The future of recruitment in emergency services is changing, and Burke County is getting a head start.
With the inaugural class of the Global Immersion Academy (GIA) at Mountain View Elementary School entering fourth grade this year, Burke County Public Schools is seeing more signs of success for its dual language program.
Burke County Public Schools started the fourth season of its podcast last week hosting a conversation with Superintendent Mike Swan about the district’s new five-year strategic plan.
Free Fridays and premium meals are coming to a Burke County Public Schools cafeteria near you.
It takes less than a minute for a person to die if they start to bleed out from an artery without intervention.
Millions of students use school buses as transportation to and from school every day.
Congratulations to the Burke Middle College Class of 2022! Let me start by telling you how proud I am of your determination and positive spirit in persevering. You made it! Over the past several years there have been many challenges in earning your high school diploma in a traditional settin…
Pictured (front row, from left) are: Cydney Brackett, Sarah Browning, David Buchanan, Brayson Buff, Melia Carswell, Madison Clay, Caden Clontz and Estella Cross; (second row, from left) Caitlyn Eagan, Raegan Edwards, Savannah Epley, Juan Galindo Meza, Hannah Goines, Sara Griggs and Gracie Gu…
Leslie Acevedo, Jemmy Aguilar, Keyron Aguilar, Nelson Ajtum, Sarah Armentrout, Keyon Avery, Keyonna Avery, Krista Avery, Makasia Avery, Hayden Baker, Emma Behike, Aysia Bell, Cassandra Bellury, Chantel Bennett, Cheyenne Bentley, Eldy Berduo-Garcia, James Biscos, Rylee Blackburn, Aidan Boulay…
Hundreds of people from around the state converged on Morganton on Friday to celebrate the grand opening of the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics - Morganton Campus. The official ceremony was held on the campus of the school, while an after party was held at Silver Fork Winery…
The Burke County Board of Education met Monday evening to discuss the budget for the 2022-23 school year, recognize outstanding student achievement and review policy proposals, including one governing media selection and book challenges.
VALDESE — A group of students at Draughn High School in the Project Lead the Way program have recently put the skills they have learned in the classroom to the test for a special task.
The N.C. Department of Public Instruction’s Office of Learning Recovery and Acceleration in March presented state lawmakers with a preliminary report on learning loss in North Carolina.
Katherine Johnson and Sylvia Mendez could have new schools in Guilford County named after them, if school board approves the names recommended by the district's facilities naming committee.
A woman has filed a lawsuit against Burke County Public Schools for sexual assaults she says were committed by two school employees in the 1970s.
GREENSBORO — Four local students were among those initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
ASHEVILLE — Two Patton High School visual art students were recently honored at the 2022 Western North Carolina Regional Scholastic Art Awards here.
BANNER ELK — U.S. News & World Report has recognized Lees-McRae College as one of the best online programs in the U.S. for 2022. The college climbed more than 100 places from 2021 to secure the rank of 122. Lees-McRae was the second–highest rated private online college in North Carolina.
The number of COVID clusters in Burke County Schools dropped this week, according to the latest update from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
Western Piedmont Community College is one of 10 North Carolina community colleges selected for the Belk Center’s Rural College Leaders Program (RCLP).
The number of reported COVID-19 cases in Burke County Public Schools dropped again last week, according to the district’s virus dashboard.
Burke County Public Schools has issued changes to its COVID-19 policies in response to new guidance from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services outlined in the Strong Schools NC Toolkit.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services issued revised guidance for schools navigating the COVID-19 pandemic on Thursday, reversing course on what has been one of its key measures to contain the spread of the virus.
Community members near and far are coming together to support the family of an 8-year-old boy who was killed in a crash at his school bus stop Thursday morning.