POP is led by BB&N’s Mary Dolbear (Middle School Director) and Svetlana Grinshpan (Academic Technology Specialist) in collaboration Sandra Cortesi (Director of the Youth and Media project at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society). Together we work with a small, carefully selected group of student POP advisors.
I am an 8th grader at BB&N Middle School. This is my 3rd year here. I love to play soccer. I enjoy reading and math. My favorite shows are Scandal, Parenthood, How to Get Away With Murder, Modern Family, and Gossip Girl. I am an avid traveller and seek out learning new things about other cultures including their food. I’m a POP advisor because: I am a leader and want to change things about my school.
I am 14 years old and I have been here since beginners. I dance and I really like to take pictures and draw. I have six siblings and six pets. I’m a POP advisor because: I’m interested by the way people act in social media.
I’m a dedicated gamer and internet user spending a lot of time online. I like to travel and snowboard. At the moment I like to play Bioshock Infinite, Borderlands the Pre-Sequel, Team Fortress 2 with mods, and Minecraft. I have one brother and one dog. I also am a Doctor Who, Sleepy Hollow and Cosmos fan. I’m a POP advisor because: I’m really into technology and the internet.
My name is Allie Floros, and I am in 7th grade at BB&N. I have been here for seven years. In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with friends, and watching movies. I live in Newton. My family consists of my mom, dad, brother, stepmom, dog, and cat. I’m a POP Advisor because: I want to make the middle school a better environment for everyone.
I go to BB&N. I play tennis. I live in Newton, MA. I am 13 years old. I came to BB&N in 6th grade. I have two dogs. I was born in Chicago. I enjoy traveling to different countries around the globe and experiencing their cultures. I also play soccer for school. I have an older brother who is 16 and is in the 10th grade at BB&N. My favorite food is sushi. I’m a POP advisor because: I want to develop my leadership skills and create new policies for the BB&N community.
I go to BB&N and my favorite subject is math I was born in China and can speak Chinese. I like to play tennis. I also like to travel and have traveled to every province in China. I don’t actually go online that much but i am still really interested in gaming. I sang in the choir in my old school in China. I’m a POP advisor because: I would really like to participate in school activities like this because it lets me have an opportunity to express my ideas.
I am a 12 year old girl. I love to play sports. In my free time I like to read. My favorite series is The Selections. I have 3 siblings. I’ve gone to BB&N for 9 years. My first name is Caroline but I go by my middle name Whitney. I live in Brookline Massachusetts. My favorite food is all food and my favorite color is blue. I’m a POP advisor because: I want to make a difference in the BB&N Middle School community.
I have three main social medias, snapchat, facebook, and instagram. I’m never without my cellular device and I visit each of my social medias more than 10 times a day. People say I have a problem, oh well. I’m a POP advisor because: It is apart of my civic duty as a banner student.
I am an avid volleyball player. I joined BB&N in 7th grade. My favorite subjects are English and History. I’m a POP advisor because: I want to make a change in the school.
I’ve been at BB&N since beginners. I live in Belmont, MA. I really enjoy traveling and fashion. I am in 8th grade now. My birthday is in November. My favorite subjects are English and History. My favorite TV shows are Scandal, How to Get Away With Murder, and The Mindy Project. I also like trying new things and going out to eat. I’m a POP Advisory because: I am interested in leadership.
I am 13 years old and I have gone to BB&N since beginners. I like to play tennis and ski. I really enjoy taking pictures. I’m a POP advisor because: I think it’s very interesting how people act when using social media.
I’m Liam McGourty. I am in 7th grade. I like to play sports. My favorite sport is hockey. I dream to become a pro hockey player. I have a family of 6. I am the second youngest. I’m a POP advisor because: I want to make a difference in the Middle School.
I am an eighth grade student at Buckingham Browne and Nichols. I play sports. I play field hockey, hockey, and lacrosse. I’m a POP Advisor because: I want to develop a larger online presence in the school community.
My name is Joe Murphy. I am in 7th grade. My favorite food is burgers. My favorite animal is a parrot. My interests include sports and writing for the school newspaper. I’m a POP advisor because: I want to have an influence on the middle school rules about technology.
I am 12. I love to spend time on social media and YOUTUBE!!!! I am really into hockey and lacrosse. I’m a POP advisor because: It looked like a fun way to talk about things I love.
My name is Maia and I’m in 7th grade. In my free time I enjoy watching movies and reading. My favorite series of all time is Harry Potter. My family consists of my Mom, Dad, and my sister, Erica. I run track and cross country. I’ve lived in Lexington my entire life. I’m new to BB&N this year. I’m a POP advisor because: I want to make the middle school a more enjoyable place for the people in it.
I am an eighth grade student at Buckingham Browne and Nichols school. I am on a freestyle ski team, and also love to play soccer and tennis. My favorite school subject is Math and Science. I live in Newton, Massachusetts, and my favorite food is dumplings. I’m a POP Advisor because: I am in leadership council, and I also see some holes in the middle school’s technology rules.