Posts about Student Achievement

April 20, 2018

Next Stop Carnegie Hall!

Nikita P. is just seven years old, but she has already started establishing a major presence in the performing arts world. Last month she was awarded first place in the Rondo Young Artist piano competition. Part of her prize is the opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall! Read on to hear from her parents about nurturing a child's musical ability and to find out more details on her upcoming May 2 performance.

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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 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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