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Issue 19: January 14, 2022

Updates from the Director Happy New Year and welcome to the second semester! As we finish this week of online learning, I am excited to see our incredible students on campus once again this coming Monday, Jan. 17th. As you’ve seen, our theme this school year is simply, “together.” We […]

Issue 18: December 17, 2021

The Holiday Blues Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! Selamat Natal! Feliz Navidad! 메리 크리스마스! The holiday season is typically full of joy, laughter, anticipation, and rest. …Except when it isn’t. If you notice feelings of unease or sadness creeping in, know you are NOT alone. Here are some ways to work […]

Issue 17: December 10, 2021

From the Director’s Desk At BAIS, we are proud of our students! As we close out the year, here are just a few great things happening in classrooms across grade levels: Peer editing their very first four-paragraph essays using the Chromebooks and ‘talking tubes’! Ms. Ribbens, Grade 3 Students are […]

Issue 16: December 3, 2021

Important Update about the Christmas Concert Dear Parents, Thank you so much for your support for BAIS as we slowly return to in-person activities while continuing to respond cautiously and safely to Covid-19. Ms. Taruna and the Fine Arts Committee are excited about the upcoming Christmas concert, but due to […]

Issue 15: November 24, 2021

WWW – Week Without Walls Every year BAIS does a service project called Week Without Walls (WWW), where students are involved in various community services such as fixing houses, teaching English in local schools, serving at old age homes, clearing trash from neighborhoods, etc. Unfortunately, because of COVID, we are […]

Issue 14: November 19, 2021

A note from Mrs. Davis The Writing Assessment at BAIS is a decade-old tradition measuring student strengths and weaknesses with written English. The prompts vary from literature-based to more personal reflection questions. This year’s prompt dealt with the trauma of this COVID season and the wisdom gained through their experiences. […]

Issue 13: November 12, 2021

From the Director Dear Parents, Phase 3 begins Monday, November 15th! Full days all week! This opportunity is all thanks to the success we have been blessed with in Phases 1 and 2. We thank you for your attention to BAIS health and safety protocols and for keeping children at […]

Issue 12: November 4, 2021

From the Guidance Counselor Phew! With the first university deadline closing on Monday, November 1st, at 11:59 pm, just under 25% of the senior class have submitted applications for either Early Decision or Early Action to their first choice universities. Those applications represent more than just the hours each senior […]

Issue 11: October 29, 2021

Note from the Director School Development Update Dear BAIS Families, BAIS is always looking to improve. Each year, per our accreditation body’s recommendations and our own internal evaluation, we establish a set list of goals, called a Continuous School Improvement Plan (Link to: CSIP). These are goals which are either […]