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A Short BBA Video Shown at the Gala
A Short BBA Video Shown at the Gala
The video shown at the 2014 Burr and Burton Gala “Passport to the World” on May 23 can be seen here.  This video was conceived and produced by BBA cinematography teacher Bill Muench.
"You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" Cast Gives Back
Burr and Burton Academy’s cast of “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” raised money for the Manchester Community Food Cupboard during it’s highly successful recent run. Instead of using the money for opening night gifts they combined that with donations they collected after each show with signed posters raising over $1,000. They feel very fortunate to give back to their community | Read More »
Faculty Travel Grants, Rowland Sabbatical and Rowland Chairs Announced
Faculty Travel Grants, Rowland Sabbatical and Rowland Chairs Announced
At the faculty meeting on Monday, April 7, recipients of two annual faculty travel grants, the Rowland Sabbatical, and the Rowland Chairs were announced. Headmaster Mark Tashjian said, “This is my favorite faculty meeting of the year as we celebrate professional development opportunities and the individual initiative for personal growth.” The Bigelow Fund for Excellence, encourages teachers to seek enriching | Read More »
BBA Mountain Campus Awarded LEED Platinum Certification
BBA Mountain Campus Awarded LEED Platinum Certification
Burr and Burton Academy’s Mountain Campus in Peru was awarded the prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification, recognizing best-in-class building strategies and practices, awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council. To receive LEED certification, building projects must satisfy rigorous prerequisites and earn points to achieve different levels of certification. Fewer than 10 buildings in all of | Read More »
The Fourth Installment of BBA News
The Fourth Installment of BBA News
Here is the third installment of BBA News for your enjoyment. Stories include: Homework Academy, Slopestyle Team, Senior Parking Lot, Best of BBA, BBA Iron, Questions with Cubby and you may even hear some barking. See it here: http://vimeo.com/93255160
2014-2015 Course of Study
2014-2015 Course of Study
The 2014-2015 Course of Study is available for viewing! The course of study booklet is designed to help you map out your studies at Burr and Burton Academy, along with guidance from your counselor, advisor and teachers. In order to properly plan your curriculum, please see the 2014-2015 Course of Study and sign up for your next year’s classes by completing the 2014 Course | Read More »
Senior Survey results show the Mountain Campus as highlight of students’ BBA careers
Senior Survey results show the Mountain Campus as highlight of students’ BBA careers
When the senior class of 2014 was asked “What would you characterize as the single most important or meaningful activity, opportunity or experience (at BBA)?” the overwhelming response from Mountain Campus graduates was their semester on the mountain.  In fact, their voices were so united, their responses skewed the entire dataset and emerged as the most significant experience for the entire | Read More »
BBA Students Ranked Nationally and Regionally in Le Grand Concours (National French Contest)
BBA Students Ranked Nationally and Regionally in Le Grand Concours (National French Contest)
Simon Aborn of Burr and Burton Academy has ranked nationally in the 75th annual event, according to Lisa Narug, National Director of Le Grand Concours.  Le Grand Concours is a national competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French.  Students were evaluated for their written, oral and listening comprehension skills in French. Nearly 100,000 students in all 50 states | Read More »
Burr and Burton Creative Arts Department
Burr and Burton Creative Arts Department
View a short video by cinematography teacher Bill Muench about the Burr and Burton Creative Arts Program: here. This video was part of the recent first Burr and Burton Creative Arts Expo held on Saturday, May 31. Burr and Burton Academy believes that the arts are an integral part of every student’s education. The arts speak to our students’ creative spirits, | Read More »
BBA Mountain Campus students build Jamaica Cottage Shop woodbin
BBA Mountain Campus students build Jamaica Cottage Shop woodbin
Three students from the Burr and Burton Mountain Campus partnered with Jamaica Cottage Shop to build a 6’ x 14’ woodbin for firewood storage at the campus in Peru.  This project was an extension of the Mountain Campus’ emphasis on sustainable economic, environmental and community development.  Prior to building the woodbin, the students toured the Jamaica Cottage Shop production facility in | Read More »
See the recent Annual Gawlik Awards
See the recent Annual Gawlik Awards
A video of the recent 4th Annual Gawlik Awards can be seen online here.
A Short BBA Video Shown at the Gala
A Short BBA Video Shown at the Gala
The video shown at the 2014 Burr and Burton Gala “Passport to the World” on May 23 can be seen here.  This video was conceived and produced by BBA cinematography teacher Bill Muench.
"You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown" Cast Gives Back
Burr and Burton Academy’s cast of “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” raised money for the Manchester Community Food Cupboard during it’s highly successful recent run. Instead of using the money for opening night gifts they combined that with donations they collected after each show with signed posters raising over $1,000. They feel very fortunate to give back to their community | Read More »
Faculty Travel Grants, Rowland Sabbatical and Rowland Chairs Announced
Faculty Travel Grants, Rowland Sabbatical and Rowland Chairs Announced
At the faculty meeting on Monday, April 7, recipients of two annual faculty travel grants, the Rowland Sabbatical, and the Rowland Chairs were announced. Headmaster Mark Tashjian said, “This is my favorite faculty meeting of the year as we celebrate professional development opportunities and the individual initiative for personal growth.” The Bigelow Fund for Excellence, encourages teachers to seek enriching | Read More »
BBA Mountain Campus Awarded LEED Platinum Certification
BBA Mountain Campus Awarded LEED Platinum Certification
Burr and Burton Academy’s Mountain Campus in Peru was awarded the prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification, recognizing best-in-class building strategies and practices, awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council. To receive LEED certification, building projects must satisfy rigorous prerequisites and earn points to achieve different levels of certification. Fewer than 10 buildings in all of | Read More »
The Fourth Installment of BBA News
The Fourth Installment of BBA News
Here is the third installment of BBA News for your enjoyment. Stories include: Homework Academy, Slopestyle Team, Senior Parking Lot, Best of BBA, BBA Iron, Questions with Cubby and you may even hear some barking. See it here: http://vimeo.com/93255160
2014-2015 Course of Study
2014-2015 Course of Study
The 2014-2015 Course of Study is available for viewing! The course of study booklet is designed to help you map out your studies at Burr and Burton Academy, along with guidance from your counselor, advisor and teachers. In order to properly plan your curriculum, please see the 2014-2015 Course of Study and sign up for your next year’s classes by completing the 2014 Course | Read More »
Senior Survey results show the Mountain Campus as highlight of students’ BBA careers
Senior Survey results show the Mountain Campus as highlight of students’ BBA careers
When the senior class of 2014 was asked “What would you characterize as the single most important or meaningful activity, opportunity or experience (at BBA)?” the overwhelming response from Mountain Campus graduates was their semester on the mountain.  In fact, their voices were so united, their responses skewed the entire dataset and emerged as the most significant experience for the entire | Read More »
BBA Students Ranked Nationally and Regionally in Le Grand Concours (National French Contest)
BBA Students Ranked Nationally and Regionally in Le Grand Concours (National French Contest)
Simon Aborn of Burr and Burton Academy has ranked nationally in the 75th annual event, according to Lisa Narug, National Director of Le Grand Concours.  Le Grand Concours is a national competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French.  Students were evaluated for their written, oral and listening comprehension skills in French. Nearly 100,000 students in all 50 states | Read More »
Burr and Burton Creative Arts Department
Burr and Burton Creative Arts Department
View a short video by cinematography teacher Bill Muench about the Burr and Burton Creative Arts Program: here. This video was part of the recent first Burr and Burton Creative Arts Expo held on Saturday, May 31. Burr and Burton Academy believes that the arts are an integral part of every student’s education. The arts speak to our students’ creative spirits, | Read More »
BBA Mountain Campus students build Jamaica Cottage Shop woodbin
BBA Mountain Campus students build Jamaica Cottage Shop woodbin
Three students from the Burr and Burton Mountain Campus partnered with Jamaica Cottage Shop to build a 6’ x 14’ woodbin for firewood storage at the campus in Peru.  This project was an extension of the Mountain Campus’ emphasis on sustainable economic, environmental and community development.  Prior to building the woodbin, the students toured the Jamaica Cottage Shop production facility in | Read More »
See the recent Annual Gawlik Awards
See the recent Annual Gawlik Awards
A video of the recent 4th Annual Gawlik Awards can be seen online here.