Teacher of the Month: Mr. Mac

  What were your favorite sports in high school? Why? I enjoyed golf and tennis because they were individuals sports where I was competing against myself or one opponent, but I also loved playing basketball too for the team experience. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Rhode Island, which is about 40 minutes south … Continue reading Teacher of the Month: Mr. Mac

BSGE Ranks #32

5th in the state and 32nd in the nation: BSGE's US News and World Report rankings are in. Last year, the ranking was higher in the nation, at 28th place, yet the ranking in the state stayed the same. So what do people think of this? Some people thought that this was significant to this … Continue reading BSGE Ranks #32

IB Conferences for Diploma Program Teachers

Students may have noticed that recently, teachers have been attending International Baccalaureate conferences in other parts of the country. They attend conferences like these every few years to adjust the curriculum of their courses after the IBO makes changes to grading criteria, content, or course structure. Ms. Jennifer Dikes, the IB coordinator and 12th grade IB History of the … Continue reading IB Conferences for Diploma Program Teachers

Nicole Rodriguez’s Personal Project: Ending Animal Cruelty

This year, a sophomore named Nicole Rodriguez decided to adopt a pig and a sheep for her personal project to save both animals from animal abuse. Nicole has been vegan for over a year, and has always been passionate about animal rights. She has used the personal project as an opportunity to raise money to sponsor Otis … Continue reading Nicole Rodriguez’s Personal Project: Ending Animal Cruelty

Arts and Creativity Club: The Creative Mission to Stop Hunger

Fundraisers are not uncommon in BSGE, especially with all the bake sales that take place. But recently, two eleventh graders, Lucia Zhu '17 and Moshan Guo '17, have taken a different approach to fundraising. They have created the Aesthetic Arts and Creativity Club, where students make handmade crafts to donate to charities. “Once you’re in eleventh … Continue reading Arts and Creativity Club: The Creative Mission to Stop Hunger

The Buzz: 2016 Valentine’s Day Activities

"Ice skating with my friends and my Valentine." -Chloe Pan '20 "Being nice to my mom." -Advik Dewan '21 "Going home and watching movies and crying by myself...just kidding!" -Hana Memisevic '18 "Taking my wife out to dinner." -Mr. Heine "Brunch, Deadpool, and writing. By myself. Wait, never mind, actually a group date." -Anthony Mendieta '16

Progress Report Grades and Parent Teacher Conferences

Even though learning the content is said to be the most important part of classes, students still feel a nervous anticipation as report cards and parent-teacher conference come closer, no matter the grade. It seems expectations are different for each student as well, especially for the first semester of the school year. Mohammed Rahman ‘20 … Continue reading Progress Report Grades and Parent Teacher Conferences