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SIGN UP FOR SUMMER IN THE CITY    Read More
With spring in the air, we are planning a new season of Summer In The City. Starting in mid-June, Summer In The City takes place between the end of the school year and the beginning of traditional camp programs.
Gala 2014 Exceeds Expectations    Read More
This year’s spring auction broke all previous records, in terms of attendance and fundraising. Proceeds from the evening will support our STEM initiative.
Overseas Study Program Travels to Paris    Read More
Shown here on their arrival day in Paris, students in this year’s Overseas Study Program trip enjoyed a ride on a Bateau Mouche excursion boat, which provided a stunning view of the city from the River Seine. 
Green Goes Green    Read More
A heightened awareness of recycling flourishes at BWL.
BWL Welcomes the Class of 2026    Read More
At a reception for incoming Kindergarten students and their parents, the new Class of 2026 had the opportunity to meet teachers, administrators, and each other.
Nobel Prize Winner Elie Wiesel Addresses the BWL Community    Read More
Elie Wiesel spoke at the 2013 BWL graduation ceremony and was introduced by Philip S. Sassower, Chairman of The Board of Trustees. Their remarks follow, along with select reactions from faculty and graduating seniors.
In Its Fourth Season, Varsity Baseball Goes All the Way to State Championships    Read More
During its inaugural season in 2010, the BWL baseball team won one game. The next year, they put together two wins.
Breakfast at the Harvard Club    Read More
The Fifth Grade celebrated their upcoming transition from Lower School to Middle School with an outing to the Harvard Club.
Interview with Headmaster Frank J. Carnabuci III    Read More

During the summer of 2012, Frank J. Carnabuci III completed his twentieth year as Headmaster of The Birch Wathen Lenox School. 

A Conversation with Dr. Lee Jones    Read More
Just a glimpse into Dr. Jones’s 10th floor classroom reveals the ardor his 33 years at BWL has brought to the discipline of history and to the young minds he shapes.
Middle and Upper Schoolers Perform in out-of-School Holiday Concerts    Read More
As winter begins with its shortening days and mounting schoolwork, a few brave Middle and Upper School students spent the last month stretching, leaping, singing, composing, and altogether working well into the dark during preparations for their out-of-school holiday concerts.
Capital Campaign Surpasses $10 Million Milestone    Read More
BWL Headmaster Frank J. Carnabuci III has announced that the School has passed the ten million dollar benchmark for its first comprehensive Capital Campaign of fifteen million dollars.
Nate Sassoon ’18 Tackles the Origin of the Universe    Read More
When he was just three-and-a-half, Nate Sassoon recalls looking into the telescope in his apartment and asking himself, “How did the moon get here? How did the Earth get here? How did I get here?”
In Its Inaugural Season, BWL Squash Team Braves High School Nationals    Read More
Squash is a sport of mind games, strategy, pain, and suffering. It pits two players on an 18.5’ x 32’ court to whack, wheeze, and lunge their way to the best of five games.
Award-Winning Author to Speak at Book Fair    Read More
The BWL Book Fair begins on Wednesday, May 16th, featuring National
Book Award Winner Colum McCann.
BWL Senior Advances to Merit Scholar Finalist    Read More
After being named a Semifinalist in the National Merit Scholarship Program, Sam Svenningsen'12 has now been selected as a Finalist.
Henry D. Owen ’37, Renowned Diplomat and Global Economist, Dies at 91    Read More
Henry D. Owen (Birch Wathen ’37, Harvard ’41) an influential diplomat who helped institutionalize global economic summitry in the 1970s, died on November 5th in Washington.
Holiday Concert Draws a Crowd    Read More
This year an unprecedented number of grandparents attended the School’s Holiday Concert at All Souls Church, including Jack and Dede Burke of Pound Ridge, New York (shown here with John Burke P’24).

Ms. Gelula's Senior Art Elective Welcomes the New Calendar Year    Read More
With the recent release of BWL’s 28th consecutive school calendar, Maryann Gelula and the seniors in her Studio Art electives are making their own mark in time. 
Upper School teacher Dr. Wendy Darby is Published in China    Read More
Director of Communications Jessica Lichtenstein recently interviewed Dr. Darby about her book, Landscape and Identity: Geographies of Nation and Class in England (Berg Publishing, 2000), which has now been translated and published in China by Yilin Press, Nanjing, China.

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