Lower School

On & Off Campus Blog: November 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.

One School One Choir Shines In Their First Performance

In their first performance of the year, BB&N's One School One Choir sang a rendition of Put a Little Love in Your Heart at the Installation of Head of School Dr. Jennifer Price, concluding the event with a palpable community spirit in the air.

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.

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.

Sixth Grade Learns from Urban Improv

On September 5th, Urban Improv, an arm of the organization Rehearsal for Life, spent the afternoon role playing with sixth grade students about issues that impact kids. Delving into topics such as responsibility, school/life balance, prioritizing, and others, the troupe used comedy and improv acting to help students explore common issues within their age group.

Grade 6 Closing Ceremony

Gathering together for their last day as sixth graders, the class of 2024 celebrated the end of their tenure at the Lower School at this year’s closing ceremony.

Kindergartners Make Beautiful Music with EcoSonic Playground

Ever since 1999, Lower School music teacher Sara Zur had been dreaming of creating a musical play space for kids that would open their imaginations and foster a love of music. During travels in England and Israel, Zur had witnessed sound installations and melodic play areas, including a junkyard in Israel that transformed everyday waste objects into a learning opportunities for children.

Faculty Squeak Out Victory in Annual Sixth Grade Kickball Game

Despite a hot and humid day that seemed to favor their energetic and nascent opponents, the Lower School faculty pulled out a narrow victory against the sixth grade in the School's annual kickball game. A staple of spring for more than 25 years on the Lower School campus, the annual event pits teachers against students in a hilarious, fun, and cutthroat game of kickball.