Crunching Numbers in Math Club

On October 21st, one of BSGE’s longest-running organizations, the Math Club, was started up once again.  In the first meeting attended by around fifteen people from the 9th through 12th grade, each member grew acquainted with how the organization would run, when future meetings would be held, and what being in the club entailed. Following … Continue reading Crunching Numbers in Math Club

Class of 2013 Receives Thirty IB Diplomas

This past year, BSGE’s class of 2013  was the recipient of thirty IB Diplomas. In a class of fifty-two students, forty-four candidates were qualified to receive the diploma, however ten students did not obtain the diploma due to an ongoing conflict relating to their Visual Arts HL grades. A few students did not receive the … Continue reading Class of 2013 Receives Thirty IB Diplomas

Regents Preppin’ – BSGE Students to Start Regents Prep

As the school year comes to an end, students from the 8th through 12th grade have been attending Regents Prep classes during eighth period to  get ready for the NYS examinations. These sessions are held to guarantee that students succeed in taking the Regents though with only a short period of time spent practicing and studying; classes … Continue reading Regents Preppin’ – BSGE Students to Start Regents Prep

DOE Changes How Regents Exams are Graded

For decades, New York State Regents exams have been graded within the high school they are administered, where teachers are responsible for grading their students's exams. However, the DOE has recently instituted a change regarding how the Regents will be graded starting with the June 2013 exams to reduce opportunities and incentives for teachers to … Continue reading DOE Changes How Regents Exams are Graded

Teachers Should Not be Allowed to Carry Guns

Educators should not be allowed to carry guns because although their job may be to secure their children, carrying a gun is not the most efficient and effective way to accomplish this. When asked about her opinion towards this topic, Lauren Ouaknine’ 14 said, “Teachers shouldn’t carry guns because their job is not to shoot … Continue reading Teachers Should Not be Allowed to Carry Guns