Posts about Basis Beyond Brooklyn

July 14, 2017

2016-2017 Year in Review

Dear BASIS Independent Brooklyn Families,

I write to celebrate a wonderful year of growth marked by exceptional achievement in our community, and I trust you have already celebrated individual progress with your children.

The summer hiatus is when I like to take a moment to reflect on all that has happened in our community. This past year I have seen the emergence of awareness amongst our students—not just locally but also globally. As a school, we strongly believe in nurturing both perspectives.

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March 10, 2015

BASIS Beyond Brooklyn: Silicon Valley's Very Own Environmental Entrepreneur

We often like to check in with other BASIS.ed schools to learn about what their students are up to. In the hustle and bustle of daily life here at BASIS Independent Brooklyn, it is only natural for our focus to be on the goings-on in our four walls and not what's going on with the the thousands of other BASIS.ed students around the country.

...but they're certainly making waves!

This story comes to you from our sister school BASIS Independent Silicon Valley. Earlier this year, they blogged about one of their students and his passion for all things environmental. Read about Pavan, a 9th grade published author, and environmentalist destined to make Silicon Valley (and the world) a greener place: 

Growing Up Green

What better place than Silicon Valley for a green movement with a big vision to take Pavan Raj Gowdaroot. 
BASIS Independent Silicon Valley 9th grader Pavan Raj Gowda has passionately pursued his vision of creating a healthier, greener planet. He’s committed to having the next generation make a substantive impact by raising awareness early on about environmental issues and inspiring young students to take the path of BASIS Independent Silicon Valley's STEM education in helping create a greener world.

Pavan launched Green Kids Now when he was just eight years old. When he was in 2nd grade, he wrote a story called The Two Lakes in order to show the consequences of our actions and how the entire community should join together and care for the environment. That was just his first book. He wrote (and published!) a second book, GeckoBoy: The Battle of Fracking, which even impressed Amazon.com:

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January 28, 2015

BASIS Beyond Brooklyn: Oro Valley Student on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

We often like to check in with other BASIS.ed schools to learn about what their students are up to. In the hustle and bustle of daily life here at BASIS Independent Brooklyn, it is only natural for our focus to be on the goings-on in our four walls and not what's going on with the the thousands of other BASIS.ed students around the country.

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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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