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Cosmic Chat CDC

CDC Cosmic Chat Comes to BPC

Cris Mytko, BPC’s STEAM coordinator, currently on leave and working for the CDC this year writing K-12 STEM curriculum related to COVID-19, invited students and parents to join her in viewing the February 10 International Space Station Expedition 64 in-flight event with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC leaders chatted live with astronauts Drs. Kate Rubins and Shannon Walker aboard the International Space Station!  Kate Rubins was the first person to sequence DNA in space. During the current mission, lasting six months, the astronauts will conduct 200 experiments, including 3D tissue engineering and fluid behavior, as well ...
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Dr. Hasan Kwame Jeffries Visits BPC

Last month, BPC hosted nationally renowned Civil Rights scholar and author Hasan Kwame Jeffries for a conversation with our teachers on how to better understand and teach the Civil Rights ...
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Student Talks About Harris

BPC Speaks about Electing Kamala Harris as Vice President

Upper school members of BPC's Black Student Union (BSU), lower school students, Kanoelani Connor Joseph, our first grade head teacher, and board member, Sandra Williams-Hamp, speak about why electing Kamala ...
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Parents Press Winner Logo 2020 - 7 year stack of medals

BPC is a Winner – 7th Year in a Row!

Thank you to all our families and friends who voted for BPC in the Parents' Press 2020 Reader's Choice Awards! We're excited to announce that BPC is a winner in ...
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Do the Five to stop coronovirus

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Information for BPC Families
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“When words fail, music speaks.”

Yesterday, our 8th grade students heard musicians Cookie Segelstein and Josh Horowitz, with Violins of Hope, play instruments that formerly belonged to Jewish musicians who perished in the Holocaust during ...
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New Partnership with Berkeley Meals on Wheels

We are happy to announce that BPC has begun a partnership with Berkeley Meals on Wheels. Five 8th grade students pioneered the school’s involvement by delivering meals to three homes ...
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I Say, “NaNo,” You Say, “WriMo”!

Last night, 60 4th-8th graders novelers gathered in the theater for BPC’s 10th Annual NaNoWriMo Keep on Noveling Party to write their hearts out! They were joined by special guest, ...
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Advanced Light Source Acknowledges Heat Shield Research by BPC Alum

Sam Schickler (BPC class of 2015), now a freshman at UC San Diego, recently won third place at the Advanced Light Source User Meeting Poster Slam. Under the mentorship of ...
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Bach speaks to former BPC student Nick Reeves

Nick was introduced to the cello when he was a first-grader at BPC. His first music teacher, Dina Weinshelbaum, who has been teaching cello here since 1993, recognized right away ...
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