The Virtual Gala is TONIGHT, JUNE 20 | 8PM – 9:30PM. Free & Family-Friendly

Tonight we come together to give one another a big virtual hug, to celebrate the resiliency of our community, to honor and congratulate our graduating class of 2020 and to have some fun! Read on for everything you need to get the party started.

Zoom Info

We will meet via the Zoom teleconferencing tool using the link emailed from the BSI PTO today. If you did not receive this email, please write to for the Zoom link.

You can download Zoom ahead of time or join via web browser.

Virtual Gala Schedule

8:00 Gala Begins!
8:10 PTO & Principal Havlik’s Welcome
8:15 Kid’s Dance led by Arkadyi of DuDance
8:30 Yearbook Preview
8:45 T-shirt Contest Finalists
9:00 Silent Auction Closes
9:05 Live Auction Begins
9:30 Gala Ends
9:35 Grade Afterparties Begin!

Auction Info

The Virtual Gala Auction is OPEN and the bidding has begun!

Families can Register here for the auction — it’s free! email

Here’s the link to auction items including great experiences and items like chess lessons with Coach Vlad, Disney Park Hopper Passes and a wine gift certificate from Brooklyn’s Big Nose, Full Body!

Zoom Background (Optional)

Click here to download the Club BSI Zoom background.
(Find instructions for using virtual backgrounds here.)

Recipe: BSI Cocktail

by Michael Grimes, 3rd grade Parent

cocktail with blueberries and lime
Brooklyn vodka, 2 ounces (sub with seltzer for Virgin BSI)
Simple syrup*, 1 tablespoon
Ice + 2 lime wedges  + 6 blueberries 

Fill a shaker with ice. Add vodka, simple syrup, and juice of one lime wedge. Shake well and strain into highball glass over ice cubes. Garnish with remaining lime wedge and blueberries.*Make ahead. Combine 2 parts granulated sugar with 1 part water. Simmer, stirring, over low heat, until sugar has dissolved. Chill before using.

See you soon!