News Archive

Welcome Back!

Welcome Back!

We hope our entire school community enjoyed the Spring Break with family and friends! Classes are back in session, and we look forward to seeing everyone on campus!

Primary School: Festival of Learning

Primary School: Festival of Learning

We would like to thank our entire Primary School Community for an engaging festival of learning before Spring Break! It was wonderful to see our parent community in school enjoying student tours, student-led learning, and above all, seeing the many displays of inquiry in action. Thank you to our students and faculty for your dedication!

Earth Day @ BMS

Earth Day @ BMS

Our school community is gearing up for Earth Day on April 22nd, featuring recited poems, activities, and other engaging opportunities to take action in preserving our wonderful planet. Watch this space for the program and planned activities!

Welcome to the IB/CIS/NEASC Accreditation Team

Welcome to the IB/CIS/NEASC Accreditation Team

We would like to wish a warm welcome to the visiting team and look forward to meeting you in interviews, tours, and other joint sessions. Enjoy your time on the BMS Campus!

Grade 12 Exhibition: Fine Arts Vernissage!

Grade 12 Exhibition: Fine Arts Vernissage!

Our IBDP resident artists in Gr. 12 hosted a beautiful exhibition and vernissage recently on the BMS Campus, displaying their talent and hard work in creating a dynamic art exhibition as part of their DP Fine Arts Studies. Visit the 6th floor to see the installation in person.

Enjoy a few impressions of their artistic creations here!

Secondary School Concert: Thank you!

Secondary School Concert: Thank you!

We would like to thank our entire community for attending our 6th annual Secondary School Concert at City Kino Wedding. Such amazing talent on the stage and such a wonderful audience to share our music with! Through the ticket sales and other generous donations, we were able to rase 1,778 Euros for the homeless in Berlin. Thank you and well done to our students and hosts—you were amazing!

Enjoy a few impressions of the concert!

Spring Break @ BMS—see you on April 8th!

Spring Break @ BMS—see you on April 8th!

We would like to wish our entire school community a wonderful Spring Break with family and friends! If you will join us for the CCEP Vacation Program, find all the clubs, excursions, and workshops here! We look forward to welcoming our families back to campus on April 8th when classes in our Primary and Secondary School are back in session.

Spring Break: Vacation Program @ BMS

Spring Break: Vacation Program @ BMS

We are excited to welcome our students during our Spring Break with the CCEP Vacation Program. Primary School students will have the opportunity to enjoy free play, take part in workshops, and participate in city excursions planned for our students!

Find the program and all details here!

AGIS Higher Ed Fair @ BMS

AGIS Higher Ed Fair @ BMS

Our auditorium was buzzing with interested parents, staff, students, and visitors recently while BMS hosted the Annual AGIS Higher Ed Fair on campus. National and international universities were on site answering questions from our community and presenting their university study programs and campus life. Thank you to the many universities that presented!

Find a few snapshots from the day here!

International Day of Mathematics on the BMS Campus

International Day of Mathematics on the BMS Campus

It was wonderful to see the creative play and appreciation for Mathematics on campus recently, celebrating International Day of Mathematics in our ELC, Primary, and Secondary classrooms. Congratulations to the estimation jar winners.

AGIS Higher Ed Fair on the BMS Campus: March 11th

AGIS Higher Ed Fair on the BMS Campus: March 11th

BMS will soon host the AGIS higher education fair in our school auditorium, welcoming national and international universities to our campus. Featured universities will have information stands for parents, students, and other guests to ask questions on the admissions process, academic programs as well as hear directly about campus life. Join us on March 11th!

IBDP Film & Visual Arts Exhibition

IBDP Film & Visual Arts Exhibition

We will welcome invited guests on March 15th for our annual IBDP Vernissage, celebrating the accomplishments and talents of our  Gr. 12 art and film students.

Extended Essay (EE) Symposium

Extended Essay (EE) Symposium

Our Gr. 11 students will present their EE research to parents and students on March 19th from 4:30pm-6:00pm, giving presentations on their chosen topics, the research process as a whole, and how the EE is a key aspect of the IBDP journey.  Stay tuned for more details from our EE Coordinator, Dr. Mansuy.

BMS Summer Fair has returned!

BMS Summer Fair has returned!

SAVE THE DATE: Annual BMS Summer Fair at the Beronlina Sportsplatz, July 4, 2024! The day will feature games, competitions, food & drinks, and much more! Make sure to mark your calendar and join us on July 4th as we bring back our Summer Fair—stay tuned for more details!

BMS Friendship and Empathy Week

BMS Friendship and Empathy Week

Our entire school campus will be celebrating friendship and empathy week from March 4th-March 7th, participating in classroom discussions on the importance of empathy and kindness & sharing kind words and gestures with their peers and teachers. The week is also dedicated to celebrating our core values as an international school community. Stay tuned for a few impressions!

BMS Secondary School Concert: Nostalgia — A journey through music!

BMS Secondary School Concert: Nostalgia — A journey through music!

Our 6th annual Secondary School Concert is set to take place on March 1, 2024, at City Kino Wedding, featuring the amazing talents of our students from Grade 7-12. Students will perform original songs and covers of some of their favorite tunes. A portion of the proceeds will go to our longstanding partnership with the Bahnhofsmission.
Ticket sales go live on February 6th!

Language Friendly School

Language Friendly School

BMS has recently become certified as a language friendly school, receiving this status based on our language program, the many diverse home languages in our school community, and our approach to language learning. We are proud to receive this certification!

Capoeira Club in Action

Capoeira Club in Action

Our Primary School students are currently enjoying developing their skills in their afterschool Capoeira Club, dedicated to teaching students how to move their body with complex movements and acrobatics.

BMS Secondary Students visit Animal Sanctuary

BMS Secondary Students visit Animal Sanctuary

A group of committed Secondary students recently joined Ms. Rush and Mr. Huet for a weekend of volunteering at Lass die Tiere Leben. Our students helped with clearing out and cleaning the living and feeding environment in the sanctuary located in Brandenburg. Well done to our students and thank you for your engagement and compassion!

Bronze Metal for BMS Chess Team!

Bronze Metal for BMS Chess Team!

We would like to congratulate the amazing success of our Chess Team after competing in the Berlin Rapid Chess team Championship. BMS achieved major success in the category of 5th & 6th Graders: among the 21 teams Onno, Milan, Valentine, David & Avir finished 3rd, placing behind the two top-ranked schools. A special congrats to Avir, the youngest player on the team from Grade 3 who won all 4 of his games. Hats off  to the team and Chess Coach Harald!

Anti Bullying Workshop at BMS: Grades 5-10

Anti Bullying Workshop at BMS: Grades 5-10

BMS students recently welcomed Mr. Rob Higgs for an interactive presentation on anti-bullying as part of our commitment to ensuring a safe, fair, respectful, and inclusive environment at BMS. We would like to thank Mr. Higgs for these informative and highly insightful workshops on what actions students, parents, and staff can take to build a safe and respectful culture at BMS.

Find out more about Rob Higgs

Parent Talk Series: February Schedule

Parent Talk Series: February Schedule

Our dedicated support team will host 2 sessions in our BMS Parent Talk Series, one dedicated to how parents can nurture a growth mindset at home and a second talk on how diversity can be embraced in the school community. Join us online for these informative talks!

February 13th at 3:30pm: Nurturing a Growth Mindset (Ms. Caravaca)
February 29th at 3:30pm: Embracing Diversity (Mr. O´Sullivan)

Grade 9 Parent-Teacher Conferences

Grade 9 Parent-Teacher Conferences

A reminder to our parent community that parent-teacher conferences for Gr. 9 will take place on February 7th. Please be sure to follow the instructions from our Secondary Leadership Team on how to select appointments with our Secondary Faculty.

CCEP Talent Show

CCEP Talent Show

We look forward to celebrating the amazing talents of our young performers in the annual CCEP talent show on February 2nd. The program will feature our Primary School students performing dance routines, musical compositions on the piano, magic tricks, and much more. Save the date and watch this space for a few photos from the evening!

Digital Citizenship: Common Sense Education at BMS

Digital Citizenship: Common Sense Education at BMS

We are happy to report that our Digital Citizenship Day was a resounding success! As part of a network of schools offering the Common Sense Education for Digital Citizenship, we are happy to celebrate the curriculum´s approach to creating a safe and meaningful digital learning environment and seeing those important attributes embedded in our school program.

Grade 1 Art Club: Ceramic Works of Art

Grade 1 Art Club: Ceramic Works of Art

Our resident artist in Grade 1 have been busy creating beautiful ceramic art creations, using their own inspiration and impressions from nature. Well done to our students!

Winter Vacation Program

Winter Vacation Program

A brief reminder to our school community that our winter break will take place from February 19th - February 23rd. A dynamic vacation program awaits those students joining us during the week! Stay tuned for all the activity details and registration information. 

Grade 9 Internships

Grade 9 Internships

The entire Grade 9 cohort is currently completing 2-week internships at institutions in Berlin, gaining practical work experience at political foundations, research labs, graphic design and architectural firms, and many more professional workplaces. We look forward to hearing about their experiences when they return to campus and would like to thank our community for their support in finding many interesting internship assignments!

Primary School: Home Languages Day

Primary School: Home Languages Day

We will be celebrating the many dynamic cultures and languages that call BMS home this week, with our BMS Home Languages Day ready to start on Wednesday, January 24th. Planned activities in our Primary School lessons will be a part of the day's program and students are invited to bring their favorite book in their home language to school. The day is dedicated to providing students with the opportunity to celebrate their own language and culture in our dynamic international community. 

BMS Digital Citizenship Day: Well done!

BMS Digital Citizenship Day: Well done!

It was wonderful to see our students in action on campus, learning about how to navigate the online world better and discovering tools and tips on how to use the digital space as a force of positive change and good! We would like to thank our students and staff for their engagement and look forward to continuing our work together in bring our digital learning curriculum to life!