The Primary Blue class LOVED reading The Trumpet of the Swan by E. B. White. This timeless tale of a trumpeter swan born without a voice captured their imaginations and hearts. The students leapt at the chance to perform excerpts from this story when their teacher suggested a play. And, best of all in this school year, […]
The escapades of Chester the Cricket, Tucker the Mouse, Harry the Cat, and Mario, whose parents own a newsstand in the Times Square subway station, delighted our Primary Blue students. After they completed this read aloud book, Krista asked them to each make a diorama of a favorite scene. Working at home, the children […]
In a year when we all need good news, here is some great news! The CharlottesvilleFamily Favorites are out and NBS was voted #1 Preschool, #1 Private Elementary School, and #2 Private Middle School!! Five teachers were recognized, including for #1 preschool and #1 middle school teacher! Congratulations to Susan Butler, Jeanine Beiber, […]
North Branch Primaries and Juniors were treated to a hands-on musical experience, funded in part by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, and also by North Branch School’s Thomas W. Zinsser Memorial Fund for Fine Arts. Kim and Jimbo Cary provided the instruments and inspiration, while students brought their […]
Summer’s primaries got creative at Friday assembly, presenting their seasonal haikus and descriptive diamantes. It is surprising how much feeling and imagery they were able to create with so few words.