Our Upper School delegates represented Uganda at the three-day Ivy League Model United Nations Conference in Philadelphia. Our boys did well in a challenging international affairs environment, with two of our senior members receiving awards, one for Bear Stearns 2008: Best Delegate and the other for Press Corps representing the China Daily: Verbal Commendation.
The Form I Latin class spent an afternoon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, acquainting themselves with the collection of the Greek and Roman Galleries by participating in a scavenger hunt organized by Classics Department Chair Mr. Young. Many thanks to all the Form I parent chaperones for their help!
The sixth grade French students created scale models of famous French monuments and wrote essays recounting the history of the edifices chosen. The boys built and presented their excellent and creative projects to their classmates! Congratulations to all of them!
Browning Hockey had a great weekend at the Lasker Cup, with our two Mite teams (comprised of 15 second graders and one Kindergartener) coming in first and second, undefeated against all the other schools and clubs in the tournament! Our Mini Mites (10 Kindergarten boys) also played and came in fifth in their first-ever tournament. Go, Panthers!
At the January 25 Lower School Assembly, 13 performers filled the Lower Gym with inspiring sounds as they played a variety of musical repertoire on piano, violin and saxophone. The audience was comprised of all Lower School students and faculty. Lower School Music Specialist and Music Department Chair Lucy Warner announced each participant's name and the title of his piece. From selections such as Vivaldi's "Spring" to Alan Walker's "Faded," reaction from the listeners was enthusiastic, signaling a promising morning and school day for all!