On the week of December 5-9, CODE.org and Hour of Code founder Hadi Partovi was a busy man. He rang the NASDAQ opening bell in New York, met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and visited Week of Code at Burke's.
Both divisions held assemblies dedicated to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the short week of January 17-20, and both powerfully demonstrated the value of ordinary people who do extraordinary things.
The 21st Century Burke’s girl contributes to and learns from the community around her.
The 21st Century Burke’s girl embraces opportunity and challenge.
The 21st Century Burke’s girl engages in both unstructured and purposeful activity.
The 21st Century Burke’s girl is confident, resourceful, resilient and reflective.
The 21st Century Burke’s girl is curious and focused, creative and methodical, open-minded and discerning.
The 21st Century Burke’s girl solves problems, takes risks and learns from both setbacks and success.
The 21st Century Burke’s girl takes responsibility for her own learning.
Burke's mission is to educate, encourage and empower girls. Our school combines academic excellence with an appreciation for childhood so that students thrive as learners, develop a strong sense of self, contribute to community, and fulfill their potential, now and throughout life.