Art & Insurrection with Al Diaz
Many thanks to Al Diaz for taking the time to speak with BCAM students about art and insurrection, and many thanks to Music Journalism teacher Amy Linden and 10th Grade Art teacher Denise Martinez for organizing it.
We are currently seeking teachers certified in ELA or Special Education, to fill open positions for the 2019-2020 school year. If you are interested, please send a resume and cover letter to our assistant principal Samanta Exantus at SCharle3@schools.nyc.gov.
BCAM Advisory Community Announcements Monday, May 13, 2019
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THANK YOU AND CONGRATULATIONS
BCAM SOCIAL MEDIA
BCAM 12TH GRADE SENIORS
BCAM STAFF ANNOUNCEMENTS/SCHEDULE
At Brooklyn Community Arts & Media High School (BCAM), we prepare our students for 21st century academic, creative, and professional success. Through an art, media, and technology-enriched academic curriculum emphasizing community collaboration, we challenge ourselves to think critically and create knowledge in pursuit of personal excellence and meaningful social change.
May 1, 2019
Dear New BCAM Students and Families,
We heartily welcome you to Brooklyn Community Arts & Media High School (BCAM), located in the newly renovated Campus 117 Building. We are honored that you have selected us as your high school and joined our school community. BCAM is considered an outstanding small, public high school and is committed to preparing every one of its students for college-level academic, artistic, and professional success in and after high school.
As BCAM students, you are expected to follow all of our community rules and guidelines. We ask you to work very hard, but you will feel supported in this effort. Families, we ask you to attend conferences four times yearly, sit on year-end portfolio presentations, and be members of our PTA. In addition, we possess a myriad of extra-curricular arts academies, PSAL teams, and programs for our students.
We strongly encourage you to review our website at www.bcamhs.org to learn about and keep up to date with our school information. And please link on our website to our BCAM Community Handbook to gain a sense of what to expect upon your enrollment. As a preview, our school and Campus has the following:
Also, please make arrangements to acquire the following required supplies for the school year:
We would also like to invite you to our Community Forum and Carnival Saturday May 11th @ 11am and on Friday May 17th to our Spring Arts Gala Evening @ 6pm This will be a fun day & evening of wonderful student performance, visual and media art. It is excellent way to experience a great part of our school culture. We hope you will join us. Please see enclosed invites for more info.
In addition, please place the following required dates in your calendars and plan on attending:
Tues July 9th Wed July 10th Thurs July 11th 9:00am-12:00pm: BCAM New Student Summer Bridge
During this required three-day bridge orientation, your new BCAM student will take mini classes; complete introductory assessments; and gain an in-depth understanding of our school. PARENTS MUST ATTEND ORIENTATION TUES, JULY 9TH 9:00AM TO 10:00AM.
Thursday, September 5th, 8:20am: 1st Day of School.
This is a full academic day of school. Students are expected to adhere to our BCAM Express Yourself/Respect Yourself dress code and bring all supplies to begin.
Thursday, September 26th, 6:00pm-8:00pm: BCAM Back-to-School Evening
On this evening, all families are required to come meet our teachers, receive class curricular overviews and learn about important rules, guidelines and opportunities. This evening sets the tone for the year.
In conclusion, please contact Parent Coordinator Joseph Cooper at firstname.lastname@example.org, (718)230-5748 ext. 338 with any questions, and to confirm your Summer Bridge Attendance. Once again, we welcome you.
Dr. James O’Brien, BCAM Principal (email@example.com)
Samantha Exantus, BCAM Assistant Principal (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Janna Bello, BCAM Assistant Principal (email@example.com)
& the entire BCAM community