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11/26-30 – Highlights of the Week!

A busy week to end November!

11/27 – We celebrated our annual Farm to Table event with Brooklyn New School.

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11/27 – The RoboSharks programming team learned Java programming at Two Sigma’s offices.  Two Sigma sponsors and funds our BCS RoboSharks team every year.

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11/27 – Quavon Crawford (BCS Class of 2012) has developed his own clothing line and shared his experiences with entrepreneurship with Beth’s 11th grade crew.

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11/27 – Seniors in Government class welcomed scientists affiliated with the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, Bureau of Environmental Science & Engineering to talk about water quality in schools and water fountains.  This was in partnership with Generation Citizen which all seniors participate in.

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11/28 – Students in 11th grade US History launched their websites on American Indian decolonization.  Stories of decolonization are not often told to the American public, and so this work is difficult but so important in telling a more accurate picture of American Indians as proud and active in their own fight for liberation.  Some examples of student websites are about mindfulness in healing historical trauma for Lakota people, casino gambling for the Oneida nation, Two-Spirit people of the Crow Nation, and lots of others.  We proudly encourage you to visit and share our students’ work:  opens in a new windowhttp://aidecolonization.org

11/29 – 7th grade participated in a digestive system lab!

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11/30 – Select students were honored to attend a performance of Gloria Steinem: A Life at The Darryl Roth Theatre in Union Square.  BCS friend, author Carol Weston, generously provided the tickets!

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11/30 – We had a half day for Student Led Conferences and crews engaged in various competitions, including a snowflake cutting challenge and a scavenger hunt in the building.

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Happiness is reading a graphic novel in the library!

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Here are some pictures from last week’s Career Chats in Internship, where we hosted professionals in Internship Seminar to talk about their career paths and to inspire students:

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