Nine seniors have been honored by the National Merit Scholarship Program.
The 2022 Niche school rankings are in and BASIS Independent Schools continue to soar! Since first established, the BASIS Independent Schools network has grown to six campuses—three of which have graduating classes—in locations across New York, Northern Virginia, the Bay Area, and the greater Seattle area. Just over five years later, campuses across our network have achieved impressive national recognition.
We are proud of Sonja B. '22, Spencer H. '22, and Sophie P. '22 for earning recognition as Semifinalists in the 2020 National Merit Scholarship Program. Roughly 16,000 students across the nation have qualified as Semifinalists.
Whether it’s one of her high school classes or middle school classes, Biology Subject Expert Teacher Dr. Isquith’s students are often on their feet working collaboratively on a project or lab. From creating a working set of lungs out of balloons and a 2-liter bottle to dissecting a sheep’s brain, Dr. Isquith’s classes are some of the most hands-on classes at school, which is one reason students love her!
Following a year like no other, I took a First Day of School (FDoS) photo of my son wearing a mask for the second year in a row. This year, he barely noticed the mask as he smiled, laughed, and played surrounded by new and returning PreK-2 friends.
Mr. James Choi, Head of Enterprise Business Development for Bloomberg Industry Group and BIM parent Class of 2032, was the Class of 2021 guest speaker. Read Mr. Choi's speech below!
The Senior Project is the crowning achievement of the BASIS Curriculum. The last two years may have looked a little different—with Senior Project research, on-site work, and presentations taking a virtual form—but our students persevered in order to complete this extraordinary milestone.
This blog sheds some light on the Senior Project, its history, our incredible advisors, and most importantly, the students who continue to show that they can and will exceed all expectations.
The Class of 2021 voted on History Subject Expert Teachers Ms. Floyd and Dr. Hight to speak to their class on graduation day. Read Ms. Floyd and Dr. Hight's speech below!
Annie W. '21 was selected by the high school faculty to speak at her Class of 2021 graduation. We share her inspiring speech 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.