Please take a moment to listen to NBS teacher, Katrien Vance, read her Civic Soapbox essay, “What Does It Mean To Be Educated?” on WMRA. In pondering this question for herself, she also provides insight into the educational philosophy of North Branch School. Click here to listen!
The Senior class was fortunate to be able to go on an unusual field trip on Wednesday. The class, along with Michael and Maggie, has been studying early humans. One of the students lives on a nearby property that was the home or camping grounds of Native Americans long ago. The student’s family has found […]
NBS’s 11 Middle Schoolers spent 3 days last week on Fox Island, in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay. Under the guidance of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, they explored the history, culture, geography, and ecosystem(s) of the Bay and its marsh, bringing home great memories of new challenges met and ideas discovered, as well as […]
NBS Alum Makes a Difference in Actions and in Words Last year, Jack Luecke, a 7th grader in the Middle School class, attended a river clean-up day sponsored by the Rivanna Conservation Society. A short while after that, Katrien read about a writing contest sponsored by a brand new magazine, called Positive Impact. The magazine, […]
Students returned to North Branch last week on September 8th. We were lucky to have lovely cooler weather for the start of school. Everyone is enjoying being outside in the mornings and catching up with friends after a long summer break. A newish (in the last several years) North Branch tradition is running or walking […]