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Issue 29: April 9, 2021

From the Director Looking Ahead to the 2021-2022 School Year I am certain that many families during this season are considering their summer plans and potential dates of return. For that reason, I wanted to take a moment and share some highlights from the 2021-2022 calendar. The calendar was created […]

Issue 28: April 1, 2021

From the Principals Parent-teacher Conferences / Student-led Conferences It is that time of year once again! On April 8th and 9th, BAIS teachers will host the second round of parent-teacher conferences / student-led conferences! Elementary Specific Information: Traditionally, these conferences are student-led. Students would present what they’ve been working on […]

Issue 27: March 19, 2021

WWW Serve-A-Thon 2021 Years ago I had the opportunity to take my nephew on a camping trip. We had a blast but at night it would get very cold and very dark. We would hear animals making noises outside and the wind would make a whistling sound on the top […]

Issue 26: March 12, 2021

From the Leadership Team Dear BAIS Families, Thank you for supporting your children through the end of this third quarter. As we move into the fourth quarter next week, and on to Spring Break the week after, here are two announcements which we hope you will find useful. March 29-April […]

Issue 25: March 5, 2021

From the BAIS Chaplain On Friday March 19 we will be having Spiritual Emphasis Week (SEW) One Day event. SEW is always an amazing time at BAIS where we set aside time in the school schedule to go deeper with the students on matters of faith. Our prayer is that […]

Issue 24: February 26, 2021

From the BAIS Director This is a special edition of the BAIS Buzz! I am pleased to announce the launch of a new school initiative. This initiative will allow our community to partner with the school in a new way. As you know, BAIS is not a perfect school but […]

Issue 23: February 19, 2021

From the Elementary Principal At BAIS, our preschool through 5th grade students are evaluated quarterly through a standards-based grading system. We are always looking for ways to improve how we communicate and report student achievement and mastery, so, as we look toward the coming school year, I wanted to present […]

Issue 22: February 11, 2021

From the Director Accreditation is a process by which schools verify the quality of their educational program. BAIS is accredited by the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI) and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). These two organizations monitor continued school improvement. While the school was granted a […]

Issue 21: February 5, 2021

From the Elementary Principal On Cultural Context in International Schools: Have you ever wondered why it is sometimes more challenging to communicate information with those who were raised in a culture different from your own? Even if the information to be communicated is somewhat inconsequential, we often find ourselves with […]