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Street Address: 700 East Parker Road, Morganton, NC 28655
Mailing Address:  PO Drawer 989, Morganton, NC 28680
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District News

  • School & Family Magazine Graduation Edition Click here to view the latest digital edition of "Burke School & Family Magazine" and look for the print edition the week of July 18.
    Posted Jul 12, 2016, 5:17 AM by Bcps Bcps
  • Annual backpack giveaway set for Aug. 20 The Outreach Center, Burke County United Way and Walmart have once again teamed up to coordinate the distribution of backpacks and school supplies to Burke County students. Burke County Public ...
    Posted Jul 11, 2016, 8:18 AM by Bcps Bcps
  • Transcript Delays If you are seeking a high school transcript between now and July 11, please note that PowerSchool, the records keeping system we use, will be unavailable as it undergoes the ...
    Posted Jun 30, 2016, 1:04 PM by Bcps Bcps
  • ADVERTISEMENT FOR BID Project: Roof Replacement and Repairs at Drexel Elementary School for Burke County Public Schools, North Carolina   Bid Opening Time: 1:30PM on July 12, 2016 Place: BCPS Facilities Services Office ...
    Posted Jun 24, 2016, 8:52 AM by Melanie Honeycutt
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Student Supplemental Insurance

Parents, did you know you can take out supplemental insurance on your children through QBE, Inc.? Accident plans and options include 24-hour coverage, at-school coverage, extended dental coverage and football coverage. Online enrollment and payment options are available at Click here for documents and instructions.

Substitute Teacher Training

Burke County Public Schools will hold a substitute teacher training session at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at Central Office, 700 East Parker Road, Morganton. Requirements to become a substitute teacher include an associate’s degree or 48 transferable credit hours. Those interested should submit an online application, a criminal background check release form and three classified references.

BCPS Digital Teaching and Learning Conference 2016

28days until 
On August 1
, Burke County Public Schools will host our 
​ annual Digital Teaching and Learning
 Conference.  Our Keynote Speaker will be 
​Abbey Futrell
​ (@AbbeyFutrell)​
​The conference this year will be at Patton High School. ​

The purpose of the conference is to provide an opportunity for teachers, media coordinators, instructional support personnel and administrators to come together to learn.