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!

Third Grade Partners with the Brooklyn Children’s Museum

Dear Families:   Our third grade partnered  with the Brooklyn Children’s Museum as a part of their West Africa curriculum. Over the fall, they sent us five kits of artifacts for our in depth...   Read More

A Theoretical Discussion

Dear Families:   Every morning at 8:09, I open up the doors of the  school to let the children come upstairs. This allows for moments in which I can chat with a few kids...   Read More

Igniting The Development of Children’s Deep Learning

Dear Families: Yesterday,  Barbara, Johanna, Jennifer G and I were at a conference in Albany.  Organized by the Capital Area School Development Association, the conference was entitled Igniting The Development of Children’s Deep Learning:...   Read More

All in a Week at BNS

Dear Families: It’s been another busy week here at BNS.  As spring has finally sprung, our third graders are at Camp Speers Eljabar and we look forward to their return later this afternoon.  ...   Read More

Bridges: Hand in Hand in Friendship and in Love

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Dear Families:   Saying goodbye is never easy, but on Sunday when the staff gathered at Green-Wood Cemetery to join former second grade teacher, Stefania Di Stefano’s family, it felt particularly hard. We were...   Read More

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