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Burke County Public Schools opens Burke County Virtual Academy
Burke County Public Schools opens Burke County Virtual Academy
Posted on 7/07/2020
Burke County Public Schools will open Burke County Virtual Academy in the fall for students and parents seeking a longer-term, flexible remote learning option. The academy will be open to any K-12 student whether currently enrolled with Burke County Public Schools or in a homeschool, private school ...
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Browning resigns as Patton’s football coach; Shehan named interim
Browning resigns as Patton’s football coach; Shehan named interim
Posted on 7/03/2020
Patton High School Principal Sara LeCroy announces head football coach Jonathan Browning has resigned his position as head coach. Browning announced he was stepping down to the football team via a Zoom meeting Thursday evening. LeCroy has named Eric Shehan as the interim football coach. Browning, wh ...
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Student-athletes return to campuses as first step of new school year
Student-athletes return to campuses as first step of new school year
Posted on 7/03/2020
Though they haven’t physically seen each other since March, Burke County Public Schools coaches and athletes, have stayed connected virtually over the past few months. Starting Monday, they will be able to work out and train in person. Burke County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Larry Putnam said ...
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Food Distribution July 4th Update
Food Distribution July 4th Update
Posted on 6/29/2020
During Burke County Public Schools summer feeding food distribution for Tuesday, June 30, students will receive a full week’s worth of breakfast and lunch meals. There will be no food distribution on Friday, July 3 due to the Fourth of July holiday. The following meals will be given out to anyone 18 ...
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Burke County Schools, Blue Ridge HealthCare Foundation unveil food truck
Burke County Schools, Blue Ridge HealthCare Foundation unveil food truck
Posted on 6/25/2020
During a ribbon cutting ceremony today at the Olive Hill Resource Center, members of the Burke County Board of Education, along with officials from the Blue Ridge HealthCare Foundation and Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge, declared the new Burke County Public Schools food truck open for servic ...
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Return to School Survey
 Dear BCPS Parents,

We thank each of you for taking the time to complete this survey. Your answers will help BCPS to finalize the district plans towards reopening schools for the 2020 - 2021 school year.

We value your input! The survey should take about 10 minutes.

Thank you for choosing Burke County Public Schools!

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Estimados(as) Padres y Madres de BCPS,

Agradecemos a cada uno de ustedes por tomarse el tiempo para completar esta encuesta. Sus respuestas ayudarán a BCPS a finalizar los planes del distrito para reabrir las escuelas para el año escolar 2020-2021.

¡Valoramos su opinión! La encuesta debe tomar unos 10 minutos.

¡Gracias por elegir las Escuelas Públicas del Condado de Burke!

Encuesta



Parent Remote Learning Experience Survey

Thank you for your continued support of Burke County Public Schools, especially during the past three months. We realize our world has been turned upside down, and we have all had to make adjustments. As we prepare to move forward, please take a few moments to complete this survey related to your family's experience. We look forward to continuing to serve you and your student(s) in the coming academic year.
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Learn in Burke
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BCPS adjusts to new normals in midst of COVID-19
We all know that many things have changed in the world, especially how children are being taught. In this episode of Learn in Burke, we bring on members of the Burke County Public Schools Leadership Team to talk about several different ways we have adapted to school closures, remote learning, food distribution and how we will get through this together. This is a longer podcast, but there is a great amount of valuable information that will be worth the time!






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Mission Statement: The mission of Burke County Public Schools is to educate diverse learners, nurture their potentials, and empower them to be competitive, successful, and productive citizens.
 
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