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 By Hally Highfill    Local    May 18, 2018

Burlington School News: Burlington students recognized at State FFA Convention

The 2018 State FFA Convention was held April 30 to May 2 in Oklahoma City's Cox Convention Center. Burlington seniors Jaden Allen and Hally Highfill both received their State FFA Degrees. Juniors...

 
 By Hally Highfill    Local    April 20, 2018

Burlington School News: Super sixth grade

There are eight super sixth graders this year at Burlington. Their favorite subjects include math, science and social studies/history. They enjoy sleeping in, eating and playing basketball. The...

 
 By Hally Highfill    Local    March 16, 2018

Burlington School News: Jovial Jaden

Jaden Elizabeth Allen was born on Oct. 30, 1999, in Enid, Oklahoma. She is the 18-year-old daughter of Dave and Brenda Allen. Jaden is involved in FFA, FCA, basketball, vocal and student council. In...

 

Burlington students compete in the Alfalfa County Spring Livestock Show

The 2018 Spring Livestock Show was held Feb. 12 and 13 at the Alfalfa County Fairgrounds in Cherokee. Burlington had seven 4-H members and four FFA members compete. The 4-H members did very well....

 

Burlington School News: Destruction on Main Street

On Jan. 3, the first day back to school after break, everyone was surprised to see the old building on Main Street (with the elk painted on the side) torn down. Many people of the community were sad...

 

Library specialist implementing new programs

Mica Andrews is the new library specialist at Burlington School this year. She enjoys what she does. She is using the new Promethean Active Connect to teach lessons to the elementary students....

 

Burlington FFA Competes at Nationals

The 90th National FFA Convention was held October 24th-27th, 2017, in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Burlington FFA Nursery Landscape Team competed at nationals. Gavin McCullough received Gold Emblem...

 

Burlington Greenhand Night

The Burlington Greenhand Night was held Monday, Oct. 16. In order to receive the Greenhand Degree, the freshman in FFA must have satisfactory plans for a Supervised Agricultural Experience Program...

 

Sensible Stephanie

Stephanie Ann Croft was born on June 3, 1999, in Enid, Oklahoma. Croft is the daughter of Stacey and Rick Croft. She has two older sisters, Laine and Taylor. In her free time Croft enjoys playing...

 

Service with a Splash

The Burlington FFA chapter hosted its annual Service with a Splash on Aug. 24. The chapter invited the seventh grade to join and help clean the community. These community service activities consisted...

 
 By Hally Highfill    Local    May 12, 2017

Several students participate in state vocal competition

Burlington School took three vocal ensembles and one solo to the state competition in Shawnee. Each of these earned a 1 at district competition for the opportunity to compete at state. The men's...

 

Sensational sixth graders

There are ten sensational sixth grade students this year at Burlington. Some of their favorite activities are reading, basketball, fishing and hunting. Their favorite subjects are math and science....

 
 By Hally Highfill    Local    March 10, 2017

Strong showing at county show

The Alfalfa County livestock show was on Feb. 20 and 21. Numerous Burlington School students who are active in FFA and 4-H competed in the livestock show. Three students showed in the goat division....

 

Beamish Ben

John Benjamin Ryerson (Ben) was born on May 10, 1999, in Oklahoma City. He is the 17-year-old son of John and Amy Ryerson. Ben has two younger sisters, Katherine and Madeline. In his free time, Ben...

 

Field trip to the Cherokee Strip Museum

On Dec. 8 (after the Burlington High School girls' basketball game at Northwestern), the third through sixth graders went to tour the Cherokee Strip Museum in Alva. Each class was split into groups...

 

Fired up first graders

There are 17 eager students in Mrs. Jessica Smith's first grade class this school year. Some of their favorite activities include art and literacy centers. They are learning to take spelling tests,...

 

FCA hosts fall blood drive

Burlington Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) hosted a blood drive at the Burlington School on Sept. 15. The Oklahoma Blood Institute was there to collect the blood donations. FCA members...

 

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