Posts about Basis Independent Manhattan

November 30, 2017

How We Give Thanks

Before dismissing for Thanksgiving break, our community came together to share in a celebratory meal and give thanks for what we have built here at BASIS Independent Manhattan. Parents, grandparents and loved ones joined the students and staff for our Thanksgiving potlucks that ran throughout the day.

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October 26, 2017

A Day in the Life: Grade 6

What is a typical day like for a BASIS Independent Manhattan 6th grader? One student summed it up by saying, “It’s hard, but it’s fun.” Well, there is definitely a lot more to it than that. Here, we take a look inside the classroom by following Neve R. and the grade 6 class, otherwise known as the element: Iodine. Through the day, they are faced with challenging work, new lessons and information, and choices at every turn. Read on to see what a day in the life of a 6th grader looks like at BASIS Independent Manhattan.

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October 12, 2017

Referring is Rewarding

Finding the right school for your child means your family feels at home and that your child is excited to learn every day. Since our families have found the perfect fit at BASIS Independent Manhattan, we feel it's definitely worth sharing with you. Our Referral Program rewards families for the simple act of helping our community grow.

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September 21, 2017

First Day of the Inaugural Year: Q&A with Head of School, Jesse Rizzo

On September 5, 2017, BASIS Independent Manhattan opened its doors to 150 students for the first day of its inaugural year. For what seemed like an ordinary day to some was years in the making for us. At the helm of the journey has been Jesse Rizzo, Head of School. She, along with her carefully selected faculty and staff, dedicated countless hours to preparing for BASIS Independent Manhattan's opening on the Upper West Side. They've sown the seed of a world quality education unlike anything for years to come!


After the whirlwind of the first day of school, we sat down with Ms. Rizzo to ask her a few questions.

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September 15, 2017

5 Reasons to Apply Early This Admissions Season

The past few weeks have been nothing short of thrilling for us here at BASIS Independent Manhattan. Not only did we kick off our first year as a school community on the Upper West Side, but admissions season has now officially arrived for the upcoming 2018–19 school year!

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