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BBA Announces the 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees
BBA Announces the 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees
Burr and Burton Academy Headmaster, Mark Tashjian, is pleased to announce the 2014 inductees to the Athletic Hall of Fame, and the recipients of the Alumni Recognition Awards. “This is an exciting time of year,” stated Tashjian, “as we mark the achievements, both personal and athletic, of our alumni. The Hall of Fame ceremony is one of our most important events as | Read More »
Senior Survey Results Show Highlights of Students’ BBA Careers
Senior Survey Results Show Highlights 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
BBA Students Ranked Nationally and Regionally in Le Grand Concours
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 »
See a Video of the  Annual Gawlik Awards
See a Video of the 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.
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 »
BBA News Season 2 Episode 1
BBA News Season 2 Episode 1
Here is the first installment of this year’s BBA News!  You will have a chance to meet new teachers, coaches, international students and Freshmen. The BBA News crew and the students in the cinematography class have been working hard to put together an enjoyable show!  Thanks for watching! The link is here: https://vimeo.com/109847896
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 »
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 »
Mildred Beattie Forrest '28 presented with an Honorary Degree
Mildred Beattie Forrest '28 presented with an Honorary Degree
Mildred Beattie Forrest ’28 was presented with an Honorary Degree on November 11, 2014 by Headmaster Mark Tashjian and Assistant Head of School Meg Kenny of Burr and Burton. The presentation took place at her home in Manchester Center with family, friends, staff and students of the school. Mrs. Forrest, who turned 105 in mid-September, is the oldest known alumna of Burr | 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
Seminary Gallery: October 1 - November 15, 2014
Seminary Gallery: October 1 - November 15, 2014
Zhongmin Xie “Angela” A Sustained Investigation: FLOW A senior at BBA, Angela is planning to go to college in New York City where she will study Chemical Engineering. Originally from Hangzhou, China, she has studied here for four years. Talking about her time here she says “I have enjoyed the freedom to study art and develop my ideas, back home | Read More »
Burr and Burton Academy welcomes 19 students from Ecuador for two week exchange
Burr and Burton Academy welcomes 19 students from Ecuador for two week exchange
Nineteen students from Unidad Educativa Santana in Cuenca, Ecuador, arrived in Manchester on Sunday for a two-week exchange with Burr and Burton Academy. The students are living with BBA students, attending classes, and will engage in other activities as part of this cultural exchange. In June, 2015, 20 BBA students will reciprocate with a visit to Ecuador. This exchange is | Read More »
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 »
BBA Joins People's Climate March
BBA Joins People's Climate March
Mountain Campus students, faculty, alumni, families and friends joined 310,000 others in New York City at the largest climate rally in history. Across the world others joined too, marching in 2,900 solidarity events in 161 nations.  Ban Ki-moon, the U.N. Secretary General, marched along with the crowds, in an unprecedented show of support for climate justice. On Tuesday Ban Ki-moon will lead | Read More »
BBA Announces the 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees
BBA Announces the 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees
Burr and Burton Academy Headmaster, Mark Tashjian, is pleased to announce the 2014 inductees to the Athletic Hall of Fame, and the recipients of the Alumni Recognition Awards. “This is an exciting time of year,” stated Tashjian, “as we mark the achievements, both personal and athletic, of our alumni. The Hall of Fame ceremony is one of our most important events as | Read More »
Senior Survey Results Show Highlights of Students’ BBA Careers
Senior Survey Results Show Highlights 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
BBA Students Ranked Nationally and Regionally in Le Grand Concours
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 »
See a Video of the  Annual Gawlik Awards
See a Video of the 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.
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 »
BBA News Season 2 Episode 1
BBA News Season 2 Episode 1
Here is the first installment of this year’s BBA News!  You will have a chance to meet new teachers, coaches, international students and Freshmen. The BBA News crew and the students in the cinematography class have been working hard to put together an enjoyable show!  Thanks for watching! The link is here: https://vimeo.com/109847896
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 »
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 »
Mildred Beattie Forrest '28 presented with an Honorary Degree
Mildred Beattie Forrest '28 presented with an Honorary Degree
Mildred Beattie Forrest ’28 was presented with an Honorary Degree on November 11, 2014 by Headmaster Mark Tashjian and Assistant Head of School Meg Kenny of Burr and Burton. The presentation took place at her home in Manchester Center with family, friends, staff and students of the school. Mrs. Forrest, who turned 105 in mid-September, is the oldest known alumna of Burr | 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
Seminary Gallery: October 1 - November 15, 2014
Seminary Gallery: October 1 - November 15, 2014
Zhongmin Xie “Angela” A Sustained Investigation: FLOW A senior at BBA, Angela is planning to go to college in New York City where she will study Chemical Engineering. Originally from Hangzhou, China, she has studied here for four years. Talking about her time here she says “I have enjoyed the freedom to study art and develop my ideas, back home | Read More »
Burr and Burton Academy welcomes 19 students from Ecuador for two week exchange
Burr and Burton Academy welcomes 19 students from Ecuador for two week exchange
Nineteen students from Unidad Educativa Santana in Cuenca, Ecuador, arrived in Manchester on Sunday for a two-week exchange with Burr and Burton Academy. The students are living with BBA students, attending classes, and will engage in other activities as part of this cultural exchange. In June, 2015, 20 BBA students will reciprocate with a visit to Ecuador. This exchange is | Read More »
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 »
BBA Joins People's Climate March
BBA Joins People's Climate March
Mountain Campus students, faculty, alumni, families and friends joined 310,000 others in New York City at the largest climate rally in history. Across the world others joined too, marching in 2,900 solidarity events in 161 nations.  Ban Ki-moon, the U.N. Secretary General, marched along with the crowds, in an unprecedented show of support for climate justice. On Tuesday Ban Ki-moon will lead | Read More »