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  • August 27Check out our interview with Mr. Shorbe. It is published below.
An Unexpected but Heroic Victory for the BIM Volleyball Team
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An Unexpected but Heroic Victory for the BIM Volleyball Team
Andrew S., Guest Contributor • January 12, 2022

The BASIS Independent McLean volleyball team won the Independent Small School Athletic Conference (ISSAC) league championship. In an unexpected...

BASIS Independent Mclean’s First Ever Model UN Conference
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BASIS Independent Mclean’s First Ever Model UN Conference
Melis O., Op-Ed Editor and Yearbook Liaison • December 14, 2021

Over November 12th and 13th, the Model UN club at BASIS Independent Mclean hosted our first ever conference (called BIMMUN I). The Secretariat...

Dancing in the Clouds: BIM Homecoming 2021
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Dancing in the Clouds: BIM Homecoming 2021
Ash V, Staff writer • November 10, 2021

Ah, Homecoming, the most wonderful event in the month of October at BIM. Every year at BASIS Independent McLean since 2019, excluding last year,...

Impact of Hybrid Learning: The Surprising Positives and the Predicted Negatives
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Impact of Hybrid Learning: The Surprising Positives and the Predicted Negatives
Suman S., Editor-in-Chief • October 7, 2021

The BIM Hybrid Learning Model was implemented in the 2020-2021 school year as a result of COVID-19. A schedule in which half the school (red...

Introducing the House System to BASIS Independent McLean
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Introducing the House System to BASIS Independent McLean
Suman S. , Maria L., and Anjali J. September 24, 2021

Introducing the House System to BASIS Independent McLean Many of you have probably heard about the House System but only to the extent that...

Letter to the Ninth Graders
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Letter to the Ninth Graders
Ash V, News Editor • September 22, 2021

Dear BIM Ninth Graders,  For those coming from other schools BASIS Independent McLean can be an exciting yet confusing experience. This article...

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Getting to Know Head of School Mr. Shorbe
Leena M. and Suman S. August 18, 2021

This month Mr. Jason Shorbe joins BASIS Independent McLean as the new Head of School. By way of an introduction, the BIM Bulletin has prepared...

My Atypical Journey through College Admissions
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My Atypical Journey through College Admissions
Sean P., Editor in Chief • May 25, 2021

It is said by college admissions officers that the best college applications are those that close peers can identify even without a name labeled...

Prom: A Night to Remember
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Prom: A Night to Remember
Anika K., Leena M., Hema R., and Suman S. May 10, 2021

Prom, one of the most extravagant events of the entire school year, is often looked at as a major point in high school students’ lives. It...

Senior Slideshow
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Senior Slideshow
March 5, 2021

My Conversation with Hillary Clinton
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My Conversation with Hillary Clinton
Leena M., Staff Writer • March 4, 2021

Just hearing her voice…One memorable experience I had in the past couple months was interviewing Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton. It was amazing...

The Significance of Lunar New Year
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The Significance of Lunar New Year
Caden Z., Staff Writer • March 1, 2021

On Saturday, February 6th, The BIM Chinese Culture Club virtually celebrated Lunar New Year. The holiday is celebrated by almost one-fifth of...

How Online Learning Affects Students
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How Online Learning Affects Students
Hema R., Staff Writer • November 23, 2020

Due to the current situation right now, students have been moved to online learning. I’m sure it has negatively or positively affected many...

All About Lindsey Fors
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All About Lindsey Fors
Suman S., Staff Writer • November 20, 2020

Lindsey Fors, the school counselor, joined BIM February of 2020. Before working here, Ms. Fors worked in Argentina as a youth soccer coach. While...

Hybrid Schedule Pros and Cons
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Hybrid Schedule Pros and Cons
Leena M., Staff Writer • November 3, 2020

The point of school is to learn in a classroom environment, but how can that happen when we are in the midst of a global pandemic? While things...

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