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!

Chock Full of Business

Dear Families: The past few weeks at BNS have been chock full of business.   Walking around the building, you are struck by the activity. The third floor hallways are full of children and...   Read More

“How are we going to get it across next time?!”

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Dear Families:   On Mondays and Thursdays, third graders spend their recess time in the Big Yard.  Some play on the climbers up top, some play tag throughout the yard, and some focus in...   Read More

Talking About Race and Identity

Dear Families:   A day at Brooklyn New School is a busy one.  A week, even more frenetic, and in a month and a year, a lot happens.  Through it all, teachers work together...   Read More

The Village Comes Together (again)

Dear Families:   On Tuesday, January 14, Claudia and Malika’s third grade classroom was filled with many big feelings.  The class had experienced a loss: one of their guinea pigs, Milky Way, had passed...   Read More

We Will Miss You, Pauline

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Dear Families:   Last Monday, we began our day with great sadness, as we’d just learned that beloved BNS Pre-K  educational assistant Pauline Headlam passed away over the weekend. As the news made its...   Read More

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