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The Burke County Board of Education will meet on Monday, October 18, 2021 at 6:00 PM. The meeting will be held in the Olive Hill Room at the Olive Hill Resource Center, 509 West Concord Street, Morganton, North Carolina 28655. The agenda for the meeting is attached.

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BCPS announces Recker as 2021-22 Principal of the Year
BCPS announces Recker as 2021-22 Principal of the Year
04 October 2021
As the school day was coming to a close Tuesday afternoon at East Burke Middle School, the trio of Superintendent Dr. Mike Swan, Assistant Superintendent Dr. Karen Auton and Director of Secondary Education Mrs. Felicia Simmons descended on the school to make a special announcement naming East Burke Middle School Principal Keith Recker the 2021-22 Burke County Public Schools Principal of the Year. Swan said, “We are very proud of Mr. Recker. The leadership he has shown through these unprecedented times has been a great support to his school community. It echoes the leadership from all of our principals...
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  Supporting "Exceptional Children" in exceptional ways - Ep.16

Burke County Public Schools takes pride in every single one of our students, especially those in our Exceptional Children’s Department who need some extra love and support. For this episode of the Learn in Burke podcast, we take a little time with Exception Children’s Director Shane Mace to understand all the ins and outs of special education and how we support our students with special needs. This podcast is also for parents who may suspect disabilities in their child and the steps that they can take to get the best support from BCPS! This is an info-packed podcast that you don’t want to miss. Thanks for joining us today and Happy Friday! #ignitelearningbcps

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