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  • The Bullhorn: May 2022

     Sunday, May 1, 2022
     
    Dear Families:

    We enter the homestretch of the school year in high spirits and with high hopes. Commencement is five weeks away, and these weeks are filled with challenges and celebrations: final projects, exams, presentations, showcases, AP tests, and so much more. 

    Each year, this phase of the school year is exciting, but this year feels momentous as well. Two years ago, our school was shut down completely due to Covid. Thanks to a community wide effort, we reopened in August 2020 and remained open through the ups, downs and the stresses, all in service of our students and our community. 

    There is a unique satisfaction seeing this year‘s seniors, who have had a disrupted high school experience yet can look forward to a future that is bright, exciting, with life lessons that come from overcoming challenge.

    In my view, these past two years were a pressure test to see just how strong our community really is, and I am proud to say we passed with flying colors. We stuck together, worked together, learned together, grew together, and at commencement on June 3, we can celebrate together.

    Let’s savor these last five weeks of school. 

    Sincerely,
    Mark H. Tashjian
    Headmaster
     
     
     

    Congratulations from Success!

    Congratulations to the Class of 2022 Graduates, especially Success Scholars! This is a month of "lasts" for you all. Finish strong and soak it all in as it will go by fast.

    School Counseling News

    As the year wraps up, be sure to watch your emails for important reminders, events, and more! Click through for information about the Northshire Career Expo and AP exams. 

    Health Center News and Events

    May is a busy month around BBA. Despite the continued flakes of snow, there are sure signs of spring; the buzz of the post April break, the blooming of the daffodils, the preparation for AP exams, and making final senior year decisions. May also happens to be Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental Health has been one of the main conversation points of the last 2 years. This month, we will push pause, highlight what mental health is, and have fun and interactive activities for students and faculty to participate in everyday.

    May Music News

    Vermont All State Music Festival! Congratulations to the following students who will be representing Burr & Burton Academy at the Vermont All State Music Festival:

    Yearbooks are almost here.

    The 2022 Burtonian, BBA’s Yearbook has been printed and will be ready for pick-up at the end of May! 
     
     

    Upcoming Senior Events

    Seniors: Don't miss the postcard that was mailed home with all the key upcoming dates for seniors.

    From the Athletic Department

    On the role of belief in Athletics and information about the upcoming Athletic Leadership Academy.

    BBA Seniors! You're Invited!

    Come chill at the Senior Day 2022 on May 27th  from 11:30 am to 2 pm. This epic senior send-off celebration has it all! Please CLICK HERE to sign up to help.

    One Acts and Spring Theater and Dance Festival Coming Up

    On May 10th, prepare to embark on a tour of World War II Germany, present day Ohio, Ancient Greece, and more in the world debut of these original one-acts ranging from comedy to drama. Then, on May 19th, don't miss the annual BBA Spring Theater and Dance Showcase.
     
     

    With Thanks to Our Generous

    2022 Gala Sponsors

     
     
     
     
     
     

    Church Street Hospitality

    First Republic

    Four Seasons Sotheby's International Realty

    Express Copy, Inc.

    High-Tech Plumbing & Heating, Inc.

    Lily of the Valley Florist

    Nathan Auction & Real Estate, Inc.

    RE/MAX Four Seasons

    Above All Vermont

    Alkemi

    The Barn @ Center Hill

    Brook Valley Appliance

    Cobra Gymnastics

    Heritage Family Credit Union

    Hogback Mountain Country Store

    Langway Chevrolet VW of Manchester

    Polar Beverages, Inc.

    Southwestern Vermont Health Care

    TOAST Beverages

    Vermont Kitchen Supply

    Baierlein Landscaping, Inc.

    Decorative Interiors

    Manchester Capital Management, LLC

    Miosek Law

    Rutland Regional Medical Center

    Spivey Lemonik Swenor PC

    Wright Construction Co., Inc.

     
     
    Cover photo by Tony Cirelli
    May 2022 Events:
     
    Mountain Campus Green Mountain Expedition and Solos
    5/2/2022
       to 5/6/2022
    Common Application Workshop for Juniors
    5/2/2022
    12:40 PM to 1:30 PM
    Northshire Career Expo 2022
    5/2/2022
    3:15 PM to 6:15 PM
    Parent Association Meeting
    5/6/2022
    8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
    Mountain Campus Day Off
    5/9/2022
    One - Act Festival
    5/10/2022
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    Sophomore Service Day
    5/11/2022
    SBAC Testing for Juniors
    5/11/2022
    International Student Farewell Party
    5/15/2022
    5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
    Spring Theater & Dance Showcase
    5/19/2022
    6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    Spring Fest - 12:00 Dismissal
    5/20/2022
    12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    Junior & Senior Prom
    5/21/2022
    7:00 PM to 10:30 PM
    Senior Week
    5/23/2022
       to 5/27/2022
     
     
     
    With thanks to our generous local business supporter,
     
     
     
     
     
     

     
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