The start of the new year is certainly a time for reflection—a time to look back on how the first part of the school year has progressed and also a time for us to think and reminisce on the positive things and loving people we are lucky to have in our lives.
We’d like to take a moment out of the hustle and bustle of this time of year to recognize our students in all BASIS Independent Schools for their positive contributions to their communities and the work they’ve been doing to improve not just their knowledge in the classroom, but also their understanding of what it means to be a good citizen.
As an institution, we don’t have any requirements of student volunteering or student service, nor do we participate in parent fundraising. As a result, service in the school and in the community is an authentic expression of what is important to our individual communities.
Let’s take a look at what’s going on in our schools around the country and the pulse on student service in general:
Making Shakespeare interesting and relevant to students has always been a priority for our Performing Arts faculty, but Ms. Crowley and Ms. Simmons took it to the next level with their recent Shakepeare Club performance of Romeo & Juliet staged all around our schoolhouse.
Our annual Winter Concert brought music and holiday merriment to our halls right before Winter Break! Students in Grades 1-10 showcased their musical talents in choir and instrumental performances led by our great music faculty consisting of Dr. Inman, Mr. Ingels, Ms. Taylor and Ms. Sherman.
Below are some fun videos and photos from our recent celebrations.
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.