The French Club’s Fine Dining Experience

On Friday, June 12th, 39 members of the French Club went to the Madison Avenue Bistro to eat lunch. The restaurant is owned and operated by Claude Godard, the father of BSGE alumnus Gautier Godard. Below are pictures of the trip.

Farewell Michael Vlahovic!

Michael Vlahovic, a temporary member of BSGE’s staff, is now leaving our school. He stayed at BSGE for over a month and was an assistant to Mr. Rajiv, the French teacher. He is in a Teacher Certification Program and is training to be a French teacher. As a requirement in the program, he was required…

French Club Hosts 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Party

BSGE’s French Club hosted a Mardi Gras party on Friday, March 7 and it was a huge success. The party, the second ever thrown by the French Club, made over $800 with more than 140 students in attendance. Students danced to mostly techno and hip hop music played by dj duo Deuce. The French Club…

French Clubs Hosts First Spring Fling at BSGE

On May 3, 2013 the French Club hosted BSGE’s first ever Spring Fling, a French culture themed dance. There were refreshments, snacks, and great music with students from all grades in attendance. The French Club sold more than 130 tickets and made additional money selling refreshments. The French teacher and advisor for the French Club,…

BSGE’s New French Club

BSGE has a new French Club that started meeting in January. The French club has taken up shop in room 205 after 8th period on Wednesdays. Its objective isn’t to teach the French language but to promote French culture throughout the school. Culture, in this context, includes french cinema, cuisine, music and other traditions that…

Virtual Exchange in French Class at BSGE

BSGE is among many schools in New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey who are partnering up with schools in Montpelier, France. Why? Because it is all part of an effort by the French Consulate in New York and the schools from the east coast and France to help foster communication and mutual understanding between students…

Six Years of the French Language

Imagine walking into a classroom full of faces that you have seen for nearly six consecutive school years. This is a scenario Mr. Rajiv Mahajan, the current French teacher at BSGE, has dealt with before. As the French teacher, educates some BSGE students on the French language and culture, which he has been doing in…

Teacher of the Month: Mr. Rajiv Mahajan

What’s the craziest excuse you’ve ever heard for missing homework? Someone said their bag was once stolen. It’s always the deal with the subway basically. They say something like, “I left my bag on the subway” or “someone took my bag and it had all my homework in it” that’s usually as creative as they…

Monsieur Rajiv and Mr. Lakhaney visit france

Recently, Mr. Rajiv and Mr. Lakhaney took a trip to Montpellier, France, to arrange a foreign exchange program. They visited Jules Guesde, the school that the French students who will be participating in the exchange program. They also looked at the beautiful sights around Montpellier. “The view is like history,” said Mr. Rajiv. They both…