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Burwell High School Principal Named Principal of Year

October 1, 2017

Burwell Jr. Sr. High School principal, Mr. David Owen, received the 2017-2018 High School Principal of the Year from the Nebraska State Association of Secondary School Principals. The Nebraska State Association of Secondary School . . . read more

Start of School Information 2017-18

August 9, 2017

Classes will begin at the Jr. Sr. High School on Wednesday, August 16th.  The first day of school will see shortened class periods with classes starting at 8:04 am and dismissing at 11:45 am.  There will NOT be lunch on the first . . . read more

Longhorns Offer Summer Camp Opportunities

May 6, 2017

Longhorn Boys Basketball Coach, Adam Stolzer has announced several opportunities for summer camps.  Please click on the flyers below to print and sign up.   Youth Camp High School Camp Sign Up Sheet read more

TeamMates Restaurant Day

March 28, 2017

Please join us in eating at one of our great local restaurants and supporting our local TeamMates chapter on Tuesday, April 4th, 2017.  The participating restaurants will donate 10% of their business proceeds that day to the . . . read more

Humanities Nebraska & BHS Present "Peter Sarpy, Nebraska's Frontier"

March 13, 2017

Darrell Draper will present a program "Peter Sarpy, Nebraska's Frontier" on Wednesday, March 29th at 1:45 pm in the high school library at Burwell Public Schools.  This presentation is made possible by Humanities . . . read more

BHS Media Center Receives Nebraska History Items

February 25, 2017

Velma Cain, a longtime Burwell resident and former teacher at Burwell Public Schools, recently applied for and received a Thrivent Financial “Live Generously” grant to purchase items for the Burwell High School Media . . . read more

Parent Survey for Burwell Elementary School 2017

February 8, 2017

Please take a few minutes to complete the Parent Survey using the link below.  We appreciate your help in making our school the best educational experience for your children.   Elementary Parent Survey read more

2017 Parent Survey for Burwell High School

February 6, 2017

Parents of 7-12 grade students at Burwell High School, please complete the following survey so that we can gain data to make your child's learning experience great! Parent Survey read more

2017 Calamus Area Community Fund Endowment Grants Available

January 26, 2017

The Calamus Area Community Fund Endowment will once again be offering community betterment grants.  Each organization or group that applies can receive up to $2,000 per project.  The application deadline is March 1, 2017 and . . . read more

BHS Travel Club Makes Plans for Summer 2018

January 23, 2017

ATTENTION TRAVEL CLUB MEETING RESCHEDULED The Travel Club meeting has been re-scheduled (due to a conflict with basketball) for   Tuesday, February 7th at 7:00 PM  in the High School Library! Please help spread the . . . read more

Announcing 2017 Calamus Court Challenge

by Ronda Weber | January 15, 2017

The 25th Annual Calamus Court Challenge is quickly approaching!!  The tournament will be  March 18 & 19th  in Burwell.  Click on the links below for entry forms, rules and more information.  Contact . . . read more

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

December 1, 2016

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 . . . read more

GCEA Selling Longhorn Window Decals

November 7, 2016

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 . . . read more

BPS Welcomes New Staff for 2016-17

August 9, 2016

Burwell Public Schools is excited to announce four new staff members for the 2016-17 school year.   Darrin Max has been hired to serve as the district's elementary principal.  Mr. Max has been serving as Principal . . . read more

Important Dates to Begin School

August 9, 2016

Here are some important dates for fall 2016! September 30th - 1:00 pm Dismissal - Football in Atkinson at 2:30 pm October 12th - 10:00 pm Start - Teacher In-Service October 28th - Fall Break - No School November . . . read more

One to One Chromebook Initiative

August 8, 2016

The future for our students includes a world of technology.  A person does not need to look very far to see how technology has revolutionized the global society.  For or students to compete it will require that they not only have . . . read more

Report Cards & Schedules Ready for Pick Up

May 23, 2016

End of the year Report Cards and class schedules for the upcoming year are available and can be picked up in the high school office of Burwell Public Schools.  Have a safe and fun summer! read more

2016 Burwell Youth Volleyball Camp

May 15, 2016

The Burwell Lady Longhorns are excited to announce their 2016 Youth Volleyball Camp! Camp will be held on June 6-9, 2016 at Burwell High School.  Incoming 3rd, 4th & 5th graders will participate from 9 AM to 10 AM each day. . . . read more

Burwell Men's Junior Longhorn Camp

May 8, 2016

Burwell Men's Basketball Invites You to Be A Junior Longhorn! Click Here to download registration form When:  June 13th-June 15th Where:  Burwell High School Time:  Elementary 8:30 AM - 10 AM, . . . read more

Last Day to Order 2015-16 Yearbook is May 13

May 8, 2016

Order today!  The last day to order a BHS yearbook is May 13th.  Click on the link to order online. www.jostensyearbooks.com   read more

Congratulations Graduates!

May 6, 2016

The Burwell Jr.-Sr. High School Commencement ceremony will begin at 2:30 p.m on Sunday, May 8th.  Doors will open at 1:30 pm and each senior has 6 reserved seats on the floor.  Congratulations Class of 2016! read more

Burwell High School Announces Detail for 2016 Commencement

April 20, 2016

Burwell Jr. Sr. High School announces their commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 8th, 2016 at 2:30 pm.  The ceremony will be held in the Burwell High School gymnasium.  The Class of 2016 has chosen the following items to celebrate . . . read more

Burwell Students Win Top Honors at Microsoft Certification

March 7, 2016

Three Burwell students have been awarded top honors for high scores on the Microsoft Office  certification test they took during the first semester of the school year. All Burwell students in the  Information . . . read more

Taylor Places at State Voice of Democracy Contest

February 13, 2016

Jack Taylor, a senior and Burwell Jr.-Sr. High School,  was awarded 4th place and a prize of $600 for his winning Voice of Democracy.  He was sponsored in the Contest by the Taylor VFW.  The topic for 2016 was "My Vision . . . read more

Local Students Win VFW Speech Honors

January 17, 2016

Local Students Win VFW Speech Honors The Veterans of Foreign Wars District 11 awards event was held on January 17 th  in Broken Bow.  Students from Taylor Public Schools and Burwell Public Schools were honored. These . . . read more

New Burwell Wrestling Gear Available

December 17, 2015

Wrestling gear for the 2015-16 and beyond seasons for the Burwell Longhorn wrestling team is available now at  burwellwrestling.itemorder.com .  The orders are due on December 28th so that items can be delivered before the Burwell . . . read more

Burwell Wrestling Invite

December 8, 2015

The Burwell Wrestling Invite will be held January 8th.  Burwell Public Schools will have a 1:00 dismissal that day.   read more

Zulkoski to be Featured at Art Exhibition

December 1, 2015

Mikayla Zulkoski, Senior at Burwell Public Schools, has been honored with the selection of two works of  art in the Nebraska Wesleyan University Art and Scholarship Exhibition. Mikayla received a $14,000  annual . . . read more

Heartland Bank to Host Tailgate in Lincoln

November 19, 2015

Heartland Bank is hosting a tailgate party for all fans on the southwest corner of Memorial Stadium.  We will be serving hot chocolate, coffee and cinnamon rolls to the first 600 people beginning at  9:00 a.m   Monday 11/23/15 . . . read more

Community Tailgate & Pep Rally & Game Day Information

November 18, 2015

The community is invited to join us as we send the Burwell Longhorns to Lincoln for the D1 Nebraska State Football Playoffs at Memorial Stadium.  We will celebrate these young men and their coaches. When:  Saturday, November . . . read more

One Act to Perform Tonight in Burwell

November 15, 2015

TONIGHT! Don't miss the Burwell One Act Play Production performance at the Burwell Play night on Tuesday, November 17th at 7pm at the Burwell Elementary School. Check it out! read more

Burwell Public Schools Thanks Maverick Truckstop and Peak Performance For Their Contributions To Purchase A New Scoreboard

November 3, 2015

Burwell Public Schools is excited to thank Jennifer Svoboda and the Jim & Sis Trotter Family for  their generous contribution which allowed the school to purchase a new football/track scoreboard.   Prior to the . . . read more

Community Invited to Hear School Law Attorney at Burwell Public Schools

November 2, 2015

The community is invited to participate in an informational session featuring speaker, Karen Haase from KSB School Law on November 12 th , 2015.  Karen will speak to 9 th -12 th graders at 10 AM and to 6 th -8 th graders at 11 . . . read more

Fall Break

September 30, 2015

Burwell Public School will have fall break on October 30th. NO School.   read more

New Books at the BHS Library

September 16, 2015

NEW BOOK FRIDAY!  "The Missing, Found" by Margaret Peterson Haddix" is the first in a series of 9--all available at your Burwell High School Library!   "Thirteen year old Jonah has always known that he was . . . read more

State Football Information

August 13, 2015

Memorial Stadium to Host NSAA Football Championship Games NSAA Football Championship Monday, Nov. 23: Class D1 Final - 10:45 a.m. Tickets for the championship finals are $7.00 for adults and $5.00 for students. Tickets will go . . . read more

NON-DISCRIMINATION AND GRIEVANCES

August 4, 2015

Burwell Public School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, or age or in admission or access to, of treatment of employment or educational programs and activities. . . . read more

Welcome Back to School 2015-16!

August 2, 2015

Welcome back to Burwell Public Schools for the 2015-16 school year!  We hope that your summer was wonderful!   Jr. Sr. High School Day/Encore Period             The . . . read more

Burwell Jr. Sr. High School End of Year Report Cards

May 27, 2015

     Report cards for Burwell Jr.-Sr. High School students have been printed and can be picked up at the high school office at 190 I Street. read more

BHS Announces 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

March 29, 2015

Burwell Jr. Sr. High School is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of our students and to congratulate those who worked to achieve "honor roll" status for the third quarter.  Please click the link below to see the 3rd . . . read more

BHS Pre-Registration 2014-15

January 29, 2015

Pre-Registration for 2015-2016 Student pre-registration for classes next year will begin the week of February 16 th .  The purpose of pre-registration is to collect information of what classes students need to take to meet . . . read more

BHS Class of 2015 Graduation Information

January 21, 2015

Class of 2015 Graduation Information C ommencement Exercises for Burwell Jr.-Sr. High School will be held on May 10, 2015 at 2:30 p.m. in the BHS gymnasium.   Class Colors:  Peacock Class Flower: . . . read more

First Term Report Cards & Honor Roll Announced

January 14, 2015

Report cards for Burwell Jr. Sr. High School students will be handed out on January 15th.  Parents should look for these reports to come home with their students.  BHS is also proud to announce the recipients of the 2014-15 Second . . . read more

Winter Calendar Dates

December 8, 2014

December 20-January 6  Winter Break December 24-28  5- Day NSAA Moritorium January 7-Classes Resume January 9-Burwell Wrestling Invitational, 1 pm dismissal January 21-10 am late start, Teacher In-Service . . . read more

Upcoming Activities-November 2014

November 12, 2014

Upcoming Events at Burwell High School Thanksgiving Break will be November 26-30th.  This is a schedule change, as the 26th was previously 1 pm out. Burwell Play Night November 18 FFA Dance November 22   read more

Picture Retakes

October 29, 2014

Picture retakes at Burwell Public Schools will be taken on November 6th.  More information will be released as it becomes available.   read more

Burwell High School Named in Newsweek's "America's Top High Schools"

October 23, 2014

Burwell High School was recently named to Newsweek Magazine's "America's Top High Schools" list for 2014.   Newsweek’s 2014 Rankings highlights schools that do the absolute best job of preparing students for college. This year, the . . . read more

Important Documents Handed Out 10/23/14

October 22, 2014

Important documents including report cards, MAP Testing scores and school pictures were handed out today (Thursday, October 23rd) during a practice drill.  Please see that your students bring these items home. read more

Watch "Dig Pink" Night Live via High School Cube

October 20, 2014

Fans and patrons of Burwell Public Schools and Lady Longhorn Volleyball can watch the varsity game against Elgin Public/Pope John on Tuesday, October 21st beginning at 7 pm.  It is "Dig Pink" night for breast cancer awareness as well as . . . read more

Burwell FFA Chapter wins State Titles at the Nebraska State Range Judging Contest

October 9, 2014

On September 25 th , fifteen Burwell FFA members attended the State Range Judging contest held near Curtis, Nebraska.  Over 400 FFA members from across the state took part in the contest.  Burwell FFA members which attended the . . . read more

Nebraska Digital Citizenship Symposium

October 6, 2014

The 2014 Nebraska K-12 Digital Citizenship Symposium will be held on Tuesday, October 14th at three locations throughout the state.  The increased use of mobile devices and social media in the last several years has caused a dramatic . . . read more

Homecoming 2014

September 20, 2014

Welcome to Burwell High School's 2014 Homecoming Celebration:  Cage the Bobcats! Congratulations to the Homecoming Royalty; Kale Gideon, Keaton Klimek, Colten Krause, Clayton Suckstorf, Shane Weber, Rebekah Birch, Samantha Hughes, . . . read more

Use Caution When Approaching A School Bus

September 9, 2014

Please use caution when approaching a stopped school bus.  There is a mandatory fine and a loss of three operator's license points if convicted of a violation of the law when passing a school vehicle. Under the new Nebraska law, drivers . . . read more

Keep Burwell Public Schools Beautiful!

September 3, 2014

The National Honor Society in cooperation with Keep Loup Basin Beautiful, an affliate of Loup Basin RC&D, would like to encourge fans attending Burwell sporting events to recycle their plastic bottles.  There will be blue recycling . . . read more

Forms

August 4, 2014

Click on the links below to access forms that may be useful to patrons of Burwell Public Schools. Free & Reduced Lunch Application read more

Accessing Student Grades & Info with PowerSchool

July 20, 2014

  Power School/Power Grade               As a reminder, Burwell Public Schools utilizes, PowerSchool, a computerized student information system, to track attendance, grades, medical . . . read more

Back to School Information 2014-15

July 20, 2014

Jr. Sr. High School Start of School Information             Classes will begin at the Jr. Sr. High School on Wednesday, August 13 th . The first day of school will see shortened . . . read more

2014 End of School Year Information

May 12, 2014

With the school year quickly coming to a close please keep a few helpful bits of information in mind: Thursday, May 15th will be the last FULL day of school. Friday, May 16th will be a partial day with classes meeting to check-out . . . read more

One to One Laptop Learning Project Survey

May 6, 2014

Burwell Jr. Sr. High School Juniors and Seniors who were involved in the one-to-one Laptop Learning Project will be asked to complete a survey about their experiences with their school issued laptops as they turn them in for the year. . . . read more

Burwell Jr. Sr High School Graduation 2014

April 10, 2014

Burwell Jr. Sr. High School is proud to announce their commencement exercises.  Graduation will be held on Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. in the high school gymnasium.  The Class of 2014 has chosen the "Shocking Blue Rose" as . . . read more

Being A TeamMates Mentee Pays Off

April 2, 2014

Being a TeamMate Mentee Pays Off!!   The benefits of the TeamMates Mentoring Program are many, but one that students and parents may not be aware of is the number of scholarships available to TeamMates seniors who have been in . . . read more

ADT Alert System Update

by Dan Bird, Superintendent

March 26, 2014

Updated Information on the ADT Alert Mass Notification System By Dan Bird                   We began using the ADT Alert Mass Notification . . . read more

Safety for All Nebraska Schools

by Dan Bird, Superintendent

March 26, 2014

Safety Requirements For All Nebraska Schools By Dan Bird, Superintendent   For a school to remain accredited in the state of Nebraska it requires that they meet all the guidelines that are outlined in Rule 10.  . . . read more

Prom 2014 Schedule

March 25, 2014

The Junior class of Burwell Jr. Sr. High  School will welcome the Seniors, staff, and guests at their 2014 Prom on Saturday, March 29th. The schedule for Prom activities is as follows: 5:45 P.M. ~ Class Pictures with candids to . . . read more

BPS Will Participate in Nebraska Sever Weather Awareness Week Drills

March 19, 2014

The week of March 24-March 28th has been designated as Severe Weather Awareness Week in Nebraska.  The week provides opportunities for public, government and private businesses to raise awareness, prepare, test and practice procedures . . . read more

Kindergarten Round-Up 2014

March 12, 2014

Kindergarten Round-Up, an informational meeting for parents of potential kindergarten students for the 2014-15 school year, will be held at Burwell Elementary School on March 28th, 2014 at 10 AM.  The meeting will last for approximately . . . read more

TALKING TO CHILDREN ABOUT VIOLENCE: TIPS FOR PARENTS AND TEACHERS

March 11, 2014

NEA Health Information Network Posted by Jerald L. Newberry February 27, 2012   TALKING TO CHILDREN ABOUT VIOLENCE: TIPS FOR PARENTS AND TEACHERS High profile acts of violence, particularly in schools, can confuse and . . . read more

Safety Changes Implemented at Burwell Public Schools

March 10, 2014

On Thursday, March 6 th , the Burwell Police Department received an anonymous threatening letter which named over a dozen individuals, including school administrators, faculty members and students at Burwell Jr-Sr. High School. Since . . . read more

BHS Pre-Registration for 2014-15

February 11, 2014

Pre-Registration for 2014-2015 Student pre-registration for classes next year will begin the week of February 17 th .  The purpose of pre-registration is to collect information of what classes students need to take to meet . . . read more

BPS Asks for Participation in School Improvement Parent & Student Surveys

Dan Bird, Superintendent

January 29, 2014

All schools in the state of Nebraska are required to participate in a continuous school improvement process.  In order for a school to remain accredited with the State of Nebraska, we are required to host an external team which will come . . . read more

The Bully too Close to Home

December 17, 2013

  The bully too close to home What one mom learned about herself might just change your world By Rachel Macy Stafford of HandsFreeMama.com During the two years of my overly distracted life, I communicated . . . read more

Post Prom Parents "Get Grinchy"

December 11, 2013

As the Holiday season is near, Please help the Post Prom Parents fill their bag with cheer. In the hustle & bustle you might be in a pinch, Steer away from the dear old Grinch!   The . . . read more

Gaylord & Alta Wallace Honored for Generous Gifts to Community

December 5, 2013

Residents of Burwell and surrounding communities are invited to celebrate the lives and generosity of two longtime friends, Gaylord and Alta Wallace, at the Senior Center on Friday, December 6.   Gaylord and Alta spent . . . read more

Winter Sports in Full Swing

December 1, 2013

With the arrival of December, the winter sports season for Burwell Jr. Sr. High School is in full swing.  Be sure to check our activities calendar as well as the week at a glance calendar at the bottom of our website for activities. . . . read more

Burwell One-Act Play Performs for Local Crowd

November 21, 2013

Theater Performance Supports Local Food Pantry Burwell High School students performed the 2013 one-act play “Tracks” on Tuesday, November 19 th, 2013 in the high school Common room at 7pm.   A free will donation was . . . read more

Report Cards Available Online

November 6, 2013

We invite and encourage parents and students to log on to PowerSchool where they can see grades, assignments, attendance, fees and daily bulletins.  Simply visit our website at https://burwell.powerschool.com/ or click on the . . . read more

2013 Fall Break

October 27, 2013

Burwell Public Schools will have no school on Friday, November 1, due to fall break. School hours will resume on Monday, November 4. read more

Business Discovery Day

October 27, 2013

Burwell’s Entrepreneurship class attended Business Discovery Day held in Ord on Wednesday, October 23. Kylr Dawe, Rebekah Birch, Sarah Gumb, Sadey Mitchell, William David, and teacher, Mrs. Jennifer Critel, participated in many events . . . read more

Help Burwell High School Win by Commiting to Being a Safe Driver!

October 20, 2013

Students in Burwell, Nebraska are rallying community members to commit to safe driving.  Supporting Burwell High School shows we are working hard to reverse the startling statistic that car crashes are the number one killer of teens in . . . read more

Post Prom Will Host Basket Fundraiser at Tailgate Party

October 16, 2013

The Burwell Post Prom Committee will add another fun activity to the festivities of the Tailgate Party for Burwell Elementary School's Blue Ribbon Award.  The group has organized a silent auction that will feature unique baskets from . . . read more

Tailgate Party Celebrates Burwell Elementary School

October 16, 2013

Burwell Elementary is a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School recognized for its academic achievements. There will be a Tail Gate Party Celebration prior to the Clearwater/Orchard football game on Thursday, October 24th from 5:00 - 6:30 in the . . . read more

2013 Homecoming Royalty

September 30, 2013

Homecoming Royalty was announced on Friday, September 20, for BHS. Candidates include Trystan Jarecke, Evan Gideon, Haley Curry, Michael Jensen, Laini Eddy, Keenan Kremke, Emilie Chaffin, Will McClintic, Johanna Wagner and Cody Hogmire. . . . read more

Burwell Elementary Wins National Award

September 25, 2013

When You Do Good Things, Good Things DO Happen!  This fall it was announced that Burwell Elementary School was one of 286 schools across the United States to be honored as a National Blue Ribbon School for 2013.  We are one of . . . read more

Oct. 1st Volleyball Game Changes

September 23, 2013

The Burwell Junior High and High School Volleyball games with Arcadia-Loup City on Tuesday, October 1st have been moved to Arcadia.  The Junior High games will start at 3:00 p.m. and the High School games will begin at 5:00 p.m. read more

2013 Cell Projects

BHS Journalism Class

September 18, 2013

Mrs. Donner’s eighth grade Biology class had another creative year of cell projects. Each year, both eighth grade Biology classes create either a consumer cell or a producer cell. Their project must have all the cell parts labeled and have . . . read more

Homecoming 2013

September 11, 2013

Theme:  Let's Light Up the Northern Knights Burwell Public Schools will host Homecoming activities during the week of September 23-28th, 2013.  Schools will dismiss at 1:45 p.m. on Friday, September 27th for a community pep . . . read more

BPS Announces Single Sign-On to PowerSchool

August 15, 2013

Burwell Public Schools is pleased to announce that we can provide access to your student's current grades and attendance through the Internet.  A new feature is a parent "single sign-on" account that will allow parents to maintain just . . . read more

Commercial Dishwasher For Sale

August 15, 2013

Commercial Dishwasher For Sale:  Burwell Public Schools is currently taking sealed bids on a Commercial Dishwasher that was replaced in the school kitchen.  The Dishwasher also has an electric hot-water booster.  The . . . read more

NeSA Reading, Math, Science & Writing Scores Released

August 15, 2013

Students of Burwell Public Schools will receive their individualized Student Reports for the NeSA Reading, Math, Science and Writing tests from the state test administration in the winter and spring of 2013.  These are the only reports . . . read more

2013-14 Schedule Changes

August 4, 2013

Changes to schedules for Burwell High School students will need to be made at the following times: Tuesday, August 13--1:00 to 4:00 pm Wednesday, August 14--8:45 am to 4:00 pm Thursday, August 15--8:00 am to 4:00 pm All . . . read more

Welcome Back to School!

August 4, 2013

Welcome Back to Burwell Public Schools!  Check this out for helpful information for students, parents & patrons. ------------------------------------ Burwell Jr. High School Supply List Burwell . . . read more

2013-14 School Year

May 25, 2013

The 2013-14 school year for Burwell Public Schools will kick off on August 14th with an 11:45 AM dismissal.  Prior to this, Fall athletic practice will begin on August 12th and teachers will have In-Service days on August 12th & . . . read more

End of the Year Lost and Found

May 15, 2013

An end-of-the-year lost and found table has been filled with items left at the school throughout the year.  Students and/or parents please stop in either the high school or the elementary school to check these tables for missing items . . . read more

Nebraska Safety Center to Offer Drivers Education

May 12, 2013

The Nebraska Safety Center in Kearney, Nebraska will offer a Driver's Safety Course at Burwell Jr-Sr High School in Burwell.  The class will be available to students of the Burwell, Taylor and Sargent communities and will be held in . . . read more

Last Day of School 2013

May 1, 2013

The last full day of school for Burwell Public Schools students will be Thursday, May 16th followed by a 1:00 dismissal on Friday, May 17th.   Students will receive their check out sheets during first period on Wednesday, May 15th. . . . read more

Winners in Personal Finance Challenge Announced by Treasurer Stenberg

Burwell students, Rebekah Birch, Cecelia Carson, and Hanna Christenson placed first in the Western Nebraska Region of the Finance Challenge. Overall the Burwell team placed third in the state and each team member received a $500 college savings plan scholarship.

April 21, 2013

Lincoln, Neb. (April 20, 2013) – Nebraska Educational Savings Trust (NEST) scholarships, valued at a total of $14,000, were awarded Saturday to three teams of Nebraska high school students competing in the Personal Finance Challenge. . . . read more

BHS Student Wins NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing

April 10, 2013

April 3, 2013 – Burwell Nebraska – Burwell Public Schools student Cecelia Carson has been selected as a winner of the 2013 Nebraska NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing.  The award, sponsored by Microsoft, Motorola Solutions . . . read more

BHS Announces 2013 Commencement

April 4, 2013

Burwell Jr.-Sr. High School is pleased to announce the details of the upcoming 2013 commencement exercises on May 5, 2013 at 2:30 p.m.  Ceremonies will be held in the high school gymnasium.   The class of 2013 has chosen a . . . read more

Eat at Burwell Restaurants April 9th and Support Teammates Mentoring Program

Burwell, NE., March 27, 2013 | April 3, 2013

Burwell area restaurants are teaming up to help support Burwell Public Schools Chapter of the TeamMates Mentoring Program.  On Tuesday, April 9th, participating restaurants will donate up to 10% of their proceeds for the day to the . . . read more

BHS Announces 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

March 20, 2013

Parents can request a printed copy of report cards from the high school office if they would like. Burwell Jr.-Sr. High School 2012- 2013 Third Quarter  All A Honor Roll 12th Grade  . . . read more

NSAA To Webcast State Speech

March 20, 2013

NSAA will be Webcasting State Speech Live webcasting will be produced for some events (informative and duet acting) at the NSAA State Speech Contest on March 21 and 22.    Viewing of the live webcasting can be accessed on . . . read more

Order Your 2013 Yearbook Now!

March 20, 2013

Orders are being taken for the 2013 yearbook. You may place your order online, by phone, or mail. To order online, click here: Jostens Yearbooks . To order by phone, call 1-866-282-1516. To order by mail, return the form you received in . . . read more

2013 Goldenrod Conference Basketball Honrs

March 14, 2013

The Goldenrod Conference has announced their 2013 Conference basketball honors.  Several Burwell students were represented on the honorary squads: Boys First Team: Blake Jeffres-Senior Nate Nelson-Senior Boys . . . read more

Community Pep Rally for Boys State Basketball

March 3, 2013

A community pep rally for members of the Boys Basketball team will be held on Wednesday evening, March 6th at 7:30 pm in the high school gym.  Please come and support the team as they head to Lincoln for the Nebraska State Boys . . . read more

Burwell Boys Qualify for State Basketball

February 26, 2013

Congratulations to the Burwell Boys Basketball Team for qualifying for the 2013 Nebraska State Basketball Championships!  The Longhorns will take on Kenesaw High School (23-1) in first round action on Thursday, March 7th at 8:45 PM at . . . read more

Distracted Driving Simulator Coming to Burwell

February 3, 2013

Cell phones and drivers—one of the most talked-about topics of discussion in our society.  The Nebraska Safety Council will visit the students at Burwell Jr.-Sr. High School on Tuesday, February 12.  One student from each grade, . . . read more

2013 Goldenrod Conference Basketball Tournament

January 9, 2013

The Goldenrod Conference Basketball Tournament for 2013 rounded out action with Burwell taking home the Goldenrod title for the 5th consecutive year and Lindsay Holy Family walking away with the girls honors.   read more

BPS Website Has Gone Mobile!

January 7, 2013

TheBurwell Public Schools web site is now adaptable for viewing on all mobile devices. The good news is you have a choice on your viewing preference.  The link for PowerSchool is now available on the mobile site by clicking "extra" and . . . read more

2012 Holiday Basketball Tournament

December 16, 2012

  Burwell High School will host basketball action over the holiday break with a four-team tournament featuring both boys and girls action.  Cedar Valley, Elgin Pope John, Neligh-Oakdale and Burwell square off.  The girls . . . read more

All-District Football

November 25, 2012

All-District Football OFFENSE                                        . . . read more

Register Tapes for Education

November 12, 2012

Shurfine Foods of Burwell has committed to help Burwell Public Schools receive educational equipment and supplies.  From now through March 31, 2013 the more register tapes you save from shopping at Shurfine Food Center, the more our . . . read more

Veteran's Day Program 2012

November 5, 2012

Burwell Public Schools will recognize Veteran's Day with a program on November 9, 2012 at 10:00 AM in the high school gym.  The public is welcome to attend this program. 1.  Posting of the Colors 2.  "Star Spangled . . . read more

Need Money for College?

November 1, 2012

  Join us for a financial aid presentation and learn how to fund a college education . . . Date:  Monday, November 5, 2012 Time:  6:30 p.m. Location:  Burwell High School Room 103 Presented by . . . read more

1st Quarter Honor Roll

By Weber, Ronda | October 22, 2012

All A Honor Roll 12th Grade Cecelia Carson Rachelle Green Tyler Mares Brianna Meyer Kali Swett 11th Grade Tanner Springer 10th Grade Rebekah Birch 9th Grade Breanna Dawe Shea . . . read more

Longhorns Prepare for State Football Playoffs

October 21, 2012

The Burwell High School Longhorns will take their home field on Thursday, October 25th at 6:30 pm for first-round action in the 2012 Nebraska State High School Football playoffs.  The Longhorns will host Niobrara-Verdigre in D-1 action. . . . read more

Burwell Students Celebrate Clifford's Birthday

October 1, 2012

Burwell Elementary Kindergarten and First Grade Students recently celebrated the 50th birthday of "Clifford, the Big Red Dog."  The students participated in an online webcast with Clifford author, Norman Bridwell.  The webcast was . . . read more

Burwell High School Homecoming 2012

September 12, 2012

BHS Homecoming 2012 "Incarcerate the Renegades" Homecoming Pep Rally 7 PM Thursday, September 27th BHS Gymnasium ______________________________ Homecoming Football Game 7 PM Friday, . . . read more

Planned Schedule Changes for BPS

September 3, 2012

Burwell High School will have a late start for students on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 for a teacher in-service.  Students will begin classes at 10 AM.   read more

BHS ACT 5-Year Trends

August 28, 2012

Graduating Class      Number Tested          Composite Score        State Ave    National . . . read more

Nebraska Risk and Protective Factor Survey

August 27, 2012

Dear Parent(s)/Guardian(s) of 8th, 10th, and 12th graders, Youth substance abuse is a concern not only for parents, but also for the entire community as a whole.  In order to promote the well-being and life outcomes of Nebraska's . . . read more

Burwell Students Receive High Marks

August 22, 2012

Results of the statewide tests (NeSA Reading, NeSA Math, NeSA Science and NeSA Writing) were released on August 21, 2012.  A report put together by the Nebraska Department of Education was sent home with the students which explained the . . . read more

2012-13 Schedules Available

June 11, 2012

Student schedules for the 2012-13 school year are available to be picked up in the high school office.  End-of-the-year report cards can also be picked up at this time. read more

School Photos Available Online

May 17, 2012

Did you miss that great race or do you need a photo from Prom?  Photos from school activities and school groups can be purchased online from Bev Brown Photography at http://bevbrown.zenfolio.com for the 2011-12 school year.  If . . . read more

Prom 2012 "Light Up the Night"

April 9, 2012

The Junior class of Burwell Jr.-Sr. High School will host the 2012 BHS Prom, "Light Up the Night" on Saturday, April 21, 2012. Pictures will be taken from 5:45 to 6:45 PM. Grand March Line Up: 6:45 to 7:00 PM Grand March & . . . read more

Schedule for Seniors Last Day

April 9, 2012

As the Class of 2012 reaches the end of their high school career, there are several items to be aware of during the last week of school. Students will receive their check-out sheets on Tuesday, May 1st prior to 8:04 AM.  All . . . read more

Drivers Education to Be Offered at Burwell High School

April 3, 2012

Driver Education at Burwell Jr. Sr. High School 2012               The Nebraska Safety Center at the University of Nebraska at Kearney will be providing driver . . . read more

Burwell Public Schools Begins Spring Testing

March 25, 2012

Burwell Public Schools has begun a busy season of testing, with both the "Measures of Academic Progress" and "Nebraska State Accountability" assessments given at all schools in Garfield county.  Below is a schedule of testing dates. . . . read more

Teammates Needs Mentors

March 19, 2012

TeamMates Mentoring Program is officially underway in Burwell.  Since the organizational meeting last fall a solid foundation has been built including selecting a board of directors, training the adult mentors and completing background . . . read more

BHS Student Pre-Registration

March 4, 2012

Student pre-registration for classes next year will begin the week of February 27th, 2012.  The purpose of pre-registration is to get an idea of what classes students want to take and then build a schedule that accommodates their needs. . . . read more

Sargent-Burwell Wrestling Fans voted Fans of the Year

March 1, 2012

The Western Nebraska Wrestling Officials organization recently announced that Sargent-Burwell Wrestling fans have been selected by officials from across the state to be honored for exceptional sportsmanship.  The group will be recognized . . . read more

Class of 2012 Graduation Information

by Ronda Weber | February 1, 2012

The Senior Class of Burwell High School will graduate Sunday, May 6, 2012, at 2:30 p.m.  Seniors have chosen Silver and Turquoise as the class colors.  Other information for graduation includes:  Class Song - “Time of my . . . read more

Used Gym Lights for Sale

by Ronda Weber | January 29, 2012

Used Gym Lights For Sale:   The Burwell Public School District has 31 Lights and Ballasts that were taken out when we installed new lights in the high school gym.   The lights would work great in a shop.  . . . read more

BHS Dance Team Youth Camp 2012

by Ronda Weber | January 26, 2012

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Changes in Kindergarten Entrance Starting this Fall

by Ronda Weber | January 23, 2012

Starting in 2012-2013(the upcoming kindergarten class), a child must reach the age of five on or before July 31 of the calendar year in which the school year begins to enroll in kindergarten.  The kindergarten entrance requirements . . . read more

Coach Mann Wins 200th Game

by Ronda Weber | January 12, 2012

Burwell Coach, Garrett Mann, celebrated a milestone 200 wins on January 10, 2012.  The win came over conference foe, Cedar Valley, when the Longhorns defeated the Mavericks 73-43 in Burwell.  Coach Mann became the head boys’ . . . read more

Sargent-Burwell Wins Burwell Invite

by Ronda Weber | January 5, 2012

The Sargent-Burwell Horns-Dogs wrestling team won the annual Burwell Wrestling Invite on Friday, January 6th.  The Horns-Dogs blew the competition away with a team score of 227.5.  The Horns-Dogs finish included 4 individual . . . read more

BHS Athletes Receive Recognition

by Ronda Weber | December 1, 2011

     The 2011 D1-8 All-District football team has been announced. Twelve athletes from Burwell were recognized for their efforts during the 2011 season. Those receiving honors included:  (Back Row) Tony Charron- . . . read more

2011-12 Post Prom Meeting

by Ronda Weber | November 14, 2011

The Post Prom Committee is looking for the "Grinch."  If you have seen him please call Dave owen at the High School 308-346-4150.   There will be a Post Prom meeting for parents of Juniors and Seniors on January 27th, 2012 . . . read more

Burwell Public Schools Implemented Mass Notification System

by Ronda Weber | November 10, 2011

In recognizing that schools have a need to communicate effectively and efficiently with students, parents, staff and emergency responders the Burwell Public School system has implemented the mass notification system, ADT.  ADT makes . . . read more

Please Take A Short Survey for BPS

by Ronda Weber | October 31, 2011

Please take a moment to answer 6 short questions about the use of technology.  Click on the button below to begin.   read more

Longhorns Look Forward to 7th Consecutive Year of Playoffs

by Ronda Weber | October 25, 2011

The Senior class of the Burwell High School football team have had a very successful career, posting a career record of 28-8 and participating in the Nebraska State High School football playoffs each year in high school.  They will be . . . read more

Parents Using PowerSchool

by Ronda Weber | October 25, 2011

To access PowerSchool you must have a parent logon id and password.  If you do not have this information please look at the bottom of your child’s recent report card or contact the school office (Elementary 346-4431 or High School . . . read more

Lifetouch Picture Retakes

by Ronda Weber | October 12, 2011

Burwell Public Schools will hold Lifetouch picture retakes on October 24th, 2011.  Please bring your previous picture package to return as well as a new, completed picture form.  The form can be obtained in the high school office. read more

2012 Graduation Information

by Ronda Weber | October 10, 2011

Burwell Jr.-Sr. High School commencement exercises will be held on Sunday, May 6, 2012 at 2:30 pm in the high school gym.  To help you plan for this special occasion, the senior class has provided the following information: . . . read more

TeamMates Information Meeting Scheduled for Burwell

by Ronda Weber | October 4, 2011

Burwell is interested in joining communities across Iowa, Nebraska, and California in an effort to provide mentors for youth in grades three through twelve through the school-based TeamMates Mentoring Program.  “Mentoring is making . . . read more

BHS Homecoming Royalty Crowned

by Ronda Weber | September 19, 2011

Burwell High School celebrated another successful Homecoming during September 26-30, 2011.  King Colby Wurst and Queen Sara Swett were crowned following an exciting Longhorn football victory over the North Central Knights.  Other . . . read more

Flash Drives for Sale from BHS Student Council

by Ronda Weber | September 19, 2011

The BHS Student Council has usb flash drives for sale once again!  They are PNY drives with 4 GB of storage and the cost is $13.  See Mrs. Weber or Mrs. Plugge in the library to purchase. read more

GLW Youth Council Meetings

by Ronda Weber | September 6, 2011

The GLW Youth Council has tentatively set their schedule for 2011-2012 meetings.  The dates for monthly meetings are as follows: September 29th-6:30 pm High School Commons Room October 25th-6:30 pm tulip planting at Mrs. . . . read more

BHS ACT Academy Shows Positive Results

by Ronda Weber | August 29, 2011

Burwell Students’  ACT Four Year Trends   Graduating Class      Number Tested          Composite . . . read more

Burwell Students Score Above State Average on the Statewide Tests-Reading & Math

by Ronda Weber | August 29, 2011

Results of the statewide tests (NeSA Reading & NeSA Math) were released on August 29, 2011.  Students in grades third through the eighth grade and eleventh grade were given both the reading and math statewide tests.  The . . . read more

Win Husker Football Tickets from Student Council

by Ronda Weber | August 24, 2011

Student Council sponsor, Mr. Owen, has announced the winner of the BHS Husker Ticket Raffle.  CONGRATULATIONS TO TR SWETT OF BURWELL! Win UNL Football Tickets and support the Burwell Public Schools track resurfacing project! . . . read more

BHS Bell Schedule 2011-2012

by Ronda Weber | August 17, 2011

Period 1 8:04-9:44 AM Period 2 9:48-11:28 AM Period 3 11:58 AM - 1:37 PM Period 3A 11:32 AM - 12:20 AM Period 3B 12:50 PM - 1:37 PM Period 4 1:41 - 3:21 PM . . . read more

2011-12 Schedules

by Ronda Weber | July 18, 2011

Student schedules will be available for students to pick up beginning August 8, 2011at the high school office. Office hours are 8 am to 3 pm.   read more

Suggested School Supplies

by Ronda Weber | July 16, 2011

Burwell Elementary School Supply List District 70 School Supply List Suggested school supplies for students at Burwell Public Schools can be found above.  Please click on the link for Burwell Elementary School or District . . . read more

Back to School Tips

by Ronda Weber | July 5, 2011

Back-to-School Transitions: Tips for Parents By Ted Feinberg, EdD, NCSP, & Katherine C. Cowan National Association of School Psychologists Getting a new school year off to a good start can influence children’s attitude, . . . read more

BHS Qualifies 5 for State Track

by Ronda Weber | May 16, 2011

Burwell High School qualified 5 competitors for the 2011 Nebraska State Track Meet in Omaha on May 19-21.  Qualifying for the boys team was Jake Barrett in the 400 yard dash and Jacob Birch in the High Jump.  Caitlin Garner broke . . . read more

BHS Prom 2011-Enchanted Forest

by Ronda Weber | April 6, 2011

The Burwell Jr-Sr High School 2011 Prom "Enchanted Forest" wrapped up on Saturday, April 2nd.  The juniors, seniors and Prom Servers began the evening with pictures, the Grand March, and the announcement of Prom Royalty.  They . . . read more

Burwell Speech Team Takes Runner-Up Trophy

by Ronda Weber | March 23, 2011

Congratulations to the Burwell speech team for taking District Speech Runner-Up honors. Special congrats to Josh Carson (Informative), Matt Gaukel (OID), James Henrichs (Persuasive, OID), and Anna Owen (OID) for qualifying for State Speech. . . . read more

Kiss the Donkey

by Ronda Weber | December 13, 2010

The Burwell 5th grade is conducting a fundraiser for a therapeutic whirlpool for CMHC. The local celebrity withthe most money in their jar will have to kiss a donkey at the Burwell-NLS basketball game on Jan. 6th. You can vote at home . . . read more

Search Engines

by Ronda Weber

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