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Jay '22

Leadership Role: 2021-22 Co-President, Student Government Association
  • Started at Burke: 9th Grade
  • Favorite tradition: "Blackout night! It is a fun and energetic atmosphere to be in. Playing in the basketball games against [longtime rival] Field and seeing our Burke community shouting and supporting you – it’s a great feeling."
  • Building independence: "I have been able to make my own choices by choosing what classes I want to take and joining different clubs – that’s why I have chosen the Young Black Men club. One of Burke’s big factors is giving us the freedom to be ourselves."
  • Teacher shout-out: "Morgan [Science Department] because she is very supportive and helpful to all students."

> Jay’s schedule in 2021-22:

  • Advanced Economics
  • AP English Literature
  • Digital Photography 11/12 (Fall)
  • Health, Values & Ethics 12 (Spring)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Precalculus
  • Spanish 4

Activities: Stock Market Club, Student Government Association, Varsity Basketball, Young Black Men
Co-ed, progressive, college prep school in Washington, DC featuring a challenging curriculum in an inclusive environment for grades 6-12.