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Meet Our Students

Amy '28

Started in 8th Grade - "Burke is an extremely welcoming place."
Hometown: Washington, DC

Favorite Class: Math
Favorite Spot on Campus: The Gym
Favorite Project: a poetry booklet in American Voices

What has been a memorable moment during Middle School?
"A memorable part of my time at Burke is the bonding trips that we have at the start of the year."
Is there a challenge that stands out?
"Balancing school and outside sports and Burke sports."

How do you prefer to spend the community period?
"I prefer spending my community period in Affinity Groups because I get to talk to some people that I am familiar with, but interact with other people I might not be as close with."

How would you describe Burke to a new student?
"Burke is an extremely welcoming place that embraces all their new students no matter their who they are."

Amy's 8th grade schedule:
Algebra 1
American Voices
Health, Values & Ethics
Leadership
PE 8
Physical Sciencee
Spanish 7/8
Topics in US History

Trimester electives:
Acting, Directing, Design
Ceramics
Comedy
Digital Illustration
Instrumental Music Exploration 
Studio Art

Activities: Middle School Students of Color, Dance Team, Soccer Team, Basketball Team
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Co-ed, progressive, college prep school in Washington, DC featuring a challenging curriculum in an inclusive environment for grades 6-12.