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April 13, 2018

BASIS Independent Summer Enrichment


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Our summer 2018 program will focus solely on enrichment classes for both BASIS Independent and non-BASIS Independent students entering grades 5–12 in the fall of 2018. Create your own BASIS Independent Summer experience—choose any individual week for each program, or try them all!

We've compiled answers to the top questions that we're hearing, but if you have questions of your own, please do not hesitate to contact us, or check out our summer website

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March 29, 2018

2018 Senior Projects at BASIS Independent Schools

Fall 2018 will bring the first senior class at BASIS Independent Brooklyn. A very exciting part of the senior year experience involves Senior Projects, so we wanted to look ahead with a blog post from BASIS Independent Silicon Valley detailing the Senior Projects underway there right now. Please note the post below is republished with minor edits from BASIS Independent Silicon Valley Blog.

It is with optimism and pride that we support our seniors as they complete their final trimester as BASIS Independent Silicon Valley students. Now past the huge milestone of applying to college, our 67 seniors have so much of their education behind them, but are, in many senses, faced with one of the biggest growth experiences in their education to date: the Senior Project.

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March 23, 2018

Excellence On and Off the Ice

The sports program at BASIS Independent Brooklyn is growing with our championship volleyball team and new programs underway for Ultimate Frisbee and even competitive co-ed soccer and basketball this spring. However, many of our students play on teams outside of school. One such student, Murphy K. in grade 8, just qualified for the New York State Championship with his travel hockey team, the New York Cyclones.

The New York Cyclones started playing together six months ago and wrapped the season up this past weekend in Buffalo at the New York State Championship. While the team won’t be moving on any further, they fought all the way until the final buzzer of the season. As a defenseman, Murphy (#71) was proud of his play during the Championship Tournament, limiting goals scored against his team to only one while he was on the ice.

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March 9, 2018

All About Mindfulness 

Ms. King is a trained yoga and dance instructor who brings mindfulness into her Movement Classes for our youngest students in the Early Learning Program and primary school. As the parent of a middle school student, she realized the techniques could benefit all our families and decided to draft the following blog post outlining information and exercises to use.

Mindfulness – What is it? How does it show up in the classroom? How can you use it at home? Mindfulness comes in many forms and practices, but the results are the same: the activation of the para-sympathetic nervous system, which naturally stimulates the body’s healing and de-stressing systems. Below are a few ways to classify mindfulness practices and some simple things to try. The key is PRACTICE. Make a clear time and place for your practice and commit to this time and place over time. A little goes along way. Even a minute of mindfulness has been shown to have a positive effect.

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March 2, 2018

MATHCOUNTS Team Wins Regional Championship!

Our BASIS Independent Brooklyn MATHCOUNTS team won the Brooklyn Region Chapter Competition, which took place on February 13 at our campus. The team, Soren D. '22, Syun D. '24, Liem E. '22, and Max. S. '23, have now qualified for the New York State MATHCOUNTS championships on March 17. 
 

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February 23, 2018

High School Fed Challenge Begins

 
Today we publish the first of hopefully many blog posts written by students for our school community! Middle and Upper School students interested in covering events or activities can submit blog posts for consideration and review to their Dean, who will share with our Director of Communications.

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February 16, 2018

Oui, C'est Vrai! Filming a Netflix Series in Paris 

Instead of spending his summer sleeping in, going to camp, or taking family vacations, Kaeden R., one of our most theatrical rising 6th graders, spent the summer months doing something highly unusual: he flew to Paris to co-star in season 2 of a new Netflix series called "Seven & Me"!

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February 12, 2018

BASIS Curriculum Schools News Roundup

BASIS Curriculum Schools is no stranger to making the news—whether its large scale recognition for its academic program or stories of the differences our students make volunteering in and supporting their local community. We make a point to share these stories out with families and readers, but want to highlight some of the most recent news.

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February 9, 2018

Spotlight: 9th Grade Perspectives

The BASIS Independent Upper School Program is recognized as one of the most academically advanced high school programs in the country. By the time our students are ready to graduate, they have gone through extensive college preparatory courses of study, including a full year of economics in grade 8, a variety of AP course electives, and in-depth college counseling courses, fully preparing them to excel in college and beyond.

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Inspired by the blissful feeling of uncovering connections, our blog Eureka! Brooklyn is about sharing moments that capture the essence of what it is to be a BASIS Independent student, teacher, administrator, or family.

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