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It’s Science Week at BPC!

Yesterday, upper school, students participated in a Virtual Science Slam! Each guest scientist had ~ 30 seconds for their "pitch" - why do you care about the science you do? - while their slide was being presented. Scientists then moved to breakout rooms and students popped in and out, science fair-style, to hear more about their work and ask questions. Guest Science Slam Scientists included: Hannah Wood, Research Entomologist and Curator of Arachnida and Myriapoda, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural HistoryAbrar Abidi, Molecular Biology, UC BerkeleyRachel Fox, Neurobiology, Broad Institute of MIT and HarvardIsabel Hawkins, Astronomer & project director at the ...
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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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Parent's Press 2019 Best of the Bay (4 categories)

Black Pine Circle School is a Winner – Again!

Thanks to all of our families who supported our school in the recent Parents' Press BEST OF voting.BPC was awarded BEST OF in the following four categories for the sixth ...
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7th Annual Walkathon

More than 200 BPC students participated in our 7th Annual Walkathon. Under sunny skies, children ran, walked, strolled, skipped, and ambled for over one hour, with intermittent breaks to catch ...
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2nd Annual Paci Seeds of Change Day

BPC’s 2nd Annual Paci Seeds of Change Day, in honor of long-time board member and benefactor Mary Paci for her extraordinary support of our school, took place on April 9. ...
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March for Our Lives Activists Visit BPC

On Thursday, March 14, Sofie Whitney and Tyah Roberts, two students affiliated with Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida and the March for Our Lives movement spoke with our ...
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BPC’s Mathletes Score!

East Bay Chapter Mathcounts Competition 2019 On Saturday, February 9, over 110 mathletes from 13 middle schools took part in the East Bay Chapter Mathcounts Competition. BPC students did extraordinarily ...
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