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BHS is now accepting nominations for Wall of Inspiration

October 26, 2015 by Nicole DeLassus (Register to contact)

Burlington High School is accepting nominations!!!!!

We are seeking students from BHS who have gone on to make a significant contribution to their field and/or a difference in their community. Our goal is to inspire current students by the example of these individuals. Candidates must be former BHS students of 25 years ago or more.

Nominations may be made by anyone, and the forms are now available on the BHS webpage or by calling BHS at 763-0200, ext. 1008.

Nominations are due by Dec. 7th, 2015. The induction ceremony will take place on February, 12th 2016.

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Burlington High School: 2019 scholarships and awards | Listing  Journal Times

Valedictorians: Malik Tiedt, Tyler Van Patten. Salutatorian: Ryan Follis. Academic Excellence Scholarship: Malik Tiedt, Tyler Van Patten, Ryan Follis. Adventure ...

COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER: UW-Extension | Faith & Community  Journal Times

The University of Wisconsin-Extension is hosting a “Youth Tractor and Farm Safety” program from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 17-21 at Burlington High School, 400 S.

Jason R. Post | Obituaries |  Journal Times

August 11, 1999 – May 15, 2019. BURLINGTON—Jason R. Post, 19, passed away into eternal life, in the arms of Jesus Christ on May 15, 2019 after a fight with ...

Elworthy, Plank finalists for Burlington supertendent | News  Daily Union

BURLINGTON — Whitewater Unified School District Administrator Mark Elworthy is among three finalists for superintendent of the Burlington Area School ...

Burlington High School club DRIVEN to serve | A+ |  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — One of the groups of Burlington High School students ringing bells on particularly chilly afternoon on Friday found an entertaining way to keep ...

Bowling: Burlington wins state high school title | Prep Sports  Journal Times

The Burlington High School boys bowling team was in catch-up mode for much of the Wisconsin High School Bowling Club State Championships last weekend.

High school baseball: Burlington holding a pair of aces in Krause, Turzenski  Journal Times

Trey Krause has a wicked curve, a fastball that tops out at 88 miles per hour and a reliable slider and changeup he doesn't hesitate to use in any situation.

Both Burlington high schools celebrate state volleyball championships  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — The chorus of Queen's “We Are the Champions” played in the Burlington High School gym as the WIAA state champion girls volleyball teams ...

High school wrestling: Burlington shows its skills south of the border  Journal Times

The Burlington High School wrestling team showed off their skills south of the border on Saturday.

Tony Romo nominee for induction into 2020 College Football HOF  247Sports

Tony Romo is living his best life. Following a tumultuous and emotionally-draining end to his record-setting stretch with the Dallas Cowboys, the needle has ...

High school girls: Union Grove softball gets past Burlington 8-7  Journal Times

In a back-and-forth battle between Southern Lakes Conference softball rivals, Union Grove squeaked past Burlington on Tuesday.

Wrestling: Burlington puts on a clinic at St. Catherine's Team Sectional  Journal Times

On a cold, wintry Wednesday night in Racine, the Burlington High School wrestling team brought plenty of heat to the John F. McGuire Gymnasium at St.

Burlington's Reuchlen named counselor of the year | Local News  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — When Burlington High School Counselor Jennifer Reuchlen found out a couple of weeks ago that she was named the 2019 Wisconsin School ...

Meet-and-greet scheduled for three BASD superintendent finalists  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — The list of 23 applicants for superintendent at the Burlington Area School District has been whittled down to three finalists.

High school wrestling: Burlington continues to dominate the competition  Journal Times

The question was asked of Jade Gribble: Could this Burlington High School wrestling team be the finest he's coached in his 15 years leading the program?

High school girls basketball preview: Familiar name takes over at Burlington  Journal Times

Lyle Foulke concluded his successful 17-year varsity coaching run 1997.

Wrestling: Healthy Burlington makes statement at regional meet  Journal Times

An already impressive Burlington High School wrestling team finally had health on its side Saturday.

BASD unveils three finalists for superintendent post  myracinecounty

By Jason Arndt Editor. The Burlington Area School District unveiled the list of three finalists in its search for a new superintendent on Thursday. Mark Elworthy.

BASD appoints new Winkler, Lyons Center principal | A+  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — The Burlington Area School District Board approved the appointment of Joel Graham as principal for Lyons Center and Winkler Elementary ...

High school girls: Burlington softball regains winning formula  Journal Times

It was quite a turnaround for the Burlington High School softball team Tuesday.

Peter Jackel: Burlington's Malik Tiedt rises to head of his class  Journal Times

In the imaginary world of Fortnite, Red Dead Redemption II, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and so many other video games that dominate kids' minds these ...

High school boys: Burlington baseball taking care of business  Journal Times

The Burlington High School baseball team is only five games into the season, but so far it's making quick work of opponents.

High school football: WR Nick Webley super-charges Burlington's offense  Journal Times

Nick Webley has a receiver's hands. He has the height at 6-foot-3 and he packed 10 pounds of muscle onto his 190-pound frame during the offseason. He has a ...

Performing arts center proposed in Burlington | Local News  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — A proposed performing arts center in the works could reshape Burlington's riverfront landscape in the coming years.

High school track: Burlington's Nick Webley has been a comeback kid  Journal Times

Taking the handoff from quarterback Dalton Damon, Nick Webley accelerated to his right for a jet sweep. It was last Sept. 21 at Westosha Central High School in ...

High school baseball preview: Burlington will again contend for state berth  Journal Times

With another spring comes another exceptional Burlington High School baseball team.

WIAA State Wrestling: Burlington ousted by Marshfield | Prep Sports  Journal Times

The life was sucked out of the University of Wisconsin Field House in Madison two minutes into Jaden Bird's 113-pound match against Marshfield's Keagan ...

Wrestling: Burlington wins second straight Southern Lakes championship  Journal Times

During the season, it won all seven Southern Lakes Conference dual meets.

High schools: Burlington wrestling beats Union Grove, finishes perfect in SLC  Journal Times

It was a perfect season for the Burlington High School boys wrestling team in the Southern Lakes Conference.

Starbucks coming to Burlington | Money |  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — The world's largest coffee retailer is coming to Burlington.

Boys basketball preview: Burlington putting the pieces together  Journal Times

No high school boys basketball program in Racine County has likely had to endure more misfortune during the last two seasons than Burlington.

High schools: Burlington softball battles, but drops season opener  Journal Times

The good news: The Burlington High School softball team scored 10 runs, four in the bottom of the seventh inning, in its season opener on Thursday.

High school boys: Burlington track reaches back for reserves to win meet  Journal Times

Because of prom on Saturday night, the Burlington High School track team was forced to field a lineup largely comprised of freshmen and sophomores.

Proposed Burlington High School athletic facility gets a second chance  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — A proposed athletic facility for Burlington High School that failed to get voter support in last year's referendum is getting new life as a group ...

West-end voters approve school referendums | Government and Politics  Journal Times

RACINE COUNTY — School improvements are on the horizon for three west county communities as voters Tuesday approved increased borrowing through ...

Plot to Kill, 20 Years Later: We have the power to change toxic culture  myracinecounty

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High school football: Burlington hopes to keep a good thing going  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — On the evening of last Sept. 15, the Burlington High School football team lost to Waterford 31-14 at Don Dalton Stadium, dropping its record to ...

High schools: Union Grove's Fruth stays red hot in the shot put  Journal Times

Union Grove High School's Katie Fruth is red hot in the shot put right now.

Girls volleyball preview: Loaded Burlington begins road to defend state title  Journal Times

The Burlington High School girls volleyball team made its best run of the season last year when it counted — in the playoffs.

All-County Boys Volleyball: Burlington dominates first team selections  Journal Times

There are just two repeat performers on this year's All-Racine County high school boys volleyball team, but they are familiar names to fans of the sport.

BHS math teacher receives governor's award | A+ |  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — Heather Mielke, mathematics teacher at Burlington High School, received the Governor's Financial Literacy Award for 2018. The award ...

High school girls: Park's Betker maintains torrid pace on soccer field  Journal Times

Alexis Betker co ntinues to be on a roll. The sophomore for the Park High School girls soccer team produced a hat trick in the Panthers' 7-0 nonconference ...

High school football: Offense rules as Burlington rolls past Union Grove 48-7  Journal Times

UNION GROVE — On a gorgeous summer night three days before Labor Day, two high school football teams turned the calendar back to the Fourth of July.

High school boys: Zimmerman throws another gem for Union Grove baseball  Journal Times

Jake Zimmerman has been the driving force for a Union Grove High School baseball team making waves this season.

Burlington High School Voice of Democracy winners announced  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — Burlington High School students enrolled in Honors Speech participated in this year's Voice of Democracy Audio-Essay Contest sponsored by ...

State girls volleyball: Burlington area players named to All-Tournament teams  Journal Times

GREEN BAY — Six players from the two Burlington high schools that won girls volleyball state championships on Saturday were named to the Wisconsin ...

BASD sues contractor over gym floor issues | Money  Journal Times

RACINE — The Burlington Area School District is suing a flooring company for property damage district officials say was caused by an improperly finished gym ...

BASD superintendent announces plans to retire | A+  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — Burlington Area School District Superintendent Peter Smet is set to formally submit his resignation at Monday's School Board meeting.

Boys basketball: Young Case rallies past Burlington | Prep Sports  Journal Times

The Case High School boys basketball team is young, but apparently wise beyond its years.

Burlington H.S. senior helps lead the bowling team to state title  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

BURLINGTON-- Russell Glessing is a senior at Burlington High School. He is a member on the school's bowling team. They defeated Sun Prairie to win the state ...

Peter Jackel: Another sweet story from the city of chocolate  Journal Times

What is it about the town of Burlington and the miraculous stories it has produced over the years?

Murder plot shook community to its core  myracinecounty

By Jason Arndt. Editor. Before sunrise 20 years ago, Mayor Jeannie Hefty remembered waking up to a phone call, which put the City of Burlington on the map for ...

State girls volleyball: Burlington, Catholic Central bring home the gold  Journal Times

They are queens of the court in this state after clutch performances on Saturday.

High school football: Burlington's Anderson proves she belongs  Journal Times

There's a few things one should understand about Cora Anderson.

Wrestling: VIDEO: Waterford's Halter disqualified from individual competitions  Journal Times

For Hayden Halter, the dream of winning four straight high school wrestling championships appears over.

BHS student introduces Evers at State of Education address  Journal Times

MADISON — Burlington High School senior Meghan Savaglia had the honor of introducing Tony Evers, Wisconsin's superintendent of public instruction at his ...

High schools: Waterford baseball blanks St. Catherine's | Prep Sports |  Journal Times

Waterford High School's Gavin Roanhouse turned in a performance to remember at the Racine County Baseball Showcase on Friday.

High schools: Burlington wins SLC title | Prep Sports  Journal Times

The Burlington High School girls volleyball team won the WIAA Division 1 state title last season.

In this week's Standard Press…  myracinecounty

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High school girls: Lutheran's Schmierer handles Catholic Central in MCC softball  Journal Times

Kat Schmeirer wore out her welcome pretty quickly in Burlington Tuesday.

Dedication rewarded: Court at Burlington High School named in honor of Ron Kahl  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — For someone who works behind the scenes, Ron Kahl is probably the most conspicuous person you will find at Burlington High School.

All-County Wrestling: Burlington, Waterford lead the way on first team  Journal Times

High school wrestling in Racine County was a whirlwind this season.

Live from Burlington High | A+ |  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — Not many radio stations play Woody Guthrie, Cher, Dean Martin, Billy Ray Cyrus, Beck and up-and-coming local bands.

High schools baseball: Burlington's Krause almost flawless in 10-0 win  Journal Times

Trey Krause was all business when he took the mound Tuesday afternoon at Beaumont Field in Burlington.

State wrestling: Many county entrants still have eyes on the prize  Journal Times

Led by Waterford sophomore Hayden Halter, seven of the 25 Racine County wrestlers at the WIAA Division 1 State Tournament have a chance to win an ...

High schools: Burlington baseball gets no-hitter, but doesn't get win  Journal Times

The Burlington High School baseball team opened up its season in bizarre fashion on Monday.

High school basketball: St. Catherine's will play Saint John's NW Military Academy for regional championship  Journal Times

The St. Catherine's High School boys basketball team jumped out to a huge lead in the first half Friday night and steamrolled to a 77-39 victory in a WIAA ...

Burlington High to honor four alumni | Local News |  Journal Times

BURLINGTON – Burlington High School students will have four more faces to look up to on the Wall of Inspiration after Friday's induction ceremony for William ...

Three running in primary race for Burlington 4th District alderman  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — Three candidates are running for alderman in Burlington's 4th District, the only contested municipal office in the city this year. The field will be ...

State wrestling: Waterford's Halter wins back-to-back state championships  Journal Times

Hayden Halter did what he does best on Saturday — find the exact right moment to make the exact right move.

In Photos: Burlington boys fall to Kenosha Tremper 78-62  Journal Times

Kenosha Tremper's Jake Gross drives to the basket against Burlington's Tucker Strommen on Thursday during the Demons' 78-62 loss in the Doctors of PT ...

High schools: Burlington wrestlers flex muscle at Slinger Invitational  Journal Times

The Burlington High School wrestling team showcased its talent Saturday morning at the Slinger Invitational.

High school boys tennis preview: Waterford relying on senior leadership  Journal Times

The Waterford High School boys tennis team has the experience and the expertise to be one of the best teams in Racine County this season.

Focus on Football: Burlington carries on without Webley | Prep Sports |  Journal Times

There's a mixture of anticipation and remorse among members of the Burlington High School team these days.

Exploring Burlington High School's history through high school yearbook pages

Between hair, famous sons and Mickey Mouse, Burlington High School's yearbook, the "Oread," show more than a century's worth of history.

Burlington, South Burlington Voters Approve Big Bonds at Polls  Seven Days

The $70 million bond to rebuild Burlington High School passed resoundingly with 73.8 percent of the vote Tuesday. After all wards were tallied, the measure ...

Counselors on hand at Burlington High after 2 students were killed in crash  WTMJ-TV

Classes resumed on Tuesday morning at Burlington High School after two students were killed in a car crash in Walworth County over the holiday weekend .

High school football: Keller leads Waterford past Burlington 42-14  Journal Times

WATERFORD — As Adam Bakken rounded up his jubilant Waterford High School football players Friday night, he gave them something to think about.

High schools: Great pitching helps Union Grove baseball sweep doubleheader  Journal Times

The pitching was precise for the Union Grove High School baseball team Tuesday.

High schools: St. Catherine's baseball makes most of its last shot  Journal Times

With its back to the wall Thursday afternoon, the St. Catherine's High School baseball team responded in a big way.

All-County baseball: Burlington's Krause excelled at pitching and hitting  Journal Times

The little guy used to tag along with his dad and try to fit in as much as a 5-year-old boy could with high school players. He'd try to field.

High school football: Burlington's Webley, Damon click in 35-21 win over Horlick  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — Take it from Steve Tenhagen, Tony Romo's favorite receiver at Burlington High School more than 20 years ago: Nick Webley is one heck of a ...

In Photos: Burlington starts softball season with 15-10 loss at Indian Trail  Journal Times

Kenosha Indian Trail's Stephanie Ward slides into second base as Burlington's Alexa Burinda tries to field the ball during the Demons' 15-10 nonconference ...

High schools: Koszarek swings away and wins for Waterford boys golf  Journal Times

Josh Koszarek kept it simple Tuesday and it paid off in a big way.

WIAA wrestlers: 25 Racine County qualifiers go for the gold  Journal Times

Hayden Halter is focused on a repeat, not feeling bogged down by recent controversy.

High schools: Prairie girls soccer knocks off unbeaten Union Grove  Journal Times

Friday night made for an instant classic between two of the best girls soccer programs in Racine County at The Prairie School.

High School girls track: Waterford could face stiff challenge in SLC  Journal Times

This year's high school girls track and field offers a vast array of talent with experience potentially making the difference.

In Photos: Burlington wrestling rolls past Union Grove, finishes unbeaten in SLC  Journal Times

Burlington's Ben Kumprey takes down Union Grove's Steven Vanek on Thursday in the 138-pound match at a Southern Lakes Conference dual meet at Union ...

State softball: Burlington falls short in last stand  Journal Times

The Burlington High School softball team had the mojo. But the magic that defined the Demons' season finally ran out Saturday night.

Ketterhagen declines to explain resignation  myracinecounty

By Jason Arndt. Editor. Following acceptance of Philip Ketterhagen's resignation on Monday, the Burlington Area School District Board of Education has started ...

Burlington High School evacuated after possible threat discovered; threat wasn’t credible

BURLINGTON -- Burlington High School was evacuated Tuesday, September 27th after the school's administration was made aware of a possible threat.

Judge overrules WIAA, Halter gets to wrestle | Prep Sports  Journal Times

RACINE — Against the wishes of the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association, Waterford High School sophomore Hayden Halter will get a chance to ...

In Photos: Waterford girls track wins SLC meet, boys take second  Journal Times

Waterford's Lexi Strasser flies during one of her preliminary pole vaulting runs during a Southern Lakes Conference track meet Tuesday at Union Grove.

Boys track preview: Talent runs deep in county teams this season  Journal Times

Depth will be at the heart of high school boys track and field team this season.

Football: Burlington graduate Tony Romo enjoying the good life  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — Twenty years ago this month, Tony Romo graduated from Burlington High School with a youthfully naive vision. He wanted to double in ...

Burlington High School: The Graduates | A+ |  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — Candidates for graduation at Burlington High School are: Kira Allen, Elion Aliu, Preston Allred, Austin Anders, Brooke Anderson, Hannah ...

High schools: Rohner makes game-winning shot for Waterford  Journal Times

The Waterford High School girls basketball team maintained its perfect Southern Lakes Conference record on Friday night. But it required junior guard Katie ...

Tyson Fettes to step down as Racine County register of deeds  Journal Times

RACINE — Tyson Fettes announced Monday that he plans to step down as Racine County register of deeds to become market president at the Community State ...

Boys basketball: Thompson steps up in clutch for Case  Journal Times

JaKobe Thompson established himself as a reliable scorer for the Case High School boys basketball team as a freshman last season.

Smet will retire as superintendent in June  myracinecounty

By Jason Arndt. Editor. After more than three decades with the Burlington Area School District, Superintendent Peter Smet has decided to retire, effective June ...

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