Board of Education Public Notice: The Burke County Board of Education work session has been amended to a Special Called Meeting on Monday, December 5, 2022 at 6:00 PM. There will be an election of chair and vice chair. A work session will follow and “no action will be taken”. The meeting will be held in the Olive Hill Room at the Olive Hill Resource Center, 509 West Concord Street, Morganton, North Carolina 28655.
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Trio of TA’s gains teacher licensure together
Trio of TA’s gains teacher licensure together
28 October 2022
Three former teacher assistants at Drexel Elementary School now each have a classroom and students to call their own. Kimberly Hogan, Jessica Smith and Amy Smith have recently received their teaching license after pursuing their dreams together. One pathway to becoming a teacher is graduating from high school, getting a four-year education degree and landing a teaching job, but for many in the past couple years that has not been the case.
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Proposals for East Burke High School's cafeteria renovation project
A mandatory pre bid conference for BIDDERS will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday December 1, 2022 at East Burke High School Cafeteria. All Contractors planning to bid the project are required to attend. Bidders must be Licensed Contractor and the Sub-contractors of the class as required by the State of North Carolina statutes for the work being bid.
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