PE News: 2023 Is All About Cooperation

Alex Tzelnic, physical education teacher and mindfulness director
January 6, 2023

The return from a break provides a nice opportunity to return to our roots in PE, establishing teamwork and building community with cooperative challenges. After defining the word “cooperation” (it doesn’t mean “when something is hard,” but it can be hard!), we were off to the races at partner stations. Students attempted the partner stand-up, the bubble ring toss, the tennis ball stack, navigated the minefield, and even built indoor cairns. The challenges were indeed hard but also filled with laughter and 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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