News and Announcements


I write today with heartbreaking news. One of our rising seniors, Kwentyn Wiggins, was killed in a single car accident early this morning in Corte Madera. There are no words to describe how devastating this loss is for our Branson community...

Corbin and Benji stand together holding their award after the concert

Corbin Glover and Benji Wu - Class of 2020 - recently received the 2019 Marin Music Chest Competition and Scholarships and were selected for the Young Artists Concert sponsored by the Mill Valley Chamber Music Society.

Senior Viktor Rajkovic

When soft-spoken Branson-Ross senior Viktor Rajkovic was told over the phone that he was The Chronicle’s 2019 boys basketball Metro Player of the Year, there was silence at the other end...

Students stand outside the theater holding the Elmer Brown Award of Excellence banner.

The Elmer Brown Award of Excellence, which is only given to one school in the North Coast Section to honor the school that had the greatest overall success in athletic and scholastic achievement as well as good sportsmanship in the NCS Championships and Scholastic Awards Program.

We had an extraordinary weekend of sports a few weeks ago. Our girls soccer team, having already won the NCS championship, had made their way to the finals of the State Championship. Later the same day, our NCS-winning boys basketball team was playing in the quarterfinals of the State Tournament.

Students Use Noises Off-Set to Study Architecture

Midway through their “Fortress of Solitude” unit creating an architectural model of a place of personal solitude or refuge, DiAnn Montemayor invited the Intermediate Sculpture class over to study architectural drawing.

Students Honored at Marin County Science Fair

Congratulations to Adriana Golden and Audrey Dickinson whose science abstracts earned them each prizes at the Marin County Secondary Science Fair. Volunteer judges in the scientific, medical, or educational fields considered 79 student projects. 

Sustainable Seas Monitoring in January

On Sunday, January 28, 28 Branson students and four Branson teachers (Kathy Soave, Peter Zdrojewski, Heather Duncan, Henri de Marcellus) spent a beautiful afternoon gathering valuable rocky intertidal data to add to the Gulf of Farallones National Marine Sanctuary database...

As part of Theater Director Maura Vaughn's participation in the KQED Teach Case Study program, Maura has been teaching podcasting to her Advanced Performance class.

Last week, Web Design students were involved in educational research with Facebook and Blue Trot consultancy around the use of Virtual Reality in the classroom. In the lesson, students were split into groups and learned how to collaborate creatively using virtual reality (VR) devices.