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BMU Gets Ready for Break
BMU Gets Ready for Break
February 22, 2024

BMU Bucks Do J-Term

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Alexandra Deforqe standing by the Global Explorer’s poster on January 11, 2024, for the Dominican Republic trip .

BMU high schoolers will participate in J-term on January 16-19, 2024. This year BMU is offering about a dozen J-term classes including: Latin dancing, needle felting, ice fishing, yoga, entrepreneurship, home economics, film, games, skiing, snowboarding, and a trip to the Dominican Republic. 

Sara Coon, BMU math teacher, will be offering a course on entrepreneurship in which students can create their own business models. Coon will also offer a home economics course focusing on cooking and sewing. Also, Kim Adams, BMU science teacher, will be offering skiing at Burke Mountain. This is the first time for this opportunity during J-term, and Adams states, “this class is geared towards students who have very little skiing experience.” Nine students and three chaperones will spend four days at Burke. Their time will include two introductory lessons and the remaining time practicing in small groups with the chaperones. Adams thinks, “The four days of skiing in a row will be great for students to really practice their newly learned skills.” Global explorer students and staff will be going to the Caribbean and visiting the Dominican Republic. On this immersive trip, students will be exploring the diverse landscapes and culture of this island. Alexandria Deforge, BMU freshman, will be one of the students going to the Dominican Republic. According to Deforge, “I am grateful for the opportunity to go on this trip and I’m so excited!” Another student, junior Will Emerson, “Is looking forward to having some snow this year so we can snowmobile since last year we didn’t have enough snow to snowmobile during J-term.” 

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Cayden Kendall, BNN Staff
Cayden Kendall is a junior at BMU. This is his first year with BNN in his school career.  He has attended BMU since kindergarten. Cayden enjoys riding his dirt bikes and hanging out with friends.

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