News

1-18-2023 BSEA STEAM Fair

We are happy to announce the return of our STEAM Fair, which will be held on Wednesday, Janaury 18, 2023. More information is forthcoming!

1-10-2023 DRP Reading Benchmark Assessment

The Degrees of Reading Power Assessment will be administered on Tuesday, January 10, 2023. This assessment allows us to monitor your child's progress in reading and customized the instruciton they receive. All of the students set goals for their growth and we have class goals as well. The top class in each grade to show growth towards their class goals will earn their class a pizza party!

1-5-2023 iReady Math Benchmark Assessment

The iReady Math Benchmark Assessment will be administered on Thursday, December 5th, 2023. All of the students set goals for their growth and we have class goals as well. The top class in each grade to show growth towards their class goals will earn their class a pizza party!

12-22-22 School Store Mystery Item Sale

The SGO's school store (open at lunches on Wednesdays) will have a mystery item for sale on Wednesday, December 22, 2022. Students can purchase the mystery item for $2.00 at their lunches.

Week of 12-19-2022: SGO Spirit Week

The BSEA Student Government has planned a Spirit Week for the last week of school prior to the break. Students can dress down to meet each day's theme:

  • Monday, December 19th: Mismatch Day

  • Tuesday, December 20th: Ugly Sweater Day

  • Wednesday, December 21st: Twin/Dynamic Duo Day

  • Thursday, December 22nd: Sock Out Bullying Day (Wear crazy socks)

  • Friday December 23rd: Holiday Pajama Day

12-19-22 December PTA Meeting

The next BSEA PTA meeting will be held on Monday, December 19, 2022 at 6:00 pm. Please see the Remind message or email for the link to join the Zoom meeting. We will have a presentation from Elevate Eduction around managing stress.

12-16-22 PTA Bake Sale Fundraiser

The PTA will be holding a fundraiser Bake Sale on Friday, December 16, 2022. Parents are welcome to donate pre-packaged goods the morning before or the morning of the Bake Sale. The sale will take place during students' 6th and 7th period lunches.

12-15-22 8th Grade Family Math Game Night

On Thursday, December 15, 2022, the BSEA math department will be hosting a Virtual Family Math Night for 8th grade families. Families are encouraged to log on with their children, learn about what our 8th grade students are learning in math, and join in virtual math competitions!

12-13-22 6th Grade Family Math Game Night

On Tuesday, December 13, 2022, the BSEA math department will be hosting a Virtual Family Math Night for 6th grade families. Families are encouraged to log on with their children, learn about what our 8th grade students are learning in math, and join in virtual math competitions!

12-12-22 7th Grade Family Math Game Night

On Monday, December 12, 2022, the BSEA math department will be hosting a Virtual Family Math Night for 7th grade families. Families are encouraged to log on with their children, learn about what our 8th grade students are learning in math, and join in virtual math competitions!

12-13-22 District 18 ELA Interim Assessment

We will be administering the first of our two District 18 English Language Arts Interim Assessments on Tuesday, December 13th. Students will be assessed on the standards they have been taught thus far in the school year. The assessment includes 20 multiple choice questions and four short response questions and is aligned ot the NYS ELA State Assessment.

12-8-2022 Holiday Boutique: 8th Grade

The BSEA Student Government is hosting a Holiday Boutique for students to purchase gifts for friends and family. Students can bring in their money on this day to purchase. Order forms with items and prices have been sent home with students.

12-7-2022 Holiday Boutique: 7th Grade

The BSEA Student Government is hosting a Holiday Boutique for students to purchase gifts for friends and family. Students can bring in their money on this day to purchase. Order forms with items and prices have been sent home with students.

12-6-2022 Holiday Boutique: 6th Grade

The BSEA Student Government is hosting a Holiday Boutique for students to purchase gifts for friends and family. Students can bring in their money on this day to purchase. Order forms with items and prices have been sent home with students.

12-5-2022 International Culture Night

International Culture Night will be held on Monday, December 5. 2022. Please come join us to learn about many of the cultures that are represented here at BSEA! There will be food, music, information, and games. If you are interested in presenting about your own culutre, please reach out to Ms. DeFilippis.

12-1-22 High School Application Deadline

Thursday, December 1, 2022 is the deadline for 8th grade students to submit their high school applications. Please see the Guidance Department if you have any quesitons.

11-21-2022 November PTA Meeting

The next BSEA PTA meeting will be held on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 6:00 pm. Please see the Remind message or email for the link to join the Zoom meeting. We will have a presentation from Elevate Education areound Goal Setting for your child.

11-17-22 District 18 Math Interim Assessment

We will be administering the first of our two District 18 Math Assessments on Tuesday, December 13th. Students will be assessed on the standards they have been taught thus far in the school year.

11-17-22: SHSAT Assessment

8th Grade students who are registered for the Specialize High Schools Admissions Test will take the assessment in school on Thursday, November 17th.

11-9-22 Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2022. There are two sessions: afternoon and evening. Parents can elect to receive phone calls from teachers by completing the Google Form sent out via email or Remind. It is also posted on the front page of the BSEA website and in the app.

11-7-22 BSEA Open House for Incoming 6th Grade Students

BSEA will be hosting its open house for current fifth grade families applying to middle school on Monday, November 7, 2022 at 6:00 pm.

11-3-2022 - Math Family Game Night: 8th Grade Families

On Thursday, November 3, 2022, the BSEA math department will be hosting a Virtual Family Math Night for 8th grade families. Families are encouraged to log on with their children, learn about what our 8th grade students are learning in math, and join in virtual math competitions!

11-2-2022 - Math Family Game Night: 7th Grade Families

On Wednesday, November 2, 2022, the BSEA math department will be hosting a Virtual Family Math Night for 7th grade families. Families are encouraged to log on with their children, learn about what our 7th grade students are learning in math, and join in virtual math competitions!

11-1-2022 - Math Family Game Night: 6th Grade Families

On Tuesday, November 1, 2022, the BSEA math department will be hosting a Virtual Family Math Night for 6th grade families. Families are encouraged to log on with their children, learn about what our 6th grade students are learning in math, and join in virtual math competitions!

10-31-2022 - Boo! Bake Sale

On Monday, October 31, 2022 BSEA will host a bake sale at 6th and 7th period lunches to support the Student Government Organization. Students may bring in money to purchase items during their lunch. Donations of pre-packages goods are gladly accepted as well.

10-31-2022 - BSEA Goes Pink

On Monday, October 31, 2022 BSEA will be recognizing Breast Cancer Awareness month by wearing pink to school. Students are allowed to dress down for the day as long as they are pink. If they are not wearing pink, they must wear their uniform. This day is a result of student advocacy in action!

10-17-2022 October 2022 PTA Meeting

The next BSEA PTA meeting will be held on Monday, October 17, 2022 at 6:00 pm. Please see the Remind message or email for the link to join the Zoom meeting. We will have a Title I presentation from Ms. Mapp and accepting nominations for the Title I Parent Committee.

9-19-2022 September 2022 PTA Meeting

The next BSEA PTA meeting will be held on Monday, September 19, 2022 at 6:00 pm. Please see the Remind message or email for the link to join the Zoom meeting. We will be accepting nominations and holding elections for vacancies on the PTA.

8-2-2022 - Back to School Family Orientation

All families are encouraged to attend our Back to School Family Orientation being held on Wednesday, August 31st at 9:00 am. Families should enter the school on East 54th Street between Beverly Road and Tilden Avenue. Families will learn about the upcoming school year and have an opportunity to purchase uniforms.

6-28-2022 - Summer Acceleration Work

We do not have mandated summer work or projects, but encourage students to continue to exercise their academic skills, creativity, and brains with this suggested Summer Acceleration Work 2022. Students will have an opportunity to preview some of the content for the fall through these activities.

6-22-2022 - Final Report Cards

Paper report cards were distributed to students today, Friday, June 22, 2022. If you did not receive a report card, you can access the it on the MyStudent Portal with your New York City School's Account.