Category: School News

Branson Volleyball Advances to State

Branson Volleyball Advances to State

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...

Branson Questions AP Future

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...

Branson Heads for Stability

Having recently announced Christina Mazzola as its new Head of School, Branson concluded a nearly year-long search for its next permanent leader. Transitioning from two Interim Heads, Damon Kerby and Ellen Moceri, the school hopes Ms. Mazzola will bring a...

Branson Wave Continues to Confound Community

Nearly everyone on campus knows the “wave” by now. Sometimes a tsunami of work, sometimes a false tidal wave transforming into a calm swell of tasks. At its worst, students at Branson face weeks in which the end doesn’t seem...

Students Respond to Dean Porter’s Departure

In an unexpected email on Tuesday, Interim Head of School Ellen Moceri announced that Dean of Students and Freshmen Susan Porter would no longer be working at Branson. Many students expressed their feelings about the news over the past few days...

Branson Appoints Its Next Head of School

Branson has chosen Christina Mazzola as its next Head of School. She will begin her tenure as Branson’s Head of School in July of 2016. Head search committee members made the announcement to both students and faculty during an October...