On & Off Campus Blog

On and Off Campus, BB&N's weekly blog, features contributions by members of the BB&N community, including the student writing panel, current and past faculty, and alumni/ae.

We welcome BB&N community members to submit posts of 300-700 words for consideration. Longer submissions may be considered under exceptional circumstances. Please contact the editors for more details:

Rob Leith P'11
Upper School English & Art History

Kim Ablon Whitney '91
Assistant Director of Alumni/ae Programs

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Blog Posts

Learning from dishonesty
Tessa Haining '19

As I ran upstairs, that feeling of dishonesty flooded through me. I was angry, and scared, and couldn’t face my parents with the truth of my getting into, quite literally, yet another scrape. Had I been two years younger, I would have sulked until the incident was forgotten, but with graduation from high school on the horizon, I couldn’t leave my parents and me at odds. And what’s more, I was tired of being too angry at myself to act responsibly.

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Sorry summer, spring is still the best time of year
Dylan Saunders '21

Each season has an extensive list of pros and cons from weather to sports to school (or lack thereof). During summer we enjoy warmth, beach days, and a break from school. Fall brings pretty foliage, football, Thanksgiving, and a new school year. And winter includes snow days, basketball, and holidays. With this said, spring beats all of these seasons by a wide margin.

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