On Halloween, the Seniors went on a wonderful field trip to McCormick Observatory. We really appreciated Professor Ed Murphy’s expertise and ability to answer every question posed to him. My son told me on the way home, “I kept thinking he wouldn’t know the answer to something, but he knew about everything!” Some of the […]
Last week was full of interesting events at North Branch. Most exciting of all for the students (and many of the adults) was Pi Day on 3/14. Pies were shared in class as students learned about the number Pi. During assembly, we congratulated our middle school participants in the Virginia Piedmont Regional Science Fair. All […]
The Senior class (5th-6th graders) has been reading Dar and the Spear Thrower, by Marjorie Cowley. The book is a coming-of-age story: “A young boy living 15,000 years ago in southeastern France is initiated into manhood by his clan and sets off on a journey to trade his valuable fire rocks for an ivory spear […]
Here are some pictures from Stuart’s Wednesday group. North Branch is fortunate to have a large wooded campus to explore!
Thanks to Bonnie for taking these videos of today’s assembly. In the slideshow are some great photos of forts in the NBS woods, and of the middle school students dissecting frogs with Jebb. In this video, Genevieve’s Junior class recites the poem “October.” The Junior Two class performs Crow & Weasel: