The Burger Gazette

Revolution Part 2: Masks

What masks do you have on? What steps can you take to get them off?

Liliana Owen, Journalist

May 11, 2020

In an earlier article (Revolution, Part 1: My Epiphany), I challenged you, the students of Williamsburg, to engage in a revolution. I said, So right now, I want to challenge all WA and LAU students to be themselves. To be who they really are. Let’s not be afraid to be different Let’s not preten...

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.

A Sunny Day On The Beach

Ahhh, the beach. The sun. The sand. The sunburns. Ouch!

Ciara Abbott, Journalist

May 6, 2020

The sun feels like it wants to cook me alive and it seems happy about it. All bright and shining. I run and jump into the ocean. The water feels refreshing and then not so much. I now have two problems. The salt on my sunburn and the magnifying effect of the ocean. How terrific.

2020 Student Body Presidency Elections

Who will you vote for? What will be the results?

Burger Gazette Staff, Stephanie Campbell, and Liliana Owen

April 20, 2020

It’s that time of the year! Get your voting pants on, make your way over to homeroom, and vote for who you want representing you during the 2020-2021 school year! As you decide on who to vote for the Student Body Presidency of Williamsburg Learning schools, keep in mind there have been a few chan...

How Covid-19 is Affecting WA and LAU Students

Have any thoughts about this global pandemic? Share in the comments below!

The Burger Gazette Staff and Stephanie Campbell

March 25, 2020

Approximately two weeks ago, high school students were attending their normal classes, planning their end of the year trips and tours, going to tryouts and practices for sports and competitions, hanging out with their friends, starting their countdowns until summer, shopping around for their prom dre...

Revolution, Part One: My Epiphany

Do you ever just lay in bed and have the greatest ideas?

Liliana Owen, Journalist

February 6, 2020

I had the most ridiculous epiphany when I was about seven. I remember the moment as if it was crystallized in time. As if it was yesterday. I was laying in my bed —I had the top in a bunk bed. I was in the bedroom that my sister now has for her own. The wall color, if I remember co...

Dyslexia, It’s a Gift

Do you struggle with dyslexia? Share in the comments below!

Ciara Abbott, Journalist

January 29, 2020

Orlando Bloom was born during an age when dyslexia was seen as a learning disability. He had a hard time in school. He learned what they told him to learn, but it didn’t stick. He tried really hard to get to the level they wanted him to be at, but he was always one step behind. He fe...

Private Chat, The Good and The Bad

Is Private Chat good or bad? Join in the discussion!

Liliana Owen, Journalist

January 15, 2020

A question was sent out to about twenty-five random Burgers: "Is private chat good? Is it bad? Why or why not?" Their answers—with a wide variety of well thought out opinions—proved private chat to be a controversial topic. Some Burgers were in favor of it, others decidedly against it, and still...

The New Cam Requirement and Student Participation

Is the new cam requirement affecting student participation? Check it out!

Stephanie Campbell, Editor in Chief

January 13, 2020

How participation in classes is affected by the new cam requirement --- It was 8:03 am on Monday, January 13th, she had logged into her Gov and Econ class and now was staring at her screen as the mentor read the announcements. She hears the reminder, “all students must come on cam otherwise they’ll be...

Getting the Inside Scoop on the New Cam Requirement

'What's New' for the students at Williamsburg Academy? Check it out!

Stephanie Campbell, Editor in Chief

January 6, 2020

Exclusive information on WHY the School Leadership made this requirement and HOW it will be enforced --- January 6th, 2020, the beginning of a new school semester for Williamsburg students but also the beginning of a new requirement Williamsburg Academy has begun to enforce. As students are logg...

Energy Profiling: The Personality System That Revolutionized My Family

Liliana Owen, Journalist

October 22, 2019

About four years ago, my family was kind of a mess. We weren’t very nice and understanding of each other, and we were being pushed to do stuff that was not very accepting of ourselves. Quite frankly, I did not love myself very much and did not accept my personality. I was constantly being pushed to be that social butterfly, the one that is friends with everyone. At that time, I had almost no friends. Social events were torture. I felt so left out, so alone, so unwanted by my peers. Then it all changed when my mom discovered and introduced my five siblings and me to Energy Profiling, a personality system created by Carol Tuttle.

Gun Control: The REAL Problem

Gun Control: The REAL Problem

Treysen Anderson, Guest Writer

October 8, 2019

Alright. I’ll humor you. Let’s say it is the fault of the guns that these people are being murdered. From mass school shootings to gang brawls to hate deaths, in all of these cases the guns can and should be blamed for the bloodshed. After all, 14,000 people were killed in gun related incidents last year. Let us restrict, establish gun-free zones against, and even ban guns. And, following this same principle, all road fatalities brought to pass by texting and driving can and should be blamed on the phone. 40,000 people were killed by car wrecks, and roughly half of those were caused by phones, leading to a grand total of 20,000 deaths due to phones. However, in these cases, the phone is merely ignored and we continue on, warning and encouraging our communities to use their phones wisely, when we all know that phones should be restricted and we should establish phone-free zones to protect our citizens.

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