With the motto of, “Donate blood now...people can’t live without it,” plastered on posters across the school, some may wonder what exactly went on at the blood drive. This blood drive was sponsored by the Helping Hands Committee, meaning that the general group of people in Helping Hands sponsored the blood drive rather than any … Continue reading The Blood Drive of 2017
Every day, students at BSGE line up, wondering what’s for lunch. Some days it’s chicken, hamburgers or mozzarella sticks. In any case, there is a general consensus that the quality of the food is low, with it being at times undercooked, stale, or even frozen chocolate milk. It's not just in BSGE though. Schools across … Continue reading The Reality of School Lunch
Not many people are aware of a condition that they may have noticed in somebody they have met. It is called Tourette syndrome (TS), named after the person who discovered the disorder. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokes defines Tourette syndrome as “a neurological disorder characterized by repetitive, stereotyped, involuntary movements and vocalizations … Continue reading Twitch and Shout: Living With Tourette Syndrome
In challenging schools like BSGE, we know that students have a lot of work to complete, at school and at home. Unfortunately, this tight schedule doesn’t allow for much exercise, possibly causing some unwanted weight and stress to build up. Daytime school and nighttime homework make it hard for a student to use their free time to … Continue reading Yoga For Academically Advanced Students
It's been the longest debate in BSGE history, perhaps right after whether there's a pool on the roof of the school. Which is better, gym or yoga? Gym and Yoga teachers Ms. Jackson and Mr. Powell gave their commentary on the benefits of each class. Ms. Jackson listed on how yoga helps students with “stress … Continue reading Gym vs. Yoga: Which is better?
What is your cultural background? I was born in Haiti. What are some of your hobbies? I like to read and travel. What languages do you speak? I speak Creole, French and English. How did you become a nurse? I attended Long Island University Brooklyn Campus. Did you always want to be a nurse growing … Continue reading Interview with BSGE’s Nurse – Mireille Desarme
On May 9th, 2014, the principal of the Baccalaureate School for Global Education, Ms. Johnson, was informed that a student in the eighth grade had head lice. Ms. Johnson sent an email to parents within the same day with further information about the head lice. The student was asked to temporarily leave school until their … Continue reading Pest Threat at BSGE