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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...

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Remote learning adds new wrinkle to snow day planning

By Sophia Rasevic '22 February 7, 2021

With the winter months now upon us, many students may be wondering how Burke plans to handle the possibility of snow days. Some local schools and school districts already have plans in place, but Burke...

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Renaming in progress for Woodrow Wilson High School

By Jacob Zuckerman '22 November 16, 2020

DCPS announced Woodrow Wilson High School would change its name following an ongoing movement by students and other community members decrying its namesake’s racist legacy. The Cageliner reported...

Plans and opinions vary as area schools look to reopen

Plans and opinions vary as area schools look to reopen

By Reed Roddy-Johnson '23 November 16, 2020

Schools around the DMV are considering the prospect of reopening and what that would require. Educators, students, and parents are experiencing a plethora of emotions, from anxiety to excitement. Some...

Guide to DC Elections

Guide to DC Elections

By Anya Weller '22 October 27, 2020

If you're 18+ and a D.C. Resident, this could help you decide who to vote for in your local elections! There are also many more seats on the ballot than those listed here (school board, ANC, etc.), so...

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Long-awaited Whittle opening begins interschool relations

By Reed Roddy-Johnson '23 November 24, 2019

As of September 3rd, 2019, Burke’s neighboring building has 185 new residents: the students of Whittle School and Studios.  “The start of the school year has been great and crazy. For most schools,...

At last, D.C. sports fans have something to cheer about

By Will Kenneally '22 November 24, 2019

Washingtonians are now able to say something that they perhaps couldn’t before this October: DC is a sports town.  “I think DC has always been a sports town, and people in DC believe that,” Ben...

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