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EBHS revives Quill & Scroll
EBHS revives Quill & Scroll
Posted on 2/17/2020
East Burke High School has reignited its local chapter of Quill & Scroll. Originally chartered in 1987 the chapter has remained dormant for over 20 years. The school's newspaper and yearbook clubs organized and re-established the Honor Society this year. Quill and Scroll International Honorary Socie ...
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Teacher Academy helps students discover passions
Teacher Academy helps students discover passions
Posted on 2/14/2020
A small group of students at Patton High School are getting a glimpse into what being a teacher is like through a new academy started this school year. The Teacher Academy at Patton High School was created to help generate more interest in teaching as a profession and to give those students a way t ...
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East Burke names Derrick Minor as football coach
East Burke names Derrick Minor as football coach
Posted on 2/04/2020
East Burke High School Principal Katie Moore announces Derrick Minor as the Cavaliers new head football coach. Minor started his teaching career in 2005 and head football coaching career in 2012. Most recently he was the head football coach at Fred T. Foard High School in Newton, where he took the t ...
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Global Immersion Academy -- Kindergarten Application
Global Immersion Academy -- Kindergarten Application
Posted on 2/04/2020
Mountain View Elementary School offers students entering kindergarten a voluntary, dual language immersion experience called the Global Immersion Academy. Through the program, students learn the standard course of study in both English and Spanish and learn content while learning the two languages. ...
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Students help lead seminar on vaping
Students help lead seminar on vaping
Posted on 1/29/2020
Cadence and Gillian started the Burke Youth Health Coalition when they were students at Heritage Middle School. Now juniors at Draughn High School, they continue to bring awareness to health issues facing teens, including most recently vaping. (For those using the BCPS app - see the full story in th ...
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Welcome to the February 2020 Burke County Public Schools Ignite Magazine/Annual Report. We invite you to flip through the pages of this report to see how we are Igniting Learning for a Brighter Future!


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Episode 12

Episode 12
Pictured above (far left) are Dr. Bob Acord; director of transportation, Sylvia Phillips; a bus driver and transportation clerk and Terry Lowman, bus mechanic.

This is how we roll - Ep.12



It is National Bus Driver Appreciation Week! In this week’s episode we sit down with a few who help to transport our students to and from school everyday. Bob Acord; director of transportation, Sylvia Phillips; a bus driver and transportation clerk and Terry Lowman, bus mechanic. Pop in your earbuds, turn us on in your car or play us in the background at work. However you tune in, make sure listen to Learn in Burke to see how our bus drivers go above in beyond!





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