Week in Pictures, May 31-June 3

Sixth graders had the extraordinary opportunity to visit Facebook downtown to learn more about Oculus Rift; they are currently designing a video game that will allow them to experience their world in virtual reality!

The Grytte newspaper staff hosted a breakfast with former Grytte editors Chris Russo '15 (Boston College) and Ben Weiner '15 (Franklin & Marshall) on May 31. Both young alums have just completed their freshman year of college. Chris spoke about his experience as an assistant news editor for BC's independent paper, The Heights, and Ben offered advice on making the transition from high school to college.

On June 1 the fourth graders took in a Mets game where they got a shout-out on the Citi Field scoreboard. One of their classmates, who just beat cancer, also received a special congratulatory message! The boys' parents and faculty recently participated in a charity SoulCycle ride to benefit the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

The hockey Panthers were recognized at an assembly on June 3. This season was the best recruiting year the program ever had, with 21 Pre-primary boys joining the team! Thanks to all our coaches and parent volunteers for the success of this program. The future looks bright for hockey at Browning!

Ms. Suarez’s Spanish conversation class celebrated their last class with a picnic in Central Park where they tasted "mate" tea, a Uruguayan traditional infusion. As always, the boys conversed solely in Spanish.