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July 20, 2020

The Pandemic From a Student’s Perspective

This summer we are featuring several articles from the June 2020 Hawk Talk, our student newspaper. This week, we share rising senior’s Mimi Y.’s reflections ostaying at home, getting organized, and using the time to develop new skills. 

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February 5, 2020

Introducing Our Student Ambassador Bloggers

We are excited to launch our student life blog: A Bird’s Eye View! Our blogs come from several of our multi-talented, multi-faceted Student Ambassadors who are excited to share their life experiences – both inside and outside of school here at BASIS Independent McLean.

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April 30, 2018

From Inside the Classroom: Upper School (Grades 8-12)

Our new Associate Director of Admissions Ms. Knapp wants to help prospective families learn more about what it's like to attend BASIS Independent McLean! In the final part of her blog series, Ms. Knapp sat down with some of our upper school students in grades 8–11 to learn about their transition to our school. 

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April 19, 2018

From Inside the Classroom: Middle School

Our new Associate Director of Admissions Ms. Knapp wants to help prospective families learn more about what it's like to attend BASIS Independent McLean! In the third part of her blog series, Ms. Knapp sat down with some of our middle school students in grades 5–7 to learn about their transition to our our school. 

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March 27, 2018

From Inside the Classroom: Primary (Grades 1–4)

Our new Associate Director of Admissions Ms. Knapp wants to help prospective families learn more about what it's like to attend BASIS Independent McLean! In this next part of her blog series, Ms. Knapp sat down with some of our primary students in grades 1–4 to learn more about their favorite parts of the school day. 

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March 9, 2018

From Inside the Classroom: PreK & Kindergarten

Our new Associate Director of Admissions Lauren Knapp wants to help prospective families learn more about what it's like to attend BASIS Independent McLean for our youngest learners! Ms. Knapp sat down with some of our PreK and Kindergarten students to learn more about their favorite parts of going to school here. 

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January 26, 2018

Student Spotlight: Mackenzie F. ’24

What better way to learn about our school than from a current student! Mackenzie F. ’24 is a first-year BASIS Independent McLean student, who likes physics, the friends she’s made at school, and her teachers. She has enjoyed school so much that only two months in she applied and was accepted as an admissions student ambassador. She says it was the Student Visitor Program that cemented her decision to attend BASIS Independent McLean, and she can’t wait to share that same experience with other prospective students.

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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.

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