New Center at BBS Helps Special Needs Children Get SMART

New Center at BBS Helps Special Needs Children Get SMART

The opening of fantastic new facilities for children with learning differences at LSESD’s Beirut Baptist School (BBS) and the launch of an exciting new program for them has heralded a new chapter in the school’s commitment to inclusive education. On 24 October 2018,...
Inclusive Summer Camp Impacts “Special Kids”

Inclusive Summer Camp Impacts “Special Kids”

Give a child a good environment to be in and they are likely to respond. That is what SKILD, Beirut Baptist School (BBS) and Wellspring found in the summer camp they ran together this July. While there are other special needs camps in Lebanon, the SKILD Summer Camp is...
Transformed Lives: Making a Difference for Lebanese Women

Transformed Lives: Making a Difference for Lebanese Women

Life is special for Karen Sweid right now. This summer, she achieved the second highest grade in Beirut for socioeconomics in the Baccalaureate exams. Karen graduated from LSESD’s Beirut Baptist School (BBS) and was one of three valedictorians (all female) who spoke...
Ready for the Real World

Ready for the Real World

Lara Baz admits that she didn’t like LSESD’s Beirut Baptist School very much when she started going over 10 years ago, especially its “strict rules” and “dress code”. But during her valedictorian speech at the 56th Commencement Ceremony in June she told the story of...
Protecting Children Starts with Feeding their Family

Protecting Children Starts with Feeding their Family

Give a child a good environment to be in and they are likely to respond. That is what SKILD, Beirut Baptist School (BBS) and Wellspring found in the summer camp they ran together this July. While there are other special needs camps in Lebanon, the SKILD Summer Camp is...
20 Years of LSESD: The July War

20 Years of LSESD: The July War

A war lasting 34 days proved to be a pivotal moment in the history of LSESD. On 12 July 2006, tension on Lebanon’s southern border quickly escalated into something more serious. In days, Israeli bombs were falling across the country. Thousands of people were killed or...
Transformed Lives: Knowledge for Good

Transformed Lives: Knowledge for Good

 Too often schools concentrate on students’ academic excellence and forget that they are entrusted with a holistic human being. Fortunately, this wasn’t Elvira’s experience at LSESD’s Beirut Baptist School (BBS). When asked about the greatest lesson she learned there,...
Helping the Addict, Preventing Addiction

Helping the Addict, Preventing Addiction

Values and the moral decisions young people face are just as important as academics at Beirut Baptist School (BBS). This year, grades 10-12 students are learning about the realities of drug addiction thanks to a partnership between the school and drug rehabilitation...

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