East Burke High School will host their Winter Sports Banquet on in the School Cafeteria. The Athletic Booster Club will provide a meal.
The Morgantown Chick-fil-a is a sponsoring a spirit competition between all 4 Burke County Schools beginning and lasting through (). To participate in the competition, all you need to do is go to Chick-fil-a in MORGANTON and state that you are supporting East Burke when purchasing your order. All orders are eligible: in store purchases, drive-through purchases, and even catering! Chick-fil-a will also donate money to East Burke High School for each purchase on those three days as well. The students and faculty of the winning high school will each receive a free dessert from Chick-fil-a as well as bragging rights for beating the other four high schools! This is a chance for the East Burke Cavaliers to show the rest of Burke County how proud we are of East Burke High School. Go Wild Bunch!
Burke County Public Schools is preparing for our first “Shamrock Shuffle 5K and Color Me Green 1-Mile Fun Run” on Saturday, . This 5k and fun run is a fundraiser with proceeds going to the Burke Education Foundation Inc.
The 5k will be a timed event and the 1-mile fun run will be a color event. In honor of St. Patrick's Day, fun run participants are encouraged to dress up in their favorite leprechaun getup and should come prepared to be turned green.
We are asking local business owners to sponsor the race. If you are interested in sponsoring the race, please click on the link 5K Sponsorship.
A registration form for runners also is attached or you can register online here. There's a spot on the form to list "School Affiliation." Encourage runners you know to list your school (even if they are a community member with no affiliation with your school) because the school with the most representatives at the event will receive $500.
Come out and participate in and bring your friends and family to the Shamrock Shuffle. You don't want to miss this fun event as we shuffle along the Greenway and support education in Burke County.
Club Pictures start at . Watch your TV screen to see when your club is called to the teaching theater.
BEST FRIENDS should be remembered so have your pictures made on Valentines Day. Only $12.00 per person in the group. You get (1) 5x7 and (4) 2x3 wallets size photos. Photos may be included in the yearbook.... Pictures will be taken in the auxiliary cafeteria during all lunches.
Seniors who missed both their Formal and Casual pictures can get photographed during their lunch on February 14th. They should bring $10.00 for the setting fee. If you are a senior and you did not get photographed you will not be in the yearbook if you miss this opportunity.
Carolina Photography will be here on March 15th to take Cap & Gown Photos. Gowns will be provided.
Tailor Made Lawns just recently announced their scholarship fund to benefit high school & college students pursuing a degree in the environmental science fields. This scholarship is worth $1,000 dollars for the 2017 fall semester.
Here is a link to the scholarship: http://www.tailormadelawns.com/culture/2017-scholarship-fund
Yearbook sales are going strong. Don’t get left out in the cold as prices will increase soon. Reserve your students copy today. Order NOW for only $70.00. Details on how to order can be found on the East Burke High School web page by clicking on the yearbook icon or by going to carolinayearbooks.com and entering school code 62035. Prices increase . Remember quantities are limited.
Nancy Taylor of the Community Foundation of Burke County and I, Maureen Dougher, instructor at WPCC, will be offering assistance to students who are interested in applying for scholarships for school year 2017/2018 beginning Monday, February 6.
We will meet at WPCC, Carr Hall room 211 on Mondays beginning at. Carr Hall is the building on the left looking at the campus from Burkemont Avenue. The room is on the second floor. It is a lab so everyone will have access to a computer.
Interested students are welcome to send me an email firstname.lastname@example.org or just show up. We will not be waiting around if people do not show up. If a student will be late, have him/her contact me and we will wait. If a student is interested but cannot come at this time, please have him/her contact me and we will see what we can work out.
We will help with essays and help find scholarships that fit the student.