Golden Birthday

Brown School sixth grader, Cole Sawyer, celebrated his 12th birthday on 12-12-2012, and wanted to find a special way to mark the occasion.  He set a goal of collecting 1,212 pounds of pet food, which he would donate to local animals in need, and asked local businesses and his peers at Brown School to help.  […]

Mindful Tips for the Holiday Season

Brown School teacher and MindUP Coordinator Rebecca Calos was interviewed on News Channel 13 about the importance of using MindUP strategies both in school and during the holidays.  The full interview can be found on the WNYT website. Tip #1:  Focus on the present moment—Mindful Awareness So often when things get hectic and stressful our […]

Students honor those who served

Students of Schenectady’s Brown School did more than just learn about Veterans Day — they thanked vets for their service face to face. Students of the private school gathered to sing songs and show off special projects to local veterans at a Veterans Day ceremony on Friday, Nov. 9. It is becoming a tradition at […]

Corinne Skala wins 2012 Alumni Scholarship Award

Brown School Announces Corinne Skala as the 2012 Alumni Scholarship Award Winner Corinne graduated from Brown School in 2008, and was named Salutatorian of her class at Schalmont High School for 2012. She will be attending Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the fall. Congratulations Corinne!

Writing Center at Brown School

The Writing Center at Brown School is an enrichment program in English Language Arts and Writing. This unique program offers an opportunity for students in the Capital Region to enhance their reading and writing skills in an interactive setting. Regardless of career choices, developing a good writing technique is an essential element in education that […]

Congratulations Class of 2012!

Art and Music Cafe

Ms. Elaine Houston from Channel 13 news made a visit to Brown school on Friday, February 17th. She came to interview our students and faculty about our Art and Music Cafe project. The Fifth Grade entertained her with guitar and singing, followed by many of our talented instrumentalists. The cafe project is bringing the guitar […]

Art History Symposium

The Art History Symposium was the culminating celebration of two months of hard work for the Seventh Grade students. To read what the students had to say about the process and to see samples of the artwork completed by the students, view the Special Student Edition which the students wrote for the e-letter.