The BB&N Middle School Closing Ceremony, held on June 7th at the Nicholas Athletic Center, marked an important milestone for the 88 eighth graders making the transition to high school
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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.
In what has become a harbinger of summer, the Lower School campus hosted its annual Harvest Festival this week, a day-long celebration centered on the harvesting of the Lower School gardens
In the final days of spring classes, a bit of home-grown activism inspired many students and faculty at the Upper School to commute to and from BB&N in more eco-friendly ways.
When BB&N's Director of Information Technology Demetri Orlando used the phrase, "Apples Up," at a faculty meeting earlier this year, Ethan Rossiter '93 was inspired. The Middle School English teacher, who is also a children's music practitioner, immediately began marinating the concept for musical treatment.
Games, rides, bouncy houses, music, food, and laughter marked BB&N's annual circus again this May.
Harnessing their inner rock stars, BB&N middle schoolers took to the stage this spring for a rollicking performance of the play, School of Rock the Musical.
...In the Middle School, the Library Learning Commons, known as the LLC, hums with activity...
Working with students in grades one through five, O'Connell spent the past few weeks in the Lower School art studio helping to harness the creativity of the School's youngest learners.
Showcasing the talents of the numerous musical groups at the Upper School, the spring concert included performances by the orchestra, chorale, Voices of the Knight, and Knightingales.
BB&N Middle Schoolers recently garnered a silver medal at The Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild middle school drama festival. Hosted by the Winthrop Middle School, the event featured numerous performances by area schools, including BB&N's production of OMG (Opposite Machine Gadget.
Last Friday 38 BB&N second graders on bikes and scooters shut down traffic on a ride through Cambridge. Accompanied by a police escort seven bicycle cops strong, the excursion put a cherry atop what has been a fun and educational piece of the Grade Two social studies curriculum: a month-long bike study.
Why is spider silk so strong? Why does chocolate taste so good to humans but is toxic to dogs? What sustainable development goals will the CRER-7000 or Isotopic Hairtron 500 help achieve? Eighth grade science students explored these questions and many more at the recent Middle School Science Knight.
Before he was an award-winning author of children's literature, Adam Gidwitz found himself in a sticky situation as a second grade teacher.