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Senior Spotlight

Senior Spotlight

Alexus Robinson, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


Filed under Student Life

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BHS students help produce media arts in ‘noteworthy’ apprenticeship

BHS students help produce media arts in ‘noteworthy’ apprenticeship

May 17, 2017


Filed under Student Life

When BHS juniors Kysia Holston and Jordan Brown were recommended by their advisor, Mr. Robert Ellington, for an internship with This Is Noteworthy, they jumped at the opportunity. Founded and run by former singer/magazine editor/event coordinator Becca Finley, the internship includes students from...

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...

2017 Prom Photo Gallery

2017 Prom Photo Gallery

James Snipe, Staff Writer

May 11, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On May 6, 2017, the BHS Gymnasium was transformed into a breathtaking masquerade ball for the 2017 Junior-Senior Prom. The Prom Committee, led by Junior Class Advisor Micah Brown, did a fabulous job making sure it was a night to remember. Special congratulations goes to the 2017 Prom Court, as follows: Pr...

The New Mr.& Mrs.Burke

The New Mr.& Mrs.Burke

Zarea Pelzer, Co-Editor and Staff Writer

May 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On April 20th 2017, Burke High School crowned their new Mr. & Mrs.Burke for the 2017-2018 school year, Jordan Brown and Destiny Williams. "This was a very emotional ride to the crown because there was a lot of talent in this group and it was hard to predict who would win,” said Destiny Williams...

Burke Robotics Back on the Map After First Robotics Palmetto Regional

Burke Robotics Back on the Map After First Robotics Palmetto Regional

Diamonte Hadley, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2017


Filed under Bulldog Pride, Student Life

The BHS Robotic's Team #4748 made themselves known at the FIRST (First For Inspiration and Recognition for Science and Technology) Robotics Palmetto Regional Competition in Myrtle Beach this past weekend (March 2-4). According to Mrs. Reed-Perrineau, it was "an excellent showing." Reed-Perrineau went ...

Tea Time with the Bulldogs

Tea Time with the Bulldogs

Qui-Yon Richards, Staff Reporter

February 21, 2017


Filed under News, Student Life

We wanted to know what fellow Burke students thought about the announcement of our new Executive Principal, Mrs. Swinton. Here's what they had to say: I think having a female principal is a great way to influence girls and let them know that females can be great leaders, too. I think Mrs. Swinton will do a great job like she did at Wand...

BHS Trebuchet Places 3rd in Storm the Citadel

BHS Trebuchet Places 3rd in Storm the Citadel

February 14, 2017


Filed under Bulldog Pride, Student Life

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...

Award Winning Illustrator Floyd Cooper Visits Burke

Award Winning Illustrator Floyd Cooper Visits Burke

Kaitlyn White, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Award-winning book illustrator Floyd Cooper visited Burke HS on February 7. Beginning with a live demonstration of his unique way of creating a painting, Cooper took the Burke student body on a journey through his life and his growth as an artist. Focusing on how he achieved success through perseverance,...

Honor Roll: Burke Tough, Burke Smart

Keoshia Ferguson, Staff Reporter

February 10, 2017


Filed under Bulldog Pride, Student Life, Uncategorized

Burke held an awards ceremony on February 3, 2017 to recognize exemplary students and teachers. Semester one had many hard working Bulldogs to recognize, including: Principal's Honor Roll Students Jamarie Jenkins Andisi Kita Lyntoria Simmons Brianna Stanley Tyeshia Williams Jada Young ...

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