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Posted on Friday, February 15, 2019
Have you registered for the Auction yet? One week ago, we sent out an email about purchasing tickets to the Auction coming up on Saturday, March 2. Thank you to those who have already done just that. If you haven't yet, registration is easy!  To register, click here and you will be taken to our mobile bidding platform. Once you've landed on the page, it will ask you to sign in. From there, you will have the opportunity to purchase tickets for admission, enter the raffles, contribute to student... Read More
Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2019
The pilot alumnus Jamie Effros directed, "ON", is an official selection DC Independent Film Festival! It can be viewed on Saturday, March 9, 3:50-5:20 p.m. at the Carnegie Institution for Science. Pilot summary: In a near-future world of endless information, we’ve lost the ability to look away. Games, social media, news, and virtual reality all vie for attention, and are all meticulously designed to hold it and not let go. Isaac Walsh is a device addict and brilliant coder in Artificial... Read More
Posted on Friday, February 8, 2019
You are cordially invited to... Burgundy's 37th Annual Auction  Saturday, March 2 at 5:30 p.m. in the Gymnasium We will celebrate together all of the wonderful and unique stars that make Burgundy shine so brightly. As a community, we will enjoy dinner, drinks, and bidding on exciting silent and live items and experiences to raise funds for financial aid. All proceeds from the Auction directly support financial aid which is critical to open our classroom doors to more families, strengthening... Read More
Posted on Thursday, February 7, 2019
This program will take place on Thursday, February 14th from school dismissal until the end of the 7th Grade performance at 6:00pm. Students will be checked in immediately after school is over for the day, have a pizza party and opportunity to play on the playground, and then be escorted to and supervised during the 7th Grade Play performance. Parents will pick their student(s) up at the end of the show (6:00pm) at the Theater/Community Room in the Logan Loft. The fee for this program is $15.... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Congratulations to Robert Williams for moving on to the Regional 2019 Northern Virginia Science and Engineering Fair! His project involved finding a way for wet suits to stay warmer longer. From Robert's paper: "I want to do this project because my family and I are divers and towards the end of our dives we always get cold even with wetsuits, so I would like to find a solution to this." From Robert's mom, Sarah: "Everything you guys have given as teachers has contributed to his love of... Read More
Posted on Friday, January 25, 2019
Registration for summer nature camp at Cooper’s Cove is now open to the public!    For those who can never get enough of Cooper’s Cove, this is your chance: the Junior Program is for children aged 8 - 10; the Senior Program is for those 11-15. There is also an Adult Weekend July 26-28: you don’t have to do any dishes, and we serve wine with dinner!  To learn more, you can attend an informational session with the Director, Vini Schoene, on January 26 at 1:00 p.m. in the library at Burgundy Farm... Read More
Posted on Wednesday, January 23, 2019
The Middle School will host a parents-only showing of the documentary, "Screenagers," on Wednesday, 2/20 from 7-9 p.m. in the Logan Loft Community Room. (There will also be a student showing for students in grades five through eight during the school day that same day.) The event is open to parents of students in grades 5 through 8. Childcare will be provided, details coming soon. The viewing of the film will be about 70 minutes long, followed by small group discussions. Our goal in sharing... Read More
Posted on Friday, January 11, 2019
Burgundy's Annual Auction is Saturday, March 2. This year we celebrate Burgundy with our theme "Reaching the Stars." The Auction is our school's primary fundraiser--all proceeds benefit financial aid, which helps one in four Burgundy students. This adults-only evening is an elegant and celebratory event that will include a delicious catered dinner, drinks, mingling with friends and of course wonderful items and experiences for bidding during a silent and live auction! We will be in touch in... Read More
Posted by by Jeff Sindler on Friday, January 11, 2019
Hannah Miller, ‘15, TC Williams ‘19, is one amazing Burgundy grad. Hannah has been offered early admission to Georgetown University’s Justice and Peace Studies Program. Although we are told she will likely attend Georgetown, she has a few other exciting opportunities to consider, too! In addition to her remarkable college offer, Hannah is a remarkable citizen and advocate who embodies so much of the Burgundy mission and who makes all who knew her at Burgundy feel very proud. For example,... Read More
Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2019
This year we are celebrating our 10th Annual Martin Luther King Day of Service on Monday, January 21, 2019.    As a part of that day, we will have an All-School Food Drive. We are collecting food items to benefit ALIVE, which supports families in need in Alexandria. The collection will take place all week next week (January 14-18) and students will sort and box the food on the actual day of service and then bring it all to the warehouse for further sorting and storage prior to distribution. ... Read More