January 25, Sierra Club’s Bruce Hamilton joins us for our next Distinguished Speakers Series for an interview and conversation with students.
During the Green Cup Challenge, we compete within our school and with participating schools to see how much we can reduce our energy consumption for a month.
Families toured the campus, visited classes, participated in a panel discussion, and attended the assembly to celebrate MLK Day.
Screening and discussion of Before the Flood, a documentary film addressing the causes and effects of climate change.
The Besant Hill School (BHS) community dedicated collective energy to be informed and prepared for the national election on November 8.
This Wednesday we were honored to have Dan Malloy as our second Distinguished Speaker of the year. Malloy has traveled the world as a professional surfer and, along with his older brothers Chris and Keith, continues his globe-trotting as Patagonia’s surfing ambassador.
One would think, that after 12 years of attendance by Besant Hill School students, the annual National Bioneers Summit and Conference would lose some of its luster, and yet each year our BHS Bioneers return with a new level of inspiration and the spirit of “Aun Aprendo” that motivates us to return year after year.
Thanks to Director of College Counseling Abby Croft and Linden Educational Services for arranging Tuesday’s College Fair here on campus. We also thank students for their exceptional participation! It was a great opportunity for students to make connections with some promising institutions and programs! College representatives were impressed with our students and felt warmly welcomed by our community.
This week, we learned about the different political systems from around the world and engaged in a Town Hall-style meeting to learn specifically about the United States election.
On October 13, the film Screenagers will be shown in the Zalk Theater. Screenagers probes into the vulnerable corners of family life, including the director’s own, and depicts messy struggles, over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction.
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