BASIS Independent McLean theatre is back! After a year of pandemic safety protocols kept our theatre closed, more than 50 grades 4-12 students participated in our Drama Club's fall play, A Simpler Time for three sold-out shows on November 19, 20, and 21, 2021.
Though this school year was certainly different from previous years, it did not alter our students' perseverance, drive, or dedication to subjects, projects, clubs, and competitions they love. From science and math to drama and our own house system, our students of all ages accomplished a lot in the spring of 2021. Below we highlight their successes. Congratulations, Red-Tailed Hawks!
In March and April, students in primary, middle, and high school competed and were recognized in state science competitions.
The BASIS Independent McLean Middle School Science Olympiad team is headed to this year’s virtual state championships! The team has placed well in many competitions throughout the season, and the team's overall second place the February’s Regional Tournament secured their advancement to states.
We are proud to induct nine students into the newly recognized BASIS Independent McLean chapter of the Société Honoraire de Français (SHF), the French Honor Society. The inaugural SHF members joined six new members of our Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, the Spanish Honor Society, in a joint in-person, socially distanced induction ceremony on Friday, January 22.
Though many things about fall 2020 were unfamiliar, our students continued to shine through clubs and contests that were held virtually. Here we highlight our students’ accomplishments from the first part of the 2020-2021 school year. Congratulations, Red-Tailed Hawks!
The 2019-20 school year was certainly an unprecedented one. A global pandemic disrupted BASIS Independent McLean’s final trimester and pushed the school to distance learning; however, from August to early March, students, staff, and families participated in a robust on-campus community.
Spring 2020 Student Accomplishments
Though we could not be on campus together this past spring trimester, our students continued to test their knowledge, help others, and earn recognition. Here we highlight our students’ accomplishments from spring 2020.
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.