The Burger Gazette

2020-2021 SBP Interview

Ben Reichard, BreAnna Winters, and Heidi Johnson. WL's New SBP!

The Burger Gazette Staff

May 15, 2020

Recently the Burger Gazette Staff had the opportunity to interview Ben Reichard, BreAnna Winters, and Heidi Johnson, the winners of this year's Student Body Presidency elections. We asked them questions concerning why they ran, what their first step will be, how they feel about this new leadership position,...

How Well Do You Know the Constitution?

How much do you love your country? And how much do you know about it?

Sonya S Smith, Guest Writer

May 11, 2020

We all probably know by heart the first line of our favorite novel, but how well do we know these words: "We the people of the United States..." The US Constitution is perhaps one of the most important documents of the United States of America, but how well do we know it? One survey shows that...

The 200% Day

How much do you pack into your day? Too much?

Kay O'Very, Guest Writer

May 11, 2020

And I don't know about you, but me, personally? Yeah, my days are, like, 200% full. Slightly insane. And not a recipe for happiness and relaxation and rejuvenation.

How-To Get Started In Visual Effects

It isn't easy creating art, but with a little practice and hard hard you can make something amazing!

Matt Curtis, Journalist

May 6, 2020

Here I was, a twelve-year-old staring at my first visual effects rendering on my computer. I watched as the lightsaber I had added was wobbling and never staying on the hilt of the sword I had placed it onto. I decided that it was too hard to fix and deleted the visual effects software I had downloaded. One...

Why Latin? Advantages To Learning A Dead Language

Is learning Latin -a dead language- useless or useful? Comment your thoughts about it below!

Liliana Owen, Journalist

March 23, 2020

Have you considered learning Latin? Some might say that this is a futile mission, seeing that Latin is a dead language. However, I propose that learning Latin is a good idea, despite it's being "dead." Latin is a Root Language Latin is a root language. This means that our words have Latin prefixes, suffixes, etc. So knowing...

Midterms: Stressful Tests In The Middle Of The Semester

How are you feeling about midterms? Totally stressed? Totally cool? Comment below to let us know how you feel!

Liliana Owen, Journalist

March 11, 2020

The last couple of weeks, I asked a few of my classmates the following questions: Are midterms stressful for you; how do you cope with midterms; how ready do you feel; what is the best part of midterms; what is the worst part of midterms; and, how do you celebrate afterwards?

Helpful Study Habits

Do you have a specific way of studying that has proven to be helpful to you? Share in the comments below!

Mackenzi Wilkerson, Journalist

March 9, 2020

I’ve been in school for about eleven years now! I can remember my first day of high school and getting my homework and realizing that school was going to look different. One big change I had to learn to make was I really had to study. And I had to study hard. But the thing was I didn’t know how to...

Virtual Powers

The llama, the Williamsburg

Liliana Owen, Journalist

January 22, 2020

Then I got on my computer and went to my virtual math class, five minutes early (like always). Math class started a few minutes late (like always), and I survived the minute of silence (like always, thank goodness).

Mushrooms: The Super Food For Midterms

Mushrooms: The Super Food For Midterms

Liliana Owen, Journalist

October 11, 2019

Everyone knows that mushrooms are disgusting .... right? Well, whether or not you like them fried, raw, on pasta, or not at all, mushrooms are little superheroes of health and goodness, hidden almost right before our eyes.

Inspiration Hour With Mr Ure: The Phases of a Williamsburg Semester

Have some thoughts on this recent Inspiration Hour? Share below in the comments!

Liliana Owen, Journalist

September 23, 2019

On Friday, September 13th, Mr. James Ure joined us for Inspiration Hour to share with us “The Phases of a Williamsburg semester.” To start, he showed us a picture of himself when he graduated. You could see the pride and accomplishment in his eyes as he stood with his young family. He had graduated...

Farewell to Mr. Reynolds: Quiet Confident Optimism

Lucas Reynolds

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 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...

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