Students are already using the lab for hands-on experiments and large-scale projects.
Peter Holsberg is the only quarterfinalist from Brooklyn and one of only four in NYC.
Jim Shapiro discussed project-based learning in the context of his Project Brooklyn elective.
Summer assignments and supplies for students in all divisions are available here.
The 79 members of the Class of 2017 graduated from BC on June 2.
Henry R. '20 showcased an impressive card trick with help from judges Mel B and Simon Cowell.
New York City Council Member Brand Lander presented the honor to Lorne Swarthout for his work on the World Affairs Breakfast Club.
The event, which was sponsored by Greenlight Bookstore, was also a fundraiser for BC's library.
New spaces include a state-of-the-art STEAM lab for Middle and Upper School students, additional and larger science labs, additional classrooms, faculty workspaces and an Upper School library.
The event supports education and gender equality for young women around the world.
Rudy Garcia-Tolson spoke about his prosthetic legs, how he became a professional swimmer and his experiences at the Paralympic games.
Plus, McKenna D. '23, who will join the BC community in the fall, spoke at the event. Congrats!
Fifth through eighth graders participated in 19 Project Brooklyn courses — a chance for students and teachers to learn all around New York City — during the last two days of school!
Let their sweet dance moves welcome you to summer break and we'll see you in September!
After studying birds this spring, kindergartners presented their final projects.
They will spend the majority of their time at Tumaini Secondary School in the village of Makuyuni, where they will stay in the school's dormitories (and participate in two-night homestays), build relationships with the students, engage in cultural activities and learn about the local community.
An official welcome to summer at Closing Ceremonies last week!
Former presidents such as Lincoln, Roosevelt, Taft and Obama have also spoken in the hall, at the same lectern.
A group of students from Ms. Paller, Ms. Misrock-Stein and Ms. Khordoc's classes worked together and raised more than $600 for the project.
Fourth graders acted, danced, sang and played musical instruments at their Arts Showcase last week!
Congratulations to all of our students on a successful year and best of luck to our fourth graders as they enter the Middle School in September.
The students participated in initiatives throughout Brooklyn and Manhattan
The show is organized by the Crown Heights Community Meditation Center. Congrats!
Our students worked with Dr. Bronfin to learn about the states of matter.
The lower schoolers also met Judge Vera Scanlon and her staff, who taught them about the U.S. judicial system.
Topics this year included "The Gowanus Canal: Contaminated yet Crucial," "New York's Queer Art History," "The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: This Could Have Been Us" and much more.
After completing a unit centered on Malala Yousafzai's memoir, "I am Malala," and other forms of advocacy, students were challenged to participate in an issue that matters to them.
Jonah '28 (and his mother) were part of a segment in which host Jimmy Fallon asks children about their parents' jobs.
BC's iconic central staircase has been restored as part of the renovations at Lincoln Place and is back in action.
Lisette M. '19 (public forum debate), Simone S. '17 (public forum debate), Maija F. '19 (public forum debate), June M. '19 (public forum debate), Shaun-Marley D. '18 (dramatic performance) and Jacob B. '17 (student congress) also all qualified for, and competed in, the tournament.
You've inspired so many students (and colleagues) over your 20+ year teaching careers.
The students learned about the many different jobs needed to run a movie theater and filmed their own movie and an accompanying trailer.
Read all about next year's student body president, Matthew A. '18.
Congrats to Editor-in-Chief Gemma S. '18 and the rest of the staff on a wonderful issue.
Seniors in Ms. Heldring's Documenting the World class presented short films, which they conceived of, wrote and directed, last week. Check them out by clicking the links provided here.
The Community Action elective collected more than 400 cans of food for the food pantry.
All proceeds went to the water initiative in Flint, Michigan.
"Who you are is how you are in relation to other people," Commencement speaker and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas said. "Your future is not yours for the taking ... your future relies on other people too."
This partnership, which will help young, at-risk public school children gain an academic foundation to graduate high school, will begin at the Lower School in October.
Our students heard from nine panelists in fields such as journalism, genetic counseling, capital construction and more.
Students performed instrumental pieces, vocal solos and duets, as well as pieces from "Hamilton" and a recitation of "The Presidents Song," at the Middle School Variety Show earlier this week.
Dozens of students, faculty, alumni, parents and community members were at Lincoln Place (and watching live online) this morning for Upper School History Chair Lorne Swarthout's last meeting of the WABC before he retires next month.