Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies is a NYC Outward Bound School serving students in grades 6-12. We use the Expeditionary Learning school model, which has its roots in Outward Bound.
Major shout out to all who work with the 8th grade

Major shout out to all who work with the 8th grade

What a week the 8th grade has had! Students in June Intensives wrapped up their study of ethnic enclaves in NYC. After visiting Little Italy, Little India, Sunset Park, China Town they created diorama’s and poetry inspired by there visits and presented these to guests in a museum gallery. In...
Our Young Mens Initiative visits BET

Our Young Mens Initiative visits BET

Through our partnerships with the  YWCA and YMI, several of our young men took to BET to have breakfast with Stephen Hill, the head of programming. The boys had great questions for Stephen Hill and he kept them engaged with good storytelling and jokes. He was very excited to meet our young people. After...
The Global Voices Club visits Google

The Global Voices Club visits Google

The Global Voices Club and our Spanish teacher Magen were recently invited to attend the “Made with Code for Girls” Party at Google NYC! The group of young ladies practiced their professionalism and flashed their smiles. The coding party included a day of hands-on exercises to familiarize girls with coding,...
Climate Change Class meets a Special Guest

Climate Change Class meets a Special Guest

This week members of the Climate Change science class traveled to a launch event for The Solutions Project where they met a special guest. Can you spot him in the picture? Yep that’s actor Mark Ruffalo with our students. According to him, “Make no mistake. We are in a race...
BCS Partnership with Sadie Nash develops our female leaders

BCS Partnership with Sadie Nash develops our female leaders

Sisterhood is a class created by Sadie Nash. Sadie Nash is an organization that works with young women around the issues of leadership and social justice.  In the class the girls learn to think critically about the messages they receive daily regarding what it means to be female in today’s...
Our Final Rock Climbing Trip for the Year!

Our Final Rock Climbing Trip for the Year!

BCS students had a great time after school on June 10th on the final rock climbing trip of the year. Check out these photos. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”5″ gal_title=”Select Gallery”]
BCS Brooklyn Boatworks Sails Their Boat!

BCS Brooklyn Boatworks Sails Their Boat!

On Wednesday, June 10th, the BCS lower grades students who have been participating in the Brooklyn Boatworks elective this year had the opportunity to sail their boat in the east river. Check out this photo of their boat in action! To learn more about Brooklyn Boatworks click here.
PSAL Soccer Tryouts

PSAL Soccer Tryouts

TRYOUTS WILL BE HELD THE LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL FROM 6/22 TO 6/26 FOR THE UPCOMING FALL SEASONS FROM 3:30PM TO 5:30PM.   YOU MUST HAVE A MEDICAL FORM, OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT, AND PARENTAL PERMISSION SLIP COMPLETELY FILLED OUT IN ORDER TO TRYOUT.     Please be aware that if you...
Nicole Pulla as Master of Ceremonies at NYCOBS gala

Nicole Pulla as Master of Ceremonies at NYCOBS gala

Nicole Pulla, class of 2015, was Master of Ceremonies at the New York City Outward Bound schools gala on June 4 – an evening that raised $1.5M to support the network schools. We are proud to have a member of BCS be a part of this amazing event. Below is the...
BCS Prom Photos

BCS Prom Photos

In case you missed it – check out the photos from the BCS Prom two weeks ago. See our upper class men and women in their finest attire for an evening of excitement. Click here to view the photos.
Bryan Cave LLP Law Firm awards scholarships to BCS students

Bryan Cave LLP Law Firm awards scholarships to BCS students

BCS wants to give a special thanks to the Bryan Cave LLP Law Firm as they award four scholarships to students from our school. They have been very supportive of BCS over the years through donations and as part of our Internship Program. We look forward to continuing our relationship...
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Major shout out to all who work with the 8th grade

Major shout out to all who work with the 8th grade

What a week the 8th grade has had! Students in June Intensives wrapped up their study of ethnic enclaves in NYC. After visiting Little Italy, Little India, Sunset Park, China Town they created diorama’s and poetry inspired by there visits and presented these to guests in a museum gallery. In June school math, students created...
Our Young Mens Initiative visits BET

Our Young Mens Initiative visits BET

Through our partnerships with the  YWCA and YMI, several of our young men took to BET to have breakfast with Stephen Hill, the head of programming. The boys had great questions for Stephen Hill and he kept them engaged with good storytelling and jokes. He was very excited to meet our young people. After the breakfast discussion, the boys...
The Global Voices Club visits Google

The Global Voices Club visits Google

The Global Voices Club and our Spanish teacher Magen were recently invited to attend the “Made with Code for Girls” Party at Google NYC! The group of young ladies practiced their professionalism and flashed their smiles. The coding party included a day of hands-on exercises to familiarize girls with coding, hear from leading female engineers...
Climate Change Class meets a Special Guest

Climate Change Class meets a Special Guest

This week members of the Climate Change science class traveled to a launch event for The Solutions Project where they met a special guest. Can you spot him in the picture? Yep that’s actor Mark Ruffalo with our students. According to him, “Make no mistake. We are in a race against climate change. If we...
BCS Partnership with Sadie Nash develops our female leaders

BCS Partnership with Sadie Nash develops our female leaders

Sisterhood is a class created by Sadie Nash. Sadie Nash is an organization that works with young women around the issues of leadership and social justice.  In the class the girls learn to think critically about the messages they receive daily regarding what it means to be female in today’s society. They also learn how...

In case you missed it: Watch “Off the Hook: Stories from Red Hook” online

Friday, June 12 was the screening of “Off the Hook: Stories from Red Hook”. We had an audience of 15 people today, including one alum (Afsana) and two community members who were also interviewed for the documentaries in addition to twelve students. We snacked on key lime tarts donated by Steve’s Authentic in Red Hook, also...
Climate Change Film Screenings June 12th 3:30pm

Climate Change Film Screenings June 12th 3:30pm

Join us for a sneak peek at the videos about BCS students made by the students at Casco Bay High School, an EL school in Portland, Maine. Each video is between 2.5 and 3.5 minutes long, are clear examples of a high-quality product and they tell great stories about some of our students – in their...
Our Final Rock Climbing Trip for the Year!

Our Final Rock Climbing Trip for the Year!

BCS students had a great time after school on June 10th on the final rock climbing trip of the year. Check out these photos. [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id=”5″ gal_title=”Select Gallery”]
BCS Brooklyn Boatworks Sails Their Boat!

BCS Brooklyn Boatworks Sails Their Boat!

On Wednesday, June 10th, the BCS lower grades students who have been participating in the Brooklyn Boatworks elective this year had the opportunity to sail their boat in the east river. Check out this photo of their boat in action! To learn more about Brooklyn Boatworks click here.
BCS Staff Crew Has Some Fun!

BCS Staff Crew Has Some Fun!

Last week, on Brooklyn Queens day the staff had the opportunity to practice some EL competition and collaboration. Among other activities, staff crew competed in trivia, a koosh ball toss and a competition to see who could build the highest free standing structure using 15 balloons and a roll of tape. Congrats to the 10th...
PSAL Soccer Tryouts

PSAL Soccer Tryouts

TRYOUTS WILL BE HELD THE LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL FROM 6/22 TO 6/26 FOR THE UPCOMING FALL SEASONS FROM 3:30PM TO 5:30PM.   YOU MUST HAVE A MEDICAL FORM, OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT, AND PARENTAL PERMISSION SLIP COMPLETELY FILLED OUT IN ORDER TO TRYOUT.     Please be aware that if you are interested in trying out...
BCS End of year movie

BCS End of year movie

  Check out this wonderful summary of our year put together by the Leadership Team.  

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