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BBA Mountain Bike Team Completes First Season
BBA Mountain Bike Team Completes First Season
The Bulldog mountain bike team capped off their first season with strong finishes in the last two races of the year.  The team put up impressive finishes throughout the season and proved to be a force to be reckoned with in a very competitive league full of well-established prep school programs from all over Northern New England.  Each race has | Read More »
BBA's Sunny Wright honored by Vermont Humanities Council
BBA's Sunny Wright honored by Vermont Humanities Council
A teacher at Burr and Burton since 1999, Sunny has earned a reputation for bringing passion to her teaching and a strong devotion to her students, particularly in reading and writing instruction. She has taught every English and Social Studies core course in grades 9–12, an integrated freshman Humanities class, and many electives she designed, such as creative writing, journalism, | Read More »
2015-2016 Annual Fund
2015-2016 Annual Fund
We are a school that serves this community, and we are a school that relies on its community — an independent school that serves the public, a school that works in partnership with the public. In this day and age, many politicians are asking, “How much do we have to spend to achieve educational adequacy?” This is an age of | Read More »
Brooke Thorn McGowan '11 returns to BBA
Brooke Thorn McGowan '11 returns to BBA
Brooke Thorn McGowan ’11 visited several studio art classes to talk with student about their work and her recent works which include photography, painting, sculpture, design, and textile. Sitting in the room she once took her first high school classes in, she shared with students how to get the most out of their education. As a recent graduate of St | Read More »
BBA student Emily Williams a National Merit Scholar
BBA student Emily Williams a National Merit Scholar
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced that BBA senior Emily Williams has been selected as a semifinalists in the 61st annual National Merit Scholarship Program. This means she is an academically talented high school senior that will have an opportunity to continue in the competition where some 7,400 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million will be offered next | Read More »
This is my school video
This is my school video
Click here to see the video.
The Latest Edition of BBA News -  Season 3, Episode 1
The Latest Edition of BBA News - Season 3, Episode 1
The BBA News magazine covers serious topics, historical BBA moments, controversial issues, basic news stories and humorous moments. All stories are student produced. These are the A and B Block Cinema class’s first news stories.  Most of the stories where made by first time film makers, the Anchors are new as well as the BBA NEWS film crew. The editing | Read More »
SETI's Seth Shostak has Skype call with Bill Muench's
SETI's Seth Shostak has Skype call with Bill Muench's "Space and Time" class
American astronomer Seth Shostak, the current Senior Astronomer and Director at SETI (search for extraterrestrial intelligence) research held a question and answer session with the students of Bill Muench’s “Space and Time” class.  The SETI Institute is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to “explore, understand and explain the origin, nature and prevalence of life in the universe”. The SETI Institute is | Read More »
An Aerial Tour of Burr and Burton
An Aerial Tour of Burr and Burton
An aerial view of Burr and Burton can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvVwphBy-FU&sns=em
BBA Model U.N. team receives
BBA Model U.N. team receives "Best Large Delegation" at conference
The Burr and Burton Model U.N. program is an innovative educational program that engages our high school students in an exploration of current world issues through interactive simulations and curricular materials. The program hopes to cultivates literacy, life skills and the attitudes necessary for active citizenship. The program is led by BBA teacher Kendra LaRoche. This past week the BBA Model | Read More »
2016-17 Course Requests
2016-17 Course Requests
The 2016-17 Course of Study (COS)  is now available here: PDF version and on the BBA website under the Academics header in the Departments and Courses section. Students will be requesting courses by grade level beginning with Juniors on February 8. The sophomores will begin on February 29, and the freshmen will start a week later on March 7.  Juniors should  immediately begin reviewing course options.  Sophomores and freshmen should | Read More »
BBA inducts 50 into National Honor Society
BBA inducts 50 into National Honor Society
The Burr and Burton Academy National Honor Society inducted 50 new members on Tuesday, January 19 in the Riley Center for the Arts on the Burr and Burton Campus. The induction ceremony recognizes students who exhibit the “four pillars” of National Honor Society membership: Leadership, Service, Scholarship and Character. Pastor Margaret Dawedeit from the Peru Congregational Church was the keynote speaker. | Read More »
Gina Vickers and Pauline de Laszlo join Advancement Team at Burr and Burton Academy
Gina Vickers and Pauline de Laszlo join Advancement Team at Burr and Burton Academy
Cynthia Gubb, Director of Advancement at Burr and Burton Academy, is pleased to announce that Gina Vickers and Pauline de Laszlo have joined the Advancement team. Gina and Pauline will be sharing the Advancement Coordinator position, Gina will support events and Pauline will be supporting fundraising. Both Gina and Pauline are very familiar with Burr and Burton Academy because they | Read More »
Jennifer Brenner named as BBA Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach
Jennifer Brenner named as BBA Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach
Burr and Burton Academy is pleased to announce Jennifer Brenner as our next Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach. Jen Brenner has been a long time coach for the Equinox Lacrosse Association. Coach Brenner played both Field Hockey and Lacrosse at Trenton State College. Her Field Hockey team made it to the NCAA Finals every year she played. They won the national | Read More »
BBA News Holiday Edition
BBA News Holiday Edition
This half hour show features stories on the Heroin problem in Vermont, The propane leak in town, an update on Mountain Campus along with elevator confessions, Ben Beers Minute, Merle’s final International Question, a story on The Writing Center and Hanukkah. See it here.
BBA's Jim Raposa nominated for Best Actor Award
BBA's Jim Raposa nominated for Best Actor Award
Burr and Burton Academy’s own Jim Raposa, Director of Drama has been nominated for the 2015 Broadway World Vermont – Best Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Benny Southstreet in the Weston Playhouse production of Guys and Dolls this past summer. Votes are being tallied as we speak and if you would like to vote for Jim please | Read More »
James Moore named 2016 Vermont Presidential Scholar
James Moore named 2016 Vermont Presidential Scholar
James Moore, a Burr and Burton Academy senior, was named a 2016 Vermont Presidential Scholar. The Presidential Scholars Program recognizes and honors high school seniors who demonstrate outstanding scholarship and service to their communities. Nominees are judged on involvement and service in school and community; leadership and character; and academic achievements. Vermont’s Secretary of Education Rebecca Holcombe announced the Vermont Presidential Scholars and those twenty students | Read More »
BBA Mountain Bike Team Completes First Season
BBA Mountain Bike Team Completes First Season
The Bulldog mountain bike team capped off their first season with strong finishes in the last two races of the year.  The team put up impressive finishes throughout the season and proved to be a force to be reckoned with in a very competitive league full of well-established prep school programs from all over Northern New England.  Each race has | Read More »
BBA's Sunny Wright honored by Vermont Humanities Council
BBA's Sunny Wright honored by Vermont Humanities Council
A teacher at Burr and Burton since 1999, Sunny has earned a reputation for bringing passion to her teaching and a strong devotion to her students, particularly in reading and writing instruction. She has taught every English and Social Studies core course in grades 9–12, an integrated freshman Humanities class, and many electives she designed, such as creative writing, journalism, | Read More »
2015-2016 Annual Fund
2015-2016 Annual Fund
We are a school that serves this community, and we are a school that relies on its community — an independent school that serves the public, a school that works in partnership with the public. In this day and age, many politicians are asking, “How much do we have to spend to achieve educational adequacy?” This is an age of | Read More »
Brooke Thorn McGowan '11 returns to BBA
Brooke Thorn McGowan '11 returns to BBA
Brooke Thorn McGowan ’11 visited several studio art classes to talk with student about their work and her recent works which include photography, painting, sculpture, design, and textile. Sitting in the room she once took her first high school classes in, she shared with students how to get the most out of their education. As a recent graduate of St | Read More »
BBA student Emily Williams a National Merit Scholar
BBA student Emily Williams a National Merit Scholar
The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced that BBA senior Emily Williams has been selected as a semifinalists in the 61st annual National Merit Scholarship Program. This means she is an academically talented high school senior that will have an opportunity to continue in the competition where some 7,400 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million will be offered next | Read More »
This is my school video
This is my school video
Click here to see the video.
The Latest Edition of BBA News -  Season 3, Episode 1
The Latest Edition of BBA News - Season 3, Episode 1
The BBA News magazine covers serious topics, historical BBA moments, controversial issues, basic news stories and humorous moments. All stories are student produced. These are the A and B Block Cinema class’s first news stories.  Most of the stories where made by first time film makers, the Anchors are new as well as the BBA NEWS film crew. The editing | Read More »
SETI's Seth Shostak has Skype call with Bill Muench's
SETI's Seth Shostak has Skype call with Bill Muench's "Space and Time" class
American astronomer Seth Shostak, the current Senior Astronomer and Director at SETI (search for extraterrestrial intelligence) research held a question and answer session with the students of Bill Muench’s “Space and Time” class.  The SETI Institute is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to “explore, understand and explain the origin, nature and prevalence of life in the universe”. The SETI Institute is | Read More »
An Aerial Tour of Burr and Burton
An Aerial Tour of Burr and Burton
An aerial view of Burr and Burton can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvVwphBy-FU&sns=em
BBA Model U.N. team receives
BBA Model U.N. team receives "Best Large Delegation" at conference
The Burr and Burton Model U.N. program is an innovative educational program that engages our high school students in an exploration of current world issues through interactive simulations and curricular materials. The program hopes to cultivates literacy, life skills and the attitudes necessary for active citizenship. The program is led by BBA teacher Kendra LaRoche. This past week the BBA Model | Read More »
2016-17 Course Requests
2016-17 Course Requests
The 2016-17 Course of Study (COS)  is now available here: PDF version and on the BBA website under the Academics header in the Departments and Courses section. Students will be requesting courses by grade level beginning with Juniors on February 8. The sophomores will begin on February 29, and the freshmen will start a week later on March 7.  Juniors should  immediately begin reviewing course options.  Sophomores and freshmen should | Read More »
BBA inducts 50 into National Honor Society
BBA inducts 50 into National Honor Society
The Burr and Burton Academy National Honor Society inducted 50 new members on Tuesday, January 19 in the Riley Center for the Arts on the Burr and Burton Campus. The induction ceremony recognizes students who exhibit the “four pillars” of National Honor Society membership: Leadership, Service, Scholarship and Character. Pastor Margaret Dawedeit from the Peru Congregational Church was the keynote speaker. | Read More »
Gina Vickers and Pauline de Laszlo join Advancement Team at Burr and Burton Academy
Gina Vickers and Pauline de Laszlo join Advancement Team at Burr and Burton Academy
Cynthia Gubb, Director of Advancement at Burr and Burton Academy, is pleased to announce that Gina Vickers and Pauline de Laszlo have joined the Advancement team. Gina and Pauline will be sharing the Advancement Coordinator position, Gina will support events and Pauline will be supporting fundraising. Both Gina and Pauline are very familiar with Burr and Burton Academy because they | Read More »
Jennifer Brenner named as BBA Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach
Jennifer Brenner named as BBA Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach
Burr and Burton Academy is pleased to announce Jennifer Brenner as our next Varsity Girls Lacrosse Coach. Jen Brenner has been a long time coach for the Equinox Lacrosse Association. Coach Brenner played both Field Hockey and Lacrosse at Trenton State College. Her Field Hockey team made it to the NCAA Finals every year she played. They won the national | Read More »
BBA News Holiday Edition
BBA News Holiday Edition
This half hour show features stories on the Heroin problem in Vermont, The propane leak in town, an update on Mountain Campus along with elevator confessions, Ben Beers Minute, Merle’s final International Question, a story on The Writing Center and Hanukkah. See it here.
BBA's Jim Raposa nominated for Best Actor Award
BBA's Jim Raposa nominated for Best Actor Award
Burr and Burton Academy’s own Jim Raposa, Director of Drama has been nominated for the 2015 Broadway World Vermont – Best Actor in a Musical for his portrayal of Benny Southstreet in the Weston Playhouse production of Guys and Dolls this past summer. Votes are being tallied as we speak and if you would like to vote for Jim please | Read More »
James Moore named 2016 Vermont Presidential Scholar
James Moore named 2016 Vermont Presidential Scholar
James Moore, a Burr and Burton Academy senior, was named a 2016 Vermont Presidential Scholar. The Presidential Scholars Program recognizes and honors high school seniors who demonstrate outstanding scholarship and service to their communities. Nominees are judged on involvement and service in school and community; leadership and character; and academic achievements. Vermont’s Secretary of Education Rebecca Holcombe announced the Vermont Presidential Scholars and those twenty students | Read More »