Reflections: Stanford Model UN Conference

The Bay School’s student participants in the Stanford Model United Nations Conference reflect on their experiences. Click here to flip through photos from the conference. Please note: Keep an eye out for a separate update detailing Bay students’ recent participation in Harvard Model Congress, held Jan. 18-21. Student reflections: Gemma ’13 representing Vietnam on the... Continue Reading →

Experiences: U.S. History A as the New York Ratifying Convention

Arts and humanities teacher Colin Williams shares about his history students’ mock debates. What looked like a room full of students last week was in fact a room full of delegates to the New York ratifying convention in Poughkeepsie. The men of New York elected these delegates to decide whether to ratify the new Constitution. At each... Continue Reading →

Conversations: Students Talk (and Think!) Politics

“As anger and disillusionment toward the current state of our political system rises, the number of people voting falls? Surely this can’t be the solution.” Senior Walker spoke at Morning Meeting recently about the aim of The Bay School mock election, citing nation-wide lack of citizen participation as a serious issue that even the youngest... Continue Reading →

Reflections on the Stanford Model United Nations Conference

On November 4-6 Bay's Model U.N. Club attended Stanford's Model United Nations Conference. Here are some of their reflections on that weekend. Julia Nierenberg – Junior At Stanford, I represented Mexico within the committee of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The two topics we discussed were 1) Secondary Education in Developing Countries... Continue Reading →

Inside Job

In the last few weeks, the United Nations Club watched the movie, Inside Job, which is a 2010 production on the implosion of the international financial system, as well as corruption within the larger financial corporations. After we finished the movie, we inevitably set out to process, discuss, and debate the topic at hand. We... Continue Reading →

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