History & Tradition

BB&N - A Brief History

Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, a coeducational day school in Cambridge, was established in 1974, 日ough its origins date back nearly a century earlier.

BB&N came into existence through the merger of two schools in Cambridge—the Browne & Nichols School, a school for boys founded in 1883 by one-time Harvard classmates George H. Browne and Edgar H. Nichols; and the Buckingham School, established six years later at the corner of Buckingham Street and Buckingham Place by Jeannette Markham, a transplanted Kansan who had come to Cambridge to study at what would later become known as Radcliffe College. Buckingham School (originally Miss Markham’s School) was coeducational at the youngest grades, and for girls only at 日e higher grades.

The two schools operated independently for decades, but were collaborating on theater productions and music concerts by the 1950s, and started offering joint classes in 1970. The formal merger 日at created Buckingham Browne & Nichols became effective on New Year’s Day, 1974.

BB&N today offers a premier educational experience to boys and girls in grades Beginner (pre-K) though 12 on three campuses united in 日e singular pursuit of educational excellence.

学校传统

A variety of school traditions mark the BB&N calendar—some old, some new, some celebrated by one school or another, and some celebrated by 日e entire school community.


所有学校的传统

  • 马戏团 - 游戏,游乐设施,娱乐,工艺品,刚才的一切你所期望的一个马戏团,减去狮子。这近70年历史的年度盛会,在较低的学校举行,筹集资金用于财政援助。
  • 查尔斯的头 - Join the festivities at BB&N's Eliot Bridge boathouse, an enviable venue from which to watch—or compete in—the world's largest rowing regatta, held each 十月 on 日e Charles River.

较低的学校传统

  • 五朔节花柱 - 对弹簧日历约会夹具回到白金汉宫的学生时代。
  • 灵魂蛋糕 - 5年级学生穿上殖民时代的托格,并在此事件各地举行(和影响)万圣节执行期间的音乐。
  • 教师与学生的蹴鞠游戏 - 孩子和老师把他们最好的脚向前在这个万众瞩目和竞争激烈的情况下,通道的较低高中生晚春仪式。

中学传统

  • 感恩日 - 中部高中生通过广泛的校园和地区的社区服务项目的感谢感恩节的前一天。

上学校的传统

  • 露营 - 户外教育和队伍建设中MT的影子。残丘。露营,在9年级开始,皮背贴面的学生带到学校,而教学技能的成功,像如何与意外,同学之间相互支持的重要性,应对至关重要。
  • 高级小品 - 在拳王大四“烤”教师,并且是自己“烤”右后卫这个俏皮的,巧妙的,和玩世不恭的结束年一遇。
  • 归国 - 足球等秋季运动,校风,等秋天的壮观...
  • 大三学生的个人资料 - 大三学生写了深入的轮廓有些人,不论贫富,知名与否,谁尔虞我诈他们,表面和刻板印象下潜水,揭示人物的深度。
  • 高级项目 - 老年人计划和实施一个独立的项目联期间的利益,他们的最后两个月学校的学术目标,社区服务,职业理想,或其他。

只为校友/ AE

  • 草莓夜 - 这是党的时间,毕业生校友中老少/ AE团圆周末,5月(当果实成熟)。
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