On Friday April 13, eleven BB&N Middle School students travelled to Malden Catholic High School to participate in the Regional Finals of the National History Bee. Eleven students who took the Online Qualifying Test placed into the Regional Finals, an event which drew dozens of finalists from the six New England States.
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Spring was officially in the air at 80 Sparks Street as parents and faculty gathered in the Big Room for the annual Middle School Spring Concert last week.
The Lower School welcomed spring with a series of concerts this month, featuring student musicians, singers, and dancers.
Hundreds of well-wishers across all strata of the BB&N community joined together on Friday, May 11 to celebrate and thank Head of School Rebecca T. Upham for 17 years of outstanding leadership.
Katie McKinley '18 is enjoying her final two weeks of Senior Spring Project. Her project has been a mix of ceramics, painting, Spanish dance, chorale, nutrition, a medical solving Global Online Academy course, coaching middle school crew, and rowing on Varsity Crew.
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.
When BB&N sixth graders took the stage for their ensemble production of Alice in Wonderland Jr. this spring, many had never acted in front of an audience before. Leaving the Lower School gymnasium following the show, it's fair to say that nobody in the audience cold have guessed that was the case.
Emily Brower '18 is a lifer at BB&N who is enjoying her Senior Spring Project (SSP). So far in her project, she has appreciated gaining experience in activities that are so different than normal school.
BB&N Middle Schoolers recently won top prize, a gold medal, at The Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild middle school drama festival. Hosted by the Notre Dame Academy in Hingham, MA, the annual event featured numerous performances by six area schools, including BB&N's production of Don Zolidis’ The Firecracker Incident.
Competing among the English-speaking world's best high school debaters, Adam Levin '18 and Aurash Vatan '19 notched spectacular results at the World Individual Debating and Public Speaking Championships, held April 9–15 at Bishops Diocesan College in Cape Town, South Africa.
When BB&N varsity softball coach Kathy Newell stepped out of the team's coaching role at the end of last spring, she left a 33-year legacy of success, dedication, and kindness...and the league's athletic directors took note. Going forward, the ISL's softball sportsmanship award has been renamed in honor of Newell.
Have you ever wondered how food can affect your mood? How the bodily functions of cows contribute to global warming? Or why Twinkies last so long? These questions and more were answered at "Science Knight," a recent evening of chemistry in the Middle School Big Room and foyer.
A dozen talented sophomores squared off in the annual All Star Debate in the Upper School Theater on April 19th.
Max Flanagan, a senior at BB&N, is currently in his Senior Spring Project (SSP).