At BNS, we feel that a big part of preparing our students for elementary school and beyond is teaching them the importance of kindness. Each month we have a philanthropic activity, and recently the kids had fun creating Kindness Rocks. Our current Membership Chair (and former Philanthropy Chair) talks more about... more
The children made a book about why they love our local firefighters and this is what they had to say.
Firefighters… “Keep us safe.” “Fight fires!” “Like red.” “Have a water hose.” “Rescue people.” “Spray out fires and have helmets and they help people.” “Go in a firetruck to see a fire in a house.” “Climb ladders.” “Slide down the pole.” “Put on their fire... more
Tonight, after we put the children down, with 2 feet of snow on the ground and not a plow in sight, I sent my husband on a trek through the neighborhood to meet a stranger on Massachusetts Ave to give them a can of baby formula. A person, I don’t know, posted on a neighborhood listserv I don’t live in, about her baby with GI problems that was running out of formula... more