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Vanessa Sanyang Dedication Ceremony & Community Picnic

All BAIS students, staff, and family members are invited to the Community Picnic on Saturday, September 15th, from 11:00am to 3:00pm. This event will include a dedication ceremony at 11:30am for the Vanessa Sanyang Primary Wing in honor of Mrs. Sanyang’s 28 years as a beloved BAIS teacher. We hope to see you all there!

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Celebrations of Learning

Every Friday the whole school gathers from 11:45am to 12:15pm to end the week together for “Celebration of Learning” (CoL) time. Sometimes CoL is an activity just for students and teachers, and other we have student presentations that we encourage families to attend. Here are the upcoming CoL presentations for families: • Fri, Sep 28…

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Open House September 13th, 6:00-7:30pm

Our Open House will be the evening of Thursday, September 13th, from 6:00-7:30pm. All parents/guardians are invited to come to the school during this time to see your children’s classrooms and meet their teachers. Please do not bring your children to Open House. Teachers will be happy to discuss general information about their classes such…

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Welcome New Teachers!

We are thrilled to welcome two new teachers to the BAIS family this year! Ms. Natalie Touray will teach Kindergarten and 1st Grade, and Ms. Kelly McAllester will teach 3rd and 4th Grades. You can get to know all our teachers and staff at http://baisgambia.org/staff/.

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Upcoming Spirit Days

The Student Council has declared several School Spirit Days for the last two weeks of the year: Wednesday, June 13th — Formal Dress Day (appropriate for the End-of-Year Ceremony) Monday, June 18th — Dress As your Favorite Character Day Tuesday, June 19th — Pajama Day Wednesday, June 20th — Mismatch Day Thursday, June 21st — BAIS Colors Day (Red, Blue, Green, Yellow) The more BAIS students participate, the more fun…

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Pre-K Celebration of Learning this Friday

This Friday from 11:45am to 12:15pm, the BAIS Pre-K students will share what they have been learning across all the subjects. All the rest of the teachers and students will be in the audience, and BAIS parents/caretakers are all welcome to join us. We hope to see you there!

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BAIS Character Education Values for May

Our Character Education values for May are patience and understanding. Patience means the ability to remain calm and deal with a long wait or with a frustrating situation. Understanding means being willing and able to understand other people’s behavior and forgive them if you don’t agree with their behavior. Let’s all work together to practice…

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Student Council Lock-In May 4th-5th

The BAIS Student Council has organized a lock-in for all students in Grades 2 and up.The theme of the lock-in is “Sleep in the Deep,” so there will be underwater-themed games and decorations, and we will watch the movie Shark Tale. Activities will start at 5:30pm on Friday, May 4th, and students should be picked…

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Service Learning Field Trips to Makumbaya

On Wednesday, May 23rd, and Thursday, May 24th, BAIS students will travel to Makumbaya Lower Basic School to put their learning into action! Through advocacy and art, this year’s Service Learning Project has focused on deforestation. During these field trips, students will participate with Makumbaya students to: – Promote, demonstrate, and create biomass briquettes for…

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Middle & High School Field Trip to Wassu and Keneba!

The middle and high school teachers are preparing an overnight field trip to Wassu and MRC Keneba from Friday, March 9th, to Saturday, March 10th. This will connect with students’ learning about ancient West African kingdoms, offering insight into the role geographic factors play in the development of local civilizations. We will also go on an excursion…

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