List of 20 news stories.

  • July 2021 Covid Policy Update

    Read the July 2021 Covid policy update from Headmaster Mark Tashjian and Associate Head of School Meg Kenny.
  • 2021-22 Theater and Dance Extracurricular Schedule Changes

    The Burr and Burton Performing Arts department has just released the schedule for the 2021-22 school year, and it includes some exciting changes that will enable students even more opportunities to participate in performances.
  • Leadership is a Verb: Kesha Ram Delivers BBAs 188th Commencement Address

    Last Friday, at an in-person ceremony that felt both novel and triumphant, Vermont Senator Kesha Ram called on graduates to embrace leadership informed by curiosity, reciprocity, and humility.
  • 10th Annual Gawlik Awards Live at Riley Rink

    The 10th Annual Gawlik Awards will be presented live at Riley Rink on June 2nd at 8pm. Hosted by Bill Muench, Rob Hunter, and Jim Raposa, the Gawliks will feature student-made films with appearances from special guests Willy Appelman, Tommy Walker, and Samantha Watson. There will also be music by Sounds of A&R with special guest and world renowned horn player, Tom "Bones" Malone. Senior Finuala Cree will be producing the show alongside Assistant Producers Mary Mendez, Julia Ann Gregory, and Gabi Craig. 
  • Alumni Interview: Five Things that Matter with Megan Beattie-Cassan '99

    Megan Beattie-Cassan ‘99 knows Burr and Burton from multiple angles: She’s an alum, she’s the current school nurse, and next year, she’ll also be a BBA parent. As the school nurse in the time of a global pandemic, Beattie-Cassan’s expertise has been a critical to both BBA’s reopening in the fall of 2020 and the successful prevention of the spread of COVID on campus.  We caught up with Beattie-Cassan in late May to learn more about her many connections to BBA.
  • Bromley for Bulldogs

    In the early days of a vibrant summer, it takes a lot to make Vermonters look forward to the next winter. But that’s exactly what the team at Bromley Mountain does each spring with free ski passes for students who’ve made the Burr and Burton Headmaster’s List for the year. 

    “We started providing these ski passes before I became president ten years ago,” said Bromley Mountain President Bill Cairns ‘72, “And I’ve been happy to carry on that tradition.”
  • Theater Returns to Burr and Burton

    Last week, it felt a little like a midsummer night’s dream for theater students on the Burr and Burton campus:  Amidst three warm and summery May evenings, the dream to be back on stage, among peers, with a live audience, finally came true.
  • Burr and Burton Ready to Celebrate the Class of 2021

    Celebrating the resilient spirit of the Class of 2021, Burr and Burton is hosting two weeks of events leading up to the 188th Annual Commencement on Friday, June 4th at 5:00 PM.
  • Vermont State Senator Kesha Ram to Speak at Graduation

    Burr and Burton Headmaster Mark Tashjian announced today that Kesha Ram, Vermont State Senator for the Chittenden County district and the first woman of color elected to the Vermont Senate, will deliver the keynote address at BBA’s 188th commencement ceremony on June 4. 
  • BBA Students Accepted into Vermont All-State Music Festival

    Six talented BBA musicians were accepted into the Vermont All-State Music Festival.  In advance of the May 15 All-State Music Festival and Scholarship Concert, we caught up with three awardees to hear more about how music has impacted their lives.
  • Natural Thinking, Better Living

    This past week, the Burr and Burton Environmental Club hosted a number of events in honor of Earth Day. The theme, “Natural Thinking, Better Living,” was a reminder to the community that sometimes simple is best and that it’s important to use the resources around them.
  • Don’t Miss Art from Schools at SVAC

    It's spring, and the annual Art from Schools exhibit at the Southern Vermont Arts Center (SVAC) is back, featuring artwork from more than 80 Burr and Burton students.
  • Inside Poetry Out Loud: An Interview with Vermont State Champion Irén Hangen Vázquez

    In mid-March, Irén Hangen Vázquez won the Vermont Poetry Out Loud competition.  We caught up with her while she was preparing her recitation for the national competition to discuss what Poetry Out Loud is all about, and what it takes to be a champion.
  • Burr and Burton Earns Top Award at the National Model UN Conference

    Burr and Burton earned the top award at the National High School Model United Nations (NHSMUN) conference in early March. NHSMUN is the world’s largest and most prestigious Model UN conference, with students participating from over 70 countries annually. 
  • Student Creates Bass Fishing App

    Junior Mike Alfano was inspired by his love of fishing and interest in computer science to create an app that can assist bass fishers in selecting the best lure for the conditions.
  • Alumni Interview: Five Things that Matter with Vance Griffith '92

    In February, we caught up with Vance Griffith '92 who lives with his family in Jackson Hole, Wyoming and has spent more than 20 years working on western ranch lands.
  • Silver Linings Playbill: Local Business TPW Supports Opportunities in Performing Arts

    In a year when many accepted that traditional music instruction was impossible, Burr and Burton music teacher Neil Freebern sought solutions to keep the world of music alive for students.  Learn more about how local business support created opportunities for BBA music students.
  • Two BBA Seniors Qualify as National Merit Scholarship Finalists

    Congratulations to seniors Iren Hangen Vazquez and Noah Price for qualifying to move on to the National Merit Scholarship Finalist round.  

     
  • Lizo “MC” Mgobozi talks with Burr and Burton Class about Growing Up During Apartheid

    Born during the thick of apartheid, Lizo "MC" Mgobozi spoke about his experience growing up in Langa Township, South Africa, to Burr and Burton's Humanities Workshop class via Zoom last week.
  • BBA Senior Mary Mendez Named Top Youth Volunteer

    Senior Mary Mendez was named Vermont’s top youth volunteer of 2021 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, America’s largest youth recognition program based exclusively on volunteer service.