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BMA UPDATE FROM HEAD OF SCHOOL WILLY BOOKER 4/20/20

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Dear BMA Community, I continue to think of all Burkies as we maneuver through these difficult times together. I hope that you are enjoying time with family and adjusting well to our new reality. To keep you updated on the state of … more



BMA Prepares and Delivers 2,500 Meals Weekly to Local Seniors as Part of COVID-19 Taskforce

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Academy’s commitment to community values shine in this time of need When BMA’s campus closed abruptly at the end of March due to the emerging COVID-19 situation, Executive Chef Peter Ireland ‘92 wasted no time figuring out how to shift gears from … more



BMA ATHLETIC UPDATE 4/20/20

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Season Recap by Brad Wall ’97, Athletic Director It is challenging to recap a season as anticlimactic as this one, just as athletes were peaking to compete in Championship events, the world shut down and in the blink of an eye, there … more



BMA ACADEMIC UPDATE 4/20/20

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PROPELLING VIRTUAL LEARNING THANKS TO CANVAS Burkies leverage well-established distance learning tools to weather through COVID-19 and maintain studies while at home In light of the COVID-19 crisis, BMA staff have sought creative ways to keep students engaged and stimulated in all … more



INSIDE THE DEN: Fritz Brumder ’97

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Each month leading up to BMA’s 50th anniversary celebration in 2021, we present to you a fellow academy alumnus/alumna. Join us as we look “Inside the Den”, learn about how the academy has evolved over time, and gain new insight on how … more



BMA UPDATE FROM HEAD OF SCHOOL WILLY BOOKER 3/27/20

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Dear BMA Community, I hope this message finds you healthy and well as we face the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic together. I am reaching out with this video message to update you on the state of the school.  Please click on … more



BMA’s 50th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION-POSTPONED

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Dear BMA Community, Over the past several days, our community has been working to adjust to a new reality in the wake of the increasing societal concerns relating to the COVID-19 virus. As you may be aware, we have closed our campus … more



BMA’s RESPONSE TO COVID-19

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March 13, 2020 The challenges presented by the COVID-19 virus are many. Our priority at BMA must be focused first on the health and safety of our students and staff and more broadly to the local community here in East Burke and … more



THREE BURKIES SELECTED FOR WORLD JUNIORS!

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Three current Burke Mountain Academy students were named to the U.S. and Canadian World Junior Championship teams set to compete in Narvik, Norway, March 5-14, 2020. Raph Lessard and Zoe Zimmermann are both seniors at the Academy and Olivia Holm is a … more



INSIDE THE DEN: Katie Lucas ’02

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Each month leading up to BMA’s 50th anniversary celebration on June 12-14, 2020, we present to you a fellow academy alumnus/alumna. Join us as we look “Inside the Den”, learn about how the academy has evolved over time, and gain new insight … more