About Michael Burke

Michael Burke began his career by being named a "Teacher of Promise" by the Maryland State Department of Education in 2009. Since then he has been the Director of Technology, Multimedia, and Graphic Design as well as an HBS and BI teacher at Bel Air High School. Currently, he is the Science Department Chair and the Lead Teacher of the Biomedical Sciences Program at BAHS. Michael prides himself on the myriad of technical and productivity skills that his students develop while in his classes.

Class of 2024 Freshman Camp Cancelation

Yesterday we processed returns for the Biomed Freshman Camp. Unfortunately, the continued uncertainty means we must cancel the event. We will make plans to incorporate the necessary skills and content into class instruction from Mrs. Barry and Mr. Weeks. We hope you have been and continue to be safe and healthy. We look forward to [...]

By |2020-07-15T08:29:05-04:00July 15th, 2020|Daily Blog|Comments Off on Class of 2024 Freshman Camp Cancelation

Class of 2021 BI Summer Work

The independent project you will complete as part of your senior year in the Biomedical Sciences Program at Bel Air High School can be the most beneficial experience of your entire education. I specify "can be" because each student is in charge of their individual destiny. We will talk more about this in the future, [...]

By |2020-06-09T11:01:25-04:00June 9th, 2020|Biomed Blog|Comments Off on Class of 2021 BI Summer Work

HBS Blog for September 28, 2018

Today Students: While some students worked on finishing up the skeletal scavenger hunt (HBS 1.2.2), most students worked on collecting data for the forensic anthropology lab (HBS 1.2.3). In order to prepare for this, students had to pass a competency exam on using a Vernier Caliper. Students also had the opportunity to earn some points via [...]

By |2018-11-24T07:55:44-05:00September 28th, 2018|Daily Blog, HBS Blogs, Staff Blog|0 Comments

HBS Blog for September 27, 2018

Today Students: Most students worked on their Manikins and learned about some of the major anatomical landmarks of the human body. Some students are donning their forensic anthropology hats and have started to investigate a set of skeletal remains in our classroom. Today I: Updated grades for B2 and provided feedback student as they completed [...]

By |2018-11-24T07:55:49-05:00September 27th, 2018|Daily Blog, HBS Blogs, Staff Blog|0 Comments

HBS Blog for September 12, 2018

Today Students: Students in this class had their weekly meetings. This was our first weekly meeting with this class so we went over how we will set goals for HBS success. While weekly meetings were going on students worked on Mission 1.1.1. We paused meetings so we could "handout" all of the suggested due dates for [...]

By |2018-11-24T07:55:58-05:00September 12th, 2018|Daily Blog, HBS Blogs, Staff Blog|0 Comments

HBS Blog for September 11, 2018

Today Students: Set the goals for themselves about what they will accomplish this week. Then each student earned a Meeting Master badge by having their Weekly Meeting with me. They also worked in small groups and finished their work on HBS 1.1.1. Today I: Had one on one meetings with every HBS student. I talked [...]

By |2018-11-24T07:56:03-05:00September 11th, 2018|Daily Blog, HBS Blogs, Staff Blog|0 Comments

HBS Blog for September 6, 2018

Today Students: Finished their Trello Welcome Board activity while they got their headshots for their senior slideshow and their professional accounts. After the wrapping up their first day activities some students actually got started on HBS content! This year's group of HBS students seems eager due to the fact that about 70% of them have already completed the [...]

By |2018-11-24T07:56:10-05:00September 6th, 2018|Daily Blog, HBS Blogs, Staff Blog|0 Comments

HBS Blog for September 5, 2018

Today Students: B day students had their introduction to HBS today. We got all the students into our Quizlet Class, the students introduced themselves via the Trello Welcome Board, and went over the syllabus. Today I: Worked with students to establish the standard rules and procedures for the class. Everyone Should Know: HCPL cards and signed syllabi are due [...]

By |2018-11-24T07:56:17-05:00September 5th, 2018|Daily Blog, HBS Blogs, Staff Blog|0 Comments

HBS Blog for September 4, 2018

Today Students: Worked on their Trello Welcome Boards, joined our Quizlet Class, and learned about the expectations for HBS. Today I: Made sure students had access to all of the accounts they needed. Everyone Should Know: Signed syllabi and HCPL Library Cards are due by next Friday (09/14/18).

By |2018-11-24T07:56:21-05:00September 4th, 2018|Daily Blog, HBS Blogs, Staff Blog|0 Comments