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...

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...

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...

Living Our Elevated Ethics

Living Our Elevated Ethics

Korbin Peterson, Journalist

March 29, 2018

“The Elevated Ethics are probably the most accurately named set of values. They literally do elevate your life.”  --Savannah Lorcher, LANV Junior As Williamsburgers we say that we hold close to the principles of build, serve, respect, and go first. But what exactly do these principles mean? ...

TBG Interviews Kimberly McGuire

TBG Interviews Kimberly McGuire

Korbin Peterson, Journalist

March 27, 2018

Guess what? You know that llama thing? That was her!

Conquering Your Fear of the Future

Conquering Your Fear of the Future

Katie F., Journalist

March 26, 2018

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”  This has always been a question that causes me to panic and feel a gripping fear paralyzing my entire body. Why is it that so many of us feel angst about the future? For many of us, it is because we cannot predict it.  We only have a certain measure...

We All Should Be Like Elon Musk

We All Should Be Like Elon Musk

Camden Hatch, Journalist

March 22, 2018

Elon Musk is a kid in the form of a 46-year-old billionaire. He sets his mind on something he is passionate about, and he throws what he has at it to the tune of millions of dollars. He is also one of the most successful names in the tech industry. Elon decided electric cars were ugly and detrimentally...

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