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Upper School Delights with Winter Concerts

Upper School musicians kicked off the winter season in style with a series of concerts which showcased the melodic talent ringing from every BB&N classroom.

Fifth Grade Celebration of History and Ancestry

Talking about a big sisters, a grandparents, and other family members, BB&N fifth graders brought a touch of their own history to the Lower School community before winter break in a Celebration of Ancestry and Traditions assembly.

Middle School Artists Create Mexican Inspired Tiles

As a celebration of Spanish heritage month this year, BB&N eighth graders examined contemporary expressions of Hispanic culture in Mexican street art. Studying four principal artists, students in Jennifer Ridge’s Middle School Spanish class were inspired to create their own wall tiles in the style of a chosen artist.

A Murderously Fun Middle School Play

Tackling the classic "who dunnit?" theme, this fall's Middle School play featured humor, plot twists, and audience participation.  The play, Exit Stage Death, tells the story of a night at the theater gone dramatically wrong. When a murder occurs, the mystery of who did it takes center stage, with the culprit being determined by the audience itself.

Cabaret Night Hits All the Right Notes

After a pandemic-imposed hiatus last year, a jubilant Singers’ Cabaret returned to the Chorale Room for an evening of performances by nine Upper School students.

Head of the Charles at BB&N

Featuring big crowds throughout the weekend, BB&N celebrated the Head of the Charles weekend in grand style this year. With impressive performances on the river for Sunday's race, a lovely alumni/ae gathering on Saturday evening, and beautiful weather for both days, everyone in attendance enjoyed the event.

Grade Four Field Trips Explore Cambridge

Taking full advantage of the BB&N's Lower School location, Grade Four students recently embarked on a variety of walking field trips to explore the different natural and urban landscapes in the area.

Even as a sophomore, Hannah Curhan ’23 still benefited from the mentorship of her Middle School Drama Teacher, Ms. Crewdon. During the winter, Crewdon showed Curhan an email from the METG (Massachusetts Educational Theater Guild), calling for submissions to its first-ever monologue contest.

Congratulations Class of 2021!

Every BB&N graduation is a celebratory event, but none was possibly more jubilant than the one held for the Class of 2021 on June 11 on Nichols Field at the Upper School campus. Only a few months ago it was unclear whether an in-person graduation was even feasible, but with many COVID restrictions for Massachusetts lifted, the graduation ceremony took place "in real life," as students often like to say. The temperate, sunny day could not have been more perfect, or appreciated, by those in attendance.