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  • Boulder Country Day offering summer camps

    Diana Emerson|Feb 21, 2024

    If you are a parent, you probably have begun thinking about summer plans. One option is summer camp for the children. Boulder Country Day in Gunbarrel offers several options for children ages three to 13 with a wide variety of mix and match options to keep your child active and excited this summer. For children ages three to five, “Camp Sandbox” offers half- and full-day options for four weeks from June 3-June 28. Camp Sandbox features weekly themes such as “Brilliant Bug Ball” and “Animal Rescuers” to capture children’s sense of wonder with p...

  • Boulder Country Day students explore global perspectives

    Diana Emerson, Special to the Courier|Feb 19, 2020

    On Jan. 30, Boulder Country Day middle school students participated in the annual Model United Nations exercise. In teams, students represented a member country by researching it, writing resolutions on current issues it faces, and defending those resolutions at a gathering called the MUN General Assembly. Through this process, students learned about international relations, developed empathy, and gained a better understanding of how issues across the world affect us all. As an authorized IB...

  • STEM teacher to participate in LEGO program

    Diana Emerson, Special to the Courier|Jun 29, 2018

    Boulder Country Day Middle School’s STEM and Programming teacher, Phil Mayhoffer, has been selected to participate in the first cohort of the US LEGO® Education Master Educator program. The LEGO Master Educator program which is designed for educators in early learning through secondary school who currently use LEGO hands-on learning solutions in their classroom. The selected participants embody the LEGO Education mission of enabling success for all students through hands-on learning ex...

  • BCD middle school students attended conference

    Diana Emerson, Special to the Courier|Mar 31, 2018

    On Friday, Feb. 15, members of the Boulder Day Country Day Middle School student council and other rising middle school leaders traveled to Chicago to attend the LEAD Conference. Alongside hundreds of students from across the nation, the BCD students attended a variety of presentations by keynote speakers and breakout sessions focusing on different topics related to leadership. "Chicago was great,” Charlie Bickham, BCD MS student council president, said. “We all gained insight and learned how...