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!

AppleFest This Saturday

Dear Families:   Many thanks to all of the second grade families who got together to prepare for AppleFest, our big celebration, which takes place on Saturday, October 19 from 11 AM to 4...   Read More

Quest for Meaning

Dear Families: As administrators, Diane and I have the pleasure of visiting throughout the school and observing teaching and learning in action.  In these early days of fall, we witness the coming together of...   Read More

“It’s CLIMATAL, Not Political”

Dear Families: Last week our school community (children, parents, teachers, and administration) had quite a lesson in civics.   Well before the first week of school, Brooklyn New School teachers had been planning for Friday,...   Read More

Mix It Up Days

Dear Families:   This week and next Monday while parents meet with teachers to share their stories of their children, we meet with your children.  We spend the morning going over the basics of...   Read More

“Democracy has to be born anew every generation, and education is its midwife.” – John Dewey

Dear Families: Welcome to the 2019 – 2020 school year! In this packet, you will be inundated with lots of information.  You will hear from your child’s teacher(s), the AfterSchool program, the PTA and...   Read More

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