Senior Rae-Nessha White Receives Service Above Self Scholarship
On Tuesday, May 14, 2013, The Rotary Club of Charleston honored Burke Middle
High School Senior Rae-Nessha White for her outstanding academics and community
service. Rae-Nessha received the $1000 Service Above Self Scholarship.
Rae-Nessha will be attending Clemson Univerisity in the fall and will be
pursuing pre-medical studies. Congratulations Rae-Nessha!
The Ladies and Gentleman's Club Induction
Congratulations to the members of the Ladies and Gentlemen's Clubs on completing their first year. Members had their induction ceremony on Monday, May 13 at High Cotton.
Students Attend ACE Banquet
Students who participate in the ACE (Architecture, Construction and
Engineering) Mentors program attended the annual awards banquet on Friday, May
10. Students presented on a career in one of the three areas and received
recognition for their accomplishments throughout the year in the program.
Congratulations to Tykeim Felder for winning a $1,000 scholarship from the ACE
Middle School Students Get Excited About Taking the PASS Exam
On Monday, May 6, 7th and 8th graders participated in a pep rally to get ready for their PASS exams. Students competed in a relay race where they answered PASS Prep questions and other obstacles. They were also cheered on by the drum line.
15 Burke Middle High School Students Participate in Charleston Youth Summit
On Friday, May 3rd, 15 Burke students in grades 9-12 participated in the
Charleston Youth Summit hosted by Mayor Riley. Students attended workshops and
participated in discussions on topics affecting teens in the Charleston area
such as bullying, college prep, drugs and alcohol, and texting while driving.
Burke Middle High School Student Emcees at State of the Schools Address
January Little, a junior, served as the
Master of Ceremonies for the State of the Schools address on Wednesday, May 1. He kept the crowd entertained and talked about the impact of the district’s partners
in his life. To watch January talk, click here.