June 6, 2016

BCS Parent Association

Great Adventure - End of year trip
Friday June 17th
Departs 181 Lincoln Place 9:30am sharp
Leaving Park at 5pm and 7pm

The Berkeley Carroll Parent Association invites all families to a Summer Break Kickoff at Six Flags Great Adventure!
  • Cost is $35 per person and includes round trip coach service to Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, NJ and access to the over 60 rides and attractions.
  • Buses depart Lincoln Place Campus at 9:30 am and leave the park at 5pm and 7pm.
  • Chaperone Policy: 5:1 ration for students over the age of 12 and 3:1 ratio for students under the age of 12.
If your interested in chaperoning please contact everyonesinvitedbcpa@gmail.com with 'chaperone' in the subject.

Please RSVP for the trip to everyonesinvitedbcpa@gmail.com  with 'great adventure' in the subject.

  Diversity and Inclusion Matters Committee
Election and final meeting of the year
  Tuesday June 7th, 7pm - 9pm
Cafeteria, 181 Lincoln Place

The Diversity & Inclusion Matters Committee will hold its final meeting of the term in the cafeteria at 181 Lincoln Place on June 7th from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

On the Agenda:
  • Discuss the past year's programming along with a 'Unity Fest' wrap-up
  • Start to set next year's agenda
  • Vote for the 2016-2017 Chair of the Diversity and Inclusion Matters Committee

Diversity and Inclusion Committee Chair Election:

The Diversity Committee will hold an election to determine the new Chair for the 2016-2017 school year.  

Parents will be able to vote in person at the June 7th meeting.  Election results will be announced in the June 13th Weekly PA Bulletin. 

Any questions may be directed toward execboard@bcparentassociation.org

End of Year School Supply Drive

Wednesday, June 8 - Friday, June 17th 
Prospect Park,  8:30am

Bring in your backpack, lunch box and any gently used school and art supplies.
Donations can be left in collection bins at the entrances of 701 Carroll Street, 712 Carroll Street, and 181 Lincoln Place. 

All donations will benefit families living at Barrier Free Living, a permanent housing complex for families with disabilities escaping domestic violence.

Volunteers Needed: Contact Drive Coordinator, Heather Borstein, if you are interested in helping with the collection boxes.

This event is brought to you by the BCPA Side by Side committee

Komera Global Run - Brooklyn 5K
Sunday June 12th
Prospect Park,  8:30am

Meet Jessica Smith and other Berkeley Carroll families at 8:30am at the registration tent. Join thousands of people around the world to run for education and gender equality for young women!

Please note that registration and/or a donation to Komera is not required to participate in this event.


Contact Walk Leader Jessica Smith for more information

This event is brought to you by the BCPA Side by Side committee

Lower School Book Fair

Monday June 13th & Tuesday June 14th
Hooray! It's a Book Fair for the Lower School! 

Presented by our own Ms. Sauro & Ms. Barbary, and sponsored by Greenlight Bookstore, the Book Fair will give students a chance to stock up on some summer reads and experience the fun of shopping for the books on their own. 

During the school day, students will visit the Book Fair with their classmates.

Accepted payment methods will include: cash, checks made out to Berkeley Carroll School, and credit cards.  The school has created an option for parents to pre-pay for books using a credit card online.  Visit this link to do so:

Pre-Pay for Books→

Parents & siblings are welcome to shop, too; The Book Fair will be open all day from 8 am-4 pm

A percentage of all sales from the Book Fair will go directly towards the purchase of new books for The Berkeley Carroll School.  Support our shelves!

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Lower School
PA Meeting Schedule
(8:45am 712 Carroll St, Investigations Rm)

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

Kate Piccard - VP
Upper School

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