The Burke debate team faced 22 teams from 14 schools from the DC area at the 2016 DC Area High School Ethics Bowl, and emerged with first place. The judges complimented the team's poise, intelligence and preparedness. They now move on to compete at the National Ethics Bowl held April 15-16 at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Go Bengals.
Get ready for another famously fun and highly polished Burke production. Watch Elle defy stereotypes as she turns Harvard Law School upside down. Showtimes: February 26, 27 & March 4, 5 at 7:30 PM and February 28, March 6 at 5:00 PM. Tickets will be available soon - watch this space for a link.
"Decades of research have shown that in order to acquire skills and real knowledge in school, kids need to want to learn. You can force a child to stay in his or her seat, fill out a worksheet, or practice division. But you can’t force a person to think carefully, enjoy books, digest complex information, or develop a taste for learning. To make that happen, you have to help the child find pleasure in learning—to see school as a source of joy." Ask anyone - Burke kids WANT to come to school. Click here for the full article.