The Parvenue

May 17, 2018

The Digital Art & Design Department is proud to announce that 3 students, Kysia Holsten, Shanequa Rainey and Daricka Richardson earned industry level certification in Adobe Creative Software programs. They are recognized Adobe Certified Associates! The Adobe Certified Associate...

BHS Students Receive PC Pro Certification

PC Pro Certified

De'Lawrel Rogers, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018

Four BHS students became PC Pro Certified Wednesday, May 16th. De'Amontay Bell (9th grade), De'Lawrel Rogers (10th), Jamison Bennekin and Israel Nichols (11th) passed TestOut's industry recognized PC Pro Certification exam as part of Burke's Computer Repair Services class.   TestOut's certification...

Keven Sheppard and the Honor Performance Series

Keven Sheppard and the Honor Performance Series

Ta'Niya Johnson, Staff Writer

May 17, 2018

Congratulations Keven Shepherd on being nominated to play at Carnegie Hall in New York City and Sydney Opera House in Sydney, Australia as part of the 2019 High School Honors Performance Series. Keven is the 2nd Bulldog to receive this honor of being invited perform at Carnegie Hall! GOOD JOB! ...

BHS’s Own Hesham Hikal Chosen for North-South All Star Soccer Game

Hesham Hikal, North-South All Star player

Rahmel Bell, Staff Writer

May 8, 2018

Burke is proud to announce that senior Hesham Hikal has been chosen by the South Carolina High School Soccer Coaches Association to play in the North-South All Star Soccer Classic. Hikal, a 4 year veteran of the Burke Soccer team, played as attacking mid rider this year. Of this season's 11 games,...

Burke’s Mini Entrepreneur

Trinity Frost and Nandi Williams
Leah Clark

Ta'Niya Johnson, Co Editor

May 1, 2018

Let's congratulate Trinity Frost and Nandi Williams for their dauntless actions for stepping outside of their comfort zone and creating something so fascinating. Both sophomores were guided by Mrs. Marlow in their Entrepreneurship class to create a business plan. April 20th, 2018 the class presented...

Burke’s JROTC Cadets Assist with USS Ralph H. Johnson Memorial

JROTC Students tour the Ralph H. Johnson

Raven Mitchell, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018

On March 24, 2018, Burke High School JROTC assisted with the Commissioning Ceremony of the USS Ralph H. Johnson. The USS Ralph Johnson is the Navy's newest Guided Missile Destroyer and its Commissioning Ceremony included a dedication to war hero Private First Class Ralph H. Johnson for his bravery and...

Engineering Team Wins DOT Sponsored Bridge Building Competition by a Landslide

Winners of the DOT Bridge Building Competition

James Snipe, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018

"After deliberation, the judges decided placing a restriction on entering based on grade level should not be a deciding factor. Your entry held 380 lbs of weight until failure.  That is incredible!"

Keven Sheppard

Keven Sheppard

Ta'Niya Johnson, Co Editor

March 1, 2018

On February 23rd, Burke’s High Steppin’ Bulldog band member Keven Sheppard  auditioned and was accepted for All State Regional Band. This is an outstanding achievement for Sheppard, a 17 year old junior trombone player. This yearly competition consists of band students across the state to perform...

ACE Mentors of Charleston Host Banquet, Project Showcase

ACE Mentors of Charleston Host Banquet, Project Showcase

Mekhi Smith, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017

On May 17, 2017, ACE Mentors of Charleston hosted a year-end banquet and project showcase at the Wolf Street Playhouse to celebrate students' achievements. Burke HS is among the three participating CCSD schools in the ACE Mentoring program; both St. Johns HS and RB Stall HS are also involved in the program. Th...

Digital Desktop Publishing Logo Contest

Logo Design Contest Winner, Mateo Scott

Tayana Winns, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017

Congratulations goes to Mateo Scott, 18 year old senior at Burke High School for creating an award winning graphic in a local logo design contest for NFP's "In Good Health Expo 2017." NFP, an insurance broker and consulting firm based out of New York, chose Scott's design from 20 other participant...

Burke Band Members Offered Over $700,000 In Scholarships

Burke Band's Mr. McCloud Leads the way to Scholarships

Darricka Richardson, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

Mr. Linard McCloud, Band Director for Burke High School for over 30 years, continues to motivate his students to express themselves through music. Through his particular motivational strategies,  he influenced five Burke Band students to audition at the 10th Annual Burke Band BHCU Scholarship Fai...

BHS Trebuchet Places 3rd in Storm the Citadel

BHS Trebuchet Team

February 14, 2017

Congratulations to the Burke Trebuchet Team for placing 3rd in the Citadel's annual Storm the Citadel STEM Competition on February 11th! Each year, middle and high schools from around the country gather at the Citadel to launch their built-from-scratch trebuchets and compete for furthest distance...

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