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June 6, 2022

BASIS Independent Schools: The Class of 2022!

The college placement results for the Class of 2022 have arrived!

BASIS Independent Schools students continue to prove they are the future leaders of our generation. This year, graduates across our entire network of schools—from New York City and the Washington, D.C. Metro Area to California—achieved notable acceptances to some of the top colleges and universities not only in the U.S., but across the world.

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April 29, 2022

Building a Global Mindset with Ms. Liang

Bolstering independent and flexible thinkers, eager to approach and appreciate life’s novel challenges, unique opportunities, and perspective broadening experiences is the guiding ethos at BASIS Independent Fremont. Ms. Liang, Lower School Mandarin Subject Expert Teacher, is cultivating just that in her students - not only through the exploration of the Mandarin language but also through opportunities to “visit” cultures from around the world. By building up their global mindsets, Ms. Liang successfully whets her students' inquisitive thirst for knowledge, opens hearts to the unfamiliar, and unbinds boundless opportunities.

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April 1, 2022

Why Latin?

When families explore the BASIS Curriculum they are often drawn to our language programs, frequently sparking the same inquiry: “Why study Latin in grades 5 and 6?”

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March 19, 2022

Wellness: the BASIS Independent Fremont Way

At BASIS Independent Fremont, nothing is more important than the health, happiness, and security of our community. Students today live in a world of ever-growing pressures, distractions, vulnerabilities, and potential pitfalls. As such, our passionate administrative teams work collaboratively to create and implement year-round initiatives, as well as special events that keep our student body on track and focusing on options and opportunities that promote well-being and nurture the development of healthy decision-making skills. One of our community’s most beloved customs, born of these initiatives, is our tradition of Wellness Weeks.

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March 2, 2022

Exploring the Unknown with Mr. Miller

BASIS Independent Fremont students know a thing or two about exploring at the edge of science. Over the years, BIF students have dredged the Bay in search of new life and written more lines of code in Tynker than any other school. They have even explored the universe in augmented reality by visiting Google computer scientists.

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January 11, 2022

"Easy Peasy" Tips to Effectively Communicate with Your Learner

The New Year is a time for reflection, establishing new goals, embracing new passions and challenges, and connecting with loved ones. With this sentiment in mind, now is an ideal time to engage with your student about what is most important in their lives. However, for some families effectively communicating with their child is easier said than done.

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January 4, 2022

Our Last Virtual Open House for this Admissions Season is Here!

Our last admissions events for our Regular Admissions deadline are here! We know that some families are still deciding where they want their child to attend school next school year, and at this time BASIS Independent Fremont is still accepting applications for TK - Grade 9 for the 2022-23 school year. 

For a comprehensive breakdown of our admissions process, consult the 2022 Admissions Guide also posted to our blog. Our Regular Admissions deadline is fast approaching on January 27, 2022!

Applicants in our Regular Admissions Application Cycle will receive their admissions decision on March 16, 2022

We have two Open Houses for families on Sunday, January 23, 2022. This event is just 4 days before our application submission deadline and a great way to learn more about our program before submitting your application! Continue reading for more details. 

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November 19, 2021

Day in the Life of a BASIS Independent Fremont Transitional Kindergartener

For Early Learners, BASIS Independent Fremont’s Transitional Kindergarten (TK) program offers students the opportunity to foster a love for learning through developmentally appropriate play, music, and hands-on activities that help make high-level material more accessible. We spent a day with our Transitional Kindergarten classes to give you a look into a typical day in our TK program.

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October 21, 2021

What to Expect at Your Virtual Entrance Exam

At BASIS Independent Fremont, we seek applicants who have an interest in learning at an international level, a desire to make a contribution, a willingness to work hard, with an ambition to join a collaborative, supportive, and joyful community of peers and Subject Expert Teachers. Be ready to participate in a culture where academics are encouraged, learning is celebrated, and students have fun! In order to both ensure student success and manage the popularity of our program, admissions is a selective process.

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Inspired by the blissful feeling of uncovering connections, our blog Eureka! Fremont 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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