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Farewell to Mr. Reynolds: Quiet Confident Optimism

Farewell to Mr. Reynolds: Quiet Confident Optimism

Sophie S., Journalist

May 2, 2019


Filed under Academics, Burger Universe, Features, Inspiration, News, Recent Articles, Relevant Articles, Showcase

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


Filed under Academics, Burger Universe, Features, Inspiration, Recent Articles, Senior Sentiments, Student Life

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...

The Reality of College

The Reality of College

Victoria Gruen, Journalist

March 11, 2019


Filed under Academics, Features, News, Recent Articles, Showcase, Uncategorized

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...

Embracing Diversity: My Washington DC Experience

Embracing Diversity: My Washington DC Experience

Keslee Peterson, Guest Writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Academics, Recent Articles, Showcase, Student Life

This past summer as the state of Idaho representative, I attended the 19th annual Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference. Al Neuharth created this conference as a way to fuel the next generation of journalists, and he infused some of his own free spirit zest before passing away. Rising seniors...

3 tips to Actually Get You Through High School

3 tips to Actually Get You Through High School

Rachelle P., Journalist

March 20, 2018


Filed under Academics, Recent Articles, Senior Sentiments, Student Life

Sometimes high school is really tough, and when you attend a rigorous online, leadership high school, it can be even more difficult. But never fear, because surviving high school is possible! I’ve gathered awesome tips from a handful of incredible Williamsburg seniors to help you not only survive but...

Life Over Cell Phone

Life Over Cell Phone

Keslee Peterson, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2018


Filed under Academics, Features, Inspiration, Opinion, Recent Articles, Showcase, Student Life

I recently returned from an overnight trip with my high school volleyball team to a different state. Before our departure, I remember feeling terrified of the thirty-seven-hour team road trip ahead of me. I knew that others on my team would spend the trip on a phone: texting, snapping, taking pictures,...

Make This School Year Rock

Make This School Year Rock

Bridget Lynn, Journalist

August 31, 2017


Filed under Academics, Recent Articles, Showcase, Student Life

 What’s cookin’ Burgers? Welcome to another school year. The upperclassmen on TBG staff decided that we would share our wisdom with the student body. Here are our snips of wisdom on how to have the best school year ever! Be engaged in your learning and participate as much as you can in cl...

Control the Controllables

Control the Controllables

Keslee Peterson, Journalist

April 19, 2017


Filed under Academics, Features, Inspiration, Recent Articles, Showcase, Student Life

“You take a deep breath And you walk through the doors It's the morning of your very first day” --Taylor Swift – Fifteen   That first day, the first day of Fall 2016, was nine months ago. The school year is now almost over. It’s time to start looking back on our past performance...

Move Over SAT and ACT: The CLT Is Here!

Move Over SAT and ACT: The CLT Is Here!

Artemis Took, Journalist

December 1, 2016


Filed under Academics, Features, News, Recent Articles

’Tis the season for sharpening #2 pencils, doing some last-minute cramming, and eating an unusual number of apples. Yes, the time of college admissions tests is upon us, and many students this fall are preparing for the well-trodden SAT and ACT. This year, however, a fresh path beckons: the CLT. The...

The Benefits of Reading

The Benefits of Reading

Rebekah Withers, Journalist

May 1, 2015


Filed under Academics, Recent Articles, Student Life

It has been said that reading greatly enhances and boosts brain power because reading creates connectivity and blood flow to the brain. There are many benefits that come with reading; reading allows people to think creatively and travel through time to an entirely different world. Reading makes time...

Test Study Tips that Work

Test Study Tips that Work

Kate Hancock, Editor, Journalist

May 1, 2015


Filed under Academics, Recent Articles, Student Life

One of the challenges that comes to me in preparing for a test is how to best study for that test. How do I make sure that I know all that I need to know? How do I reach that point where I feel comfortable with my knowledge and understanding? In response to my own questions, and possibly to the questions...

An Interview With A Lawyer

An Interview With A Lawyer

Jonah Pappas, Journalist

April 25, 2015


Filed under Academics, Recent Articles

This is an interview that I did with my grandfather, Russ Balisok. He’s a prominent elder abuse lawyer in California, and just absolutely brilliant when it comes to legislation, rulings, and presenting cases. Recently he’s had a few cases that have gone as far as to change state law, and so I thought...

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