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!

Sometimes, projects take more time than we expect

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Dear Families, One windy Sunday in April 2016, the weather shook loose a panel of stucco affixed to the exterior of 610 Henry St, which came down onto the roof of the school cafeteria....   Read More

Experiential Learning in Full Swing

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Dear Families,  Last week, on Monday and Tuesday after dismissal, the next layer of getting to know our children began.  BNS Cross-Talks are another one of our fall traditions, wherein teachers and educational assistants...   Read More

Essential Conversations

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Dear Families, At the end of week two, we reflect on what it means to “build community.” This week, families of children in grades 1-5 had their September family/teacher conferences, an important BNS tradition...   Read More

Cleaning, Sorting, Organizing, Planning

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Dear Families: As we begin our celebrations and curriculum shares, we also wanted to take a moment to explain the reason for the two non-attendance days in June – last week on Thursday and...   Read More

Through Adversity Comes Strength

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Dear Families: It is June, the first day of the last month of the strangest and most difficult school year in memory.  Or at least we keep calling it difficult.  But we also know...   Read More

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