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Check Out Our Community Page

Check Out Our Community Page

Thank you to all of our blog readers over the years. We are delighted that our CommunityConnect website page now features all of our social media content and invite you to follow our accounts or check in regularly. This will be... (Continue reading)

School Community Rallies to Support Silver Lining Blood Drive

School Community Rallies to Support Silver Lining Blood Drive

On Sunday, Dec. 11, the Student Activity Center was filled with different guests than the usual. Instead of basketball practices or runway shows, the annual Silver Lining Blood Drive was going full force. Parents, faculty, staff, and student volunteers were all... (Continue reading)

Learning Village Holds Sixth Grade Science Fair

Learning Village Holds Sixth Grade Science Fair

On Wednesday, Nov. 30, a visitor to the Learning Village may have seen students with parachutes, solar ovens, homemade remote control airplanes, and a large wooden catapult. There was even a racing guinea pig and a hissing cockroach! These and... (Continue reading)

Students Lead Hour of Code Makerspace

Students Lead Hour of Code Makerspace

Each year the Hour of Code takes place during Computer Science Education Week, which fell Dec. 5 – 11 in 2016. To join in the fun, Ms. FitzHenry hosted a student-led Hour of Code pop-up Makerspace in the Legner Learning... (Continue reading)

Grades 5 – 8 Enjoy Chapel on Mindfulness

Grades 5 – 8 Enjoy Chapel on Mindfulness

In October the Learning Village Grades 5 – 8 enjoyed a Chapel on mindfulness led by fifth grade teacher Mr. David Jones and special guest Ms. Robin Albertson-Wren, a teacher in the Pre-School. Mr. Jones spoke poignantly about an exercise his... (Continue reading)

The Return of the Lorelais

The Return of the Lorelais

Upper School students and faculty welcomed back The Loreleis, “the premiere all-female a cappella group” at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, at this week’s Community Forum. Previous participants at St. Anne’s-Belfield’s A Cappella Fests, The Lorelais put... (Continue reading)

Fall Family Picnic 2016

Fall Family Picnic 2016

The St. Anne’s-Belfield School Athletics Boosters hosted a sell-out Fall Family Picnic on October 14, complete with a Red Hub Food Co. bbq dinner, live music by the popular Grey Brothers (featuring former faculty member Don Hancock), and a maroon... (Continue reading)

Quest Works With Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

Quest Works With Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

Mama’s Kitchen Quest visited the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank (BRAFB) in October. The students, Ms. Lyle, and Ms. Wilkens learned about a variety of challenges that are facing the food bank and those who are food insecure in our... (Continue reading)

Political Writer Speaks at Community Forum

Political Writer Speaks at Community Forum

At the September 29 Community Forum, the Upper School welcomed Dr. Nicole Hemmer, assistant professor in presidential studies at the Miller Center, author of Messengers of the Right, and contributing editor of U.S. News & World. Dr. Hemmer spoke to... (Continue reading)

Pre-School Continues Birthday Fairy Tradition

Pre-School Continues Birthday Fairy Tradition

For more than two decades the Birthday Fairy has flown to the St. Anne’s-Belfield Pre-School to help celebrate students’ birthdays. In addition to tracing the birthday boy or girl on a large piece of paper, the Birthday Fairy bestows upon... (Continue reading)

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