The Burger Gazette

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...

Student Share

Student Share

Sydney Apperson, Guest Writer

April 18, 2019

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 Last Thoughts of a Graduating Senior

Jayden Longhurst, Journalist

April 15, 2019

7 minutes?! Yes 7 minutes. It may sound long but this is the plea and the encouragement of one whose life Williamsburg has touched. This is a rare glimpse at the heart of one of Williamsburg's graduating seniors. It is hoped that this will change your outlook, should you watch this production in it's...

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...

Our Shot at Society

Our Shot at Society

Joshua Christensen, Journalist

March 25, 2019

In 1972, a scientist with the National Institute of Mental Health named John C. Calhoun conducted an experiment called Universe 25. The purpose of the experiment was to discover what would happen to mice in an overpopulated environment. The findings were disturbing. To conduct the experiment, Mr....

Don Quixote and Embracing Your Inner Madman

Don Quixote and Embracing Your Inner Madman

Daniel Hancock, Journalist

March 18, 2019

Don Quixote is a Spanish novel written by 17th century novelist and playwright Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. Intended as a satire of chivalry romance novels, the book tells the tale of a man named Don Quixote who becomes convinced he is a knight-errant after severely over-dosing on chivalry romances...

The Reality of College

The Reality of College

Victoria Gruen, Journalist

March 11, 2019

College. Everyone thinks about going. Most of us have been working towards that for a long time. Some of us are almost there. Of course! What else would we do? Our entire lives, we’ve been told to work towards that goal. Improvement is a part of the foundation of the ideals of America, and we’r...

A Postcard from Egypt

A Postcard from Egypt

Shamma Al Breiki, Journalist

March 11, 2019

After returning from our trip to Jordan last spring, our family was committed to discovering more of the Arab World. As Arabs ourselves, it seemed only right to explore the beautiful places from our culture. To travel and discover the hidden gems within them. And so, we embarked on a journey to the land...

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