This year, two-thirds of the eighth graders in BSGE will be leaving for other high schools. Since October, more than 20,000 eighth grade students from all over the city were anxiously waiting to hear if they had gained admission into 1 of the 9 glorified specialized high schools in New York City either through a performing arts … Continue reading 67% of Eighth Graders Leaving BSGE
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
Email is one of the most common forms of communication, so it should come as no surprise that this school offers its own private Google domain - BSGE mail - where you can talk with anyone in the school (as long as you know their name). It is an efficient and easy way for students to … Continue reading BSGE Google Hangouts: Unprofessional?
On the fated day of March 5th, the majority of the 8th grade became increasingly nervous as the end of the day approached. It didn’t matter which class they had last period, whether it was Living Environment, Art, or Humanities. It was insignificant, because during that last five minutes of class, high school results were … Continue reading More Than 50% of 8th Graders Leaving BSGE
On Monday, March 9, BSGE’s middle school math team tasted victory in the annual MoMathlon Tournament. The tournament, sponsored by the Museum of Mathematics, took place at Queens College on Kissena Boulevard. A total of 23 teams from different schools participated, comprised mostly of 7th and 8th graders. The schools included BSGE, 190 Russell Sage, 185 Edward … Continue reading BSGE Wins the MoMathlon
On Monday, January 19th, America celebrated Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Although many students celebrated with a day off from school, a group of 27 African-American business leaders in New York spread awareness with free movie tickets for 7th, 8th, and 9th graders. This group created a fund that offered 27,000 New York City middle/high … Continue reading “SELMA” Tickets Free for Students
On March 7th, five BSGE students from the Middle School Math Club participated in the Queens MoMathalon for the second time. The last time BSGE participated in this competition was in 2012, during which BSGE earned 5th place for group competition. BSGE did not compete in last year’s competition due to lack of preparation. However, this … Continue reading The Great MoMathalon