Athletics News, February 4, 2021

John O’Neill, Director of Athletics
February 4, 2021

Athletics Update: The Joy of Winter

Of the many opportunities the pandemic has provided, the lack of interscholastic competition has allowed for more flexible programming in athletics this year. For example, this week Coach Ridoré pivoted away from his scheduled plan of a timed mile-run and offered sledding instead. On the same sleds and the same hill as their lower school classmates, middle schoolers reveled in the opportunity to play in the snow. The laughs, smiles, and wipeouts that filled Claflin Field this week were a reminder to all who witnessed them of the power of joy … unplanned, unstructured, pure joy.

By Anne Armstrong, visual arts teacher and arts coordinator |

January 27, 2023

The Coolidge Art Studio has been abuzz this week as classes finish artworks and transition to new explorations and challenges with various media. First graders recently completed making paper by hand, and are now learning about architect Zaha Hadid, who…

By John O'Neill, Director of Athletics |

January 27, 2023

After trailing by 3 points at the half, the boys’ JV basketball team exploded in the second frame and came away with a 6-point win on the road against Dedham Country Day yesterday. Team captain Anurag Mujumdar powered the comeback…


January 26, 2023

Second Graders Learn About Environmental Changemakers, Including One Here at BDS! Second graders have been hard at work the past few months to learn about environmental changemakers–people who identify problems, find solutions and inspire others to get involved. This week,…

By Alex Tzelnic, physical education teacher and wellness director |

January 26, 2023

Once a winter we give each of our physical education classes the opportunity to sled. After all, sledding combines so many of the elements we love about PE: being outdoors, balancing, taking calculated risks, looking out for others, and above…
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