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Farewell to Mr. Reynolds: Quiet Confident Optimism

Farewell to Mr. Reynolds: Quiet Confident Optimism

Sophie S., Journalist

May 2, 2019

We sit in classrooms, not the conventual sense, but through the highly debated blackboard and zoom rooms. From the outside, it may seem like a guarded way of learning, but our mentors have cultivated an environment where students are proud to speak on behalf of their beliefs. Mr. Reynolds didn’t...

The Presidency

The Presidency

Savannah Lorcher, Student Body President

April 21, 2019

Williamsburg matters. But do we, Burgers, know that? As Student Body President, I have had the unique opportunity to view Williamsburg from a vantage point and observe the many working parts that make this school operate. Throughout my term as President I’ve learned that Williamsburg matters for different...

Quitting his job to travel the world- story of a Williamsburg mentor

Quitting his job to travel the world- story of a Williamsburg mentor

Shamma Al Breiki, Journalist

April 18, 2019

Hello everyone! I recently got the opportunity to interview Mr. Gilbert, a mentor here at Williamsburg. Mr. Gilbert has been my leadership mentor for the past two semesters, and during this time he often shared stories of his adventures with all his students. I quickly came to realize how interesting...

The Benefits of Elevation

Jayden Longhurst, Journalist

April 8, 2019

Elevation ... what is it? What is this “thing” that one keeps hearing about after joining the Burger Universe? Even if you do know what Elevation is, you may be unsure if it is really a good fit for you. Elevation has many awesome things, many hard things, and a few things that could possibly...

Burger Beginnings to a Globe Trotting Nanny

Burger Beginnings to a Globe Trotting Nanny

Sophie S., Journalist

April 8, 2019

She sat on the plane her backpack containing all she required the next week. Organizing her stuff to assure she would meet the train and then the boat to get to her destination. This, necessary for her free-spirited sanity. Known across the world as Ms. Malia, she is jokingly referred to as ‘Malia...

The Phases of Life

The Phases of Life

Sophie S, Journalist

March 25, 2019

Graduation, the celebration that marks departing from one phase of life and entering another. Preschool and Kindergarten graduations pursed the heartstrings of parents as they mourned no longer having a ‘baby.’ Now, the real world is around the corner, putting student’s upbringing and education...

TBG Interviews Mr. Makin

Mary-Morgan Hargrove, Journalist

January 14, 2019

Hello Burgers! Have you ever wondered what it is like being a Mentor?? I mean, how did they find out about Wiliamsburg? What is the difference between a Mentor and a Teacher? I asked the same questions! So I thought it would be a cool idea too interview a Mentor and ask him some questions. Our guest...

A Light in the Dark

Jayden Longhurst, Journalist

January 14, 2019

John arrived home late one night and it was dark: not the normal dark of day, but the pitch blackness of night that only bright lights disperse. Upon opening the front door, he was surprised to see a person standing just inside. “Well hello John”, the man said. “Fini...

Interview with Mr. Richardson

Jayden Longhurst, Journalist

December 3, 2018

TBG journalist, Jayden Longhurst, sat down with Mr. Richardson, Executive Director of LANV, to discuss the separation between Williamsburg Learning and LANV and what the future holds for LANV students. Below is a time break down of when each big picture question is being asked. Feel free to watch a select...

TBG Interviews Mr. Ure

Victoria Gruen, Journalist

November 29, 2018

The Burger Gazette journalist, Victoria Gruen, recently sat down for a conversation with Mr. Ure regarding the separation from LANV and what it means for our students going forward: The Burger Gazette (TBG): What was the reaction like in the Williamsburg staff when the news came out that LANV was sp...

The Clue Champion

Jayden Longhurst, Journalist

November 29, 2018

The following is a written interview with Kayleigh Ewell, middle school winner of the WA Ambassador run Clue activity. The activity’s purpose was to catalyze friendships and cultivate the culture of belonging. The students where given a description of the thief and the evidence found at the scene of ...

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