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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

  • Change paves way for sixth-grade athletic participation The North Carolina State Board of Education is giving LEA’s the choice to allow sixth graders to play middle school sports, with the exception of football. The board revised ...
    Posted Aug 12, 2016, 7:39 AM by Cheryl Shuffler
  • 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
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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

On Monday, August 15th the 10th annual Digital Teaching and Learning Conference was held at Patton High School. More than 300 Burke County educators were on hand to attend, as well as present sessions.  Our conference hosted over fifty presentations in six concurrent sessions, allowing teachers choice in their professional development.  Sessions were geared toward introduction and effective use of technology tools to facilitate instruction. This is the third year that BCPS has showcased teacher-leaders as conference presenters, with great success!  Please mark your calendars for August 14th, 2017 for our next DTLC.  We encourage you to consider presenting.