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Emily '25

Started in 6th Grade – "Burke is definitely a place that makes you feel at home."
Hometown: Washington, DC
Current Grade: 9th

Favorite class: Spanish 4 with Mónica
Favorite campus spot: The Chorus Room

What is a memorable moment for you?
At the beginning of the year, [Head of School] Damian was making jokes for assembly and when he was proctoring lunch. I remember him making me tear up because of how cheesy and funny they were.

How would you describe Burke to a new student?
Burke accepts you for who you are. The teachers are so understanding in any situation, and there are always people there to help you.

> Emily's schedule in 2021-22:

Advanced Chorus (Spring), Chorus (Fall)
Algebra 1
Digital Photography 9/10 (Winter)
Earth Systems Science
English 9: Genres
Health, Values & Ethics 9 (Fall)
High School Learning Strategies (Fall & Winter)
History 9: The Ancient World
Introduction to Computer Science (Spring)
Singing in the Spotlight (Winter)
Spanish 4

Activities: Basketball (Varsity), Crafts Club, Softball (JV)
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