Posts about Student Success

April 19, 2017

Special Event: The Science of Cooking!

Only a few more days are left to register for our Science of Cooking event at iconic NYC restaurant Le Cirque. Participants will enjoy lessons and hands-on demonstrations illustrating the science of cooking by BASIS Independent Schools science teachers and MasterChef Junior competitor and BASIS Independent Brooklyn student Donovan. Read below for an interview with Donovan from our Brooklyn school blog and be sure to register here for the last few spots!

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It is no secret that our students are multifaceted. BASIS Curriculum students are Model U.N. winners, history bee competitors, inventors, entrepreneurs, Olympic Trial swimmers, chess champions, community activists, movie directors, and mathletes. 

A typical BASIS Curriculum student, 4th grader Donovan has always been many things - a thoughtful friend, focused Donovan.jpg
student, and very talented chef. His friends, family and teachers have always known about Donovan's incredible love of cooking. Recently the whole country will get the chance to see Donovan flex his culinary muscles as he competed in MasterChef Junior Season 5.

We took a moment to ask Donovan and his dad Scott about the experience and Donovan's love of cooking.

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April 7, 2017

Founding Family Feature: The DiPietro Family

We have so many wonderful Founding Families coming to BASIS Independent
Manhattan this fall. To continue building a greater sense of community, we wanted to profile a handful of new students and parents. For our second family feature, we invite you to meet the DiPietros and learn more about the extraordinary success of rising 5th Grader Carmen. She is already an award-winning skiier and recently competed in the Eastern Division Freestyle Championship.

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March 15, 2017

Founding Family Feature: The Figueroa Family

We have so many wonderful Founding Families coming to BASIS Independent Manhattan this fall. To begin building a greater sense of community, we will start profiling new students and parents. For our first feature, we invite you to meet the Figueroa family, and learn more about the extraordinary success of new student Angel, an award-winning pianist at the tender age of 8.

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February 9, 2017

BASIS Independent Brooklyn Student Competing on MasterChef Junior!

Check out this great story from our friends at our Brooklyn campus!

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It is no secret that our students are multifaceted. BASIS.ed students are Model U.N. winners, history bee competitors, inventors, entrepreneurs, Olympic Trial swimmers, chess champions, community activists, movie directors, and mathletes. 

A typical BASIS.ed student, fourth Grader Donovan M. has always been many things - a thoughtful friend, focused Donovan_Milstein_mc-s5_02-group02_0328_hires1 (002)-1.jpgstudent, and very talented chef. His friends, family and teachers have always known about Donovan's incredible love of cooking. Now the whole country will get the chance to see Donovan flex his culinary muscles as as he competes in MasterChef Junior Season 5 (FOX) starting Thursday, February 9, 2017.

We took a moment to ask Donovan and his dad Scott about the experience and Donovan's love of cooking.

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June 22, 2016

BASIS INDEPENDENT SILICON VALLEY - 2016 School Year Academic Awards Highlights

What a year it has been at our sister school, BASIS Independent Silicon Valley!  As they settle into their summer routine, we reflect fondly on their student achievements for the year.

BISV Head of School, Mr. Walker, says, "As a school community we are so much more than simply our outstanding test scores.  We are a thriving learning community made of dynamic and determined students who embody the spirit of curiosity and academic intrigue. These achievements are a manifestation of that spirit."

Below scratches the surface of what has been a school year of accomplishments for our sister school community. We look forward to watching this list grow in the years to come:

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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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