With the parade season kicking off, angel trees going up and musicians preparing for concerts, our schools are getting into the holiday spirit.
Burke County Public Schools will be offering the ASPIRE program during the 2013-2014 school year.
How do puppies keep warm? What are the effects of gluten? How strong is a karate kick? Burke County Public Schools middle schoolers asked these and other probing questions.
Freedom High School helped close to 256 seniors fill out college applications during College Application Week, held Nov 18-22.
The U.S. Department of Education has announced Burke County Public Schools is one of three school districts in the state and one of 80 from across the country to be named a Race to the Top-District finalist.
Accentuating the positive things going on in BCPS.
Burke County Board of Education Chair Sam Wilkinson has been appointed to the North Carolina School Board Association’s 2013-14 All-State Board.
Amber Peterson, kindergarten teacher at WA Young Elementary School, is awarded $796 from Rutherford Electric's Bright Ideas Grant.
The Burke County Public Schools United Way campaign is complete and came in $3,200 over last year.
On November 20, seventeen community and business leaders entered classrooms in eleven of our schools to "team teach" in a classroom with the teacher.
The PowerSchool Parent Portal is active. Please take your photo ID and signed acceptable use policy to your child's school data manager to receive your Access ID and password for PowerSchool.
For those interested in applying for substitute teaching, please refer to the Human Resources’ Employment page for the new Substitute Teaching requirements.
Check out the new STEAM Academy at BCPS! Courses will be open to 10-12 graders, and will be available in the 2013-2014 school year. Other details, such as course offerings and times offered, are listed on the STEAM webpage: STEAM Academy Information Link
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