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
Thursday, September 28, 2017
6:00 – 8:00 pm
(Doors open at 5:30 pm)
Curriculum night is intended to give BSGE parents an opportunity to come to the school and meet their child’s teachers.
This evening is intended just for parents.
Teachers will present brief overviews of classes, including course descriptions, homework, class expectations, any major projects, and year-end tests (Regents and IB exams).
While there may be time for general questions, this event is NOT designed to answer questions about individual students.
Students Replace Graffiti on Overpass With Mural Showing Neighborhood Map
QUEENS — A mural featuring a neighborhood map will soon replace graffiti tags covering the walls of an old Long Island Rail Road overpass on the border of Forest Hills and Rego Park.
The mural was designed by a group of high school students attending The Baccalaureate School for Global Education in Astoria, who are currently painting it on Fleet Street, between Thornton Place and Alderton Street.
The school requires its 11th graders to complete a project that would show their creativity and also engage local community, the group said.
Read the complete article: https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20170413/rego-park/neighborhood-map-mural-fleet-street-graffiti-queensway
One of our HS teams will advance in Moody’s Mega-Math Challenge. With over 9,000 teams registered, a little over 1200 submitted viable papers and only 200 were selected as semi-finalists for the second round. We will find out if we go further as one of five finalists next week. Kudos to “Team 9429”!
Congratulations to the Helping Hands Committee and Peter Wilson for another successful Blood Drive on Friday March 17 in partnership with the New York Blood Center. Students, staff, and families came out in droves to participate.
On Saturday, March 4th, the robotics club qualified for the New York City Lego League Finals on March 19th.
We took 3rd place for the Core Values judging and finished in the top 19 teams out of 28 teams for the performance of our robot. Take a peek
at what they’re up to in one of our new student-produced videos.
The Senior Council has decided to postpone our Lounge Night: Open Mic @ Coffeed for a later date yet to be determined. If you have purchased a ticket, you can return it to the Senior Council member you purchased it from. We will keep you informed of our new date and look forward to all the BSGE talent coming out for that event.