Scenes from “Oh Freedom!” presented at NBS the Thursday after Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. This fabulous production by The Virginia Opera Company tells the African-American experience through song. Our students were transfixed by the music and stories, and jumped right in with lots of good questions during the Q & A time at […]
On Friday, January 17th, students, teachers, and parents gathered for morning and afternoon assemblies. In the morning everyone learned a new song, “I’ll Make a Difference,” and Smith shared how this day of preparing for Martin Luther King Day would focus on change, peace, courage, and love. Classes spent the day exploring age-appropriate topics. The […]
The North Branch community came together last Friday to celebrate Charlotte in song. Each age group contributed to the birthday song with instruments from chimes to recorders. Katrien also presented a beautiful metalwork tree with a frame signed by all the students. Charlotte thanked everyone with a song of her own! Enjoy the video!
We are thankful on #GratiTUdESDAY, and every day, for the people, past and present, who shed light on the issues of discrimination and injustice. Here are scenes from morning and afternoon assemblies yesterday honoring the life and works of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Classes used the day for age-appropriate activities centered on kindness and […]
North Branch assemblies usually have a little something for everyone. These videos are a sampling from a few recent Fridays. One student shared a saxophone solo that got the audience singing along. Krista’s Primary I class shared a collection of things, 100 to be exact, to celebrate 100 days of school. And finally, students were […]