It is with great pride that we share in this year’s grand finale of the BASIS Independent Schools’ academic program: Senior Projects, and we rejoice in their culmination: the Senior Showcase!
Thank you to all of the students who entered a submission to our fourth annual Communications Journal (CJ) Art Contest.
The college placement results for the Class of 2020 have arrived!
The results are in and from coast-to-coast, BASIS Independent Schools continues to shine with impressive college placements! We are incredibly excited to share the Class of 2020 college placement results from across the network including BASIS Independent Brooklyn, McLean, and Silicon Valley. The Class of 2020 represents a total of 129 BASIS Independent seniors who submitted nearly 2,500 college applications.
Our seniors have all worked tremendously hard to achieve these results, and we could not be prouder of all that they have accomplished. It is the commitment, intellectual curiosity, and grit of our seniors, coupled with the dedication and passion of our Subject Expert Teachers, and the guidance and support of our College Guidance Coordinators that result in the extraordinary outcomes for our seniors every year. As the next chapter begins for our BASIS Independent graduates, they will enter their selected higher institution prepared to excel. We look forward to hearing more about their valuable contributions during their college years and beyond.
As we prepare for next school year, an exciting and important part for middle and high school students is selecting some of their courses. It is time for middle and high school students to consider the classes they want to take in the 2020-21 school year.
Let's quaranSTEAM! We asked students to show us what this time at home has been like through science, technology, engineering, art, or math (STEAM). Our entries were small, but mighty. We love seeing how our students are expressing their creativity at home. In this contest, we couldn’t help but declare everyone a winner. View all of their wonderful STEAM creations below.
We are so proud of our Class of 2020 and honored to share their current list of college acceptances. Additional acceptances will continue to trickle in, however this list is too good to wait. Please join us in joyful congratulations for our graduates. Their hard work, intellectual curiosity, kindness, spirit, and ideals will carry them forward, and in these difficult times, their successes are a shining light of hope and perseverance.
Though spring looks different than we expected, our students had a wonderful winter filled with a variety of in- and out-of-school academic and athletic competitions. Students were not only awarded for their hard work, but they had a lot of fun being challenged and achieving new goals. Read about their accomplishments from this past winter (December 2019–March 2020) below.
Inspired by the blissful feeling of uncovering connections, our blog Eureka! McLean is about sharing moments that capture the essence of what it is to be a BASIS Independent student, teacher, administrator, or family.