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chorus students singing

In a true effort of musical collaboration, the BCPS Middle School All Honors Choir had the privilege of performing the premiere of “You Are Not Alone” from clinician Sherry Blevins. South Charlotte Middle School students and their teacher, Stacey Brown, worked with Blevins to compose the song. Burke students then performed it and made its first recording on April 27 at Walter Johnson Middle School.

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Mr. Gutierrez posing with a jar of candies after being presented with his award

Daniel Gutierrez, a teacher at Freedom High School, has been named Burke County Public Schools 2023-2024 Teacher of the Year. Gutierrez is in his 33rd year of working for Burke County Public Schools. Superintendent Dr. Mike Swan, Deputy Superintendent Dr. Karen Auton and Director of English Language Learners Dr. Lannie Simpson surprised Gutierrez with the announcement

Read More about Freedom’s Daniel Gutierrez named Teacher of the Year



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