• Anna's Weekly Letters, News and Updates

    • Humming with the Voices of Children

      May 3, 2021

      Dear Families: It is the month of May with only eight weeks of school left for the school year 2020-2021.  Be on the lookout for information about the city’s optional new summer school program...   Read More

    • Beautiful Tapestry

      April 28, 2021

      Dear Families, BNS has always existed as a reimagining of what public school can be. However, as a part of  the larger NYC school system, we acknowledge that we too can and have perpetuated...   Read More

    • Pass It On

      April 21, 2021

      Dear Families: In this year, Anna’s last as principal, we have had many moments of reflection and many an opportunity for pause.  More than one person has commented on how sad it is that...   Read More

    • Resiliency and Flexibility

      April 14, 2021

      Dear Families: We want to thank former parents, Takiema Bunche Smith and Amy Plattsmier for joining us yesterday at our third to fifth grade parent meeting on assessment and standardized testing.  Malika gave an...   Read More

    • Real Conversations

      April 7, 2021

      Dear Families: As we return to school and to our BNS community, we want to express our solidarity with our Asian staff and families, as instances of anti-Asian hate and violence cross our news...   Read More

    • Solidarity

      March 22, 2021
      Text reading 'STOP AAPI HATE', white background with black text in a paint brush font

      Dear Families,  In light of recent events, it is essential to center the messaging this week from a member of the Asian community at BNS. We are fortunate to have a guest writer share...   Read More


    *These lists are being updated regularly.*

    • Reminder:
      • School Yard opens and children in K-5th grade can be dropped off at 8:10 am
      • The school day begins at 8:40 am for all students
      • After 9 am, students enter through the main entry at Henry and 4th Place
      • School day ends at 2:10 pm for all students
    • Resources for BNS Remote Learning
    • Brad Landers Covid-19 Resources More
    • District 15 Parent Coordinator Community Resources and Assistance More
    • Master List of COVID-19 Resources, including food insecurity, immigrant resources and mental health More

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