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2017

  • October

    Executive Functioning specialist on November 29th

    Cathy Clark of Bolder Ed Strategies will be at BCD to discuss Executive Functioning in elementary and middle school students with parents.

    Ms. Clark will cover:
    • Executive Function: What Is It?
    • Developing EF Skills for Elementary and Middle School Students
    • Executive Skills: Process of initiating and completing a task
    • Skill set  by age/grade level with examples
    • Identifying your child’s EF strengths and weaknesses
    • Guiding children in developing their EF skills: strategies
    Click here to register for this event 

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  • September

    BoCo High School Fair - October 4th at BCD

    Free and Open to the Public. All Boulder County middle school students and their families are invited to come meet with local public and private high schools as well as the over 60 boarding schools that will be in attendance. The event will run from 6:30pm – 8:30pm in the Boulder Country Day School gymnasium and is structured open house style. 

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  • NYT Bestselling Author, Jessica Lahey, to speak at BCD on September 13, 2017

    On Wednesday, September 13th from 6:30pm to 8:00pm, Jessica Lahey will present The Gift of Failure: Fostering Intrinsic Motivation and Resilience in Kids.

    This event is free and open to the public. Your registration is greatly appreciated - www.bouldercountryday.org/LaheyEvent

    This is a BCD Parent Education Series event.
     
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  • August

    Back to School 2017 video

    Enjoy this fun video of our back to school week!

    https://youtu.be/zmoLRx1JdAk
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  • Flat Kersey's Adventures from Summer 2017

    Enjoy this video of Kersey's Adventures from Summer 2017. He had a great time roaming around with the other Bulldogs. 

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  • May

    2017 Award of Excellence Recipients

    The Award for Excellence is given each year to a male and female graduating 8th grade student whom displays excellence in their daily lives at BCD. This year’s recipients of the Award of Excellence were Hoben Chargualaf and Anna Wittenberg. They were presented with their awards by BCD middle school math and science teacher and BCD alumna (and also the recipient of the Award of Excellence upon her graduation from BCD), Ms. Rebecca Fellows. Congratulations Hoben and Anna.
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  • 2017 Citizen of the Year Award recipients

    Congratulation to this year’s Doyle Kersey Citizen of the Year Award recipients Joey Reback (7th grade) and James Tindle (5th grade).
     

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  • April

    BCD Middle School students to attend Rocky Mountain STEAMfest 2017

    On Saturday and Sunday, April 29th & 30th, BCD students will be manning a booth at STEAMfest 2017 at the Boulder County Fairgrounds in Longmont.
     
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  • BCD to celebrate Goodwill Week 2017

    We are gearing up to embark on our first annual Goodwill Week from April 24th -28th.
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  • Middle School to livestream CU Conference of World Affairs

    BCD middle school students will be live streaming several sessions from this year’s CU annual Conference on World Affairs

     
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  • March

    BCD to screen Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age - March 21st

    “A must see for anyone with kids in their lives,” Martha Adams, Chief Creative Officer for Girls Rising

    BCD is excited to share Screenagers: Growing up in the Digital Age on March 21st at 6:30pm. This event is free and open to the public. No reservation required.

    Note: This film in appropriate for adults and kid 10 and older (however, many parents bring kids younger than 10 and are happy they did.)

    Screenagers is the first feature documentary to explore the impact of screen technology on kids and to offer parents proven solutions that work.

     
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  • Arts Week 2017 Highlights Reel

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  • The Making of a Mural

    https://youtu.be/eTUU97CcL00

    BCD Arts Week 2017 mural was based on the concepts of diversity, equity, and inclusivity. Thank you Ms. Christina Schelsinger for visiting and helping us with this awesome project.
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  • A Student Original, "Candy Land!"

    BCD 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students presented their original musical, “Candy Land!” in February.
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  • February

    Arts Week 2017 is Underway

    Each year Boulder Country Day School welcomes artists-in-residence to work with students from Kindergarten through 8th grade to share their passions and skills and create an environment of collaboration and inspiration for our community. This year’s Art Week is underway.
     
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  • BCD Students Attend LEAD Conference in Chicago

    Students from the middle school student council joined thousands of other student leaders at a Leadership Experience and Development (LEAD) Conference in Chicago, IL on February 10th – 12th.
     
     
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  • January

    Why We Celebrate Global Awareness Week - Fulfilling our Mission

    John Suitor, Head of School
    The BCD mission states in part that we are committed to developing responsible, globally aware citizens. But this “ideal” isn’t just the catalyst we use to promote our desire to evolve, it is also very much a reaction to the existing diversity within.
     
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  • BCD to celebrate Global Awareness Week - January 23rd - 27th

    Celebration of Cultures Potluck – Wednesday, January 25th from 5:30pm – 7:30pm in the gymnasium
    All BCD families are invited to share in an international potluck as we celebrate the cultural diversity of the BCD community. Bring a dish to share that represents your family’s heritage or an international dish your family likes to eat. Heck bring pizza! We don’t care - but don’t miss out on this year’s event.
     
    Other fun ideas! Consider marking your dish with your family name, the country of origin (and flag), family member who passed the recipe down, family stories, etc. Not a chef? Well then bring other items to display and share such as: collections, family artwork, photos, artifacts, etc.
     
    Musical entertainment will include both from talent within our community as well as outside musicians we have hired. The lineup includes 3rd grade students singing traditional Swedish songs with Mr. Parker, a professional bag piper, and Hawaiian ukulele playing by 8th grader Hoben Chargualaf.
     
    Model United Nations – Thursday, January 26th
    The Middle School Model UN will be held on Thursday, January 26th. All middle school students will join in this general assembly of the Model United Nations. In preparation, students investigate a country’s demographics, government, economy, and domestic and international issues. They then write resolutions from the perspective of their assigned nations. The preparation and work that contributes to this day are immense. Students learn about foreign relations, global issues, international conflicts, diplomacy and much more. Parents are encouraged to come view this event from 11:00am – Noon in the gymnasium.
     
    Preschool Olympics – Friday, January 27th at 8:30am in the gymnasium
    This annual tradition is a real crowd pleaser and an event that our entire community eagerly looks forward to seeing each year. Our Preschool students get a chance to show us their stuff as they represent various countries in Olympic sporting events. This year’s line-up includes: team relays, marathon, bobsled, rhythmic gymnastics, soccer, rowing, duathlon, and throwing sports. Below is a short video clip (only about 50 seconds) from a couple of years ago to help get you fired-up.
     
    The opening ceremony begins with a dramatic Parade of Nations as the children march into the gym on Friday, January 27th at 8:30am with “torches.” Please mark your calendar and plan to join us!
     
    Special Guest - Friday, February 3 from 1:45pm-2:30pm in the gymnasium
    Liz Shropshire will be coming to BCD to speak to all members of the BCD community. Liz began the Shropshire Foundation in order to bring music education to countries impacted by war and conflict. Her mission is “teaching peace through music,” and during her presentation she will talk about her work in several countries and tell our students how they can get involved.
     
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  • BCD students show support to Syrian immigrant families

    BCD 3rd grade students, Rider Neeb and Summer Mansfield, welcomed a Syrian family to Denver over the winter break. Several BCD families gathered essential household items as well as winter clothes, car seats, kitchenware, detergents, toothpaste, etc. for over 50 Syrian families and presented these items to show their support for their resettlement in Colorado. Way to go, Bulldogs!
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  • Middle School Council holds another Successful Toy Drive

    Congratulations to the middle school student council on a very successful toy drive again this year. Thanks to the generosity of the BCD community, student council president Hoben Chargualaf, was able to deliver the toys just before Christmas to a very thankful There with Care. Thank you to everyone who donated, and we hope you had a wonderful holiday season. 
     
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