May 4th 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 with BUGS BUNNY in the Subject line.


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Raising Adopted Children 


Monday, May 11th 

8:30 to 9:30 AM in the Cafeteria at 181 Lincoln Place


All adoptive families are invited by the LS, MS and US psychologists to a talk on raising adopted children on Monday, May 11 from 8:30 to 9:30 AM in the Cafeteria at 181 Lincoln Place.   Leanne Jaffe will be the guest speaker and there will be a Q & A after her talk.  Ms. Jaffe, an adult adoptee herself, is a therapist who specializes in working with the particular strengths and challenges of adoptive families.  She spoke at BC a few years ago and parents found her talk very helpful.   Please check out her website at: and rsvp to and include the grade of your child. 
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Come Cheer on 25 Berkeley Carroll Alumni and Community Team for the Brooklyn Half


Saturday, May 16th 

8:00am - noon


Come cheer on the Berkeley Carroll Brooklyn Half Alumni and Community Team during the Airbnb Brooklyn Half on Saturday, May 16th! Over 25 Berkeley Carroll alumni, faculty, and parents have signed up for the race. Pick a spot on Grand Army Plaza or check out the course map.
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Many thanks to the 2015 Public Service Externship Field Supervisors! From June 15-19, these 'super volunteer' BC parents are hosting Upper School Student Externs at their place of work or organization where they serve on the Board of Directors:




Andrea Artz

The National MS Society

Robyn Bellamy

Broadway Mall Association

Greg Berman

Brooklyn Justice Initiative

Kim Bourne

Girl Scouts of Greater New York (Board)

Ana M. Bermudez

NYC Department of Probation

Barbara Cavallo

Partnership with Children

Melissa Crane

Criminal Court Judge in Manhattan

Sara Lesch

Safe Horizon

David Marcinek

Prospect Park Alliance/ (Board)

Susan Marcinek

Brooklyn Public Library (Board)

Onida Coward Mayers

NYC VOTES, NYC Campaign Finance Board

Joel Steckel

NYU Stern School of Business

Pam Tanowitz

New York City Center


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



Divisional PA Meeting

Thu, May 7th, 8:00 am

181 Lincoln Place, Cafeteria



Meet Jacquette M. Timmons author of Financial Intimacy: How to Create a Healthy Relationship with Your Money and Your Mate.

We'll have an informal chat about Money, Choices, Relationships and what will the take-way be for our kids!



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

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