Arts & Science Charter School
Volume 8 | November 2, 2016

News and Events

#iLearnAthon Selected Winning Ideas
iLearn Schools has identified the following submissions for implementation, and has taken steps to initiate careful planning
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BASCS Elementary Diwali Celebration
BASCS Elementary held an assembly to celebrate Diwali, the Hindu holiday meaning the festival of lights and a time when Indian people all over the world rejoice.
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Bergen High Halloween Celebration
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BASCS Middle Halloween Celebration
Check out Bergen Middle Halloween Celebration.
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BASCS Elementary Halloween Celebration
Students and staff at BASCS Elementary were excited as they walked into school, dressed in their costumes, ready to celebrate Halloween!
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iLearn ELA Teachers meet the…Lucy Calkins
iLearn Schools ELA Coach, Jennifer Bender, and 4th grade ELA teacher at Hudson-ASCS, Chloe Maybruch, spent the day with Lucy Calkins herself at Rutgers University’s 49th Annual Reading and Writing Conference.
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BASCS School Store is online now!!!
Deadline is Nov 10, 2016 11:59 pm.
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We have officially launched our Feast of Giving GoFundMe Campaign!
Please consider making a donation to this campaign; thank you for being a part of ensuring that all of our students and families have a happy and healthy Thanksgiving.
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Announcements and Reminders

  1. Feast of Giving 2016 Our annual Food Drive has kicked off, and will continue this until Monday, November 14th. There are a few ways that you can contribute:
    Raising Money/Gathering Food - #1GO FUND ME: FEAST OF GIVING You may be used to contribute monetarily to the fundraiser. Flyer

    Raising Money/Gathering Food - #2 – Dress-Down: November 1st-4th Students may contribute $1.00 or donate two (2) non-expired, non-perishable food items to receive ONE dress-down day OR students may donate a FULL bag of non-perishable food items (a brown-paper bag/plastic bag – minimum of 6 non-expired items) and receive Dress Down for ALL FOUR days.

  2. Bergen Elementary
  3. Friday, November 4th – Early dismissal at 1:20 for all students due to Staff Professional Development. All after school activities and tutoring are cancelled.
  4. Clubs for November – Please note that club registration for November is closed as the deadline for registration was today, Friday, October 28th. If we did not receive a club form with payment, we will assume that you are not registering your child for November.
  5. Tuesday, November 8th – All students will be dismissed at 3:00 P.M. on this day due to Election Day. All aftercare and tutoring will be cancelled.
  6. Friday, November 11th – Early dismissal at 1:20 for all students due to parent/teacher conferences. (All after school activities and tutoring are cancelled.) The First Marking Period closes on this day as well.
  7. Save the date: Monday, November 21st - Our Annual BASCS Thanksgiving Celebration Dinner will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. (Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.) All families are encouraged to bring a side dish or dessert to share! Details for the location of the event will be provided in the upcoming week.
  8. Socktober Fundraiser – Monday will be the last day of this wonderful fundraiser. Please consider donating a pair of new or unused socks to help support local shelters in need. The box is located in our front lobby. Please see the attached flyer for a list of additional items that you can donate to help support this great cause. Your donations are greatly appreciated!

  9. Bergen Middle
  10. Early Dismissal Friday November 4th – ½ day and 1:10pm dismissal. All clubs are canceled!
  11. Technology Sessions In an effort to help our parents be better informed about their students' work and progress, we have planned a technology night. This would be an opportunity for teachers to demonstrate how students access, use and navigate anything technology related for school. This includes Schoology, Kindles, Pearson, the Database, etc.
    We are going to offer this event twice: Once would be the evening of parent conferences on November 11th after conferences are over. The other would be the following Tuesday, November 15th at 6:00pm.
  12. Youtube Streaming Link All activities taking place during school hours will now be live streamed! You can follow the link below to watch actives like our costume contest, awards ceremonies, concerts, and more! For any technical difficulties, please contact Mr. Debrova.
    • Tuesday, November 8th – Election Day – 3:00pm dismissal – NO CLUBS!
    • Tuesday, November 16th – 3:00pm Dismissal - NO CLUBS
    • Friday, November 18th – FULL DAY 3:00pm dismissal- There will still be no clubs
    • Monday, November 21st – 3:00 pm dismissal - Bergen Family Dinner – NO CLUBS
    • Wednesday, November 23rd – ½ day – 1:10pm dismissal – NO CLUBS
  14. Save the Date: Monday November 21st – Bergen Family Thanksgiving Dinner from 6pm-8pm (Doors will open at 5:30pm). All families are welcome to attend and to bring a side dish or dessert to share!

Featured Videos and Others

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Bergen ASCS - Elementary
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Bergen ASCS - Middle
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Bergen ASCS - High
43 Maple Ave Hackensack, NJ 07601
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