Senior Trip 2019: A Weekend of Bus Breakdowns and Cacophonous Karaoke

On January 11th, BSGE’s senior class embarked for three days filled with a haunted hotel, shots to the head, and blown-off tires. The eagerly anticipated trip occurred in Honor’s Haven Resort in Ellenville, New York, one of the six towns in New York without a Starbucks, to many of the over-caffeinated seniors’ chagrin. For one…

A Personal Experience of the March on Washington

On January 21st, 2017, my mother, friends, and I chanted “We want a leader, not a creepy tweeter!” loudly throughout the streets of Washington D.C. Less than twenty-four hours after country musicians strummed their guitars for America’s new president, I marched with more than two million women, men, and children across the globe protesting Donald…

From Poland to America: Bartolomie Halibart

Meet Bart. Bartolomie Halibart, our tenth-grade Polish transfer student, has added lots of character to the grade. Bart, as most people call him, came from Krakow, Poland. He left Krakow, the “most beautiful city in Poland”, to arrive in New York City on June 26th, 2016. However, it’s not his first time here. Previously, Bart…

The Ever-Changing Face of BSGE Admissions

While every student at BSGE has gone through an admission process, we might not have all taken the same test. Over the last few years, the 7th grade admissions test has undergone some transformations. Around 500 to 600 students register to take the 7th grade admissions test every year (however, this doesn’t guarantee that all those…

2016 Senior IB Art Exhibitions!

On March 14th and 16th, BSGE seniors had a chance to display their 2 years of hard work on the walls of the nearby Aurora Gallery for parents, friends, and teachers to admire. This year’s IB art show was especially groundbreaking, because it was the first year that two art exhibitions were arranged, instead of one….

A Warm Welcome to Mr. Rabinowitz, BSGE’s Newest Humanities Teacher

This school year, BSGE gained a new humanities teacher, Mr. Steven Rabinowitz. In a recent interview, he shared the details of the path he took to becoming a teacher as well as a devoted follower of a secret band. So what made the Long Beach native, and upcoming girls’ basketball coach, interested in the humanities? As…

Nepal’s Earthquake: The Aftermath and Relief Efforts

On April 25th, at 11:56 PM, an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 claimed thousands of lives in Nepal. As of Friday, May 1st, around 6,300 people were proclaimed dead, and 14,000 people injured. This earthquake claimed 8,836 lives in total (including outside of Nepal), with 21,952 injuries. It took quite long to account for…

10 Things I Learned When I Went to Buzzfeed

A few weeks ago, I had the chance to visit Buzzfeed’s New York headquarters. Here’s a few things I discovered when I went to this virtual sanctuary. Each conference room is named after a celebrity, including each member of Destiny’s Child. Outside each conference/celebrity room is a cardboard cutout of the aforementioned celebrities. I got a…

The Origins of BSGE

Virge Ramos and Peter Wilson were almost laid off during the first year of BSGE’s existence. And, students in the first year were promised laptops if they came to the school. The Baccalaureate School for Global Education has travelled a long way since 2002. The first year of BSGE had to share its space with…

“The Year I Became a Photographer”

8th Grader, Anokha Venugopal, published an article in India Abroad magazine about her new-found passion for photography. Click on the image below to read the article.

BSGE Bees Try Some Cheese

On Wednesday, October 8th, the French Club had a very cheesy experience. Julien Garrec, a marketer for the French Cheese Board, brought various types of cheese to BSGE’s French Club. This event was organized by French teacher Mr. Rajiv to allow students to enjoy a different part of the French culture and combine it with…

Opinion: Dear Media, young people are more capable than taking selfies.

Is the media trying too hard to get the attention of our generation? Selfie is a new show starring Karen Gillan, a former actor on Britain’s Doctor Who, who portrays Eliza Dooley, a twenty-something with the world of social media dominating her life. Many shows like Selfie are attempting to gain a wider audience by relating…