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Meet Our Students

Ole '27

Memorable moment: Middle School Olympics
Hometown: Takoma Park, MD
Started at Burke: 6th Grade
Favorite class: Topics in US History
Favorite spot: The Gym

How would you describe Burke to a new student?
Very inclusive – no matter what background you come from, there is always someone to hang out with or talk to.

Is there something you would change?
It would be nice to have more control over what I get to do during [the community period].

What do you like to do for fun or on the weekend?
Baseball and hang out with my friends

Ole's schedule in 2022-23:

Algebra 1

American Voices
French 8
Instrumental Music 8
Physical Science
PE 8
Topics in US History

Ceramics 8 - trimester elective
Filmmaking 8 - trimester elective
Photography 8 - trimester elective

Health 8 - trimester course
Leadership - special schedule
Values & Ethics 8 - two-trimester course

Activities: Yearbook staff, Middle School Swim Team, Varsity Baseball
Co-ed, progressive, college prep school in Washington, DC featuring a challenging curriculum in an inclusive environment for grades 6-12.