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!

Sustainability: green recess, farming and raising awareness

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Dear Families: Last week’s letter featured a vignette from third grade recess. This week we highlight October’s Parents As Learning Partners session.  Parents As Learning Partners (PLP) occurs once a month on a Wednesday...   Read More

Worm Midwives in the Mud Kitchen

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Dear Families:   In the big yard, there are long narrow planters that make up an area lovingly called the mud kitchen by some, and the digging boxes by others. Filled with rich soil...   Read More

Many Reasons to Visit the BNS/BCS Library

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Dear Families: It was a busy week in the library when the space was converted into the Annual Book Fair.  At the close of the week, we added nearly $3500 worth of books to...   Read More

We Begin to Hum

Dear Families:   In October, we begin to hum.  We have gotten to know our new class and / or school and we are beginning to feel comfortable.  With that comfort comes the ability...   Read More

“Love this night”

Dear Families:   Yesterday evening, many fourth grade parents came to BNS to learn what the new year will bring.  Teachers shared lots of information covering a wide range of topics such as reading,...   Read More

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