ISB Walks for Water
ISB students (and families!) walked almost 200 collective miles (that’s over 1,000 laps!) around the school building, carrying water jugs, to raise money and awareness for the organization Kids for Kids. Kids for Kids serves children and families in Darfur, Sudan, bringing them tools and education to maintain clean water and sustainable agriculture. To date, [...]
Spring is here in Brooklyn! ISB 6th grade Community Service Club is working with Gowanus Canal Conservancy (@gowanusgreen) to maintain the tree beds in the neighborhood!
ISB receives special visit from French elected officials
The ISB community was treated to a special visit today from Hélène Conway-Mouret, Minister Delegate for French Nationals Abroad (attached to the French Minister of Foreign Affairs), who is visiting the French community in New York and Washington, DC this week along with French Consul General Bertrand Lortholary. Minister Conway-Mouret is particularly focusing on bilingual [...]
Poetry Slam Prep
We are getting ready for this year’s poetry slam series! Here’s a poem from last year’s slam by ISB student Ella-Leila Sghaier Dessemond. Hope to see you at the slams next weekend! PARIS Par Ella-Leïla Sghaier Dessemond Paris, ville jolie Avec sa Tour Eiffel Qui est très belle! Avec mon appareil photo, Sur mon vélo, [...]
ISB Community Service Club helps in Hurricane Sandy relief efforts
Dear Families, The 6th grade Community Service Club is leading some school-wide programs in response to Hurricane Sandy. Here are three things you can do to help! HAPPY CARDS: ISB students are creating “Happy Cards” for the many people hosted at the Armory in Park Slope to brighten their day. We are asking for any type [...]
Annual Fall Festival
Saturday, October 20, 11am-2pm That’s not the icy grip of approaching winter you’re feeling, no indeed! It’s actually that invigorating autumn freshness that heralds ISB’s annual Fall Festival! Please join us for an amazing day of music, food, games, crafts, dance and sports for all ages. Fall Festival Event Activities: + pumpkin decoration + headband/bracelet making + face painting/nail [...]
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: The latest in NYC from ISB’s Language Coordinators!
From ISB we would like to help you celebrate the Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed in the U.S. each year from September 15 to October 15. This year’s national theme is “Diversity United, Building America’s Future Today.” At Brooklyn Children’s Museum Cultural Connections Performance: Phyllis Rose Dance Company Saturday October 13th, 2012, 1pm, for all ages [...]
Alliance Française & Instituto Cervantes coming to Brooklyn!
ISB is proud to be the Brooklyn home of fiaf: Alliance Française and Instituto Cervantes New York, both revered cultural and language institutions based in Manhattan. You can learn more about their organizations and the offerings they will have at ISB at the open house on September 27, 4-8pm! Instituto Cervantes New York ICNY hopes [...]
Walk for Water
Slide show from ISB’s Community Service “Walk for Water” on March 30, 2012