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Driver's Education Update
Driver's Education Update
Posted on 5/28/2020
The State Board of Education has given permission for the required 30 hours of book work for driver's education to be taught online. The driver's education instructors have been working diligently to get the curriculum ready to be taught online. ...
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East Burke Middle’s Andrea Gladden named Burke’s Teacher of the Year
East Burke Middle’s Andrea Gladden named Burke’s Teacher of the Year
Posted on 5/21/2020
Andrea Gladden, Project Lead the Way teacher at East Burke Middle School, has been named the Burke County Public Schools 2020 teacher of the year. Gladden is in her 18th year of teaching and her second year at East Burke Middle. She previously taught fifth grade at Icard Elementary School for 16 yea ...
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BCPS transitions to summer feeding grab-and-go program
BCPS transitions to summer feeding grab-and-go program
Posted on 5/19/2020
As the school year comes to a close, Burke County Public Schools is making changes to the grab-and-go meal distribution schedule that has been in place since school buildings closed in mid-March due to COVID-19. Grab-and-go meals will be available on Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the summer at fiv ...
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North Liberty staff builds wheelchair ramp for student, others
North Liberty staff builds wheelchair ramp for student, others
Posted on 5/19/2020
Though schools are closed and classrooms are empty, teachers and staff at North Liberty School have found a way to positively impact our community. Lisa Summey, principal at North Liberty School, learned that one of her students, Jasmine Powell, was in need of a handicapped wheelchair ramp at her ho ...
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Heritage Middle School art teacher receives grant
Heritage Middle School art teacher receives grant
Posted on 5/15/2020
Heritage Middle School art teacher Ben Cook received a $500 grant from the Morganton Service League. Mr. Cook plans to provide all of his art students with the proper tools to sculpt clay. Different grade levels will be using these tools purchased to create ceramic sculptures ...
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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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If you have a child who is receiving instruction through the English as a Second Language Department, we would love to have your feedback regarding your child’s experience with learning English.


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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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