Burke: The Edmund Burke School. A place where students, teachers, staff and parents explore what it means to: learn, teach; be an individual, be a community; work hard, have fun; be, grow.
Word: The building block of language, communication and community. Also used colloquially, as in “Word to Your Mother,” which itself was a twist on the phrase “Word to The Mother” – used by African-Americans in approximately the 1980′s as a reference of respect to their African motherland. Later abbreviated to “Word.” and used more generally to signify agreement, affirmation.
Burke. Word: A place for Burke staff, students, alumni, and parents to talk about stuff and virtually bring to life the creativity, kinship, humor, intellectual curiosity and vitality of the Edmund Burke Community.
Some initial Burke Words: Art. Baldwin. Community. Diversity. E=mC². Food & Friends. Grendel. Hoops. Imani. Juice Club. King. Leadership. Midsummer Night’s Dream. Newton. Oboe (bass, drum, piano, guitar, trumpet, harp, ukulele, etc). Pi Day. Quick stops in David’s office for M&Ms. Reactants. SigFigs. Track & Field. Urban Alchemy/Anthropology. Virgil. Words. Xenon and other elements on the pumpkin colored periodic table. Yoga with Kathleen. Zee.
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