The Most Important Lessons

The Most Important Lessons

I often look back on my own path and think about why those of us who teach continue to do what we do year after year. One thing I think we must all have in common is that at some point in our academic career we had a teacher that inspired us or changed us in some way....
The Benefits of Books

The Benefits of Books

What would you do if you found something that would increase your child’s achievement at school, increase their vocabulary and verbal intelligence, help your child develop empathy for others, increase their general knowledge about the world, make them a better writer,...
Helicopter and Lawnmower Parents

Helicopter and Lawnmower Parents

  Several parents have sent me links to the stories coming out this past week about “Lawnmower Parents”. It seems we have a new entry into our lexicon replacing the well-known “Helicopter Parents”. Apparently the difference between the two is that a “helicopter...
The Greatest In The Kingdom Of Heaven

The Greatest In The Kingdom Of Heaven

Hello BCS Community,   We are mid-way through September and your BCS community is buzzing. From late night volleyball games to early morning cross country to mid-day recess – something is always happening at BCS. Hearing the rhythm of the drumline and the sounds of...
PSIA District Results

PSIA District Results

On Saturday, February 24th Brentwood hosted the PSIA Academic Meet. Kay Taylor, along with an amazing group of volunteers, did a fantastic job getting the campus ready and making sure everything ran smoothly. Our elementary and middle school students have been...