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!

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

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

“Jennifer, Is That the Girl in the Book?”

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Dear Families: What a busy and exciting weekend. It began on Friday with author, Jacqueline Woodson’s visit to 610 Henry Street.  Jacqueline talked with our students and read ‘This is the Rope’. This was...   Read More

Essential Meetings

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Dear Families: We hope that the written progress reports were informative and helpful, giving you a clear picture of your child’s progress in school.  Please read and reread them as they are chock full...   Read More

Every Museum Should Do That!

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Dear Families:   There was so much to observe and enjoy at the annual BNS museums.   We learned about West Africa, the Eastern Woodlands Native Americans and the Maya. Many a child was available...   Read More

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