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BASD moving to online registration this year

The Burlington Area School District will begin an online registration process Friday. All families must enroll returning students online, while new students will have to complete paper forms. A limited number of computers will be available at...

 

District must now narrow the field

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Show and tell time is over. Now it’s time for the Burlington Area School District to start making decisions. After listening to the last of three presentations Monday night regarding long-range facilities planning...

 

Committee to gauge support for further pool improvements

Committee to gauge support for further pool improvements

Autumn Hart, 4, splashes in one of the children’s areas at the Burlington Community Pool Monday. After a brief break from warm summer days, high humidity and temps returned to the area Monday and Tuesday, making the pool a popular place. (Photo...

 

Aid up, tax hike down in budget

By Jennifer Eisenbart Editor Every year, school districts around the state are stuck in limbo until the first Wisconsin State Aid estimates become available July 1. And like every other school district, Burlington Area School District got its...

 

District to examine reasons behind high teacher turnover

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR With a large turnover in staff at the end of the school year, the Burlington Area School District was already looking at a number of new hires. Following another round of resignations and retirements approved Monday...

 

Sisters have keen sense of direction

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR For Claire and Quinn Turke, the whole world is – at least in their minds – a private personal playground. With parents who enjoy traveling, the Turke family has visited Australia, Indonesia, Russia, Denmark,...

 

Chamber ready to host sidewalk/rummage sales event

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR While summer weather has taken a back seat to fall-type temperatures this week, a Burlington summer tradition starts next week. The annual Burlington Sidewalk Sales and Area Rummage Sales will take place Friday,...

 

Age of schools, changing demographics drive need for BASD study

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR To put the Burlington Area School District school buildings in perspective, look at the old high school, what is now Nettie Karcher Middle School. Gary Olsen, Director of Buildings and Grounds for BASD, said that...

 

Some question board’s role in reviewing instructional material for bias

By Jennifer Eisenbart EDITOR Depending on the point of view, a selection of DVDs donated to Burlington High School by a retiring teacher could be a simple farewell gift – or a sign of dangerous political leanings. Sharon Kelley, a social studies...

 

Beach reopens on Bohners Lake

It’s safe to go back in the water at two beaches on Bohners Lake Officials with the Western Racine County Health Department on Thursday reopened Leach Beach and removed an advisory from the Bohners Lake Public Beach. The water quality at both...

 
 
 
 

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