Issue 16: November 24th, 2022

Issue 16: November 24th, 2022 From the Director The earthquake on Monday and the chaos that has ensued has been a terrible tragedy. My heart goes out to the parents who have lost children, the children who have lost siblings or parents, those who have lost friends. Entire livelihoods, homes, and years of savings were […]

Issue 15: November 18, 2022

From the Director “WHAT?” This was the response I was able to recently witness from a student who had just understood a particularly difficult concept in a math class. The teacher and the class had spent the period collaboratively exploring a new concept by looking at graphs and trying to discover the relationship between the […]

Issue 14: November 11, 2022

Issue 14: November 11th, 2022 From the Director Dear BAIS Family,  I want to just take a moment and update you on where we are at with some of the projects going on at school.  TK Playground The playground equipment for our new TK playground is here! We are currently in the final stages of […]

Issue 13: November 3, 2022

Issue 13: November 3rd, 2022 A Note from the Counselor Hello BAIS parents!  I just wanted to send a little recommendation – I have recently discovered this organization called “Axis” and have signed up for their weekly “culture translator” emails.  They are full of insightful information on parenting in the world today, and provide a […]

Issue 12: October 28, 2022

Issue 12: October 28, 2022 Registrar for SAT Saturday, December 3, 2022 is the final ‘paper’ SAT exam. After that it goes digital. If your student would like to register for the SAT, they will need to log into their College Board account at This is where students will select their testing site and […]

Issue 11: October 21, 2022​

Issue 11: October 21, 2022 Hello BAIS Community, I trust that last week was a good time of rest and relaxation with your family. Today I want to talk about testing with you. To be honest, as a student this was something that I truly dreaded, I was great at projects and papers, but to […]

Issue 10: October 07, 2022

COVID Policy Update At BAIS, we are committed to the transformation of hearts and minds in community. To do this, we seek to provide education that is excellent and compassionate. This COVID season has stretched us in ways that we could not have imagined as we have sought to provide an excellent educational experience that […]

Issue 08: September 30, 2022

Issue 08: September 30, 2022 Advance Placement (AP) vs. International Baccalaureate (IB) “Could you tell me more about BAIS’s curriculum, specifically AP classes?”  This was a question that I recently received from a prospective family interested in BAIS. I know that there is a lot of misinformation out there about the Advance Placement (AP) program […]

Issue 07: September 23, 2022

Issue 07: September 23, 2022 BAIS Clinic Update Dear All,  As a reminder, in the BAIS parent student handbook on pages 12 and 13 (contagious diseases and determining Illness), students will be required to be absent and sent home if any of the symptoms/diseases listed are present. The following diseases are contagious, and students (and […]