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New England Patriots' Players Make Surprise Visit to Lower School

Lower School students were thrilled this week when brothers Devin and Jason McCourty stopped by BB&N for a surprise visit. As polished as their Super Bowl rings from last year, the twin defensive backs for the New England Patriots brought humor and sound advice to an assembly that held students in rapt attention.

BB&N Students "Pink the Rink" for Breast Cancer Awareness

On Friday, February 7th, the boys and girls varsity hockey teams hosted their annual "Pink the Rink" event at the Nicholas Athletic Center. The event featured both teams playing back-to-back games, baked goods, and apparel on sale, and a large raffle. The event this year raised $2,660 for Breast Cancer Awareness and saw both hockey teams play hard for the cause.

Water Changes Everything

Dr. Leah Cataldo’s Current Topics in Research and Science class has been collaborating with a Round Square school in London exploring hunger, clean water, and sanitation as part of a unit on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).

Media Lunch a Hit at Middle School

When Middle School librarian Christina Dominique-Pierre pitched the idea of hosting a "Media Lunch" once a week in the Middle School learning commons, she wasn't certain how students would respond, but she was hopeful.

Family Science Saturday "Dives" into Underwater Exploration

Lower School families and their children gathered at BB&N this weekend for another Family Science Saturday. For 19 years now, the program has been allowing students to explore different aspects of science with their families under the expert tutelage of faculty who are passionate about making science accessible and fun.

MS Delights with "Music Man" Performance

Middle School theater students dialed up their usual magic in the school's annual winter musical last week. Tackling a broadway favorite, The Music Man, students, tech crews, and director Christa Crewdson brought the classic tale to life through delightful acting and song.

CTR Symposium Puts Student Scientific Research on Display

Golden Retrievers are generally known as a friendly breed. Beagles are often said to like to roam. Boxers are known for their loyalty. Are dogs' personalities predicted by their genes? How much is nature and how much is nurture? This was just one of the questions that Fiona Higgins '20 explored in her project for Ms. Cataldo's Current Topics and Research in Science and Technology class (CTR).

BB&N Commemorates the Legacy of Dr. King with Annual MLK Luncheon

The BB&N community recently came together to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with the school's annual MLK Luncheon. Now in its 36th year, the event allows for reflection on the impact of Dr. King's legacy through speakers, musical performances, and thoughtful discussion.

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...