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 By Kaleigh Maness    Local    May 18, 2018

Burlington School News: Burlington Senior Class of 2018

The graduating senior class has a total of nine students this year. Jaden Allen and Stephanie Croft are the valedictorians and Abigail Trujillo is the salutatorian of the class. Three of the nine...

 
 By Kaleigh Maness    Local    April 20, 2018

Burlington School News: Burlington masquerade prom a memorable evening

The junior class hosted a masquerade themed prom for all juniors and seniors. The junior class moms helped prepare and serve dinner for everyone and their dates. Dinner included a salad before the...

 
 By Kaleigh Maness    Local    March 16, 2018

Burlington School News: Talkative tenth graders

The sophomore class this year has nine unique students. Their favorite classes of the day are ag and geography. They also really like lunch! Some activities they are involved in include: basketball,...

 

The Spirited Burlington Cheerleaders

Burlington high school has three very spirited cheerleaders this year: Abigail Trujillo (senior), Kaleigh Maness (senior), and Sadie Crusinbery (junior). They started the year off with selling...

 

Burlington School News: Basketball teams earn awards at Cherokee Tournament

The Burlington High School basketball teams participated in the Cherokee Invitational Tournament held Jan. 4-6. The girls' team played an exciting game against Buffalo that ended with a victory. The...

 

Terrific Ty

Ty Logan Stricker is the 18-year-old son of Brenda Stricker and Gerald Stricker. He was born April 21, 1999, in Enid. Ty is the youngest with three older sisters and an older brother. Ty is active in...

 

Burlington students donate to food bank

The Burlington school had their annual Thanksgiving food drive hosted by the student council the week before Thanksgiving. The junior high and high school collected 580 items and the elementary...

 

Burlington 4-H fall festival

The Burlington school 4-H organization put on an event for the community at the Burlington Purple Park. The 4-H members hosted a dinner with dessert and a movie and other fun activities, all for...

 

Powerful pre-K

This school year Burlington received a new pre-K teacher, Apryl Burleson. This is her first year teaching and so far she absolutely loves it! She says she always believed that she would be teaching...

 

Movie stars from Burlington

Burlington teachers Raye Lyn Bird and Isi Ofiu ("Mr. O") recently auditioned and participated in the filming of a movie in Alva. The film is called "The Waving Wheat Trilogies" and Lance McDaniel, a...

 
 By Kaleigh Maness    Local    May 12, 2017

Heartland music festival a success

Burlington 7th-12th grade band and vocal participated in the Heartland Music Festival on April 22. The band performed “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and another piece called “Drums of Duruma.” Emily Burnet, freshman, was awarded outstanding...

 
 By Kaleigh Maness    Local    April 14, 2017

Way to go Elks!

The Burlington High School basketball teams had a very successful season this year with both teams making quarter state finalist. There were many sports honors given out, as well as individual awards. Anna Motycka, freshman, was awarded Orient...

 
 By Kaleigh Maness    Local    March 10, 2017

Clever Colten

Colten Dakota Kraft was born in Alva to Lori and (the late) Kevin Kraft. He has two brothers and three sisters. In his free time he enjoys playing basketball and hanging out with his friends. Kraft...

 

Cheerful cheerleaders

Two very energetic and beautiful girls served as junior high basketball cheerleaders. They both enjoyed a very good season of pumping the crowd up and cheering on the junior high basketball team....

 

Eager eighth grade

The eighth grade class at Burlington has 12 students. They are involved in many activities, including FFA, FCA, band, vocal, basketball and track. Their favorite subject in school is ag and their...

 

Homecoming Week is "Purplicious"

Burlington celebrated homecoming week Oct. 31 – Nov. 4 with lots of activities including dress up days, a bonfire, pep rally and a class spirit photo competition. Everyone in the school...

 

Fifth-grade super reader

Kevin Kaumans has high aspirations for achieving his goal of 600 points this year in the Accelerated Reader (AR) program. He is in the fifth grade and right now has 105.9 points. He has the most...

 

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