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The Student News Site of Buckingham Browne & Nichols School

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First sophomore dance is a roaring success

First sophomore dance is a roaring success

Olivia Richter, Assistant Photo Editor July 4, 2024

As upperclassmen enjoy junior and senior prom, two highly anticipated traditions that mark important moments in the high school journey, underclassmen have patiently awaited their turn. But this...

Team of US students places second at FIRST Robotics World Championship

Team of US students places second at FIRST Robotics World Championship

Lorenzo Blackston, Contributing Writer July 4, 2024

The crowd cheered. A robot whizzed and whirred. Fluorescent orange notecards flew through the air. With a final score of 63-33, a local team of students from several schools, including five Upper...

Jokes, insults and the joy of being an only child

Miley Chen, Columnist July 4, 2024

At 4 or 5, I took my first stab at comedy. Though I hardly recall the details, my mom and dad won’t let me forget. “Mommy and Daddy, can I ask you a joke?” I exclaimed. “Okay, Potato!”...

Shakespeare’s the man

Aparajita Srivastava, Columnist July 4, 2024

This summer, my best friend Eliza Cohen ’25 introduced me to the quintessential movies of the early 2000s. Our cinematic journey included hits like, “Miss Congeniality,” “Mean Girls,”...

‘Only God Was Above Us’

Keenan Billings, Columnist July 4, 2024

“Keenan, why are you reviewing a Vampire Weekend album?” “Keenan, why focus on hyper privileged indie music, beloved only by upper-middle class white wine consumers?” “Keenan, why...

Science Department introduces new AP policy

Yancheng Zhao, Features Editor July 4, 2024

Advanced Placement (AP) Physics 1 and AP Chemistry joined the ranks of AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Biology, and the many other science electives offered in the 2023- 2024 school year. Sophomores...

A comprehensive guide to AP season!

Kate Rice, Editorials Editor July 4, 2024

Dear juniors, some seniors, a growing number of sophomores, and I hope no freshmen, Hello! I heard many students whispering about the prestigious AP tests, and I feel it is my responsibility...

Acknowledging the complicated legacy of Peter Gunness

Kate Rice, Editorials Editor July 4, 2024

Peter Gunness was the headmaster of Browne & Nichols when it merged with the Buckingham School in 1974. To mark the 50th anniversary of the merger, The Bulletin, BB&N’s official magazine,...

Less is more

Diba Demir, Columnist July 4, 2024

“Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past,” writes George Orwell in “1984.” This omnipresent sense of control, where even the past becomes malleable,...

The upside of a dinner disaster

Martha Balson, Columnist July 4, 2024

On a crisp Saturday night in January, I stumbled upon an unexpected life lesson: the undeniable value of always keeping Tostitos Hint of Lime chips at the ready. My birthday celebration was planned...

Teachers head back to school with faculty shadowing program

Gabe Cooper, On Campus Editor July 4, 2024

With a backpack slung over her shoulder and a notebook tucked under her arm, Upper School (US) Spanish Teacher Carrie Rose joined Tommy Bressler ’27 for a day of classes on April 1 to kick off the second...

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