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Humanities Nebraska Will Present "Nebraska Territory Stories" at BHS Library

Speaker, David Seay will present "Nebraska Territory Stories" on Wednesday, December 7th, 2016 at the Burwell High School library.  This presentaton is made possible by Humanities Nebraska, the Nebraska Cultural Endowment, and the BHS Student Council as part of the HN Speakers Bureau.   In this upbeat presentation David performs folk music that existed at the time Nebraska became a state on March 1, 1867. Between tunes he discusses how these songs provide glimpses into history by telling stories of everyday life of the pioneers during the 13 years before Nebraska statehood.  This cheerful show works particularly well for family audiences as it has opportunities for volunteers to come up front and participate. Instruments featured are banjo, harmonica, whistles, and mountain dulcimer. Combining his . . .

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Longhorns are D1 State Champions!

By Dale Miller dale.miller@theindependent.com Posted on Nov 21, 2016 by  Dale Miller On Sept. 23, Burwell was a 2-2 football team. On Nov. 21, the Longhorns were Class D-1 state champions. It wasn’t a direct or easy path, but Burwell certainly made an impressive turnaround after early-season losses to Palmer and Chambers/Wheeler Central/Ewing. The biggest change came on defense. After allowing a combined 94 points in those losses, the Longhorns gave up an average of 14.8 points over their season-ending 9-game winning streak. “To be honest, we had some sickness early in the season with some of our kids, and we played some good football teams,” Burwell coach Luke Gideon said. “We kind of got over that, and we had some younger kids step up with . . .

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GCEA Selling Longhorn Window Decals

To raise funds for scholarships and promote school spirit, GCEA is selling Longhorn Window Decals. Two types of decals are available:  a white background for $10 or a transparent background for $12. Forms may be printed here or picked up in the elementary or high school office. Please return forms with payment to either office. Show your support, Go Longhorns! Click Here to Access the Order Form    

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