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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.
Both the Middle and Lower Schools marked the start of their years with some festivities to mark the first week of school.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The Maker Space is one of the Technology Department's latest initiatives, and it fits into the larger context of the philosophy of technology in the classroom at the Middle School.
This year's Middle School Girls Math Collaborative was an afternoon of problem-solving, teamwork, and lots of fun!
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.