Mr. Jim Burke

Junior High U.S. and World History/8A Homeroom Teacher

Faculty Member Since: 2013

Hometown: Denver, CO

Email:  jburke@stpaddys.org

 

What is your favorite memory of being in school?
Mr. Marsh’s 8th grade U.S. History class at North Arvada Junior High is my favorite memory.

What do you value most about St. Patrick?
The spirit of love and community shared by students, teachers, and parents is what makes this school so wonderful.

Who or what inspires you most?
The boundless energy and optimism of middle school students inspires me most.

What do you like to do in your free time?
In my free time, I like to read, work crossword puzzles, hike, bicycle, cook fabulous meals, travel, and watch sports.

What is the best advice you have ever received?
The best advice I’ve ever received is, “Always follow your dreams and never give up!” and  “The answer to an unasked question is always no-it never hurts to ask!”