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 … Continue reading Senior Trip 2019: A Weekend of Bus Breakdowns and Cacophonous Karaoke
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 … Continue reading A Personal Experience of the March on Washington
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 … Continue reading From Poland to America: Bartolomie Halibart
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 … Continue reading The Ever-Changing Face of BSGE Admissions
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. … Continue reading 2016 Senior IB Art Exhibitions!
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 … Continue reading A Warm Welcome to Mr. Rabinowitz, BSGE’s Newest Humanities Teacher
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 … Continue reading Nepal’s Earthquake: The Aftermath and Relief Efforts