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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...

Tanner Hoyal

Tanner Hoyal

Zoe King, Journalist

April 18, 2019

I first met Tanner in 7th grade Leadership. Full of energy and ideas, he was ready to conquer any challenge that came his way.  And I mean any. Seriously, on the very first day of class, our mentor, Ms. Miller mentioned that there would be a class presidency, and Tanner was the first to volunteer, and he a...

Student Share

Student Share

Sydney Apperson, Guest Writer

April 18, 2019

Will Tiger Woods Ever Be as Good as Before?

Will Tiger Woods Ever Be as Good as Before?

Darian Faust, Journalist

April 18, 2019

Tiger Woods is the greatest player to ever swing a golf club.  From the age of two, Tiger was hard at work honing his swing. Tiger has dominated the golf course since he was a child. He was the youngest golfer ever to win the U.S Amateur Championship at the age of twenty. However, it is his actions...

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...

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...

Yenkei

Aidan Ventimiglia, Journalist

March 25, 2019

Semni fled, the smoke and screams to her back. Then, she heard a yell in Geothoi, from one plunderer to another. The two words spoken that she understood meant girl and away. She broke into a sprint. The two men, on horseback, moved swiftly in her pursuit. She was soon to be overtaken. Through gasping b...

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....

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