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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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Former Burlington standouts Wallace, Fitzpatrick shine on college stage  myracinecounty

Wallace caps banner track season. Megan Wallace, shown in 2017 during the long jump for the Burlington Demons, is dominating for UW-Eau Claire.

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 ...

Huey W. Jones | Obituaries |  Journal Times

December 12, 1960—April 1, 2019. Huey W. Jones passed away on April 1,2019 at the age of 58 after a long battle with health issues. He was born in ...

Challenger drops out of school board race  myracinecounty

By Jason Arndt. Editor. After ballots were printed for the April 2 spring election, challenger Mary Trottier decided not to pursue a Burlington Area School District ...

Wayne E. Schlitz | Obituaries |  Journal Times

June 29, 1935—March 31, 2019. Wayne E. Schlitz, age 83, of Burlington, passed away on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 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?

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.

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.

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 ...

State girls volleyball: Burlington, Catholic Central making gold their goal  Journal Times

For the ninth time in 10 years, the Burlington High School girls volleyball team is heading up to Green Bay for the WIAA Tournament.

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 ...

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

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

High schools: Burlington wrestling dominates first meet of season  Journal Times

The Burlington High School wrestling team ended last season with a sour taste in its mouth, losing to Holmen 27-26 in the WIAA Division 1 state team semifinals ...

High school football: Burlington stays undefeated with 27-20 win over Badger  Journal Times

To head coach Steve Tenhagen, quenching the Burlington High School program's 22-year thirst Friday night wasn't nearly as satisfying as preserving the 2018 ...

Wrestling: Burlington wins second straight Southern Lakes championship  Journal Times

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

High schools: Burlington ends drought at Shorewood | Prep Sports  Journal Times

The Burlington High School boys volleyball team was looking for its first tournament win in three years at the Shorewood Invitational on Saturday and it did just ...

High school basketball: Catholic Central girls reach regional semifinals  Journal Times

The Catholic Central High School girls basketball team wasted no time showing its dominance on Tuesday night.

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 teen and school grounds director to take on Ironman Wisconsin  Journal Times

TOWN OF BURLINGTON — Initially, Dan Bocock and Jacob Smith don't seem like they'd have much in common.

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 ...

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 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 swim co-op makes nice opening splash  Journal Times

The future looks bright for the Burlington High School Co-op girls swim team.

High schools: Catholic Central makes triumphant return to the football field  Journal Times

Catholic Central High School football team made a nice comeback Friday night.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

High schools: Burlington softball headed to state for 1st time since 1988  Journal Times

The Burlington High School softball team scratched a 30-year itch on Thursday.

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.

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.

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.

Burlington's Diane Hanson blazed a trail for Wisconsin girls sports  Journal Times

Sometime this week, Becky Hammon will interview to be the head coach of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks.

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.

High schools: Waterford wrestling wins 12-team Badger Scramble  Journal Times

The Waterford High School wrestling team showcased its depth on Saturday, winning the 12-team Badger Scramble at Lake Geneva without taking home a ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

Fourteen-year-old girl confesses to shooting threat at Wilmot Union High School  Kenosha News

A 14-year-old girl has confessed to investigators from the Kenosha County Sheriff's Department that she wrote a threat about a school shooting at Wilmot Union ...

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 ...

JACOB J. BRANEN  myracinecounty

Jacob J. Branen, 29, was killed Monday, Feb. 4, 2019 when struck by a vehicle while he was walking home from work in Daytona Beach, Fla. He was ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jandura's legacy lives on | Local News |  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — For those who knew former Burlington Area School District Superintendent Ron Jandura, who died last week at the age of 77, his legacy can ...

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.

CCHS presents 'A Christmas Carol'  myracinecounty

Jacob Marley (played by David Taylor) haunts Scrooge (Josh Scheibe) in his dreams during a dress rehearsal of “A Christmas Carol” Monday at Catholic ...

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 .

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, St. Catherine's/Racine Lutheran boys volleyball tie for SLC title  Journal Times

The Burlington and St. Catherine's/Racine Lutheran high school boys volleyball teams both won their matches Tuesday, giving the two teams a tie for the ...

Two for the show: Burlington baseball, softball double up at state for 1st time  myracinecounty

Burlington softball players and coach Gary Caliva hoist the sectional title plaque in celebration May 31 in Wilmot. (Earlene Frederick/SLN). Dare I say the ...

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. Brothers Cade and Cooper Willis are going to have each others backs.

High school baseball: Burlington makes state tournament for 3rd season in a row  Journal Times

KENOSHA — This was the situation for the Burlington High School baseball team in the bottom of the seventh inning Tuesday afternoon: The Demons were ...

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 ...

School referendums earn voter approval  myracinecounty

Vote totals from today's midterm election are being tabulated in area county clerk offices and the results of the local races will be posted here as they are ...

Four primary elections in Racine County scheduled for Tuesday  Journal Times

RACINE COUNTY — There will be four primary elections across the county Tuesday, Feb. 19, narrowing down candidates for the upcoming April 2 general ...

Burlington High student sells grand champion steer for $47K at State Fair  Journal Times

WEST ALLIS — A rural Burlington teen may have gotten $47500 for his grand champion steer at the State Fair's livestock auction on Wednesday, but he was not ...

Home and Garden Show, Chocolate Extravaganza in Burlington March 16  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — The Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce's annual Home and Garden Show and Chocolate Extravaganza will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. ...

All-Racine County Softball: Burlington earns prominent representation  Journal Times

There's no arguing that the Burlington High School softball team deserves this.

Burlington High School: Scholarships & Awards | A+ |  Journal Times

Valedictorian: Evelyn Sibley. Salutatorian: Connor Raboine. Top scholar: Zachary Cramlet. Academic Excellence Scholars: Evelyn Sibley, Connor Raboine and ...

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 ...

Gymnastics: Burlington's Fitzpatrick heads to her final meet for UW-Whitewater  Journal Times

Nearly two decades of leaps, twists, spins, flips and handstands have taken a serious toll on Bailey Fitzpatrick's body.

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 ...

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.

In this week's Standard Press…  myracinecounty

It's not often that schools have two different teams in the state tournament in the same season. Burlington High School joined those elite schools this week when ...

Burlington Baseball Hall of Fame returns Sunday  myracinecounty

Make-up event will feature 2017 and '18 classes, softball game honoring area emergency personnel. The Burlington Baseball Hall of Fame Committee poses at ...

Primary set for City Council seat  myracinecounty

By Jason Arndt. Editor. While three aldermanic incumbents are running uncontested, one faces opposition from two challengers to force a Feb. 19 primary ...

Results are in: How schools fared on state's yearly report card  Journal Times

Every year, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction releases a series of assessments, known as "School Report Cards," of every public and voucher ...

In photos: Burlington High School to stage 'The Addams Family'  Journal Times

Get your fingers ready to snap along as Burlington High School welcomes America's favorite family of the macabre. “The Addams Family: A New Musical” runs ...

All-County football: First-team selections made it a season to remember  Journal Times

It could be argued that this was the most memorable season in the history of high school football in Racine County.

Burlington play remembers lives of students lost in summer crash  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — Burlington High School's one-act play cast and crew are preparing to go to state this week, and this year it means more than the average year.

High school football: Catholic Central's Shaw making a name as a long snapper  Journal Times

In 1994, Tony Romo was a nondescript freshman soccer player for Burlington High School. He would go on to become one of the leading statistical passers in ...

Burlington K-9 has new handler | Crime and Courts |  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — The Burlington Police Department K-9 officer Zander is settling into his third home since he joined the force in May 2017.

Boys basketball: Nov. 24, 2018 | Prep Sports |  Journal Times

The Burlington High School boys basketball team kicked off its season in style Friday.

Burlington, Wilmot bowling squads dazzle at state tournament  myracinecounty

The Burlington High School bowling teams recently competed at state. (Boys photo, front row, left to right) Camden Ludwig, Joey Piccolo, Cameron Ludwig, ...

Burlington High looking to add soccer field | Local News  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — During the fall athletic season at Burlington High School, the boys soccer teams practice off school property at nearby Bushnell Park. But that ...

All-Racine County Girls Swimming & Diving | Prep Sports  Journal Times

ATHLETE OF THE YEAR McKenzie Sanchez, Case.

BHS drama to present 'The Awesome '80s Prom'  Journal Times

BURLINGTON — Burlington High School Drama is scheduled to present its spring play, “The Awesome '80s Prom,” on Friday, May 18, and Saturday, May 19, ...

WIAA state wrestling: Burlington falls painfully short in semifinals  Journal Times

The Burlington High School wrestling team had a night Friday it will remember for quite a while.

Wrestling: Waterford find a way past Union Grove for SLC win  Journal Times

It's the time of season where the bumps and bruises add up and several frontline wrestlers were on the sideline Thursday night.

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