Upper School

BB&N Announces Junior Profile Winners

Three BB&N seniors have received top honors in the annual Junior Profile Contest, the final event in the cornerstone English project for all eleventh graders.

Bawendi '20 Ascends to Top 10 at Climbing Worlds

Once you know sophomore Mia Bawendi at all, it will strike you as utterly fitting that she has a couple of pet geckos, lizards known for deftly climbing even the smoothest of walls.

Ninth Graders Thrive at Annual Bivouac

Neither rain, being outside of their comfort zone, nor (gasp!) the lack of smartphones has curtailed the resilient members of the class of 2021 as they tackle BB&N's Bivouac.

Ninth Grade Embarks on Annual Bivouac

In a classic harbinger of the school year, smiling BB&N ninth graders boarded buses this morning and headed north for the School's 65th annual Bivouac.

Congratulations, Class of 2017!

On June 9th, friends and family of BB&N's 127 seniors gathered in the Nicholas Athletic Center to celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2017. Bucking threats of rain, summer sun streamed through the windows illuminating a ceremony that featured celebration, sage advice, and the culmination of years of hard work for a spirited and impressive class.

Junior Wins Poetry Competition, Opens for Acclaimed Poet

... A gathering of poetry enthusiasts assembled on March 25 for the presentation of the prestigious Robert Creeley Award to acclaimed poet Marie Howe. The BB&N hometown pride, though, was reserved for Claudia Inglessis '18....

Upper School Musical Wows Audiences

BB&N students recently brought Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd-Webber's Jesus Christ Superstar to life in the Upper School theater with a highly successful production of the musical.

Student Ingenuity on Display at Upper School STEM Fair

When Lily Druker '18 and Ali Plump '18 assumed leadership roles in the Upper School GAINS club (Girls Advancing in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) they knew they would be overseeing a fascinating variety of innovative ideas.

Engaging with Classmates and the Text in Alda Farlow's English 9

Farlow's coaching is based on the Harkness method, in which she is trained and for which the oval wooden table is named. The approach aims to develop the students' abilities to think independently and discuss among themselves so the teacher is not the sole answer-provider....

BB&N Student Composer Garners High Honors

Avik Sarkar '19 began playing the piano at age 8, surprisingly late for a high-caliber classical musician. However, Sarkar also began composing music at age 10, surprisingly early...and he hasn't slowed down since...

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