Category: School News

School News: To Go or Not To Go To Prom

By Amanda Douglas, Avani Bahl, and Aidan Linscott With prom approaching, the polarizing topic of “promposals” has been circulating amongst students, faculty, and administration, generating many different opinions. As at many other high schools, Branson students will often ask others...

A New Jam for Branson Traffic

In mid-February, Ned Pinger, Branson’s assistant head of school for strategic initiatives, sent an email to the student body and faculty announcing changes to Branson’s parking policies. The changes, unexpected, were met with a wide range of opinions. In the...

¡Vamos a Nicaragua!

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...

Valentine’s Day

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...

Branson To Build a Makers Lab

  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...

Study Suggests Students Out of Touch with iPads

  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...

Food for Thought: Examining Branson’s Kitchen

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...