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!

It feels like an eternity

Dear Families:   Has it only been a little over two weeks since we last greeted your children’s happy faces in the big yard?  It feels like an eternity and as we look around...   Read More

No Words of Consolation, No Idea How to Process

Dear Families:  I have no words of consolation, no idea how to process where we are in the midst of this social isolation.  And my heart is broken at the thought of not seeing...   Read More

From Reggio Emilia to Brooklyn

Dear Families:   It seems like every day the news about the Coronavirus is changing with Governor Cuomo’s declaration of a state of emergency on Saturday only furthering our sense of uncertainty.  Despite this,...   Read More

Listen to your children. They will make you wiser.

Dear Families:   Your children are the ones who inform us, teaching teachers  and all of you what is important. Two stories from last week illustrate this idea.     AvaRue Tang, a child in...   Read More

Chock Full of Business

Dear Families: The past few weeks at BNS have been chock full of business.   Walking around the building, you are struck by the activity. The third floor hallways are full of children and...   Read More

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