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Packer, St. Ann’s Get High Rankings In NYC Private High Schools Survey

In niche.com’s 2018 survey of the best private high schools in New York State, Packer Collegiate Institute (photo) is rated tenth in New York City and fourteenth in the state. It is followed immediately by St. Ann’s School, rated eleventh in the city and fifteenth in the state. They come in just ahead of Manhattan’s […]

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St. Ann’s School Makes Post’s Page Six: Door Closed for Matt Damon’s Kids

Page Six of the New York Post, your local source for all things Kardashian and their ilk, reports that St. Ann’s School is “too exclusive” for the children of actor Matt Damon, who is moving from L.A. to New York. Reading through the short piece, it becomes evident that this wasn’t an incident of snobbishness […]

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C.B.2 Land Use Committee to Consider Library Deal Wednesday; St. Ann’s Won’t Take Space There

The Land Use Committee of Community Board 2 will meet on Wednesday evening, June 17 at 6:00 at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, Dibner Building, Room LC400, 5 Metrotech Center (off of the Metrotech Commons) and will hold a public hearing on the proposed transfer of the Brooklyn Heights Branch of Brooklyn Public Library to […]

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Brooklyn Book Festival Next Sunday, September 21

The ninth annual Brooklyn Book Festival will be on Sunday, September 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m at Borough Hall and Columbus Park (immediately north of Borough Hall). There will be readings by and discussions with writers, readings and activities for children, and books for sale. There’s more information here. During the coming week […]

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Grace & Spiritus Chorale Presents “Missa Pangea” at St. Ann’s Church Sunday

The Grace & Spiritus Chorale of Brooklyn (photo) will present “Missa Pangea,” a concert featuring three distinct versions of the Mass from three continents, this coming Sunday, January 27, starting at 4:00 p.m., at St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church, Clinton and Montague streets. The program includes the “Coronation Mass” by Mozart, the Canadian […]

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Annual St. Ann’s Puppet Parade Gambols Down Montague Street

The annual St. Ann’s Puppet Parade—Brooklyn Heights’ own version of a kiddie Mardis Gras—made its way down Montague Street to the Promenade at 1 p.m. Monday, filling the streets with clowns, jugglers, 10-foot-tall marionette puppets and the rat-a-tat of percussion, accompanied by hundreds of pre-school, primary, middle and high school students. Puppets were created in […]

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St. Ann’s Library Second Hand Book Sale Tomorrow and Thursday

This in from St. Ann’s School Library: Hello. We thought your readers might be interested in knowing that we are holding our annual second-hand book sale Wednesday, 5/25, and Thursday 5/26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. The sale takes place in front of the school, at the corner of Clinton and Pierrepont. […]

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St. Ann’s Puppet Parade 2011

The annual St. Ann’s Puppet Parade was today and BHB pal/Brooklyn Heights resident/King of the Daily Greg Clayman sent us these photos of the fun.

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Jemima Kirke on Life in Brooklyn Heights

Actress Jemima Kirke, Heights resident and daughter of Bad Company (and, before that, Free) drummer Simon Kirke and fashion and interior designer Lorraine Kirke, is in Lena Dunham’s movie Tiny Furniture as well as Dunham’s forthcoming comedy series for HBO. Interviewed by Noemi Zeichner, she had this to say:

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Tompkins Named New St. Ann’s Head

The search for the third person to be head of St. Ann’s School is over. New York Times: Saint Ann’s School, the prestigious and progressive Brooklyn Heights school, has selected Vincent Tompkins, the deputy provost of Brown University, to be its new headmaster. Mr. Tompkins, 48, who takes over on July 1, said he was […]

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