Yearly Archives: 2019

“Will it come back to life if we add water?”

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Posted two weeks late – sorry!   Dear Families:   Anna is in the Netherlands with fourth grade teacher Cora, sharing about Brooklyn New School at a conference, so this week’s letter has a...   Read More

The Big Idea of Being the Same or Being Different

Dear Families: It wasn’t on the traditional Wednesday due to the ELA test, but our last Parents As Learning Partners was kind of special as it featured something relatively new to BNS: Affinity Groups....   Read More

Exploration of Passionate Ideas

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Dear Families:   And so it begins.  Testing season is upon us with the ELA being administered on Tuesday and Wednesday and the math exam coming in May.  We do ask that everyone be...   Read More

Studying in the Woods

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Dear Families: Back in November, our fifth graders went to Frost Valley, a YMCA camp in the Catskills for three days of studying in the woods.    On Wednesday, it’s fourth grade’s turn.  Our...   Read More

Parents as Learning Partners: Affinity Groups at BNS

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Dear Families: In two weeks our Parents As Learning Partners session will be on a Monday.  This will be one we have never done before. We want to talk about the various Affinity Groups...   Read More

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