March 21, 2018, Hickson Family

At BNS, we feel that a big part of preparing our students for elementary school and beyond is teaching them the importance of kindness. Each month we have a philanthropic activity, and recently the kids had fun creating Kindness Rocks. Our current Membership Chair (and former Philanthropy Chair) talks more about... more

January 17, 2018, Hickson Family

Happy New Year to everyone in our BNS family! I have to admit, January is one of my favorite months of the year. The hustle and bustle of the winter holidays is behind us, and for at least a few weeks, we get to settle into a sort of quiet hibernation. We go back to school and work, but things at home feel a bit calmer and more peaceful. In these... more

November 6, 2017, Hickson Family

School has been in session for a couple of months now and as we enter into November, I’ve been thinking a lot about the idea of community. This time of year is rich with opportunity to connect with family, friends, and neighbors, to build and maintain community, and to nurture that very basic human need for connection as we move towards the... more

September 13, 2017, Hickson Family

I would like to take the opportunity to welcome all our 2017-2018 BNS families! BNS students have just begun this exciting year of play, learning, and... more

January 8, 2017, bns-admin

Bannockburn Nursery School’s Spring Rummage Sale

Saturday, March 11th, 9am-12:00pm @ the Bannockburn Clubhouse

Shop our rummage sale to find lots of good friends and neighbors; treasures in the Chic Boutique; great deals on household and baby items; low prices on clothing/shoes for children (and adults); and tasty baked goodies! All profits from the... more

January 5, 2017, bns-admin

Have you ever tried to get information about your child’s day, but always seem to hear the same one word response, such as, “nothing”, “fine”, or “good”? If so, then maybe you can try some of these basic questions to get your child thinking about their day. Once you get on a roll, your child will start anticipating your questions, and will have more elaborate responses... more

December 12, 2016, bns-admin

The biannual  BNS Rummage Sale was a record breaking success last month! If you missed it, don’t worry. You’ll get a second chance to discover amazing deals in the spring and to help support our unique school. Here are 12 things you might find.

Ode to the Rummage Sale

During the rummage sale at BNS, our community found from thee: 12 Wooden block sets 11... more

November 30, 2016, bns-admin

According to the BNS Board of Directors & Staff

With the winter holidays approaching, we thought it would be fun to ask our Board of Directors and teachers about their favorite gifts for the preschool set. We were particularly curious about gifts that prove to be a hit with the kids but that parents love equally for their educational, imaginative, (or quiet... more

November 6, 2016, bns-admin

The children made a book about why they love our local firefighters and this is what they had to say.

Firefighters… “Keep us safe.” “Fight fires!” “Like red.” “Have a water hose.” “Rescue people.” “Spray out fires and have helmets and they help people.” “Go in a firetruck to see a fire in a house.” “Climb ladders.” “Slide down the pole.” “Put on their fire... more

September 30, 2016, bns-admin

Hopefully you did not miss last Friday’s BNS Screen on the Green/Family Film Festival. It was a fantastic evening that included gorgeous early fall weather, delicious food, time well spent with friends and family, and of course, a movie under the stars. This year’s event coincided with the Bannockburn Community’s C70th Anniversary weekend, offering the chance to... more