BCAM's Future Arts Gala was a success, thanks to YOU!
BCAM invited you to join us in a creative celebration of the performing and visual arts on Thursday, May 9th from 6:30pm-8:30pm! Proceeds from the event will support our Future Arts program at BCAM. You can still donate. We accept cash, money orders, and business checks [sorry, no personal checks!]. Make checks out to Brooklyn Community Arts & Media High School and be sure to put 'Gala' on the memo line. Send your checks and money orders to Dawn Flynn, our Business Manager. Click HERE to download postcard.
BCAM would like to thank Ms. Jessica Valoris, Ms. Denyse Murray, BCAM's talented staff and students, Local Community Restaurants and Organizations, parents/guardians and Friends of BCAM that prepared a dish or donated food, money, and/or their time.
Click HERE to see pictures from the Gala Evening! See you next year!
YMCA Summer Day Camp Counselor Position Available
Attention BCAM Students:
The Bedford Stuyvesant YMCA is seeking qualified individuals who will assist in the successful operation of the Summer Camp programs. The Day Camp Counselor has the closest relationship with the campers in their group and will not only be an influential role model, but also directly impact the children’s overall camp experience. Above and beyond all of the day-to-day challenges of being a day camp counselor, it is one of the most rewarding positions and crucial for a successful camp program.
Click HERE to find out how to apply.
Interested in working @ BCAM?
We are looking for an F-Stat English Teacher to teach 2 1/2 hours a day for five days a week during the 2013 - 2014 School Year.
We are also looking to hire FULL TIME teachers in the following areas: Global History, Earth Science, Chemistry, Special Education Math.
If you are interested, please send your resume and cover letter to our Hiring Chair, Ms. Coston at email@example.com.
BCAM Math Teacher Ms Bujan Featured on NY Times Photo Essay
Documentary Photographer Alexis Lambrou has spent the last couple months shadowing a young teacher, Ms Ferrin Bujan, capturing the intimate portrayal of how her life revolves around teaching her students and interacting with her colleagues at BCAM.
We invite you to read the powerful essay and view the photos at the NYTimes blog HERE.
BCAM Seniors Attend Youth and Government Conference in Albany
BCAM Seniors (from left) Anniyah Frasier, Kahliek McArthur, Danielle Davis, and Roddie Lilies.
We are pleased to announce the success of the Bedford Stuyvesant YMCA, represented by BCAM High School Seniors at the 2013 New York State Youth and Government Conference in Albany. Each student represented BCAM, the Bedford Stuyvesant YMCA and themselves with the utmost professionalism and energy. Students prepared for the conference in Ms Vanscoy's Senior Economics/ Government class.
We are proud to recognize Patricia Benoit, Rayanna Latham and Ruby Polius for their well written articles on their Youth and Government experience and the Bill AL 21 written by their classmates. We commend Anniyah Frasier for her thought provoking and persuasive lobby statements that were uniquely and passionately delivered. Finally, we congratulate Danielle Davis, Ferrod Liles and Kahliek McArthur for successfully creating and arguing Bill AL 21, an act to implement supplemental education programs into the high school curriculum focusing on job readiness and financial awareness. Together they made a tremendous team and we salute their work!
BCAM Students Featured on "HILU" App Commercial
We are proud to announce that BCAM sophomore Keneika Pusey and seniors Latavia Donaldson, Patricia Benoit, Alison Holder, Dezhanae Gillett, and Danielle Davis were featured on a new commercial designed for HILU ("Hi, I Love You"), an app designed to promote positive and loving interactions with the people that you love.
Students worked with Director Gilly Barnes (www.weaselworks.com) to complete the shoot, with special
support provided by BCAM Staff Mentor to the Sister Step Up Program, Ms Jessica Valoris.
For more information please visit www.hiloveyou.com or please download the app HERE.
2nd Quarter Academic Award Ceremony Honors Outstanding BCAM Students
BCAM 10th graders show their awards in Spanish with Ms Feehan.
BCAM 11th graders show their awards in English Composition with Mr. Pedergnana.
This year's 2nd quarter 2012-13 Academic Awards Ceremony honored high achieving students in 9-12 grades in Math, English, Science, History, Spanish, Gym, and Fine/ Media Arts. This year's students received awards for Citizenship
Performance, and Most Improved
Academic Performance. Please join us in congratulating our outstanding scholars!
BCAM Student Art Exhibit Opening A Success!
The Opening Reception
of BCAM Junior and Senior Art Exhibit 2013:Our Vision Our Mission
was a great success and we would like to thank everyone for supporting our talented artists! The show will be on exhibit from February 1- March 1.
For more photos of the event, click HERE
The exhibit is being held at the Bedford YMCA
located at 1121 Bedford Ave (At Monroe St). For printable directions and additional details, you can download our flyer HERE
BCAM Dance Teacher Performs at Target First Saturdays
BCAM would like to invite you to join us in attending our own Dance Teacher Rujeko Dumbutshena's upcoming performance at Target First Saturdays at Brooklyn Museum beginning Feb 2.
Rujeko will be performing at 6 pm, debuting her original piece Jenaguru
, inspired by a Zimbabwean creation myth and fusing West African influences with a contemporary flair.
To learn more about the event, please visit Brooklyn Museum's website HERE
BCAM Backtalk TV Now Online!
Click HERE to go to the BCAM Backtalk site.
The moment you've all been waiting for is here!
BCAM Backtalk TV is a 24-hour online station that currently consists of short, quick videos about the things that matter to YOU, the BCAM community. Check out our trailers for upcoming shows, including BCAM Lions' Home Games, Community Circle, "The Story of My Tattoo," "BCAM Advice," and much, much more!
From Principal O'Brien
Read the latest Principal's Letter to students and families HERE
2012-13 College Resources Now Online!
Seniors! Be sure to check out our ALL NEW College Resource
on our BCAM website.
Check back for latest deadlines
, college open houses
financial aid info
, scholarship opportunities
, and much more!
BCAM Math Students Create "Log Daddy" Video
Senior and junior students in Mr. Diallo's math class create a educational and entertaining video that explores advanced math concepts." With the help of Media teacher Ms. Valoris, and music production educators Jeremy Thal and Chris Marianetti from Bang-On-A-Can
, students create original video and audio that explores the idea that "the log of the products is the sum of the logs..." Enjoy and Pay Attention
Community Circle Weekly Announcements
to read our latest academic and community announcements for students, staff, and families.
BCAM Chosen as an Exploring The Arts (ETA) Partner School
We are proud to announce that BCAM has been chosen as a partner to and grant recipient from the Tony Bennett Exploring the Arts Partnership (ETA). In addition to receiving the $10,000 Principal's Grant to fund arts integration into our curriculum, BCAM also received two $2500 Teacher Challenge grants written by classroom teachers to incorporate media and arts resources and training into the classroom. Click the links below to read the winning Challenge Grant proposals.
Rebranding and Revealing Truth: Creating Video Parodies in 11th Grade Media Arts
Cooperating Teachers: Christy Herbes (11th grade Media and Art), Jessica Valoris (Curriculum Support Specialist)
Community Handbook 2012-13
Click HERE to read the handbook online.
Click HERE to download a printable version.