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Alleviating Want and Waste; BB&N Dining Services Respond to Pandemic

BB&N continues to prioritize the health and safety of our community, and to that end a partnership between BB&N Dining Services and a local food non-profit is making a difference for those in need. In response to concerns about excess food waste surrounding school lunches, a new program is turning unused meals into vital resources for the food insecure.

Exercising the Inquiry Muscles: Science Teaching in Hybrid Mode

Science teacher Michael Chapman stands before an iPad mounted on a tripod and speaks to his four Honors Chemistry students doing today’s lab remotely—three at home and one, an on-campus senior, who Zooms in to this class of junior-cohort students. 

Pandemic Proof: Forging Connections Through Literature

"Only two brief paragraphs are devoted to Frederick Douglass's encounter with abolitionists in his new career as a public speaker for the cause of abolition," says English teacher Sarah Getchell to her AP English 11 class. "We've talked about this as a rhetorical text, intended to persuade its readers. Why, from a rhetorical standpoint, would he choose to end his Narrative as he does?" 

Upper School Musicians Hit the Right Notes

Utilizing virtual platforms, masks, and social distancing, BB&N’s student musicians persevered this winter to bring the sounds of the season to life through a series of wonderful performances.

The Show Must Go On: Theater in a Pandemic

Considering their options for the 2020–2021 play season from mid-lockdown last April, theater teacher and director Ross MacDonald, along with his colleagues scenery and lighting designer Eugene Warner and costume designer Louise Brown, ticked through the many pandemic-imposed restrictions. 

Zen and the Art of Fishing

Standing along the banks of the Charles River on a mild October afternoon, Tristan Fitzgerald '22 draws back his Pflueger President Spinning Combo fishing rod and expertly casts a baited hook into the water.

Fall Sports Season Wraps Up

This fall sports season at BB&N was far from normal, but student-athletes, coaches, trainers, and administrators worked hard to deliver an enjoyable experience despite the challenges created by COVID-19.

On & Off Campus Blog: Latest 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.