On this particular morning, shortly after the bell rang, students were involved in a variety of projects. They ranged from glue and construction paper to creating electrical charges to discussion of Greek literature. Seniors in Maggie’s science class spent the morning learning about and then experimenting with electrical charges. Head teacher Charlotte Zinsser Booth and […]
Students celebrated Earth Day on Friday, April 24th. The school was a whirlwind of activity. Many of the children spent a large portion of the day outside. Tasks included picking up litter on the road, cleaning up a dump site in the woods, composting gardens, turning beds, planting a border and window boxes, and putting […]
Our 16th annual golf tournament will be held on Thursday, April 30th 2009, with a 1pm Shotgun Start. The Classic will be at Stoney Creek Golf Course at Wintergreen Resort, Rt. 151 in Nellysford. This course is rated the 34th best resort course in U.S. by Golf Digest. Important Details: There will be a shotgun […]
In a relatively new tradition, students gather on a spring morning to run the mile. Nursery students, parents and teachers cheered on the rest of the school as they ran five laps around the field. Various dogs, teachers, parents and siblings also joined in. Watch for professional photos of the run from Stephanie Gross soon.
Band Fair 7 is scheduled for Saturday (a change this year, it’s usually on Sunday) May 16th, from 1-7! Mark your calendars now, it looks like it’s going to be a really fun day. Aside from the bands scheduled, there will be wine tasting, juggling, children’s activities such as sand art, a cake walk, face […]
We had a very rainy week. By the end of it, the sun FINALLY came out. Friday was the last day of school before spring break. The students were ecstatic about being back outside, even if the mile run did get postponed. Some kids were dubious about the puddles. Others were ready to play no […]
Friday’s assembly was FULL of great performances and presentations from the students. The assembly began with the Primary classes making a grand, skipping entrance complete with a song to welcome spring. The Seniors shared their Ancient Egypt projects, and Primary One told the group about the weights and volumes of their “1,000 things” collections. The […]
When word reached the North Branch community of the November attacks in Mumbai, the students and faculty gathered to remember former NBS student, Naomi Scherr. The students created a garden in Naomi’s memory situated where visitors can draw strength from the view of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which have weathered many a storm through the […]