The new found presence of a rocking chair has emerged in both the cafeteria and, more recently, outside Mr. David-Lang’s room. Initially a present from the gracious Ms. Nikkolos, the chair was intended to offer added comfort to the ever busy Ms. Johnson. Fortunately, though the rocker does not quite fit in our principal’s … Continue reading BSGE’s Resident “Rocker”
Mr. Timothy David-Lang, BSGE’s school’s guidance counselor, has seen a large portion of the 400 students at BSGE in his office. They come to talk to him about personal issues they are having in their lives. This could pertain to a number of subjects, including school, parents, relationships, substance abuse, friends, or anything else they … Continue reading Tim David-Lang: The Man Who Hears the Drama
Sex, drugs, and Rock & Roll. These are the fundamental components of the all girl punk rock group, The Runaways. The movie, also entitled “The Runaways,” is supposed to be a look into the lives of both Cherie Currie (Dakota Fanning) and Joan Jett (Kristen Stewart), two of the five members in the band, but … Continue reading Movie Review: The Runaways
New York University is known as an over-priced college spread out through most of downtown Manhattan. Although it lacks the traditional campus and frat-bonding experience, it is still on most seniors’ college list. Surrounded by clubs, restaurants, and many high-fashion clothing stores, NYU has attracted many music fans because of the endless opportunities the city … Continue reading Future Music Moguls At NYU
From third grade to eighth grade, New York State students have been required to take New York state tests. There has never been a huge amount of prep for them at BSGE because BSGE already provides an accelerated level of learning. Unlike most other New York Public schools however, BSGE’s 8th graders not only have … Continue reading Tests, Tests, Tests, and More Tests!
BSGE students know first-hand how important Blood Drives are. One that I have been involved with combines music with saving lives. Music Saves Lives is a relatively new organization, started in late 2005, on a mission to collect as many blood and bone marrow donations as possible. Although it hasn’t even been 5 years since … Continue reading Saving lives with music