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The Power of the Line in 7th Grade Art Class

Moon asks the class, "What would a whisper look like if it were a line? Or frustration? What would that look like with a line? Use your whole arm—feel the emotion in your body. Let's see if it shows in the marks you make. How many different lines can you feel and show on your paper? Today is not about composition. Just see if you can get a range of feeling on the paper."

Building a Safe Space for Learning in Kindergarten North

Shaking the cold from their fingers, the 21 members of Kindergarten North are returning from a recess of building snow structures. Teachers Maia McPherson '04 and Maya Stiles-Royall '04 have had no such respite, instead spending the break transforming their classroom into a colorful art studio...

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...

Upper School Winter Choral Concert

BB&N student voices rang loudly and clearly through the halls of Renaissance Hall this month at the Upper School Winter Choral Concert...

Girls Varsity Hockey Team Plays at Fenway Park

It was the opportunity of a lifetime for this year's BB&N girls' varsity hockey team—gliding along a rink mid-field beneath the quintessence of New England sports iconography, the "Green Monster"—and it didn't disappoint...

Middle and Lower School Concerts Celebrate End of the Year

BB&N Lower and Middle Schoolers captivated parents and faculty with a series of winter concerts this week, performing a variety of songs, orchestral pieces, and jazz tunes. The impressive display of talent served as the perfect adieu to the 2016 school year...

Award Winning Author Visits Middle School

When Middle School Librarian Beth Brooks first saw noted author Andrea Pinkney Davis speak, she knew she had to try to bring her to BB&N to talk to students. Checking in from the Middle School, Brooks provides the below account of a very special visit for students and faculty alike...

BB&N "Family Knight" Proves Electric at Museum of Science

Sitting inside a metal cage dwarfed by the world's largest Van de Graaffgenerator, a device capable of creating an electric charge of 1.5-million volts, Middle School Director Mary Dolbear was understandably a tad anxious. But Middle School Science Teacher Kelley Schultheis had asked nicely...

Lower School Celebrates Grandfriends and Thanksgiving

BB&N Lower School students recently put their talents on display in a Thanksgiving assembly extraordinaire; an assembly that took on special meaning as it was attended by more than 150 grandfriends who had spent the morning visiting class rooms with their grandchildren...

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