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.
Spring Arts Showcase

Spring Arts Showcase

The BCS Spring Arts Showcase is May 29th from 5:30-7:30 in the Cafeteria. Please join us for an evening of theater, music, dance and visual art.
Reading in the Round returns on May 20

Reading in the Round returns on May 20

Watch our students announce the next Reading in the Round on Wednesday, May 20. Click each to play.
BCS students go rock climbing

BCS students go rock climbing

As a part of our partnership with NYC Outward Bound. BCS students and staff have access to the OB climbing wall located in Long Island City. Last week our adventure coordinator Mai and 8th grade math teacher Adam took a group of students to climb. If you are interested in...
BCS Artists Selected for the Brooklyn Borough Arts Festival

BCS Artists Selected for the Brooklyn Borough Arts Festival

We are so excited to announce that 2 BCS pieces of art were selected for the Arts Festival. Their work will be displayed and performed at the Brooklyn Museum!  The first is a self portrait by Caitlin Hackett (see the photo here) and the second is a performance piece written...
BCS PTA Fun Run on May 9

BCS PTA Fun Run on May 9

BCS community participated in the PTA Fun Run on Saturday, May 9. Check out their smiling faces!
Reading in the Round 5/20 in the Library

Reading in the Round 5/20 in the Library

Join us for our final installment of Reading in the Round on Wednesday, May 20th. At 5:30, savor a free home-cooked meal, while 4th, 5th, and 6th graders perform scenes from Godspell created in the Arts Continuum Musical Theater after-school class. 6th graders will also perform poetry, songs, and rhythmic schemes...
Welcome to BCS!

Welcome to BCS!

Did you just receive you BCS acceptance letter? If so we are so happy to have you join us next year. Our new student and family orientation will be taking place June 9th from 1-2:30. Please RSVP to our Parent Coordinator Tracey (tracey@bcs448.org) and feel free to contact the school...
6th Grade Camping Trip Update

6th Grade Camping Trip Update

Our 6th graders are off on their crew orientation camping experience! So far they are having a great time and the weather couldn’t be better. To follow what they’re up to check the NYCOB blog here:  https://nycoutwardbound.wordpress.com/ for regular updates. They will return to school about 5pm on Friday.
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Spring Arts Showcase

Spring Arts Showcase

The BCS Spring Arts Showcase is May 29th from 5:30-7:30 in the Cafeteria. Please join us for an evening of theater, music, dance and visual art.
Reading in the Round returns on May 20

Reading in the Round returns on May 20

Watch our students announce the next Reading in the Round on Wednesday, May 20. Click each to play.
BCS students go rock climbing

BCS students go rock climbing

As a part of our partnership with NYC Outward Bound. BCS students and staff have access to the OB climbing wall located in Long Island City. Last week our adventure coordinator Mai and 8th grade math teacher Adam took a group of students to climb. If you are interested in joining them next time speak...
BCS Artists Selected for the Brooklyn Borough Arts Festival

BCS Artists Selected for the Brooklyn Borough Arts Festival

We are so excited to announce that 2 BCS pieces of art were selected for the Arts Festival. Their work will be displayed and performed at the Brooklyn Museum!  The first is a self portrait by Caitlin Hackett (see the photo here) and the second is a performance piece written and performed by Andre Knight, Carol...
BCS PTA Fun Run on May 9

BCS PTA Fun Run on May 9

BCS community participated in the PTA Fun Run on Saturday, May 9. Check out their smiling faces!
Reading in the Round 5/20 in the Library

Reading in the Round 5/20 in the Library

Join us for our final installment of Reading in the Round on Wednesday, May 20th. At 5:30, savor a free home-cooked meal, while 4th, 5th, and 6th graders perform scenes from Godspell created in the Arts Continuum Musical Theater after-school class. 6th graders will also perform poetry, songs, and rhythmic schemes created in their Elective classes....
8th Graders Present at NYU's Social Justice Expo

8th Graders Present at NYU’s Social Justice Expo

Students in Lauren and Arden‘s class worked on an argument writing expedition exploring current and historic social justice issues, and the different ways people have responded to injustice over time. Their final products included a persuasive letter to the Department of Justice stating their position on the Eric Garner debate, and speeches that persuaded their peers...

Welcome to our new website!

We are very excited to welcome you to our new website. Redesigned from the bottom-up, we hope it helps you find what you are looking for. Let us know if we can do or change anything to help you.
7th Grade Celebration of Learning

7th Grade Celebration of Learning

Last Friday the 7th graders at BCS wrapped up their case study on the death penalty with a riveting debate.  Students had a hook, a clear thesis, used a wide variety of evidence, explained and analyzed that evidence, and made connections.  Students ownership over the work was so clear. Students in the audience demonstrated persistence...
Welcome to BCS!

Welcome to BCS!

Did you just receive you BCS acceptance letter? If so we are so happy to have you join us next year. Our new student and family orientation will be taking place June 9th from 1-2:30. Please RSVP to our Parent Coordinator Tracey (tracey@bcs448.org) and feel free to contact the school we any additional questions.
6th Grade Camping Trip Update

6th Grade Camping Trip Update

Our 6th graders are off on their crew orientation camping experience! So far they are having a great time and the weather couldn’t be better. To follow what they’re up to check the NYCOB blog here:  https://nycoutwardbound.wordpress.com/ for regular updates. They will return to school about 5pm on Friday.
Core Value Award - Persistence

Core Value Award – Persistence

Each month we give a special shout out to students who exhibit our core values. This month we focused on persistence. At BCS students who are persistent realize success isn’t automatic and are willing to do the work to grow as learners and community members. Congratulations to this months winners!

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