featuring  our own BCS English Teacher and Performance Poet, Mr. Rafael Sanchez.  Mr. Sanchez uses poetry as a way of challenging the audience to reevaluate their role as spectators. Join us to see and hear this dynamic poet.


Students from grades 4 through 12, faculty, parents, and friends are all invited to participate.  Share your own or a favorite poem. If you would like to read, RSVP kellis@berkeleycarroll.org. Be sure to put "POETRY" in the subject field. 

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Many thanks to the 2015 Public Service Externship committee members: Lois Abramchik, Sahr Ali, Dawn Clark, Rachel Fine, Julie Maurer, Shefali Trivedi, and Amy Thogmartin!  Student and Host Supervisor assignments will be posted later in April.  



Volunteers Needed:  If you are interested in coordination a community service project this spring or helping on the Memorial Day Food Drive, please contact:  Claudia Zeldin at claudiazeldin@yahoo.com.



Divisional PA Meeting

Thu, May 7th, 8:00 am

181 Lincoln Place, Cafeteria




Dave Pearson, Upper School Vice President


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Divisional PA Meeting

Wed, May 6th, 8:30 am

181 Lincoln Place, Cafeteria



Kate Piccard - Middle School Vice President

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Lower School Divisional PA Meeting

Thu, May 14th, 8:45 am  


Inna Berman - Lower School PreK- 1 Vice President

Sarie Calkins - Lower School 2-4 Vice President 

The Berkeley Carroll School Parent Association

181 Lincoln Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217

P: 718-789-6060 | F: 718-398-3640