Resolution J991-2013

Commemorating the 15th Anniversary of Bay Ridge Preparatory School to be celebrated on April 25, 2013



  • Mar 25, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Mar 22, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  commemorating the 15th Anniversary of Bay Ridge
Preparatory School to be celebrated on April 25, 2013

WHEREAS, It is the sense of  this  Legislative  Body  to  recognize  and
commend  institutions  of  commitment and high achievement whose purpose
and endeavor have been dedicated to the pursuit  of  excellence  in  the
education of the children of the State of New York; and
  WHEREAS,  This Legislative Body is proud to commemorate the 15th Anni-
versary of an institution of enduring commitment and exemplary tradition
in educating the children of Brooklyn, New York, Bay  Ridge  Preparatory
School; and
  WHEREAS,  The  Bay  Ridge  Preparatory  School  and the community will
proudly observe this historic occasion with a 15th Anniversary Party  to
be held at the Dyker Beach Golf Course; and
  WHEREAS, Bay Ridge Preparatory School is dedicated to enriching intel-
lectual  curiosity,  creativity,  and  emotional  intelligence through a
student-centered community that values the unique talents  and  learning
styles of each person; and
  WHEREAS,  Established  in 1998, Bay Ridge Preparatory School is a non-
profit, co-educational, college-preparatory, independent day school;  it
has  a  student  body  of 396, an average class size of 15, and educates
students from Kindergarten through Grade 12 on two campuses; and
  WHEREAS, Its 81st Street Campus, located on Ridge Boulevard in  Brook-
lyn, is home to the Lower and Middle Schools (Grades K-8), the Office of
Admissions, and the Office of Development; and
  WHEREAS, Bay Ridge Preparatory School's 74th Street Campus, located on
Fourth  Avenue in Brooklyn, is home to the High School (Grades 9-12) and
the Office of Athletics; and
  WHEREAS, Bay Ridge Preparatory School is accredited by  the  Board  of
Regents  of  The  University  of  the State of New York and the New York
State Association of Independent Schools and is, in addition,  a  member
of the National Association of Independent Schools; and
  WHEREAS,  The  schools of a community reflect the character and values
of that community; the residents, school officials, parents, faculty and
students of Bay Ridge Preparatory School may, on  the  occasion  of  its
15th  Anniversary,  take just pride in its history of quality in leader-
ship, teaching, achievement and community support; and
  WHEREAS, Today, Bay Ridge Preparatory School stands prepared to  reach
out,  in  earnest  and enthusiastic quest of its mission, to promote the
maximum growth of every student,  establishing  standards  and  building
skills  which  will carry its students and the citizens of its community
into the future; and
  WHEREAS, Bay Ridge Preparatory School is proudly aware of its  distin-
guished  past;  eager to fulfill its commitment to parents, students and
community; and planning with vision and purpose for the ebb and swell of
growth and change it will encounter in the years to  come;  now,  there-
fore, be it
  RESOLVED,  That  this  Legislative  Body pause in its deliberations to
honor and commend Bay Ridge Preparatory School upon the occasion of  its
15th Anniversary to be celebrated on April 25, 2013; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Bay Ridge Preparatory School.


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