BIIS News and Updates

Christmas Program Available on YouTube

posted Jan 21, 2014, 8:13 PM by Batam Admin   [ updated Jan 21, 2014, 8:17 PM ]

Satellite Classes in Effect for Monday, October 28th

posted Oct 26, 2013, 8:29 PM by Batam Admin

Due to planned labor demonstrations, the BIIS campus will be closed on Monday, October 28, 2013.  Teachers will provide students with assignments and learning activities to be completed at home. 

 Students will be considered present on Monday if they check in with their homeroom teacher via email or PAN and complete all assigned work.

Introducing Sycamore

posted Aug 10, 2013, 10:34 PM by Batam Admin   [ updated Aug 10, 2013, 10:38 PM ]

BIIS now uses Sycamore Education's online school management system.  As a parent you sty connected and informed from any computer with an internet connection. You will be able to access grades, assignments, information, and more twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week from anywhere there is web access. 

Log-in information will be given to parents at Open House on August 1, 2013 from 4pm -7pm.  The video link below will help you become more familiar with Sycamore and the information available to you on Sycamore. 

Sycamore Parent Training Video

New School Hours for 2013 -2014

posted Aug 6, 2013, 10:06 PM by Batam Admin

Beginning August 15, 2013 BIIS's school day will begin at 8:20am.  Dismissal Monday through Thursday will be 3:00pm and Friday dismissal  will be 2:00pm.    We look forward to seeing all our students on Thursday, August 15th at 8:20am.

Swimming Friday

posted May 16, 2013, 12:30 AM by Batam Admin

Students should bring their swimwear on Friday, May 17th as we will be swimming for community sport.  

BIIS Students are Writing Their Own Music

posted May 16, 2013, 12:28 AM by Batam Admin

Using technology and the great base of music theory they have been taught this year, the students in grades 4 -8 worked in groups to write their own original songs.  They created notation and lyrics for their songs.  You can check out their work here

Supply List and Calendar for 2013-2014 Now Available

posted May 6, 2013, 8:37 PM by Batam Admin   [ updated May 6, 2013, 8:38 PM ]

The school supply list and school calendar for the 2013-2014 school year are now available on  You can access both documents by clicking on the Downloads tab. 

Book Blog

posted Apr 15, 2013, 7:37 PM by Batam Admin   [ updated Apr 17, 2013, 11:38 PM ]

Students in grades 4-8 are blogging about books.  Check it out at

Want to check out what the kids are thinking about these days?  Read their ponderings at

Tuition Assistance

posted Apr 11, 2013, 11:39 PM by Batam Admin

Families interested in applying for tuition assistance can find the application here.
Tuition assistance for current families should be submitted by April 19th.  Please submit applications directly to Miss Kathy ( or Mr. Eric(

Book Drive

posted Mar 31, 2013, 10:05 PM by Batam Admin

Please click on the Book Drive tab to learn more about how you, your friends, and your family can help build literacy at BIIS.

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