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Grade Competitions

An irreverent Burke tradition, "grade competitions" involve battles of wit and whimsy throughout the year – resulting in eternal bragging rates for the grade that accrues the most points by May.
What better way to jump into the new year than a profoundly competitive game of musical chairs at Assembly? There was excitement, there was controversy, there was a do-over in the final round, and there was a questionable mid-game footwear change.
Cheers to our Speedy Sitting Chair Champs: Payton A. '27 (1st), Rashed A. '23 (2nd), Sasha F. '27 (3rd), Abby K. '29 (4th), and Eoin S. '24 (5th).

For a first-hand account of the action, enjoy this video recap:

Co-ed, progressive, college prep school in Washington, DC featuring a challenging curriculum in an inclusive environment for grades 6-12.