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Posted by Panni Kovacs on Tuesday, 2 May, 2017
Every year BBIS makes music together with many other schools in choirs, orchestras, and Jazz ensemble in the middle of March! I have been part of the Berlin International Music Project (BIMP), since its start. This year I participated for the 8th and sadly last time—as I am graduating from BBIS. Although I enjoyed singing solos many times and helping with repertoire choices, the best aspect of BIMP for me was the joint team work. In the past years BIMP invited visiting groups from other... Read More
Posted by Josselyn van der Pol on Tuesday, 2 May, 2017
Dear BBIS community, The student charity group ‘Slankets’ would like to share a most gratifying event which took place over Spring Break. Ms. van der Pol delivered a box of 20 hand-decorated journals with BBIS colour pencil gift sets and 10 student sewn Slankets to the Berlin children’s charity organization, Berliner Herz. As one can imagine, our gifts were very well received.   The students of the Slankets group work hard at transforming IKEA blankets into Slankets and decorating journals... Read More
Posted by Ruth Organ on Thursday, 23 March, 2017
Apart from the wonderful BIMP weekend, we have been very busy in the Music department. Last week, Grade 8 went to the musical instrument museum in Berlin as part of their Renaissance Unit that they are covering in Music and Humanities classes.  Today, Sebastian Flaig, lecturer in oriental percussion at Global Music Academy and expert in Early Music and Milo Pablo Momm, expert in historic dance, came into BBIS to teach Grade 8 about Renaissance Pavane and Galliard dances. We had a lot of fun... Read More
Posted by BBIS Modern Foreign Languages Department on Monday, 6 February, 2017
It is a pleasure to inform you that the BBIS Modern Foreign Languages Department will continue offering the possibility to our Spanish and French Secondary School students to take the prestigious DELE and DELF exams during this academic year (2016-2017). It is highly recommended to consider this option since the DELE and DELF diplomas are recognized all around the world. The hours employed in training for these exams suppose an excellent complement to the holistic education provided by BBIS... Read More
Posted by Wouter Allard on Friday, 3 February, 2017
On Thursday the 19th of January, around twenty of our BBIS swimmers traveled together with their loyal mascot, the Panther, to Frankfurt for the GISST swim meet. Four teams, U14 and varsity in boys and girls, had the opportunity to compete against eight other international schools over the course of the tournament. For many students, this was their first ever swim competition and served as a great learning experience. After a number of close races, several of the waterproof panthers made it to... Read More
Posted by Claudia Arnold on Friday, 14 October, 2016
The Berlin International Music Project - BIMP was founded in 2010 with the intention of creating a community music-making weekend with a quality Gala concert as a culmination. BIMP has developed over the past seven years and this year many schools from Berlin and Brandenburg will again be involved in the project. This intensive and fun music-making project gives young musicians the opportunity to meet and work with other singers and instrumentalists from the Berlin-Brandenburg area. Our... Read More
Posted by Ruth Organ on Tuesday, 11 October, 2016
It is with great excitement that the music department presents to you a concert that will be held in our very own MPR in the near future: On Tuesday, 25th October, the phenomenally talented Indian musicians Ranajit Sengupta and Mainak Banerjee will be coming to BBIS to do workshops with students throughout the day and to present a concert to the BBIS community in the evening from 6pm to 7pm Please see the following websites to get an idea of Ranajit and Mainak’s skill & musicality: http... Read More
Posted on Thursday, 22 September, 2016
Come and join the Ski Trip for Grades 9 - 11 to SWITZERLAND Crans – Montana   When: Saturday 18th February – Saturday 25th February 2017   Cost: Euro 1150 (Euro 500 deposit to be transferred by 14th October. The remaining Euro 650 to be transferred by 1st February 2017) .   Registration should be completed online and all money should be transferred directly to the Ski Company. Please go to the link below in order to sign up and pay your deposit. http://www.skicompany.net/berlin-... Read More
Posted by Peter Kotrc on Wednesday, 21 September, 2016
Our latest video shares highlights from our annual BBIS Teacher Summer School. Taking place in early August, educators from around the world joined BBIS teachers, administrators and renowned educational researcher Mark Church to further explore visual thinking. Enjoy the video and look for further reflections on professional development and we evolve our curriculum later in the year on our blogs.
Posted by The Music Department on Friday, 16 September, 2016
Please join us for the first HS Musical Soirée of the year! Where: The MPR  When: Thursday 22nd September at 6pm What: Performances of pieces from Grade 11 & 12 students & former student Maike Kusserow Here's a sneak preview of the draft programme so far: Soirée, September 22 at 6pm in the MPR 1. Esther, Jonja & Ruth: ‘Gott deine Kinder’ by Alan Menken 2. Lauren, Esther & Jonja: ‘For Good’ from ‘Wicked’ by Stephen Schwartz 3. Lauren & Jonja ‘Rather Be’ by Jack... Read More

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