• Anna's Weekly Letters, News and Updates

    • 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

    • Zooming Into Math

      March 16, 2021
      Early Number and Counting, two circles with post-it notes in them

      Dear Families: Last Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, we spent each morning watching a video of Graham Fletcher, an engaging educator who works with math teachers throughout the country.  At BNS, we are...   Read More

    • 119 Performers + Donna and José = Joy

      March 8, 2021
      Screenshot of screen showing video chat of 16 kids faces (4 x 4) all showing their two hands to the camera

      Dear Families: We want to congratulate our teaching artists from the Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Donna and José, on the most unique and powerful  Fourth Grade Musical, performed on the evening of March 3 on...   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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