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Alex '24

Leadership: Deputy Editor of The Cageliner, 11th Grade SGA Representative
Hometown: Washington, DC
Favorite class: Statistics, Algebra, and Financial Management
Favorite spot: The Gym
Started at Burke: 7th Grade

How do you prefer to spend the community period?
"At a special assembly: Pi day, Grandparents Day, Halloween, etc."

What's a memorable moment from Middle School? 
"My entire 8th grade Alabama trip!" [8th grade annually takes a four-day trip to Alabama in the spring, visiting sites connected to the American Civil Rights Movement]

Is there a challenge that stands out?
"Getting used to such a tight-knit community."

What do you like to do for fun or on the weekend?
"I love going on road trips during our long weekends."

How would you describe Burke to a new student?
"You get a different experience [than] you would receive at most high schools. Everybody here is very kind, and the community is extremely close."

Alex's schedule in 2022-23:

AP US History
English 11: American Literature
French 4
Statistics, Algebra & Financial Management

Digital Photo 11/12 - trimester elective
Health, Values & Ethics 11 - trimester course
Improv - trimester elective
Social & Economic Systems - trimester elective 

Activities: Golf Team, Jewish Affinity Group, Make a Wish Club, Student Government, The Cageliner (student newspaper)
Co-ed, progressive, college prep school in Washington, DC featuring a challenging curriculum in an inclusive environment for grades 6-12.