List of 20 news stories.

  • 13 Students attend VSADA Leadership Conference in Burlington

    Approximately 250 student athletes from all over Vermont attended the Vermont State Athletic Directors Association Athletic Leadership Conference was held Monday, Nov 13th and Tuesday, Nov 14th at the Double Tree Conference Center in Burlington VT.
  • Farm and Food Studies 2023 Fall Recap

    Farm and Food Studies are wrapping up a harvest season with lots of learning, exciting experiences, and plenty to look forward to this winter!
  • Winter Concert December 5th

    The Burr and Burton Academy Music Department will present a Winter Concert Tuesday, December 5th, 6:30 p.m. in the Riley Center for the Arts.  The performance will showcase a diverse menu of music presented by various instrumental and vocal ensembles. Tickets are available at bbatickets.com, $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for students. A livestream link to the performance can be found here. Contact Julie Freebern at jfreebern@burrburton.org for more information.

  • Winter Showcase December 14th

    Burr and Burton Presents - “A Winter Showcase of Dance, Drama and Film” 

    Burr and Burton Academy’s Performing Arts Department is proud to present, A Winter Showcase of Dance, Drama, and Film, on December 14, 2023, at 6:30 pm in the Riley Center for the Arts. The performance of this semester's dance, acting, and film classes include classical, contemporary, original written scenes and film projects from the Cinema Class and various dance pieces including musical theater favorite “Crunchy Granola”, hip hop, and lyrical jazz pieces
  • Chris Waker Visits Burr and Burton

    On Monday former Burr and Burton student Chris Waker visited BBA to catch up with students and faculty about perspective and resilience in the face of sudden tragedy.
  • BBA Photos on Vidigami - Log In Today!

    Vidigami is a password protected website where you can find BBA photos. Check your email for your invitation to create a Vidigami account. 
  • BBA Welcomes New Chair of the Board

    Burr and Burton is excited to announce that Charley Stevenson, parent of two BBA alumni and a trustee since 2020, has been appointed Chair of the Board of Trustees, succeeding longtime Trustee Ed Campbell.

    Stevenson brings a broad range of experiences in education to his role as chair. Starting his career as a math and science teacher, Stevenson taught at middle and high schools for several years before joining the staff at Williams College as an advisor and resource coordinator. 
  • Celebrating BBA Unified

    On Monday, BBA was thrilled to host a special assembly celebrating Unified programs for the Special Olympics presentation of the Unified Champion School banner. 
  • Fall Play Tickets on Sale!

    Tickets for the fall play, A Few Good Men, are on sale today at BBAtickets.com! Don't miss BBA Performing Arts rendition of this intense military drama, and find out: can you handle the truth?
  • The French Exchange was Awesome!

    This past couple weeks BBA enjoyed the visit of our French friends from our sister school in Pau, France. They enjoyed attending classes with their American correspondents, climbing mountains all over the area, carving pumpkins, eating cider donuts, doing the slide at Bromley Mtn, trying a maple creamee, and seeing the fall foliage.
  • Special Olympics Honors BBA as a Unified Champion School

    In early October, Special Olympics announced that Burr and Burton has earned national recognition as a Unified Champion School. 

    “We are immensely proud of Burr and Burton Academy for achieving this well-deserved honor,” said Sarah McCaffrey, President and CEO of Special Olympics Vermont. “Thanks to the hard work of the entire school community, and dedication of school leadership, especially Assistant Athletic Director Julie Crosier, Burr & Burton has become a clear leader in the Unified Champion Schools movement in Vermont. Their commitment to the core values of inclusion and respect makes their impact truly exceptional."

    Read on for the full press release from Special Olympics.
  • BBA Students go to school in the 1850s!

    The 9th grade Workshop Humanities class is exploring the elements of culture and how students are influenced by their culture and the role they play in their culture.
  • BBA Students Participate in First Climate Strike Since 2019

    On Friday, September 15th, Burr and Burton students, alongside students from other area schools, participated in a Climate Strike at the Factory Point Town Green in Manchester. 

    The event was a student-led rally to draw attention to the effects of climate change and the possibilities of a renewable energy-based solution. BBA Environmental Club members Dahlia Cohn, Kallen Fenster, Lily Kajah, Anna Markcrow and Hudson Via all planned and participated in the event in collaboration with students from surrounding schools and Earth Matters Manchester.
  • Behind the Scenes of A Few Good Men

    The company of A FEW GOOD MEN have been hard at work. Check out this behind the scenes sneak peak!
  • Fall College Night is Tomorrow!

    We look forward to welcoming parents and students to our Annual Fall College Night on Wednesday evening at 6:30 in Founders Hall. Middlebury College Director of Admissions Sam Prouty, will join us as our keynote speaker.  Sam has 11 years of experience working on the high school “side of the desk” and ten years on the “college admission side.”  His candid wit and years of wisdom will provide insight into college admission.
  • 9th Grade Service Day - Monday, 9/11

    Burr and Burton's mission is to educate students for a life of responsibility, integrity and service. Ninth graders will live this mission by spending their school day completing service projects with their advisory on Monday, September 11th.
  • Alumni Interview: Five Things That Matter with Rhoni Basden ’04

    Rhoni Midden Basden ’04 is adept at crafting her surroundings into powerful teaching tools, a skill she learned, in part, at Burr and Burton. Rhoni is the Executive Director of Vermont Works for Women, a nonprofit based in Winooski that “promotes economic justice by advancing gender equity and supporting women and youth at every stage of their career journeys.”
  • Welcome New Faculty and Staff

    Please share a warm welcome with our newest faculty and staff. We are thrilled to have each of you here, living our mission with us at Burr and Burton.
  • BBA Senior Weighs in on Civics Education

    Burr and Burton senior Chris Alfano recently joined Vermont State Senator Brian Campion and Secretary of State Sarah Copeland on GNAT's News project to weigh in on civics education. Alfano shares his motivation for co-creating a new app called Civicly, which engages people of all ages in learning about civics.
  • Burr and Burton Welcomes New Dean of Students and New Director of Finance

    We are so excited to welcome Terrell Williams ’97 as the new dean of students and Jeffrey Spencer as the new director of finance and operations.