Middle School

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.

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.

Grade 8 Students Celebrate New Beginnings

The BB&N Middle School Closing Ceremony, held on June 6th at the Nicholas Athletic Center, marked an important milestone for the 90 eighth graders making the transition to high school.

Middle School Impresses in Sweeney Todd Production

Audience members at the Middle School spring musical this year were transported to 19th century London for a deviant, musical romp into the world of Sweeney Todd. The Tony-winning production was brought to life in the Big Room through wonderful student acting and music.

Middle School Students Excel at History Bee

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.

Middle School Drama Performance Takes the Gold

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.

Middle Schoolers Probe for Answers at "Science Knight"

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.

Middle School Launches Interfaith Pilot Initiative

A rabbi, a reverend, and an Islamic educator walk into room...it may sound like a bad joke, but when those exact circumstance came to pass in the Middle School Big Room this February, the punchline was an enlightening exploration of faith.

Raptors Visit the Middle School

Four birds of prey –a Barn Owl, Great Horned Owl, Red Tailed Hawk, and a Turkey Vulture –visited the Middle School this week during Community Time.