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BFS Hosts Annual Book Fair on April 18 & 19

April is We 💙 BFS Libraries Month! Celebrate with us at our book fair on Thursday, April 18 (7:30am to 6pm) and Friday, April 19 (7:30am to 4pm) in the 3rd Floor Library at 375 Pearl Street. Our Brooklyn […]

The Life Magazine: Issue 1

Featured Stories in The Life, Issue 1 “Sustaining the Fight: Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett ’84 Looks to Young People to Drive Change” “Homecoming: George Fox Award Recipient Susan Segal Rai ’59 […]

What to Know about Summer Reading

Books for Required Summer Reading from the English Department were given to rising 5th-12th graders by their teachers the last week of school. [Students new to BFS received the books and […]

A Halloween Listening Party with Adam Gidwitz

  All Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Grade families are cordially invited to a Listening Party to celebrate the release of Adam Gidwitz’s debut podcast, Grimm, Grimmer, Grimmest! Adam will […]

It’s Finally Summer – Time to Read!

The BFS English Department and Libraries have shared their required (for grades 5-12) and suggested summer reading lists for students in all grades, preschool to 12.  Books for the required […]

Iranian Revolution: You Are There

    He didn’t speak English, got picked on, and got into fights. True, this young Iranian had been born in Montreal but had moved immediately to Tehran. When he […]

Who Are the Bee-Bots in Your Neighborhood?

  by Christina Karvounis The mindful inclusion of technology as a conduit to enhance the learning experience gave first grade students a rich STREAM experience, while also placing demands on […]

Author Sophie Blackall Visits BFS

  Brooklyn illustrator/author Sophie Blackall visited with the Preschool 4s, Lower School 2nd and 3rd grade students, and all Middle School and Upper School students on October 1. She shared her inspiration […]

Physics Leads the Way: MakerBot 3-D Printing

In the Upper School, Physics Teacher Travis Merritt has joined the 3-D printing exploration with infectious enthusiasm  Travis Merritt’s gadget-filled science lab now boasts a MakerBot 3-D printer.  “It’s in […]

A Closer Look: Technology at BFS

IT’s Everywhere Innovative thinking from the school’s Information Technology (IT) staff, along with a recent push from a philanthropic parent, continue to move BFS forward in bold, new directions. Over […]