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News & Views Spring / Summer 2018 Now Available!

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  EXTRA RELATED STORIES: Dining Hall Refresh Project: Tom D. Makes BMA Comeback, Trading Books for Butcher Block Flexing the Left Hemisphere: What Burkies are Learning in Ecology Class What Burkies are Learning in Physics, Calculus, PreCalculus  What Burkies Learn in Chemistry … more



Tom D. Makes BMA Comeback, Trading Books for Butcher Block

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Left: Early days of Tom with mentor Sal. Right: Same passion for cooking with added wisdom!   This February, BMA announced the hiring of alumnus Peter Ireland ‘92 as executive chef for the 2018-2019 academic year. On the heels of this announcement, … more



Flexing the Left Hemisphere: What Burkies Learn in Chemistry Class

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In our June 2018 News & Views issue, we asked Science teachers and Burkies to share examples of work their class work. Below is a project sample. TEACHER: Lindley van der Linde COURSE:  Chemistry GRADE: 11 One of the reasons I was … more



Spotlight on Alumni Faculty: Bill and Luisa Knowles

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Leading up to Burke Mountain Academy’s 50th anniversary in 2020, we’ve set out to connect with Burke students and staff from near and far. We caught up with Bill Knowles who was Head Athletic Trainer, Head Strength and Conditioning Coach from 1989 … more



Flexing the Left Hemisphere: What Burkies are Learning in Physics, Calculus and PreCalculus

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In our June 2018 News & Views issue, we asked Science teachers and Burkies to share examples of work their class work. Below is a project sample. TEACHER: David Iverson COURSES: Physics, Calculus, PreCalculus GRADE: 11 & 12 Class time for everybody, … more



Flexing the Left Hemisphere: What Burkies are Learning in Ecology Class

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In our June 2018 News & Views issue, we asked Science teachers and Burkies to share examples of work their class work. Below is a project sample. TEACHER: Lindley van der Linde COURSE TITLE: WT Ecology GRADE: 8th/9th My goal is to … more



Flexing the Left Hemisphere: What Burkies Learn in Biology Classes

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In our June 2018 News & Views issue, we asked Science teachers and Burkies to share examples of work their class work. Below is a project sample. TEACHER: Lindley van der Linde COURSE:  Biology GRADE:  10 Biology can become heavily focused on … more



Mardi Haskell ‘12 Joins BMA staff as Director of Enrollment and Financial Aid

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     Burke Mountain Academy (BMA) is pleased to announce the hiring of Mardi Haskell ‘12 as Director of Enrollment and Financial Aid effective June 15, 2018. “We could not be more pleased to welcome Mardi back to Burke.” says Willy Booker ‘96, … more



Flexing the Left Hemisphere: What Burkies Learn in Math Classes

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In our June 2018 News & Views issue, we asked Science teachers and Burkies to share examples of work their class work. Below are project samples. TEACHER: Vivian Buckley COURSES: Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Statistics GRADES: 9-12 Almost every job in … more



Jenny Bruell Fisher ‘01 and Jake Fisher to Join BMA’s Development and Coaching Teams

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More Familiar Faces Return to BMA for 2018-2019   Jake, Lena and Jenny. Burke Mountain Academy is pleased to announce the hiring of Jenny Bruell Fisher ‘01 and Jake Fisher for the 2018-2019 academic year. Jenny, who earned a B.A. in History … more




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