BC STUDENTS SCORE BIG AT NATIONAL SPEECH & DEBATE TOURNAMENT
Congrats BC Speech and Debate and their successes at the Emory University Barkley Forum tournament, which is one of the most competitive contests of the year.
Special recognition goes to Noa B. '22, who broke into the Top 25 competitors in Dramatic Interpretation! All of our students competed well in several categories including Alice E. '23 in Oral Interpretation; Carly S. '22 in Dramatic Interpretation; Ani F. '23 in Dramatic Interpretation; Ryan I. '22 in Dramatic Interpretation; Margot S. '22 in Humorous Interpretation; and Alexa B. '24 and Oliver K. '24 in Public Forum Debate. And special thanks to alumni Renate Bourin '20 and Victoria Sotomayor '19, who served as judges for the team.
7TH GRADERS CONCLUDE FIRST AMENDMENT COURT CASE SIMULATION
7th graders concluded their study of a hypothetical First Amendment case, Denver Dispatch v. United States, as part of the Constitution Works simulation program. Students assigned the attorneys' role prepared arguments either in defense of a newspaper's right to publish articles about a biological weapons facility or in support of the government's right to prevent the newspaper from publishing because of security concerns. Students assigned to play Supreme Court Justices prepared questions and opinions based on the arguments, legal precedent, and the Constitution.
BC BASKETBALL TEAMS ADVANCE TO PLAYOFFS
Congratulations to our Boys Varsity, Girls Varsity & Boys JV Basketball teams on their success this season as they advanced to their league playoffs this week! Next week's schedules have not yet been finalized but look for Athletics Director Rahmel Huffman's season wrap-up soon.
LOWER SCHOOL'S WINTER OLYMPICS (VIDEO)
The Lower School is full of future Olympians! Students participated in their own Winter Games in Physical Education classes.
UPPER SCHOOLERS VISIT EXHIBIT ABOUT THE HUMAN COSTS OF RISING SEA LEVELS
Seniors enrolled in Environmental Science took a field trip to the Museum of the City of New York. They experienced Rising Tide, a photo essay by Dutch Photographer Kadir van Lohuizen. The exhibit shows the human costs of rising sea levels both globally and right here in NYC.
WELCOME THE MIDDLE SCHOOL'S NEW ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE Please welcome the Middle School's new Artist-in-Residence Rainy Lehrman. As a working artist, educator, and fabricator, Ms. Lehrman's work often blurs the line between the hand-crafted, fine arts and mass-production, integrating modern production methods and traditional techniques through a deep understanding of materiality. She received her MFA in Sculpture from Pratt Institute and her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design where she studied Furniture Design, and previously taught at Pacific Northwest College of Art, William Paterson University, and Pratt Institute.
KINDERGARTNERS CREATE PUPPETS
Kindergarten students made their own snowpeople puppets - and then performed a show for friends and family over Zoom!
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