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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.

Principal's Corner

October 19, 2019

Dear BCAM Students and Families,

We recently mailed your student’s 1st Quarter Progress Report, which is a snapshot of his/her grades with 3 weeks left in our 1st Academic Quarter. In addition, thank you to all families who took the time to attend our September 25th Curriculum Evening & Senior Parents Evening.

Also enclosed are the following:

  • Our School Calendar with October-November dates
  • A flyer with wonderful Family Events/Workshops attached to our monthly PTA meetings

Please note the following important dates in the coming month:

  • October 28th – November 1st: End of 1st Quarter Regent-Prep Assessment Week
  • Tues, November 5th: Chancellor Day- No School for Students
  • Friday, November 8th: The last academic day of the our 1st Quarter
  • Friday, November 15th: Student Pep Rally & Performances
  • Wed, November 20th: Community School Leadership Team 4pm & PTA 6pm
  • Thurs, November 21st, 5pm–7pm & Fri, November 30th, 1pm-3pm: 1st Qtr. Parent Conferences Please join us either Thursday evening or Friday afternoon to meet with your student’s teachers to review 1st Quarter grades and 2nd Quarter progress. Friday will be a half-academic-day with students dismissed at 11:29am after 4th period. THIS IS A REQUIRED PARENT CONFERENCE FOR ALL OUR FAMILIES!
  • Thurs, November 28th & Fri, November 29th: Thanksgiving Recess

Finally, we encourage you to review our website at, follow our social media Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter @bcamhs to keep up to date with our school and access our calendar. Do not hesitate to contact our Parent Coordinator Joseph Cooper (718)230-5748, Ext. 338, Thank you for your partnership and participation.


 Dr. James O’Brien, BCAM Principal (

Samantha Exantus, BCAM Assistant Principal (

Janna Bello, BCAM Assistant Principal (

& the entire BCAM community