March 14, 2016

BCS Parent Association
General PA Meeting
April 12th, 7pm, Cafeteria

          • Street Smarts!
          • STEAM Lab Construction
          • PA Elections

Please join us for the final school-wide PA meeting of the 2015-16 school year.  

We have a lot of important info to pass on as well as new officers to elect to the Parent Association Executive Committee.  Bob Vitalo and Brandon Clark will inform us about the plans for the upcoming construction on the STEAM lab area in the US/MS. We will also welcome a police officer from the 78th Precinct to talk to us about recent muggings and assaults in our area and how to prepare our kids to be safe on the streets of NYC. 

You are invited to the 2nd Annual
BC Barn Dance

Friday April 8th, 2016, 7:00pm
181 Lincoln Place 

Dust off your do-si-do, your soft soled shoes, and that hitch in your get- a-long and join us for an evening of dancing, hoots, hollers, and supper. 

Just for us-21 and up. 

Free Admission for all BC Parents, Faculty and Staff however your response helps us plan for plenty of grub and suds! 

Please RSVP by April 5th

R.S.V.P → 

BCSPA - Everyone's Invited!
Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
Speaker: Dr. Marc Brackett

Tuesday April 19, 6:30pm
Dr. Brackett is Senior Research Scientist in Psychology, director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, and a Faculty Fellow in the Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy at Yale University.

Link to Dr. Brackett's TED Talk:

Please RSVP at with the subject line: Mark Brackett

 Berkeley Carroll in the Woods
Overnight Camping Adventure
Mothers Day Weekend, May 7-8

    Cost: $95 per person
Middle School families (and siblings)

This will be a very special event organized and hosted by the Hudson Valley based, wilderness education school, 
Wild Earth

Space is limited so register early if you are planning to attend.  More details can be found by following the link to register. 


This event is co-sponsored by the BCGC and the Parent Association 

Email BCGC if you have further questions:

Run the Brooklyn Half with Team BCS 
May 21st   
Did you make it through the NYRR gauntlet to get registered for the Air BNB Half Marathon? The BC Parent Association is getting together a group of runners to traverse the 13.1 miles of the May 21st race.

Want to join our team for some fun, group runs, and school spirit? 

Parents, faculty, staff, alums, and older students are all encouraged to join. (There's also a kids' 1-mile Boardwalk Run for younger runners.)

Email Linnea Mavrides to get on the Team BCS list.

Side by Side Activities
Side-By-Side (SbS) is a PA committee which coordinates parent-initiated activities that engage adults and kids outside of our school community to effect positive social change.

If you want to help on the Public Service Externship Selection Committee in March or have ideas for future service projects, please contact Claudia Zeldin.
Lower School
PA Meeting Schedule
(8:45am 712 Carroll St, Investigations Rm)

Wed, Mar 9, 2016
Positive Discipline:
teaching values, facilitating self-esteem, encouraging self-monitoring, and promoting problem-solving.

Tara Liberman will lead the discussion. Coffee will be served

Tue, Apr 19, 2016
Tue, May 24, 2016

Inna Berman - PreK-1  VP
Sarie Calkins - 2-4  VP 
Middle School

Kate Piccard - VP
Upper School

The Berkeley Carroll School Parent Association

181 Lincoln Place, Brooklyn, NY 11217

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