Spirit Week & Earth Week

In School Announcements: April 18-April 22 , 2016

Please email bcchs@bcchsnyc.net for any upcoming events to be included in the weekly announcements. 

Events this week:

  • Earth Week: Expect notes on your locker
  • Spirit Week: PJ Day
  • Chess Club-Rm 405
  • 9th and 10th Grade Enrichment Program-Rm 517
  • Extended Day/Clubs
  • PTA Bake Sale
  • Polling Site for Primaries
  • Spirit Week: Baruch and Sports Apparel
  • Extended Day/Clubs
  • Earth Week: Honor the Service Day- "Wear Green Day"
  • Spirit Week: Wear Red for Red Cross; Green for Lorax
  • Extended Day/Clubs
  • BCSM Conference: 4pm-7pm
  • Trip to 911 Memorial-MAK
  • Earth Week: Lorax Club Bake Sale in Gym 3pm-4:15pm
  • Spirit Week: Dress for Success
  • Pep Rally at Baruch- Color War
    • 9th Grade: Purple
    • 10th Grade: Grey
    • 11th Grade: Black
    • 12th Grade: BLue
  • Actual Earth Day: Lights Out Day

Upcoming Events: 
  • April 25- April 29: Spring Recess, No school

Outside Opportunities

Summer internship at Central Park

This full-time, paid internship offers high school students the opportunity to support the Conservancy’s horticulture, visitor services, and public programs departments. Interns work five days a week with individual schedules varying depending on the position (some include weekends). Every Friday all interns work together as a group to complete special projects in Central Park, or to go on trips to other parks and environmental organizations. 

The application will become available March 10th, 2016. The application deadline is April 30th, 2016. For more information click here 

Or email: youth@centralparknyc.org

High School internship opportunities at the New York Historical Society. The Student Historian High School Internship Program is designed for students in grades 10, 11, and 12 in the tristate area. The Student Historian Program is a comprehensive internship and youth development program that provides students with vocational and academic training, public speaking and leadership skills, and an increased understanding of American art and history. Through object- and inquiry-based learning, students broaden their academic perspective, increase their confidence in professional settings, and enhance their knowledge of fulfilling careers in the museum world.
 Applications for the summer program are available online. For more information and to apply please click here

Ladders for Leaders

Ladders for Leaders is a nationally recognized program that offers high school and college students the opportunity to participate in paid professional summer internships with leading corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies in New York City. The program is an initiative of the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) and supported by the NYC Center for Youth Employment and the Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City. 

Ladders for Leaders is accepting applications now. For more information and to apply, click here 

Law Enforcement Exploring is a community service, career-oriented program designed to educate young men and women, ages 14-20, about Law Enforcement. Exploring reaches out to New York City's young adults in every community to help build up relations between the community and New York City Police Department.  Explorers are taught the importance of higher education, self-discipline, and respect for authority while they actively participate in community service projects and other Exploring events. For more information and to apply please click here

Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)

The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August.

Applications will become available in March. For more information and to apply, click here


The Ranger Conservation Corps (RCC) is an urban environmental internship for high school students. RCC participants work on environmental restoration in Forever Wild sites located in our flagship parks. There are two RCC sessions each year (fall and spring), and each session lasts 8 to 10 weeks. The program occurs one day a week, on a school day afternoon for 2 to 2.5 hours. For more information and to apply please click here