News & Updates

Congratulations, Class of 2014

Congratulations to our newest Brown School alumni, the Class of 2014. On June 18, graduates and students, families and friends, faculty and staff gathered in the Brown School gymnasium for Graduation. What sets a Brown School graduation apart from many others is just how personal this milestone event is for the students and their families. […]

2014 Summer Camp, Literacy Program, Tutoring – Info and Registration

Registration for the Brown School Summer Camps is now open! 2014 Summer Camp Brochure Registration Form Additional program information: Tutoring Program Summer Sessions Summer Literacy Program  

Second graders named ‘Shooting Stars’ in class giving contest

Last Tuesday wasn’t just the last day of the school for Ms. Keil’s second grade students. It was also the day that this exceptionally enthusiastic class got to celebrate their title as winners of the Shoot for the Stars class giving contest. The contest’s objective was to raise donor participation, i.e. the total number of […]

Brown School featured on Schenectady Today!

Brown School teacher Amanda Keil was featured on May 20 discussing Brain Breaks on Schenectady Today — In and Around the Capital Region. See her segment below!

Three wins for Brown at the 2014 Olympics of the Visual Arts

Fifteen Brown School students participated in the 2014 Olympics of Visual Arts in Saratoga Springs. This event is in its 32nd year and is sponsored by NYSATA, the New York State Art Teachers Association. There were over 850 people and 30 school districts in attendance including students, judges, professional artists, college professors, and art teachers. Among […]

Science Bowl Winners 2014

Brown School’s Science Bowl teams had a great year!  We had two teams participate in the competition this year and each team did a fantastic job. Brown 1 consisted of 5 members of our 7th and 8th grade, and Brown 2 consisted of 5 members of our 6th and 7th grade. Both teams did an […]

Congratulations Class of 2013

“When I think of Brown School, the first things that come into my mind are the familiar faces of the friendly teachers and my friends beaming at me. My time at Brown has lasted for eleven years. Each passing year has brought fonder memories and more lively challenges. But each passing treasure was so blissfully […]

Science Bowl Winners

BIG congratulations are in order for our two Brown School teams who competed in the Regional Science Bowl held at GE’s Global Research Center on March 2nd. Team 1 featured Science Bowl veterans Malcolm, Sam, Tiffany, and William, along with rookie Samantha. Team 2 featured 6th grade, first-time participants Ben, Cole, Ian, Julia and Logan. […]

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 […]