Middle School

Eighth Graders Celebrate Closing in Drive-Thru Style

With music blaring, balloons and bubbles flying, and celebratory signs galore, BB&N’s eighth graders celebrated Middle School closing in a different (but no less dramatic) fashion this spring. More than 80 students processed through the driveway of 80 Sparks Street in creatively decorated cars to receive their just accolades and acknowledgements for a Middle School journey well traversed.

Media Lunch a Hit at Middle School

When Middle School librarian Christina Dominique-Pierre pitched the idea of hosting a "Media Lunch" once a week in the Middle School learning commons, she wasn't certain how students would respond, but she was hopeful.

MS Delights with "Music Man" Performance

Middle School theater students dialed up their usual magic in the school's annual winter musical last week. Tackling a broadway favorite, The Music Man, students, tech crews, and director Christa Crewdson brought the classic tale to life through delightful acting and song.

Middle School Students Broadcast on Live Radio

In 30 seconds, members of Middle School music teacher Kathi Gellar's History of Rock 'n' Roll class will be DJ'ing their own music program, broadcasting it live into the Somerville, Boston, and beyond. The exciting experience was part of a field trip to the Somerville Media Center...

Sasha Bergmann Offers a Creative Retreat for Ceramics Students

Walking up the Carriage House stairs to the Middle School ceramics studio, one feels as if they are entering a different realm filled with natural light, creativity, and soothing background music. Sasha Bergmann, Middle School ceramics teacher, has created an oasis for her students to explore their creativity and learn new skills.

Seventh Graders Explore Rocket Science

As a key part of the seventh grade science curriculum for more than a decade, the Rocket Lab offers students hands-on experience in building and testing rockets.

Middle School Winterfest Rings in Winter Break

Middle School students delighted with their annual Winterfest, a performance which featured numerous ensembles, the MS jazz band, the MS chorus. The show provides a verdant, musical tableau of student talent and melodious sound.

 

 

The Art and Science of Climate Graphs in Seventh Grade

How can seventh graders tell a scientific graph's story through art? At first glance, the task of combining two disparate subjects would seem challenging, but BB&N seventh grade students were more than up to the task.

Esteemed Muralist Visits Middle School

Middle School students had the pleasure of welcoming author and artist Katie Yamasaki to their campus this week to speak about social justice and her work as a muralist.

Middle School Girls Solve Problems at 9th Annual Math Collaborative

Instead of doing any number of other things —relaxing with friends, doing homework, checking social media —24 Middle School girls chose to spend their Wednesday afternoon solving 35 to 40 math problems at the Girls’ Angle Math Collaborative this week.

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.