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Navarette & Johnson Named NTN’s Best-In-Network Winner

Navarette & Johnson Named NTN’s Best-In-Network Winner

Ta'Niya Johnson and Shardnay Richardson

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Congratulations to Amelia Navarrete and Edgar Johnson for winning "Best in Network" from the New Tech Network for their recent graphic novel project in their English/History class. The project was titled "Finding a Voice," and was featured in our February article, "Bulldogs' Civil Rights Project Featured ...

Burke/Wando Expedition to Bulls Island

Burke/Wando Expedition to Bulls Island

Joshua Bostic, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On April 11, fifteen Burke students and seven Wando students went on a exciting trip together to explore Bulls Island, the largest of four barrier islands in the Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge. Together the students explored the 5000-acre maritime forest that remains virtually untouched and and...

Engineering Team Wins DOT Sponsored Bridge Building Competition by a Landslide

Engineering Team Wins DOT Sponsored Bridge Building Competition by a Landslide

James Snipe, Staff Writer

March 27, 2018


Filed under Bulldog Pride, News, Showcase

"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!"

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BHS Student Walkout Featured in Local Press

BHS Student Walkout Featured in Local Press

Aamani Hamilton, Staff Writer

March 25, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

As students across the nation participated in a "walkout" demonstration against gun violence on Wednesday, March 14th, school administrators strived to find a balance between freedom of speech and student safety.  Schools protested the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...

Bulldogs’ Civil Rights Project with CCPL Featured in the News

Bulldogs’ Civil Rights Project with CCPL Featured in the News

February 17, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, Video

When the sophomore English and history Bulldogs BARKed about civil rights suppression, Charleston listened! Recently, BHS sophomore English/History New Tech classes were featured on WCIV News, The Charleston City Paper, and in a documentary produced by the Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) for their graphic historical novels that highlight civil rights suppression aro...

Roaring 20s live museum launches New Tech’s project based learning at Burke

Roaring 20s live museum launches New Tech’s project based learning at Burke

James Snipe, Co-Editor, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under News

On April 27th, students at Burke experienced Roaring 20s without a time machine. In a cooperative learning experience between the English and History Departments, students witnessed a live performance wax museum in the BHS media center based on the book “The Great Gatsby.” Teachers and staff dressed and ...

A Senior Send-Off

A Senior Send-Off

May 16, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

It's graduation time! Make sure you don't miss out on these important events celebrating the Senior Class of Burke High School, 2017: Senior Night - Wednesday, May 17 at 6 pm in the Burke High School Performing Arts Center Baccalaureate Service - May 24, 2017 at 6 pm. Located at the Morris Brow...

Parenting Partners Workshops at BHS

Parenting Partners Workshops at BHS

Alexis Gregg, Staff Writer

May 4, 2017


Filed under News

Burke realizes that parenting is hard work. This spring, Burke hosted a Parenting Partners Workshop to help parents with the challenges of parenthood.  We tackled tough questions like how to get your child to follow family rules, how to avoid the homework hassle, and reducing family stress and frustration. A...

Micah Brown Voted Burke’s Rookie Teacher of the Year

Micah Brown Voted Burke’s Rookie Teacher of the Year

Keoshia Ferguson, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under News

Congratulations to Mr. Micah Brown, voted BHS’s Rookie Teacher of the Year! Mr. Brown teaches Digital Art & Design I & II, and in one short year has quickly become a favorite with students and faculty alike. A Charleston native, Mr. Brown attended Charleston County schools all his life...

Harvey Gantt Comes Back Home to Tell His Story

Harvey Gantt Comes Back Home to Tell His Story

Darricka Richardson, Staff Writer

April 22, 2017


Filed under News

On April 4, 2017, Mr. Harvey Gantt walked back onto the campus he once attended as a student and into the building he later designed as an architect to visit with Burke’s Parvenue Staff members. In a rare interview, Mr. Gantt shared shared with us his life’s greatest accomplishments. A Burke alumnus,...

JROTC Gives Back, Helps Feed Homeless Veterans

JROTC Gives Back, Helps Feed Homeless Veterans

Kiera Ashley Smith, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under News

On April 7, 2017, Burke's JROTC students helped feed hundreds of hungry veterans as part of Soldiers' Angels Hunger Relief Program. The event, located at Johnson Hagood Stadium parking lot, was able to provide grocery bags of food for over 165 veterans. Each veteran received three grocery bags full...

Attention Burke Families: We Need You!

Attention Burke Families: We Need You!

March 21, 2017


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Please plan to join us for both of these important events! Community Meeting: Learn about the possible partnership with Burke High School and Allegro Charter School of Music. Saturday March 25 at 10 am in the Burke Auditorium Spring Title 1 Parent Meeting: Please join us for a Spaghetti Dinner Tuesday March 28 at...

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