This Just In

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  • We Are The Champions

    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.

Coming Soon

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  • Legally Blonde!

    Coming in February, another of our famously fun and highly polished productions. 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.

Arts Spotlight

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  • Summer In The City

    Basketball! Biology! The Bard! So many interesting programs to choose from, taught by experienced teachers at our Metro-accessible location. Click here to sign up today.

What We're Reading

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  • Learn To Be Original

    At Burke, we encourage kids to find the "joy in work" rather than become "excellent sheep" Click here to read more.
  • Where's The Joy?

    "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.
  • The Incredible Learning Potential of the Adolescent Brain

    "The problem is that many schools confuse 'challenging work' with 'amount of work.' " 
    Not at Burke! Read the full article here.
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