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Multicultural Heritages Celebrated at BB&N's One School One World

More than 600 members of the BB&N community gathered at the Nicholas Athletic Center on November 16th for One School One World (OSOW), the School's celebration of multiculturalism and diversity.

Held bi-annually, the seventh OSOW highlighted BB&N's various initiatives, programs, clubs, and curricula. The event also provided a venue for School families to promote understanding of cultures and countries.

The festival featured countless tables of exhibits, "main stage" student performances, and artwork from all three campuses. In addition, BB&N teachers from all three campuses were out in force to show off the student work and the multifaceted activities taking place in their respective classrooms.

One School One World's success is due in large part to parent organizer Karen Fabbri, to the many parent and student volunteers who put in countless hours to make it happen, and to Lewis Bryant, BB&N's director of multicultural services. 

Rounds of applause to the following student performers (click here for a photo gallery):

 

Second Graders - Native American Folk Song

Dinero Starr Jelley '25 - Guitar/Vocal

Jodi Chen '25 - Singing

Aanika Patel '21 - Indian Dance

Caleb Hu '23 - Chinese yoyo

Kelsey Ji '20 - Dance                             

Aparajita Srivastava '25 - Kathak Dance

Malik Shadid '26 - Drums

Lower School Bollywood Dance Group               

Leo Wang '24 - Erhu Chinese instrument

Nikki Tennerman and Nyla Tennermann '31 - Step Dance

Milan Varma '25 and Arush Varma - Tabla Dance

Milan Varma '25, Arush Varma, Sanjay Durfee '25, Shay Patel '26, Ayana Dhruv '26

- Indian version of We Shall Overcome/Hum Honge Kamyab

Stephanie Gutierrez '21 and Isabel Gonzalez '21 - Spanish Song

Alexandra Fabbri '23 - Singing

Sydney Francis '26 - Singing

Ruth Osagie '21 - Nigerian Dance

Hailey Zhao '28 and friends - Singing      

Antony Zhang '30 - Singing

Kira Tian '22 - Chinese Dance

Chongyuan Hong '20 - Singing

Hailey Zhao '28 - Martial Arts

Upper School Chorale - Singing