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8:30 am on Monday September 3, 2012

'Failing' Charleston County high schools to remain under local control (Update: Reform plans shape up)

Image by Flickr user Robert S. Donovan (Updates at the bottom.) Of seven schools ranked the worst in South Carolina, two were in Charleston County: Burke High and North Charleston High. Both schools have received labels from the state as "...
4:55 am on Tuesday July 10, 2012

Two Charleston County high schools could face state takeover

Image by Flickr user Robert S. Donovan Update: The schools will remain under local control, with stipulations. Of seven schools ranked the worst in South Carolina, two were in Charleston County: Burke High and North Charleston High. Both schools...
11:24 am on Thursday April 19, 2012

Celebrate Spring with Dance and The Robert Ivey Ballet Company

 The Robert Ivey Ballet presents Spring Celebration April 27 & 28 Tickets are now available for this entertaining spring dance performance Charleston's spring  tradition continues with A Spring Celebration, presented by Robert Ivey Ballet. A...
6:35 am on Thursday March 17, 2011

New principals for Burke, North Charleston high schools

Image by Flickr user Barb HenryBurke High School and North Charleston High School, two of the county's lowest-performing schools, will have new principals come next year. Since 2003, North Charleston High has been rated "at-risk" on the state...
12:30 pm on Thursday March 10, 2011

SC team's entry is semifinalist in healthy lunch contest

Image by Flickr user circulatingA recipe created by a team including Burke High School students is one of 15 semifinalists of a healthy lunch competition. The competition was sponsored by Let's Move!, First Lady Michelle Obama's campaign to abolish...
10:28 am on Sunday June 6, 2010

Burke High School marks 100 years

Burke High School, Charleston's first public high school for black students, has hit the 100 year mark and a historical marker was unveiled on Friday, June 4th. Live 5 News was there and has a nice video; watch it here. The Post and Courier was also...
10:28 am on Sunday June 6, 2010

Burke High School marks 100 years

Burke High School, Charleston's first public high school for black students, has hit the 100 year mark and a historical marker was unveiled on Friday, June 4th. Live 5 News was there and has a nice video; watch it here. The Post and Courier was also...
8:32 am on Friday September 11, 2009

Come witness an epic battle of marching bands

Image by Flickr user MaighImage by 20090911-drums.jpg Burke High School will play host this weekend to their annual marching band showcase, the Palmetto Invitational Band Classic featuring college and high-school marching bands from the Southeast....
11:06 am on Wednesday December 17, 2008

Downtown meeting over school closures doesn't go any better

Image by Flickr user Zach Klein Image by 20081217-school-meeting.jpg McGinley attempted to regain order, but people stood up and screamed, saying these were their children and they would not be silenced. McGinley threatened to cancel the meeting,...
5:17 am on Sunday August 17, 2008

School supply giveaway after Hootie and the Blowfish concert

Friday's Hootie & the Blowfish concert pooled much for giveaway at Burke High School where "students could come and pick up book-bags, notebooks, shoes and even get haircuts," according to ABC News 4. The Post and Courier has a write-up of the...
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