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Lower School Composers Reach International Audience

When Lower School music teacher Sara Zur began recording students’ songs with her iPad two years ago, she envisioned a fun project that would allow Lower Schoolers to listen to each other’s music. But what began as a little idea gained traction quickly...

Upper School Chinese Classes Welcome Guest Speaker

Earlier this year, Chinese III Honors, Chinese V Honors, Chinese I, and Chinese II classes welcomed Jody Segar, director of the China Program of “Where There Be Dragons,” to speak with them about his experiences in China.

BB&N Singers Perform with Kenyon College's Kokosingers

The Kokosingers, an all-male a cappella group from Kenyon College in Ohio, announced their arrival at the Upper School with an impromptu song in the Commons as many students were eating their lunches....

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.

 

 

Upper School Theater Dedication Honors Faculty Legends

Nearly 125 adoring fans of drama teachers Mark Lindberg and George Serries gathered at the Upper School Theater on Monday, December 9, to celebrate the naming of The Lindberg – Serries Theater, honoring a 55-year legacy of theater excellence at Browne & Nichols and BB&N.

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.