The Grizzly

  • Chess team wins 1st place in K-5 U1000 at NY State Championship
  • Congrats to JHS CONSAT Co-ed Basketball for Making the League Semi-finals
  • Seniors embark on their Senior Projects

2023-2024 Staff


Samantha G.

Samantha is a senior at BASIS Independent Brooklyn, and she is the co-Editor-in-Chief of The Grizzly. She started writing and editing for the news site in her freshman year. This year Samantha also committed to publishing articles...

Avyan C.

Avyan C. is a middle school correspondent for The Grizzly. As a student new to BASIS Independent Brooklyn, Avyan is eager to help report about school events, such as volleyball games while also tackling feature articles.

Skye S.

Skye S. '25 is the Editor-in-Chief of The Grizzly. She enjoys covering fashion and music.

Diego G.

Deigo G. is a senior at BASIS Independent Brooklyn who enjoys writing for The Grizzly. He began a new column in fall 2023 called "Harmon's Thoughts of the Week" which gained critical acclaim among the Bears.

Alex R.

Alex R. is a senior at BASIS Independent Brooklyn who is a Lead Writer for The Grizzly. Alex is also an award-winning artist who often illustrates his own articles.

Lead Writer

Kanika R.

Kanika is a sophomore at BASIS Independent Brooklyn, and this is her second year reporting for The Grizzly.


Laila G.

Laila a senior at BASIS Independent Brooklyn. Her favorite subjects are History and English, and when not in school, she enjoys painting, surfing, traveling, and playing tennis. Laila enjoys writing for The Grizzly!

Head Writer

Alex R.

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