Our Strategic Vision

Faculty Profile: Karine Blemur-Chapman

Karine Blemur-Chapman started at BFS as a third grade assistant teacher. Three years later she moved next door to Admissions, and today, a decade later, she is the Director of […]

Faculty Profile: Jackie Condie

1. I know you just ran the New York City Marathon. My vault contains a story we did way back in 2003 when you ran your 2nd marathon, and said […]

Faculty Profile: Mark Buenzle

“I’m trapped,” he said. “The school has always gone with my interests.” Upper School Art and History teacher Mark Buenzle’s false lament was his explanation for why he has been […]

Faculty Profile: Jesse Phillips-Fein ’97

Middle-Upper School Dance teacher Jesse Phillips-Fein ’97 traveled as part of an impromptu relief effort to Haiti in April, 2010. She was already planning the trip to the beleaguered country […]

Faculty Profile: Janet Villas

Outspoken science teacher Janet Villas has a mission to make sure BFS students grow into environmentally active adults. Through her leadership in the IB Environmental Systems class and the schoolwide […]

Faculty Profile: Diane Mackie

Lower School Curriculum Coordinator Diane Mackie is excited about kicking off the new year with the return of a powerful and much-lauded resource. On January 12th, 2013 a number of […]

Faculty Profile: Caroline Segarra

Caroline Segarra, a seasoned New York City teacher, joined BFS as the Lower School Learning Specialist but that wasn’t enough to calm this distance runner’s racing mind.  In summer, 2014 she […]

Faculty Profile: Jane Vongvorachoti

The newest member of our BFS PE Department, Jane Vongvorachoti, raced the Autism Speaks 4 Miles of Hope on Sept. 7, 2013 and set a new course record of 22:20 […]