News

2021

  • October

    Lower School Playhouse

    A new playhouse was constructed on the Mugar Family Playground & Outdoor Learning Space, and students are loving it!
  • Middle School Outdoor Education

    Our Middle School students enjoyed a beautiful day for their Outdoor Education trips.
  • Mr. Vallely Speaks at Carthage College

    Head of Middle School and Co-Director of Faculty Recruitment Carl Vallely was invited to return to his alma mater, Carthage College, to speak at their annual Aspire Conference.
  • Dr. Rossi Will Speak at Brimmer

    Save the date for the Parents Association meeting on November 4th - Moderna Co-Founder Dr. Rossi will present, COVID 19 Vaccines, mRNA Technology, and the Importance of Being Vaccinated.
  • September

    Lower School Apple Picking

    The Lower School community enjoyed a beautiful day of apple picking with their Buddy Groups at Belkin Family Lookout Farm in Natick.
  • The PA Walking Group is back!

    Join the Parents Association Chairs for some fresh air, exercise, and conversation on Friday mornings.
  • Chlöe Berlin's '20 comic that was featured.

    Berlin's Comic Featured In a Book

    Chlöe Berlin's '20 amazing comic work was featured in a new book.
  • Opening Convocation

    It was wonderful to be together for Opening Convocation! You can read the text of the speeches from the ceremony on the Brimmer Blog.
  • Brimmer Video Wins Award

    We are thrilled to announce that our "Reimagining Brimmer” video, created last fall earned a Communicator Award!
  • LS Gator Greetings & Meet the Teachers

    We were so happy to have our Lower Schoolers on campus for Gator Greetings and Meet the Teachers.
  • Join us in welcoming our new faculty and staff to Brimmer!

    New Student and Staff Orientations

    Brimmer was thrilled to welcome our new community members to campus last week for orientation programs.
  • July

    Prom 2021

    One of the highlights of the end of the year was being able to safely host many of our celebratory events on campus. Check out some awesome photos from our outdoor junior and senior prom!
  • June

    5th Grade Celebration

    Congratulations to our 5th Grade students for completing Lower School!
  • 8th Grade Celebration

    The 8th Grade Commencement Celebration was an incredibly special event!
  • Commencement 2021

    Commencement 2021 was a very special event that took place on June 4, 2021. It was a wonderful celebration of our graduates' accomplishments.
  • End of Year Athletic Awards 2021

    Congratulations to all of our 2020-2021 End of Year Athletic Award winners! Watch the awesome video that Assistant Athletic Director Tom Nelson put together highlighting the ceremony.
  • The Design Team poses with Gloria, The Gator Bench.

    Gloria, The Gator Bench

    Congratulations to Brimmer students who applied and were selected to be on the 2021 design team for our collaboration with Artists for Humanity.
  • Kitchen BBQ Was a Hit!

    Our amazing kitchen staff treated the entire community to our first annual End of the School Year/ Beginning of the Summer BBQ/ Picnic Extravaganza and Celebration.
  • May

    PK Butterfly Release

    Pre-Kindergarten students dressed like butterflies and sang a butterfly song before releasing their classroom butterflies on the Head's front lawn.
  • AP Art Presentations

    Our seniors in Brimmer's AP Studio Art and AP Studio Art: 2-D Design Concentration in Photography classes gave video presentations to the community, detailing their sustained investigations and select works from their portfolios.
  • Integrated Curriculum in LS

    Emily Miller, Head of Lower School
    One of the hallmarks of LS is its integrated curriculum. Through this approach, students draw on their prior knowledge, build new knowledge, tap into their curiosities, and explore topics in greater depth.
  • MS Outdoor Education

    Our Middle School students had a blast participating in outdoor education experiences.
  • Sergei Tourian, “Sea Turtle Watching her Baby Trapped in Plastic Bottle”

    Tourian Wins Scholarship Award

    Congratulations to Sergei Tourian '21 on his Newton Arts Association Scholarship Art Award!
  • Get Ready for Summer!

    We are excited to announce that our BRIMMER SUMMER PROGRAMS will be back in action this summer! Don't wait, as many of our programs are almost sold out.
  • April

    Class of 2021 College Acceptance List

    Check out the impressive Class of 2021 college acceptance List!
  • Chef Roman's Matzo Ball Soup

    Craig Roman, Chef & Director of Food Services
    Food is very personal to a lot of people, and this is as personal as it gets for me and my family. Families around the world have things they have passed down from generation to generation.
  • Blue Block Building in Lower School

    See what Lower School students are building with Big Blue Blocks during recess!
  • SISAL Award Winning Artwork

    Brimmer is proud to announce that three of our amazing artists won 2021 Small Independent School Art League awards.
  • March

    MS Director of Student Life Andrew Beal helped to coordinate this Community Service effort!

    Middle School Food Drive

    Our Middle School students and families collected 535 pounds of food during a recent food drive to donate to Open Table.
  • The Gator Wins CSPA Gold Crown

    Brimmer's student News site earned Gold Crown status—officially cementing The Gator as one of just 9 online publications nationwide as the best-of-the-best for the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Luca Antonucci, MS/US Music Teacher and After School Music Program Director.

    Our MS/US Music Teachers Rock

    Two of our Middle and Upper School Music teachers will be sharing their knowledge and talents at upcoming events.
  • Pre-K is Here to Make you Smile!

    The children in PK made a video for their community service project. Knowing that this has been a tough year, they decided to make a video telling jokes, being goofy, and having dance parties!
  • 16th Annual Bissell Grogan Symposium

    Our 16th Annual Bissell Grogan Symposium was successfully reimagined as a Virtual Speaker Series featuring four exciting keynotes spotlighting our school-year theme, Building an Equitable Community. Each talk was followed by interactive workshops with our students. We welcomed our trustees, Board of Visitors, alumni, and parents to join us for these timely and relevant keynote presentations. 
  • February

    Third graders created artwork using their 'own two hands' to show how they can help others.

    Amplifying Black Voices

    Emily Miller, Head of Lower School
    Throughout February, Lower School classes have concentrated on the theme of amplifying black voices stamped out by racism and on celebrating their contributions and influence on American culture and history.
  • Cecelia Pan, celebrating twenty-five years at Brimmer.

    Celebrating our Amazing Faculty & Staff

    Each January, we gather to honor our colleagues for their long-term service to the School. This year, we celebrated the milestone anniversaries of 14 Brimmer faculty and staff.
  • January

    2020 Scholastic Art & Writing Award

    The Art Department is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. Check out the amazing artwork!
  • Students shared their grade-level community service projects during a special virtual Share assembly.

    LS Community Service Assembly

    Our Lower Schoolers took part in a very special Share assembly on Zoom to talk about their community services projects for the year. Our students' understanding of kindness, responsibility, and empathy shined through the screen as they spoke passionately about the organizations they've chosen to support.
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