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The Latest Edition of BBA News
The Latest Edition of BBA News
The BBA News magazine covers serious topics, historical BBA moments, controversial issues, basic news stories and humorous moments. All stories are student produced. The editing of the show and anchoring the show are all students who do this on their own time after school. This is NOT a BBA class. Everything in the show was conceived and submitted by the | Read More »
BBA's International Women’s Day Schedule
BBA's International Women’s Day Schedule
International Women’s Day Schedule: A National Honor Society Committee has prepared a week’s worth of events/activities to celebrate women here and afar. Monday, March 9th — short presentation at our regular assembly to highlight the week’s events Tuesday, March 10th — Women of BBA — Our Stories A -block  9:45 — 11:00 in the Riley Center A special assembly highlighting | Read More »
BBA Athletic Director Kathi Bierwirth to become Director of the Target Program
BBA Athletic Director Kathi Bierwirth to become Director of the Target Program
Burr and Burton Headmaster Mark Tashjian announced that Kathi Bierwirth, the current BBA Athletic Director, will take over as the new director of the Target program. Current director Jeff Houghton has led the Target program since its inception in 1997 and will be retiring at the end of the current school year. The Target program is an alternative education program | Read More »
Order Your 2015 BBA Yearbook
Order Your 2015 BBA Yearbook
Please order your 2015 yearbook. Click here to order online today! To order an ad for your business please download the order form here.
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 »
BBA Dance Company Performs in Vermont State Dance Festival
BBA Dance Company Performs in Vermont State Dance Festival
Twenty nine BBA Dance Company members will be traveling to Lyndon, VT on Saturday November 22nd to perform in the Vermont State Dance Festival. There, they will take a warm up class and three workshops of their choice, led by nine professionals including Claudia Shell-Raposa (Director of Dance at BBA) teaching Broadway Theater Dance and Jim Raposa (Director of Acting & Tech. | Read More »
"Sea Bright Rising" by Bill Muench (Director's Cut- two years after the storm )
This film has been two years in the making. It has been a labor of love and I am hoping that I captured the spirit of the people of Sea Bright. See it here.  
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
Invitation to all Parents to Join BBA Boosters
Invitation to all Parents to Join BBA Boosters
The Burr and Burton Boosters would like to extend an invitation to all parents to join us in providing BBA athletes with all the extras they need to play hard and safe. We have over 40 athletic teams active every year and school budgets cannot always provide everything. The Booster events supplement those activities in numerous ways. In the past | Read More »
This is my school video
This is my school video
Click here to see the video.
Sixteen BBA students experience Ecuador
Sixteen BBA students experience Ecuador
In June, sixteen BBA students, led by faculty members Chris and Pia Nolan, left Manchester to immerse themselves in Ecuador.  The 22 day trip was the second half of a new exchange program between BBA and Colegio Santana in Cuenca, Ecuador which brought Ecuadorian students to Manchester last fall. During their time in Ecuador, the students stayed with host families | Read More »
Opening of School Information - OnCampus Portal
Opening of School Information - OnCampus Portal
Dear BBA Students and Families: Two weeks from tomorrow we will welcome the class of 2019 to Burr and Burton for Freshmen Orientation — marking the beginning of the 2015-2016 academic year. Please take the time to read through the following information and embedded links for key information regarding the opening of school. BBA’s OnCampus Portal During the summer Burr | Read More »
BBA Extracurricular Theater, Dance and Film Meeting Monday, August 24, 2015 at 6 pm
BBA Extracurricular Theater, Dance and Film Meeting Monday, August 24, 2015 at 6 pm
On Monday, August 24, 2015 at 6 pm in the Riley Center, there will be an information meeting regarding the extracurricular offerings in dance, film and theater for the 2015-2016 season. If you are interested in The Fall Play (Twelve Angry Jurors), The Creative Choreography Workshop, Ballet/Pointe/Variation Classes, The Fall Film, The Elf Express, The Theater and Dance New Works Project, The | Read More »
BBA’s GLOW group wraps up a powerful and productive year.
BBA’s GLOW group wraps up a powerful and productive year.
With the celebration of June and Pride Month, BBA’s GLOW group wraps up a powerful and productive year with Gloria Steinem. GLOW (Gay Lesbian or Whatever) is the schools QSA and works to educate on issues of gender, sexuality, and acceptance. The group of thirteen students, faculty advisor Travis Kline, and Assistant Head of School Meg Kenny went to Bennington College | Read More »
BBA Research Presented at National Exoplanet Symposium
BBA Research Presented at National Exoplanet Symposium
Scientific research conducted by Coley Stillman, BBA class of 2015, Dr. Nicole Preiser, physics teacher at BBA, and the BBA Physics II class, in partnership with Professor Daniel Polsgrove, LtCol USAF, a physics professor at the US Air Force Academy, was featured at the Emerging Researchers in Exoplanet Science Symposium held at Pennsylvania State University on May 28th and 29th, | Read More »
BBA awards faculty travel grants and Rowland Sabbatical; Rowland Chairs are announced
BBA awards faculty travel grants and Rowland Sabbatical; Rowland Chairs are announced
The recipients of Bigelow and Omrsby Hill travel grants, the Rowland Sabbatical, and the Rowland Chairs were recently announced at a BBA faculty meeting. Headmaster Mark Tashjian said afterward, “This is my favorite faculty meeting of the year because we recognize professional development opportunities as well as the individual initiative for continued personal growth.” The first faculty travel grant, The | Read More »
BBA Students Ranked Nationally in Le Grand Concours (National French Contest)
BBA Students Ranked Nationally in Le Grand Concours (National French Contest)
Camille Kirby and Bryan Emery of Burr and Burton Academy have ranked nationally in the 80th 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.   More than 90,000 | Read More »
BBA recognizes two extraordinary women
BBA recognizes two extraordinary women
Burr and Burton Academy is pleased to recognize two members of the class of 2015 who achieved notable literary recognition in recent competitions. On March 19, Emily Williams was named the Vermont State runner-up in the Poetry Out Loud Competition, marking a noteworthy second place finish out of approximately 5,000 student participants. Poetry Out Loud is sponsored by The National | Read More »
The Latest Edition of BBA News
The Latest Edition of BBA News
The BBA News magazine covers serious topics, historical BBA moments, controversial issues, basic news stories and humorous moments. All stories are student produced. The editing of the show and anchoring the show are all students who do this on their own time after school. This is NOT a BBA class. Everything in the show was conceived and submitted by the | Read More »
BBA's International Women’s Day Schedule
BBA's International Women’s Day Schedule
International Women’s Day Schedule: A National Honor Society Committee has prepared a week’s worth of events/activities to celebrate women here and afar. Monday, March 9th — short presentation at our regular assembly to highlight the week’s events Tuesday, March 10th — Women of BBA — Our Stories A -block  9:45 — 11:00 in the Riley Center A special assembly highlighting | Read More »
BBA Athletic Director Kathi Bierwirth to become Director of the Target Program
BBA Athletic Director Kathi Bierwirth to become Director of the Target Program
Burr and Burton Headmaster Mark Tashjian announced that Kathi Bierwirth, the current BBA Athletic Director, will take over as the new director of the Target program. Current director Jeff Houghton has led the Target program since its inception in 1997 and will be retiring at the end of the current school year. The Target program is an alternative education program | Read More »
Order Your 2015 BBA Yearbook
Order Your 2015 BBA Yearbook
Please order your 2015 yearbook. Click here to order online today! To order an ad for your business please download the order form here.
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 »
BBA Dance Company Performs in Vermont State Dance Festival
BBA Dance Company Performs in Vermont State Dance Festival
Twenty nine BBA Dance Company members will be traveling to Lyndon, VT on Saturday November 22nd to perform in the Vermont State Dance Festival. There, they will take a warm up class and three workshops of their choice, led by nine professionals including Claudia Shell-Raposa (Director of Dance at BBA) teaching Broadway Theater Dance and Jim Raposa (Director of Acting & Tech. | Read More »
"Sea Bright Rising" by Bill Muench (Director's Cut- two years after the storm )
This film has been two years in the making. It has been a labor of love and I am hoping that I captured the spirit of the people of Sea Bright. See it here.  
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
Invitation to all Parents to Join BBA Boosters
Invitation to all Parents to Join BBA Boosters
The Burr and Burton Boosters would like to extend an invitation to all parents to join us in providing BBA athletes with all the extras they need to play hard and safe. We have over 40 athletic teams active every year and school budgets cannot always provide everything. The Booster events supplement those activities in numerous ways. In the past | Read More »
This is my school video
This is my school video
Click here to see the video.
Sixteen BBA students experience Ecuador
Sixteen BBA students experience Ecuador
In June, sixteen BBA students, led by faculty members Chris and Pia Nolan, left Manchester to immerse themselves in Ecuador.  The 22 day trip was the second half of a new exchange program between BBA and Colegio Santana in Cuenca, Ecuador which brought Ecuadorian students to Manchester last fall. During their time in Ecuador, the students stayed with host families | Read More »
Opening of School Information - OnCampus Portal
Opening of School Information - OnCampus Portal
Dear BBA Students and Families: Two weeks from tomorrow we will welcome the class of 2019 to Burr and Burton for Freshmen Orientation — marking the beginning of the 2015-2016 academic year. Please take the time to read through the following information and embedded links for key information regarding the opening of school. BBA’s OnCampus Portal During the summer Burr | Read More »
BBA Extracurricular Theater, Dance and Film Meeting Monday, August 24, 2015 at 6 pm
BBA Extracurricular Theater, Dance and Film Meeting Monday, August 24, 2015 at 6 pm
On Monday, August 24, 2015 at 6 pm in the Riley Center, there will be an information meeting regarding the extracurricular offerings in dance, film and theater for the 2015-2016 season. If you are interested in The Fall Play (Twelve Angry Jurors), The Creative Choreography Workshop, Ballet/Pointe/Variation Classes, The Fall Film, The Elf Express, The Theater and Dance New Works Project, The | Read More »
BBA’s GLOW group wraps up a powerful and productive year.
BBA’s GLOW group wraps up a powerful and productive year.
With the celebration of June and Pride Month, BBA’s GLOW group wraps up a powerful and productive year with Gloria Steinem. GLOW (Gay Lesbian or Whatever) is the schools QSA and works to educate on issues of gender, sexuality, and acceptance. The group of thirteen students, faculty advisor Travis Kline, and Assistant Head of School Meg Kenny went to Bennington College | Read More »
BBA Research Presented at National Exoplanet Symposium
BBA Research Presented at National Exoplanet Symposium
Scientific research conducted by Coley Stillman, BBA class of 2015, Dr. Nicole Preiser, physics teacher at BBA, and the BBA Physics II class, in partnership with Professor Daniel Polsgrove, LtCol USAF, a physics professor at the US Air Force Academy, was featured at the Emerging Researchers in Exoplanet Science Symposium held at Pennsylvania State University on May 28th and 29th, | Read More »
BBA awards faculty travel grants and Rowland Sabbatical; Rowland Chairs are announced
BBA awards faculty travel grants and Rowland Sabbatical; Rowland Chairs are announced
The recipients of Bigelow and Omrsby Hill travel grants, the Rowland Sabbatical, and the Rowland Chairs were recently announced at a BBA faculty meeting. Headmaster Mark Tashjian said afterward, “This is my favorite faculty meeting of the year because we recognize professional development opportunities as well as the individual initiative for continued personal growth.” The first faculty travel grant, The | Read More »
BBA Students Ranked Nationally in Le Grand Concours (National French Contest)
BBA Students Ranked Nationally in Le Grand Concours (National French Contest)
Camille Kirby and Bryan Emery of Burr and Burton Academy have ranked nationally in the 80th 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.   More than 90,000 | Read More »
BBA recognizes two extraordinary women
BBA recognizes two extraordinary women
Burr and Burton Academy is pleased to recognize two members of the class of 2015 who achieved notable literary recognition in recent competitions. On March 19, Emily Williams was named the Vermont State runner-up in the Poetry Out Loud Competition, marking a noteworthy second place finish out of approximately 5,000 student participants. Poetry Out Loud is sponsored by The National | Read More »