MG Vander Elst posted a blog post
BHS, THe Boerum Hill School for International Studies in Brooklyn(the only school in New York that offers to graduate with a french Baccalaureate Diploma)is holding their first Annual Marché d'HÎver on Sunday December 15th from 10am-5pm,curating bea…
Oct 24
MG Vander Elst replied to MG Vander Elst's discussion Appeal's in Bilingual Revolution in Brooklyn - Middle School
"No one at BNS either
same for kids who were given a choice that wasn't even on their list."
Aug 21
MG Vander Elst replied to Fabrice Jaumont's discussion Program eligibility in Bilingual Revolution in Brooklyn - Middle School
"sorry no I don't mean suing but have an honest conversation with them, acknowledging their was a slip up
and holding spots for families interested in BHS as priority in the appeals, that would be a way of fixing it for now.
And then for the future y…"
Aug 21
MG Vander Elst replied to Fabrice Jaumont's discussion Program eligibility in Bilingual Revolution in Brooklyn - Middle School
"Yes Fabrice we have had to fight with our own school at PS133 for the past years to receive the minimum amount of French but in the Diversity Plan of equitable admissions rule #3 was to give priority to DLP children, they inforced rule # 1 and 2.
If…"
Aug 21
MG Vander Elst replied to Christina Roushakes's discussion IS 318 - District 14 in Bilingual Revolution in Brooklyn - Middle School
"Hi Christina, one of the parents at 133 is interested in the possibility of a French program at 318 and would love to contact 318 to see if she can join the meeting on Monday, do you have a contact to forward me, you can do so via my email if you wo…"
Aug 21
MG Vander Elst replied to Christina Roushakes's discussion IS 318 - District 14 in Bilingual Revolution in Brooklyn - Middle School
"I am in D13 and my son is at 133, the commute isn't going to work fo rush, 30 minutes of commute with 2 subways."
Aug 21
MG Vander Elst replied to MG Vander Elst's discussion Appeal's in Bilingual Revolution in Brooklyn - Middle School
"I heard and I may be wrong but PS 321, PS 118, PS 39, PS 107 no one a these schools got an after from their appeal.
this seems very very strange almost rigged. Why would they offer an appeal if none is granted at all ?
Some of us at PS 133 are sendi…"
Aug 21
MG Vander Elst replied to Fabrice Jaumont's discussion Conversation with Karen Watts in Bilingual Revolution in Brooklyn - Middle School
"Thank you Fabrice, I think it is great to push for another MS option definitely in D13. Let's hope something can transpire by September.
best,
mg"
Aug 21
MG Vander Elst replied to Christina Roushakes's discussion IS 318 - District 14 in Bilingual Revolution in Brooklyn - Middle School
"318 is to far for us to commute too and so is 316. 
mg, mom to Harrison"
Aug 21
MG Vander Elst replied to Julia Klise's discussion August Update? in Bilingual Revolution in Brooklyn - Middle School
"Hi Julia,
Yes looking for the same as well. I will reach out to a couple of people who may know some teachers.
mg"
Aug 21
MG Vander Elst replied to Mallorie LEROYER's discussion MS915 and Arts and Letters? in Bilingual Revolution in Brooklyn - Middle School
"I agree those are, Arts and Letters has little room to accept other students, MS915 may have more room and then do not have a language program at all."
Aug 21
MG Vander Elst replied to Julia Klise's discussion Journalist Seeking Parents in Bilingual Revolution in Brooklyn - Middle School
"Thank you Julia, that is great. I will email her."
Aug 21
MG Vander Elst replied to Fabrice Jaumont's discussion 5th grade graduation - Invitation for parents in Bilingual Revolution in Brooklyn - Middle School
"Thank you Fabrice and Bénédicte for hosting us today it was very special !
mg "
Aug 21
MG Vander Elst replied to Fabrice Jaumont's discussion Program eligibility in Bilingual Revolution in Brooklyn - Middle School
"I am surprised that nowhere is D15 acknowledging any of this huge mistake.
I agree 100% that  DLP families should have priority in appeals to enter BHS and I don't know why D15 is ignoring the fact that they did not updheld their admissions process…"
Aug 21
MG Vander Elst posted discussions in Bilingual Revolution in Brooklyn - Middle School
Aug 21