Community • Teaching & Learning • Traditions
October 31, 2022•
“Can I come back and go to school here?” I heard this question a few times on Tuesday from those who joined us for Parents and Guardians Day. For several...
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Research • Teaching & Learning
April 26, 2022•
This is the week when our seniors present their senior thesis projects. Through their year-long studies, they have explored topics ranging from the...
Teaching & Learning
February 24, 2022•
A friend who is a long-time head of school told me years ago that the most important part of leading a school is putting the right teachers in the classroom....
Community • Teaching & Learning
February 14, 2022•
One of the sacred obligations of any great school is to produce culturally competent citizens – people who leave our halls with deep empathy, with an...
Student Life • Teaching & Learning
December 13, 2021•
I had the pleasure of watching BUA’s annual Concerto Competition on Tuesday. Three students competed, one on saxophone, one on clarinet, and one on violin;...
November 15, 2021•
One of our long-time teachers recently asked me why I visit classes. My practice is to pop in for 10-15-minute observations of each teacher at least once per...
October 25, 2021•
I visited a ninth-grade English class yesterday. The group was discussing an early passage in Homer’s Odyssey where Telemachus, Odysseus’s son, was...
October 4, 2021•
“I’m just not good at art.” How many of us have said, thought, or heard that at some point in our lives? Earlier this week, I had the pleasure of...
Teaching & Learning • Uncategorized
September 26, 2021•
It’s time to rethink the student participation grade. Every three weeks, our teachers gather after classes for professional learning meetings — a...
March 5, 2021•
Tomorrow marks the beginning of a two week break for most of our teachers and students and a much-needed change of pace for our students enrolled in BU...
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