On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Fall of the Wall of Berlin, grades 6-10 spent the day learning about how the Wall divided Berliners between 1961 and 1989. Grade 6 took part in a wall walk between Hauptbahnhof and Bornholmer Straße. Led by their classteacher, Mr. C. Carter, and local historian and BCS parent, Mr. P. Scraton, students looked for traces of the Wall as well as ways in which the city has grown together, and heard exciting wall-related stories. Grades 7-10 cycled through eight different activities involving everything from mapping the Wall’s route to learning how people risked and sometimes lost their their lives to get around or under it. After today, it wouldn’t be outrageous to claim that our students know more about the Wall than most people who didn’t experience it themselves!

Eight of our grade 7 – 10 students participated in the Cross Run of schools of Berlin-Mitte.

In a fair and companionable competition, seven of our BCS students qualified for the Berlin finals later this school year. Being injured, one student could not make the finish line – we wish him a very fast recovery.

Our BCS Flag Football Team won 1st place at the annual Halloween Bowl Flag Football Tournament on Saturday, November 2nd hosted by the Berlin Kobras American Football Team.
The team’s offensive game combined with a strong defense inevitably lead the team of coach Max to victory. It was a mixed tournament with youth and senior players. We are looking forward for the next Flag Football event.

Congratulations to Vincent, Keira, Ferdinand, Daniel, Yannick, Niklas and Coach Max.