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September 11, 2018

Food Truck Festivals: Reinventing Lunch

Last year we introduced Food Truck Fridays as a fun way to offer exciting and delicious options that our students might not find in their lunchboxes, nor in our cafeteria. Student Appreciation Week during the 2017-2018 school year saw the first food trucks on campus, and we instantly knew that we were on to something. Those first few Fridays were such a success, that this year we have Food Truck Festivals once a month.

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October 10, 2017

The Results of the Motto Contest are in!

BASIS Independent Silicon Valley is excited to announce our new motto! Our homerooms were tasked with offering up potential suggestions, and after extensive deliberation of all of our students' artistic and creative recommendations, a winner has been declared:

Educatio Scientia Victoria (Education Knowledge Success)

It is worth mentioning that we did not ask our students to come up with a motto in any specific language, but this nod to Latin shows how much the Middle School Latin courses help shape critical thinking skills in language acquisition and beyond.

Mr. Small's homeroom is the class who proposed our new motto, and we couldn't be happier with their contribution. Educatio Scientia Victoria resonates with our way of life at BASIS Independent Silicon Valley, and we are excited to further connect these principles to student culture on campus. 

We make it a point to showcase our students' ideas in all aspects of the  school, and this is no exception: who better to inspire campus culture than the very students who comprise our wonderful and creative population?

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