Posts about Student Achievement

August 21, 2018

Escape to Alcatraz

Have you ever imagined swimming across the San Francisco Bay to Alcatraz Island? Maybe you thought it would be too cold, or you were nervous about the infamous current? Two of our amazing students have each done so dozens of times! In fact, Mitali, an 11th grader at BISV,  just completed her 50th trip, and Anaya, an 8th grader at BISV, completed her 40th trip across the bay from Aquatic Park Cove to Alcatraz Island this spring.  

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