Benchmarks

SPRING 2013 - BUSY DAYS, MEMORABLE MOMENTS
Construction on North Street.

Everyone at NBSS is juggling madly as construction of the new facility races on and we complete a busy academic year. Taking a moment to reflect on the amazing accomplishments of the school and its students and graduates reminds us why an investment in a new building and a renewed commitment to carry the mission of the school into the future is meaningful and important.

In this issue:

An inclusive school

Miguel Gómez-Ibáñez, president of NBSS, shares his thoughts on nurturing a diverse and inclusive school. Read the essay.

 

Approching diversity

NBSS diversity counselor Lana Jackson writes about changing demographics and the NBSS diversity plan. Read the story.

 

Transition to work

Locksmithing instructor Dave Troiano cultivates the locksmithing network and helps students find jobs. Read the story.

 

Gaining business savvy

The annual NBSS business course teaches practical small business principles and best practices. Read the story.

 

Massachusetts furniture celebrated

A collaborative venture among local and national organizations celebrates four centuries of Massachusetts furniture. Read the story.


Gathering spaces

The new building on North Street includes space for the entire school to gather. Read the story.

 

All alumni...Under One Roof

Alumni support the unique NBSS community and the capital campaign. Read the story.


Born to make

Individuals become students at NBSS at different times in their lives. Some are at NBSS training for their first career. Read the story.

 

The Georgian footstool

Every year, students in the NBSS cabinet and furniture making program have the option to make a Georgian footstool. Read the story.

 

Sharing the love of woodworking

The NBSS middle-school woodworking program welcomes two new teachers. Read the story.

 

Donor profile

Peter Feinmann, CA '83's long connection to NBSS began when he attended the carpentry program. Read the story. 

 

Bookbinding trip to London

It’s become a tradition. Every other year, NBSS bookbinding students go to London to visit bookbinders, libraries. Read the story.

 

Alumni News

Career and life highlights from alumni of NBSS full-time programs. Link to Alumni News.

 


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