Navigating uncharted territory in the history of North Branch School, the Search Committee took on the daunting task of finding a new Head of School after Founder and Head Teacher, Charlotte Zinsser Booth, announced her retirement during the summer of 2018. The Committee included current and past parents, current and past staff, Board members, alumni, […]
On this GratiTUdESDAY, we highlight the opportunities our teachers have to be involved in local, national, and even international discussions on education. Just this fall NBS teachers attended conferences and discussions led by the Virginia Association of Young Children, The Virginia School Consortium for Learning, and the Museum of the American Indian in DC. These […]
Our students started their MLK Day celebration of the life and works of Dr. King by watching the fabulous “Love Train” video from Turnaround Arts. (See link below.) On this GratiTUdESDAY, we highlight the Early Primary’s project from yesterday. These five- and six-year-olds filled the boxcars of their very own Love Train with love, respect, […]
Today is Dr. King’s birthday and the nation will honor his life and works on Monday, January 21, this year. Since the holiday was established, North Branch School has been open on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day to celebrate the life and works of Dr. King. It is not only a chance to learn from […]
No two are the same! Neither the snow people nor the children who created them. Each child is different and each approaches projects, play, learning, and life in different ways. Hooray for that and hooray for the teachers who have the freedom to encourage these differences!