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Headmaster’s Update – 08/25/2014

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Dear Parents, The beginning of school is quickly approaching, with most of our staff and students away at training camps prior to the official start of school. I am in Mt. Hood with the U16 and U14 athletes and the training is … more



Alpine Instructional Videos With Mikaela Shiffrin

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  Olympic gold medalist and World Champion Mikaela Shiffrin ’13 helped her alma mater Burke Mountain Academy create 13 instructional drill videos for alpine ski technique, providing the voice-over explanation of the fundamental tasks frequently performed by Burke athletes during training. They’re … more



Scenes from Graduation – 2014

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The junior class took us all to Neverland on Friday evening Dannica, Bridget, Sam, Madison, Max, Alli, Cole, Timmy, Nina, Jordan, Kalle, Corey, Jonny, Paul, Ryan and Patrick Neverland… Kalle and Jordan high five-the junior class (and their parents) did an amazing … more



Warren Witherell’s Passing

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  We mourn the passing of Burke Mountain Academy founder Warren Witherell on May 26, 2014. He was a visionary who created this amazing school and held it close to his heart until the day he died.  As we were completing the … more



Mikaela Shiffrin’s Olympic Gold

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ROSA KHUTOR, Russia – Eighteen-year-old Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, CO) became the youngest Olympic gold medalist in women’s slalom history Friday with her victory under the lights at Rosa Khutor. The World Champion capped off the 2014 Sochi Olympic Winter Games for the … more



Trace Smith represents Estonia in Sochi

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Burke Mountain Academy alumnus Warren ‘Trace’ Cummings Smith III, a student at Dartmouth College, posted a top-30 result in slalom (finishing 26th from bib 75) in the Sochi Winter Olympics while representing the home nation of his Estonian grandmother. Smith was prominently featured … more




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