We are excited to share that the Summer Accelerator residential program, sponsored by the Dogwood Health Trust, is open for applications! There are two courses available for rising 7th - 9th grade students and two courses for rising 10th - 12th grade students. We have openings for 60 middle and high school students to stay on our NCSSM-Morganton campus during the week of July 21-26th and take one of these summer courses. Please visit www.ncssm.edu/dogwood-health to access the application and begin the sign-up process.
The Annual Lake James Clean-Up is scheduled for March 16, 2024, and volunteers are needed. Any students that need community service credits are welcome to volunteer.
Phillip Shabazz, a poet, author and teaching artist, was a special guest at East Burke High School recently for a poetry workshop in four English classes. In the workshops, he taught students different forms of poetry and challenged the students to get out of their comfort zones when writing.
Starting the first day of school, Aug. 28, 2023, all BCPS students will receive breakfast and lunch for free from their school cafeteria. BCPS has adopted the Community Eligibility Provision, a school meal option for schools and districts in high-poverty areas. This eliminates the need for BCPS families to complete the free and reduced meal application and allows all students access to free meals at school.
Burke County Public Schools students will be required to follow a new no vaping policy when school starts on Aug. 28. Vaping and vaping paraphernalia are not permitted in Burke County Public Schools buildings or on grounds, on buses, or during school-sponsored activities off campus.
High School course offerings for the 2024-2025 school year.
Career & College Promise at Western Piedmont Community College offers high school juniors and seniors the opportunity to earn tuition-free college credits.
A yearbook is a comprehensive record of an entire high school year. It encompasses the special events, milestones, and, most importantly, the classmates and friends who make it unique, as well as compilation of the teachers and staff who made your high school years memorable.
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Mission: The mission of East Burke High School is to prepare the hearts and minds of today and tomorrow’s leaders. Within each student, we strive to cultivate a sense of community, inspire growth, instill passion, and empower the will to achieve his/her purpose in life.
Vision: East Burke High School strives to create a safe and supportive environment for all students that encourages creativity, problem-solving, and respect of diversity in preparation for career and college readiness.