Articles written by Nancy Klippenstein

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Shy Silvery

Silvery Kiwia is the son of Sonja Folger and Silvery Kiwia and the grandson of Tressie Folger. Silvery is involved in basketball, FFA, and is a member of the Principal's Honor Roll. He has four...

 

Burlington School News: Spring break for livestock showing

While some were vacationing on beaches, going on ski trips, or just relaxing at home during spring break, students participating in Oklahoma Youth Expo (OYE) enjoyed their spring break showing...

 

Annual FFA auction looks different, raises $10K

The Burlington FFA did their annual auction a little differently this year. FFA students prepared projects to auction off on Tuesday, Feb. 15, instead of their traditional labor auction. All the...

 

Burlington Robotics stays busy during down time

The Burlington robotics team is currently in the midst of a chess tournament. After winning the BEST Robotics competition in the fall, they competed at Regionals in December. They placed 8th out of 25 teams from eight states in the region. Now,...

 

Burlington welcomes Principal Gerrett Spears

Burlington Schools has taken on various new staff members. One of them is the high school principal, Gerrett Spears. Spears has added the energy and professionalism that Burlington needed. His...

 

Burlington School News: Service with a Splash

"How could community service be more enjoyable?" you may ask yourself. Burlington FFA students spend an afternoon each year doing community service around town. On Aug. 24, Burlington FFA members...

 

Burlington School News: What does a pink suitcase have to do with reading?

If you were to walk the halls at Burlington Public Schools, it is likely you would see the librarian, Mica Andrews, pulling a pink suitcase filled with books through the hall. Students have not been...

 

Burlington School News: Courageous Caleb

Caleb Lee Cox is the 18-year-old son of Tonya and Shane Morgan, and Joe and Mandy Cox. Cox has five siblings: four brothers and one sister. He was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. In his free time,...

 

Burlington School News: Christmas tree lighting and music programs combined this year

The annual FFA Christmas tree lighting and Christmas music program were combined this year. The event was held at the park in Burlington on Monday, Dec. 14. The Lions Club served chili, hot chocolate...

 

Burlington School News: Homecoming Week

Homecoming is an exciting time of the year for students at Burlington. Students enjoy dressing up for Spirit Week and attending the basketball game on Friday night, followed by a dance. Homecoming...

 

Burlington School News: Music in the Classroom

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, music class has been limited for students this year. High school and junior high are not able to have music class at this time. The music director, Isi Ofiu, teaches...

 

Burlington School News: FFA holds annual Service with a Splash

Every year, Burlington FFA holds a community service event for the town of Burlington called Service with a Splash. It is hosted to give back to the community, as the community helps fund many of the...

 

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