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!

Who We Are and Where We Are From

Dear Families:   Amy and Penina’s second grade class went to the David Hockney exhibit at the MET.  As they studied the exhibit, the students were drawing. Several people approached the teachers to compliment...   Read More

“When the rain comes, does it fall down?”

Dear Families: Nora Painten, a teacher from a local preschool, the Red Hook Playgroup,  sent us an email, the contents of which we wanted to share with you. One Wednesday in November, Red Hook...   Read More

Transition, Anticipation, Culmination and Closure

Dear Families:   With June around the corner, we feel that energy related to transition and anticipation.  As we gear up for the summer, please be aware of the work that is continuing here...   Read More

A Day in the Life

Dear Families:   In the spring of any given school year, it feels like we are racing around as everybody is immersed in curriculum and activities.  It is in fact hard to keep up...   Read More

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

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