Anna’s Letters

Anna Allanbrook, BNS principal and author of our weekly letters, writes a weekly reflection on musings and happenings at BNS. Don’t miss it!

Mix It Up Days

Dear Families:   This week and next Monday while parents meet with teachers to share their stories of their children, we meet with your children.  We spend the morning going over the basics of...   Read More

“Democracy has to be born anew every generation, and education is its midwife.” – John Dewey

Dear Families: Welcome to the 2019 – 2020 school year! In this packet, you will be inundated with lots of information.  You will hear from your child’s teacher(s), the AfterSchool program, the PTA and...   Read More

Powerful Work is Contagious

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Dear Families: On Friday, we celebrated with many of you visiting lots of rooms and learning that powerful work at BNS is contagious.  Witness just a few examples below: And here are some links provided...   Read More

Questions are More Important than Answers

Dear Families: In the last few weeks, we have been demonstrating the impact of media.  You saw how BNS participated in a social action project, working to gather shoes for Syrian refugees.  Then we...   Read More

Estoy Buscando un Árbol

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Dear Families: Second graders at Brooklyn New School participate in Carnegie Hall’s Musical Explorers program, getting to know six musicians who each represent a different musical genre from around the world.  These musicians are...   Read More

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