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Thank you to all those who attended the workshop from Elevate Education at our PTA meeting last night. Elevate Education is aimed at improving the time management skills (and note taking strategies) of our students and how we, as parents, can reinforce these study skills at home. For more information, please check out their website. Our thanks to the school for arranging this wonderful workshop!
Deck the Halls — BSGE’s First Ever Holiday Decoration Contest!!
(Wednesday, December 13th)
Teams of 4 to 6 students (teachers and staff, too!) were invited to decorate every classroom door of BSGE!
Individual awards were given out to most creative, most inclusive, D.I.Y. masters, and more… See our photo gallery!
The two BSGE Stingbots Robotics Teams participated in the early First Tech Challenge Qualifier, held at John Dewey High School, Saturday December 9th. The team is made up of approximately 20 students, primarily 7th and 9th graders. The Qualifier pitted the Stingbots against 28 other teams from all over the city, both Public and Independent Schools. Read more…
OPEN HOUSE — No reservations are required. Attendance is not taken at Open House events and is not a factor in admissions. The Open House includes a self-guided building walk — current students and staff will be glad to answer questions. Our 7th Grade Admissions Open House for the 2017-2018 school year is as follows:
7th Grade Applicants: Thursday, December 7th from 6:00-7:30pm
Please note: due to space constraints, Open House participants may experience a wait before being admitted inside the building.
LAST CALL FOR WINTERFEST. Enjoy Friday night with cocktails and organic fare with your BSGE teachers, staff and other parents at Restaurant No. 5 NYC, 35-43 37th St. from 5-8pm tonight, Dec 1st. It’s not too late to buy your tickets on line at https://www.generosity.com/fundraisers/bsge-winterfest
Guests should arrive at the 36th Avenue entrance. If you’ve already purchased a ticket, we will have your name at the door. Note: Door price is $40 per adult. (BSGE teachers and staff are complimentary.) See you then!
Dear BSGE Community,
Tuesday, November 28th is National Day of Giving, more commonly referred to as #GivingTuesday. In honor of this day the BSGE PTA would like you to help spread the word on our Generosity.com fundraising campaign. Please reach out to your friends and family, and especially BSGE alumni you may know and encourage them to donate to support BSGE. If you supervise an after school activity, sports or club, please ask your students to participate to help support the activity they are involved in. The campaign can be accessed via either of these links.
here’s a link that we ask that you share on your social media with family and friends. https://igg.me/at/8xL2VK-GmuY
The BSGE PTA
While Holidays are still a long way off, we know many of you will be shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday – and some of you are so organized that you are already starting your holiday shopping!
Don’t forget that shopping through Amazon Smile is the same as shopping through the regular Amazon site, but if you designate the Baccalaureate School for Global Education PTA as your charity, the BSGE PTA will get a small donation.
Click here for ways you can earn money for BSGE while you shop:
(Your child will be dismissed from school on Friday at 11:09 AM).
A quick reminder that IB Coordinator Jamie Meisler has graciously agreed to attend our November 14th PTA meeting to discuss many aspects of the IB program and NYS Regents exams — from course requirements to the timeline for the various exams. This workshop is helpful for parents with students in all grades and is one of our most popular because she does such a great job explaining expectations for all our kids! She is also happy to answer questions.
We will also be discussing some of the exciting new initiatives from our Fundraising Committee, including Winterfest!!! More details coming soon!
See everyone tonight at 6:30!
Nancy and Trevor
BSGE PTA Co-Presidents