This week, Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet was performed at the Heizhaus by our grade 8 students. The tale of the two star-crossed lovers was a real treat, and the audience rewarded the many special moments during the performance with lots of applause.
"Before anything else, preparation is the key to success" - Alexander Graham Bell
Ahead of the SAT courses, BBIS is offering students the opportunity to take a free mock test at school. Students can choose between sitting an SAT or ACT test. If a student is unsure which test is the more appropriate, s/he can take a diagnostic test to find out.
What a tournament! This week the Student Council organized BBIS’ first ever teacher-student dodgeball tournament. Teachers could form their own teams by recruiting students or selecting them from the open pool students could sign up for.
On February Saturday 4, The Student Council hosted the Winter prom, ‘Starry Night’ for Grade 11 and 12 students. This was the first prom held for some years and it was wonderful.
Held at a city venue and well attended, it was a glamorous evening of music and dancing and general socialising.
Within 24 hours there were more than 400 beautiful images circulating on Facebook.
As was the case last year, The United Nations International School (UNIS) New York, has kindly invited BBIS to attend the 41st Annual International UNIS-UN Conference founded by Ms. Sylvia Gordon to be held on Thursday 2 and Friday 3 March 2017 in the United Nations General Assembly, in New York City.
On the evening of the 28th of February and during the school day on the 1st March, we would like to invite you to interview our grade 10 students about a truly personal and powerful learning experience - their Personal Projects.
The group 4 project is an interdisciplinary activity in which all Diploma Programme science students must participate. The intention is that students from the different group 4 subjects (Biology, Chemistry and Physics at BBIS) analyse a common topic or problem. The exercise should be a collaborative experience where the emphasis is on the processes involved in, rather than the products of, such an activity.
These past eight school days the Grade 11 and 12 students have been sitting their mock examinations.
Students taking the IBDP have written papers in six subjects while the IBCP students have written papers in three subjects at either Standard or Higher Level. The final external examinations taken from Monday 1 - Friday 19 May will count for various percentages of the overall score out of 7:
Over the past few weeks, our Grade 6 Humanities students have been learning all about research and what it actually means to be researchers. Based on their own passions, students developed their own research questions for a topic they were curious about, found and annotated texts on the topic and finally decided on the best way to present and display their findings.