On the night of February 12, a small group of nine Branson students (including myself) and two Branson faculty members met in SFO to begin their journey over ski week into foreign land. Seven hours later, we all stood on Nicaraguan soil eager (OK…also a bit
Valentine’s Day approaches again,considered a day of love and closeness, also contains traces of tension. The festivity around campus is not dampened by that fact and acts as a clear reminder of the yearly occurrence. In the commons, cafe adds mention of sweets, and large
Last year, Health Day for the current juniors was focused on drug and alcohol awareness. This year’s Health Day was focused on drugs and alcohol for the whole school. This plethora of drug and alcohol education, while important, has become a little repetitive to some.
Branson plans to open its new Makers Lab to the community between late January and early-to-mid February, with the stated goal of bringing Branson into the 21st century technologically. School officials say the converted Old Dining Hall will provide an open space with tables and equipment
Like every incoming student at Branson, senior Ellery Carbone received an iPad her freshman year. However, her device didn’t last too long: “I haven’t used my iPad since freshman year. It broke and I never got it fixed. I’ve used my computer since sophomore
During the lunch hour, a meandering line threads its way through a maze of tables towards the two serving stations at the rear of Branson’s Commons. Holding a conversation amid the babble of excited voices, students create their meals, choosing from beds of organic lettuce, steaming soups,
With a surge of new players, the Branson Girls Varsity Basketball Team is bigger than in recent years. After a few seasons of low numbers and changing leadership, the team aims to create a strong program for the future as it prepares for the 2015-16
Updated 1:51 pm 12/3/15 Branson Volleyball advanced to State after a come from behind victory in the Norcal Finals on Tuesday night. Branson lost the first two games, but rallied to win the match, taking the final three games from rival Notre Dame of Salinas.
Having worked at Branson for 15 years, Nathalio Gray was recently-named interim head of admissions, replacing Annie Tsang. He has played many different roles in the community and shared a bit about his experience at the school. How did you end up at Branson and
Branson did not offer an AP Modern World History class this fall trimester for the first time in recent memory. The decision reflects a trend of fewer Advanced Placement (AP) course offerings at the school, as well as a debate over whether or not Branson’s