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 By Drake Peffly    Local    October 27, 2017

Basketball kicks off for Burlington

Burlington basketball has kicked off for the year for both the Elks and Lady Elks. The Lady Elks have had three scrimmages so far. Coach Kirsten Pruett said the team did not engage as much as she...


Burlington FFA and 4-H members compete at Alfalfa County Fair

This year at the Alfalfa County Fair, Burlington schools had five participants who competed in showing and judging. From Burlington 4-H, seventh-grader Brooke Whittet and fourth-grader Kaycee Matzke...


New upgrades to classrooms

Over the summer Burlington upgraded some of the classrooms by getting new exit doors and new carpet, and increasing the amount of room to where they are almost doubled in size. The upgrades took...

 By Drake Peffly    Local    May 12, 2017

Accelerated Readers have end-of-the-year fun

Each year, Burlington students receive points for reading through the Accelerated Reading (AR) program. Fifty-seven students read at least 100 points. Those reaching 200 points were Carleigh Hill...

 By Drake Peffly    Local    March 10, 2017

Sophomores participate in career tour

On Monday, Feb. 27, the Burlington sophomores had the opportunity to participate in a career event at the Northwestern Technology Center (NWTC). When they arrived, they quickly learned that NWTC has...


Yearbook staff hard at work

The yearbook staff for 2016-2017 has been very busy this year covering Burlington school activities for elementary through high school. They attended a workshop at the Stafford Air and Space Museum...

 By Drake Peffly    Local    January 13, 2017

Value Added Products toured by Burlington students

Students from Burlington Junior High and High School recently took a field trip to Value Added Products (VAP). Plant manager Tonja Lewis led the tour and provided students with lots of interesting...


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