The Cageliner

A farewell from the editor-in-chief

A farewell from the editor-in-chief

By Jeremy Green '21, Editor-in-Chief May 21, 2021

Six and a half years ago, Caroline Kubzansky ‘17 convinced me to join her revival of Burke’s student newspaper. I didn’t really know what I was signing up for, but it seemed interesting, I wanted...

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DC small businesses adapt to pandemic challenges

By Anya Weller '22 April 26, 2021

With over 500,000 lives lost and 30 million people contracting the Covid-19 virus, it is safe to say that 2020 was a hard year for every American. Although the virus has had fatal consequences, the implications...

Jamie Leopold reflects on new challenges in just her second year at Burke

By Jen Chiancone '21, Layout Editor January 11, 2021

Jamie Leopold only started her career at Burke last year but has already had a turbulent experience, from adjusting to virtual instruction to taking over for Kelly Falk as Director of Student Activities.  “It’s...

Remembering Monica Miracky

Remembering Monica Miracky

By Liam Widnell '22 and Jeremy Green '21 October 15, 2020

After the tragic passing of our beloved Monica Miracky, The Cageliner asked for memories and messages from members of the Burke community so we could honor Monica with the words of those who loved them...

Photo by Lily Barnes 21

Middle school mainstay Monica Miracky reflects on 40 years

By Jen Chiancone '21, Layout Editor January 29, 2020

Monica Miracky came to work at Burke as an English teacher in 1980, only 12 years after the official founding of the school. Forty years later, Miracky now serves as the Head of the Middle School and the...

Little (left) and Mathis (right). Photo from Burke Yearbook

Front desk mainstays April and Denise open up

By Jen Chiancone '21, Layout Editor November 24, 2019

April Mathis and Denise Little both work at the front desk at Burke, letting people inside and greeting them on behalf of Burke. Mathis, who works mornings, is the first person students see when they come...

Meet Burke’s newest faculty and staff

By Jen Chiancone '21, Layout Editor October 27, 2019

Jamie Schmutter — High School Math Teacher Jamie grew up in Oceanside, New York and later arrived in Maryland to get her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at the University of Maryland, College Park....

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