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Singers Hit All the Right Notes at Cabaret Night

The tenor of the evening was full-hearted disclosure as twenty-one Upper School students—including two sets of siblings—braved the spotlight to croon ballads and belt out anthems at the annual Cabaret Night.

On & Off Campus Blog: October Posts

On and Off CampusBB&N Alumni/ae Office's weekly blog, features contributions by members of the BB&N community, including the student writing panel, current and past faculty, and alumni/ae. Check out some of the latest posts.

Lower School Celebrates a New Soul Cake Tradition

Instead of focusing on just one Autumn festival, the performance celebrated three different Autumn celebrations: Samhain, the Gaelic festival marking the end of the harvest season; Sukkot, the Jewish holiday commemorating the sheltering of the Israelites in the wildnerness; and El Dia de los Muertos, a Mexican holiday celebrating the lives of friends and family members who have died.

Middle School Students Give Back with Day of Service

On October 16, the Middle School launched a new field trip. Seventh graders participated in the first ever Heading Home Day of Service. Students watched and discussed, A Place at the Table, a documentary about hunger and food insecurity in America.

Noted Author Adam Gidwitz Visits Middle School

On Wednesday, October 10, the Middle School welcomed Adam Gidwitz to the Big Room stage. Mr. Gidwitz, author of The Inquisitor’s Tale, Tales Dark and Grimm, and other titles for young readers, described his sometimes-rocky journey to becoming a writer and how he was inspired to write The Inquisitor’s Tale after a trip to France.

Banner Day for BB&N at Homecoming Family Fall Festival

BB&N’s fields and courts came alive last weekend during the School’s Homecoming and Family Fall Festival. Members from all strata of the BB&N community joined in the festivities which included games, food trucks, bouncy houses, and so much more.

On & Off Campus Blog: September Posts

On and Off CampusBB&N Alumni/ae Office's weekly blog, features contributions by members of the BB&N community, including the student writing panel, current and past faculty, and alumni/ae. Check out some of the latest posts.

Upper School Knighting Ceremony Boosts Community Spirit

Although BB&N's ninth graders entered last Friday's weekly X-block assembly as mere freshmen, they left as royalty. In what has become a BB&N tradition, student council co-presidents Alexandra Roloff '19 and Aurash Vatan '19 recently welcomed freshmen to the community in a "knighting" ceremony.

Bivouac Builds Ninth Grade Community

Nothing brings a class together like an outdoor adventure, and for the 66th year now, BB&N's Bivouac program is doing just that. Despite being outside of their comfort zone and enduring a lack of smartphones (gasp!), the resilient members of The Class of 2022 have tackled Bivouac head-on.

Singer Songwriter Casey McQuillen Visits Middle School

Middle School students assembled in the Big Room this Wednesday were treated to more than just songs when musician Casey McQuillen stopped by BB&N on her “You Matter’ tour. While she did perform several tunes, the focus of McQuillen’s visit held much higher aspirations than simply entertaining people with her guitar and voice.