Transitioning into a new school is difficult, especially one as demanding and rigorous as BSGE. In order to make that transition smooth, all new students should remember these seven suggestions: Be polite; stay to the right! If you're not on the right side, you're on the wrong side. The school hallways are very small, so … Continue reading Tips for New Bees
BSGE's middle school math team has been succeeding in numerous city and state math competitions this spring, led by Mr. Mehan. 8th graders Rachael Cheung, Christie Choi, SiLiang Lei and Christy Guan, as well as 7th grader Ahmed Shekani participated in the MathCounts citywide chapter competition on February 6th at IS 74, where the team won … Continue reading BSGE’s Middle School Math Competition Success
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
A TV celebrity roams the narrow hallways of BSGE and his name is Josh Reisner '21. Josh was a finalist in the competitive television show “MasterChef Junior.” A temporary home to the top 16 young chefs in America, MasterChef Junior features desperate culinary battles for a chance to win a prize of $100,000. Josh, aged … Continue reading A MasterChef Among Us
Most BSGE students don’t have the slightest idea that a real model is walking in their midst. Gregory Briggler ‘21 has been featured in advertisements for large retailers including Target, Macy’s, and Old Navy - big achievements for somebody who is only 12 years old. Gregory started modeling because his mother signed him up when he was … Continue reading 7th Grader Models for Target, Macy’s, Old Navy
BSGE grades typically are split into 3 "streams," but this year the standard trend was broken. Many older students are wondering why there are three seventh grade classes. The Department of Education gives more funding to larger schools, and since we already have a small student body, we must maintain our size to get the proper funding we need. … Continue reading 7-1, 7-2, and 7-3… and 7-4?
Going to a new school is hard, going to a different school without graduating from your old school is even harder, but add on the fact that you're in a challenging school, and it will probably a tricky transition. However, you’ll survive (we know that from experience), especially when you know all the special tips that 8th graders on … Continue reading Welcome Class of 2021!