Distance Learning the Bay Way

When news of the possible impact of COVID-19 surfaced in January, Bay’s Educational Leadership Team (ELT) wasted no time in planning to put an actionable program in place. Early thinking and collaboration allowed the school to confidently transition to distance learning in mid-March while ensuring the continuity of Bay’s progressive educational program and helping to... Continue Reading →

Spring has Sprung!

Spring is in the air which often brings with it a certain sense of renewal and starting over. It feels nice to remember that in these atypical times of sheltering in place and maybe even feeling a little stagnant, that the Earth will continue to turn; and so can we.  For some, spring cleaning often... Continue Reading →

Inspiring a Commitment to Environmental Justice

Many of us find today's COVID-19 face masks a little uncomfortable and annoying, but not Bay Science Teacher Laura Diaz. She welcomes the protection. In fact, she wishes she'd been offered this kind of protection from an equally hazardous community health threat when she was a child. Growing up in Pittsburg, CA, Laura recalls what... Continue Reading →

Honoring Earth Day with a COVID-19 Victory Garden

A half a century ago, a Senator, Representative, and an environmental activist collaborated on a plan to raise awareness about the negative impact industrial development was having on our environment and on human health. The first Earth Day inspired 20 million Americans to take to the streets, parks and auditoriums to demonstrate their concern. Today,... Continue Reading →

Bay Distance Learning: A view from the Zoom classroom

When COVID-19 emerged and upended our normal way of life, Bay's Educational Leadership Team quickly and thoughtfully developed and launched a Distance Learning program. In keeping with Bay's ongoing commitment to whole-person education, the goal was to provide both academic continuity and opportunities for community connection, engagement and mindfulness. The team set out to implement... Continue Reading →

From Survive to Thrive

As we are now going on about a month of shelter-in place, it's no secret that this has been a complete “180” for a lot of us. Even though some time has passed, it is still new territory to navigate, and we have been doing what we can to survive and to keep ourselves occupied.... Continue Reading →

Get Cooking!!

As we begin week four of home isolation and social distancing, I am feeling the urge to nurture and care for the people I love through food. I don’t think I’m alone in this; I’m noticing a bunch of recipes being shared by text, online ad-hoc cooking clubs springing up, and my Instagram feed is... Continue Reading →

Good Grief

As COVID-19 surfaced and upended our regular way of life, the Bay School sprung into action to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of our whole community. Campus closed, and like schools the world over, Bay forged a new path forward into the unknown territory of Distance Learning. It’s been a challenging and magnificent experience.... Continue Reading →

What Does Justice Have to Do With Overcoming Poverty?

At a time of historic economic growth in America, why is it that income inequality is at its highest level since the Census Bureau started tracking it 50 years ago? How is our healthy economy and low jobless rate masking deep inequalities in income and health that are harmful to everyone in society? Most importantly,... Continue Reading →

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