North Branch School is pleased to announce that the school has received a $4,000 grant from The Bama Works Fund of the Dave Matthews Band through the Charlottesville Area Community Foundation. This grant supports the Founder’s Fund, which honors Charlotte Zinsser Booth’s core tenets that a love of learning is the most important thing we […]
This fun video was created several years ago when Monica Bautista asked Charlotte, Katrien, and Genevieve ’01, “What is St. George and the Dragon?” Don’t miss this year’s performances on Friday, December 20th, 1:30 PM and 7:00 PM, at Rockfish Valley Community Center to see for yourself what the magic is all about!
The NBS community ROCKED #GivingTuesday! On December 3, 149 donors from 28 states contributed to NBS, bringing the day’s total, including $10,000 in matching donations – to over $27,000!!!! Many thanks to all who contributed and/or shared information to bring in gifts from other states, the Juniors for mapping our donations, The Virginian Hotel & […]
This year’s Thanksgiving celebration included a new twist on an old tradition. Smith and students cooked the soup outdoors in a cauldron over a fire. This was a magic ingredient that made the soup even more delicious! (Many thanks to AgriSupply of Petersburg for the nonprofit discount on the cauldron!) Other highlights of the day […]
Sarah Cooperman of the Rockfish Wildlife Sanctuary brought several friends from the wild to North Branch School on Thursday, November 14. The students (and adults) learned so much from her presentation. Many thanks to the News & Advance, Nelson County Times, and NBC29 for covering this event. http://bit.ly/NorthBranchWelcomesWildlife https://www.nbc29.com/clip/14950486/rockfish-wildlife-sanctuary-visits-afton-school
BREAKING NEWS!!! Katrien Vance has been named CharlottesvilleFamily Favorite Teacher of 2019 through YOUR votes! Also North Branch was named #1 Preschool, #2 Private Elementary School, #1 Private Middle School!! The North Branch community rocks! Thank you for voting! You will find our ad and the Family Favorites here: https://issuu.com/ivypublications/docs/charlottesvillefamily_s_bloom_nov_dec_2019/52
The Junior class is studying the land, culture, and history of the United States all year long. Much of the first part of the year was spent learning about Native Americans from a variety of regions. In teams, the 3rd- and 4th-graders created dioramas depicting early Native American life. Each diorama represents a different geographical […]
Joan of Arc: saint or heretic? hero or traitor? These were the questions at hand as the NBS 7th & 8th graders represented either the prosecution or defense team or portrayed historical witnesses as Joan faced charges of heresy and treason. Both charges had ample evidence on both sides, making this an intriguing and exciting […]