BCAM Extracurriculars 2022-23

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BCAM @ the Armory

Principal's Corner

Monday, August 22, 2022


Dear BCAM Families:


We hope this 2022-23 BCAM Return to School Family Letter finds you well. As previously shared, our school community has worked incredibly hard in managing summer experiences and planning for a great coming 2022- 23 school year. Below are different items for your information and interest. Please do not hesitate to stop by our school building, contact us by Kinvo text, call (718)230-5748, or email our Parent Coordinator Joseph Cooper (jcooper12@schools.nyc.gov) with any questions or concerns. And use our website www.bcamhs.org and Instagram @bcamhs to stay informed. We will see you at 8:30 am on September 8th!


Dr. James O’Brien, Principal; Janna Bello-Andrews, Assistant Principal; Brent Lawrence, Assistant Principal; Joseph Cooper, Parent Coordinator; and the entire BCAM Staff


2022 Summer School Classes & August Regent Exams: Thank you to all the students who attended our three (3) summer school sessions, and also to those students who attended and gave their best effort on the August Regent exams, administered on August 16-17. Students and families may find both summer school grades and Regent exam results in their NYCSA Account: www.schoolsaccount.nyc . And students will review their official transcripts, including updated grades and exam scores when returning in a few weeks.


2022-23 Back to School Dates:

  • Thursday, September 8th, 8:30 am: 1st Day of School—all students receive their schedules upon entering!

  • Monday, September 19th: 1st Day of Fall/Winter Extra-Curricular Programs

  • Wednesday, September 21st, 6:00pm-7:00pm: BCAM PTA Meeting #1

  • Monday-Tuesday, September 26th-27th: School Holidays (Rosh Hashanah)

  • Thursday, September 29th, 4:30 pm-7:30 pm: Required Parent Teacher Conferences #1

  • You may also find our official BCAM 2022-23 School Year Calendar on our website: www.bcamhs.org under the Calendar heading.


2022-23 Required Supplies:

  • Large 3-ring binder for all classes & 6 spiral notebooks for each academic class

  • Full supply of notebook paper, pencils, black/blue pens, highlighters

  • Graphing calculator

  • All BCAM students will be provided lockers/locks, new BCAM IDs, and laptops to use in-school


2022-23 Important Rules/Guidelines:

  • COVID Policies: Vaccinations and masks are strongly recommended but not required for students. There will no longer be weekly in-school COVID testing. Use the link for more information: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/health-and-wellness/covid-information/health-and-safety-in-our-schools

  • On-Time Arrival: All BCAM students are required to be on time for their 1st academic class at 8:30 am. Late arriving students will be required to serve lunch detention on that day to make up for this lateness.

  • Student Portfolios: Along with class and exam requirements, all BCAM students are required to maintain an electronic BCAM college/career preparatory portfolio and present it in May/June.

  • Our 2022-23 BCAM Community Handbook with all school information will be ready and available on our website at the start of the school year.

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BCAM Gallery

Upcoming Events

  • School Closed

    Rosh Hashanah

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  • Coffee & Conversations


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  • Whole Staff PD


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  • Back to School Curriculum Night

    Zoom 6pm-7:15pm

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  • Coffee & Conversations


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Mission Statement

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.

BCAM Back-to-School Slideshow: 2021-22 Academic Year

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