Upper School

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....

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.

Upper School Fall Play Brings the Laughs

When audiences sat down for the annual Upper School fall play, many were surprised to see the typical Elizabethan setting of William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, spun into contemporary times.

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.

Home Team Shines at International Debate Tournament Hosted by BB&N

In a massive community undertaking, BB&N welcomed student debaters and their coaches from around the world for the International Independent Schools Public Speaking Competition (IISPSC), held October 31 to November 3 on the Upper School campus. 

Cabaret Night Hits All the Right Notes

Ample measures of spirit, pluck, and talent were in the house as 22 Upper School students and faculty members braved the spotlight at the annual Cabaret Night.

Walter Young Brings Latin Alive for His Students

In the semi-darkened classroom, lines from Homer's Odyssey, translated into Latin, project onto Latin teacher Walter Young's checkered shirt and the old-school green chalkboard behind him....

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.

Bivouac Rolls on in Year 67

Nothing brings a class together like an outdoor adventure, and for the 67th year now, BB&N’s Bivouac program achieved just that. Despite being outside of their comfort zones and enduring a lack of smartphones (gasp!), the resilient members of The Class of 2023 tackled Bivouac head-on, returning to campus with a bevy of memories that will last a lifetime.

Round Square Members Create Trans-Atlantic Partnership

This summer, Upper School English Department Chair Sharon Krauss traveled to Somerset, England to co-teach a creative writing workshop to students at the Latymer School with British novelist Tim Clare. Facilitated by Round Square, the trip proved fruitful in many regards: growing BB&N global initiatives, expanding faculty professional development, and providing Krauss with an experience she won't soon forget.   

BB&N Announces Junior Profile Winners

Four BB&N seniors have received top honors in the annual Junior Profile Contest, the final event in the cornerstone English project for all eleventh graders. Deliberating over the summer, a panel of judges—writers and editors outside of BB&N—has awarded first prize to Sylvia Murphy '19, second prize to Eve Fantozzi '19, and third prize (tie) to Theo Dadagian '19 and Julian Li '19.