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2017

  • February

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

    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 resevation required.

    Screeangers 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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  • Libby Moore to speak at BCD on February 9th

    Life is About Perspective - Libby Moore is an Executive Coach to CEOs and their companies. She is a speaker/story teller, adventurer, and creative connector, who loves helping people maximize their potential, through tapping into their most authentic self.
     
    She will speak to parents about her life’s journey, from growing up in a small rural town in Maryland, to being Oprah Winfrey's Chief of Staff, for over a decade. Followed by a "leap of faith" into the unknown, to discover what happens when you actually do try and "follow your bliss."  Her story encourages others to look within, in order to allow their own adventure to begin.
     
    Prior to being a Coach, Libby served as Chief Of Staff to Oprah Winfrey for 11 years.  She was also a consulting Producer with the team that created the Emmy award winning, Super Soul Sunday on OWN, The Oprah Winfrey Network. 
     
    Earlier in her career Libby was an executive assistant to Jann Wenner of Wenner Media, publisher of Rolling Stone, US Weekly, and Men's Journal.  She was personal assistant to Maury Povich; and worked in both radio and print advertising at newspapers and radio stations outside of Boston.  
     
    She currently lives a creative and inspired life, on a quaint street in NYC's West Village.

    This event is Free and Open to the Public.
     
    Registration Requested - but not required.

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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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