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Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2019
We are so excited to announce that James Perriam has advanced to the state level of National Geographic's Geography Bee! The "GeoBee" is an annual competition designed to inspire and reward students' curiosity about the world. Students in grades four through eight from nearly 10,000 schools across the United States compete for a chance to win college scholarships and the glory of being the National Geographic GeoBee Champion. James won the Burgundy Geography Bee and then took a qualifying... Read More
Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019
Monday, March 11, 2019 6:00 Light Dinner & Childcare Begin in The Logan Loft 6:30-8:30 Panel Discussion Followed by Q&A What is consent? Consent is a clear and enthusiastic “Yes!” It is an active, voluntary, and verbal agreement, and it can be withdrawn at any time. To build towards a collective culture of consent, we must not only look for ways to prevent violent sexual acts through awareness campaigns and bystander intervention training, but we must also consider our structural... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, February 26, 2019
You can't attend the Burgundy Auction this coming Saturday because of a prior commitment or because you live far away. That's definitely a bummer, but not all hope is lost! In the past, you would have had to send a proxy to the event if you wanted to bid on Auction items. This year, wherever you are, you can participate in the event and help raise funds for Burgundy's financial aid program. We've included instructions on what to do and how to do it below. Hopefully next year, you'll be able to... Read More
Posted on Thursday, February 21, 2019
It's not too late... It's not too late to register for the Auction. The deadline for registering for the Auction is this coming Monday, February 25 at noon. If you have not registered or purchased your admission tickets yet, there are instructions here on how to do just that. The members of the Advancement Office are also more than happy to help you if you have any trouble. You can reach out to Christen (christenk@burgundyfarm.org) with technical difficulties and Allison (allisonn@burgundyfarm... Read More
Posted on Friday, February 15, 2019
Have you registered for the Auction yet? One week ago, we sent out an email about purchasing tickets to the Auction coming up on Saturday, March 2. Thank you to those who have already done just that. If you haven't yet, registration is easy!  To register, click here and you will be taken to our mobile bidding platform. Once you've landed on the page, it will ask you to sign in. From there, you will have the opportunity to purchase tickets for admission, enter the raffles, contribute to student... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2019
The pilot alumnus Jamie Effros directed, "ON", is an official selection DC Independent Film Festival! It can be viewed on Saturday, March 9, 3:50-5:20 p.m. at the Carnegie Institution for Science. Pilot summary: In a near-future world of endless information, we’ve lost the ability to look away. Games, social media, news, and virtual reality all vie for attention, and are all meticulously designed to hold it and not let go. Isaac Walsh is a device addict and brilliant coder in Artificial... Read More
Posted on Friday, February 8, 2019
You are cordially invited to... Burgundy's 37th Annual Auction  Saturday, March 2 at 5:30 p.m. in the Gymnasium We will celebrate together all of the wonderful and unique stars that make Burgundy shine so brightly. As a community, we will enjoy dinner, drinks, and bidding on exciting silent and live items and experiences to raise funds for financial aid. All proceeds from the Auction directly support financial aid which is critical to open our classroom doors to more families, strengthening... Read More
Posted on Thursday, February 7, 2019
This program will take place on Thursday, February 14th from school dismissal until the end of the 7th Grade performance at 6:00pm. Students will be checked in immediately after school is over for the day, have a pizza party and opportunity to play on the playground, and then be escorted to and supervised during the 7th Grade Play performance. Parents will pick their student(s) up at the end of the show (6:00pm) at the Theater/Community Room in the Logan Loft. The fee for this program is $15.... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Congratulations to Robert Williams for moving on to the Regional 2019 Northern Virginia Science and Engineering Fair! His project involved finding a way for wet suits to stay warmer longer. From Robert's paper: "I want to do this project because my family and I are divers and towards the end of our dives we always get cold even with wetsuits, so I would like to find a solution to this." From Robert's mom, Sarah: "Everything you guys have given as teachers has contributed to his love of... Read More
Posted on Friday, January 25, 2019
Registration for summer nature camp at Cooper’s Cove is now open to the public!    For those who can never get enough of Cooper’s Cove, this is your chance: the Junior Program is for children aged 8 - 10; the Senior Program is for those 11-15. There is also an Adult Weekend July 26-28: you don’t have to do any dishes, and we serve wine with dinner!  To learn more, you can attend an informational session with the Director, Vini Schoene, on January 26 at 1:00 p.m. in the library at Burgundy Farm... Read More

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