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LOCALS LOVE US: Darlene Denton keeps Burnet CISD parents, community involved

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — Darlene Denton loves to keep things interesting at the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District Parent Resource Center. She has held programs that highlighted Japanese culture, invited a Texas Parks and Wildlife Department game warden to demonstrate cooking a pumpkin roll, had the mayor and other local community leaders […]

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City, school district team up for Burnet’s State of the Community

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — In another event that further illustrates the relationship between the city of Burnet and Burnet Consolidated Independent School District, officials are inviting citizens to a State of the Community address. (more…)

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BCISD celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday with book readings

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — I read, you read, you and I read. If you feel a little Dr. Seuss coming on, why not let it happen? Don a red-and-white Cat-in-the-Hat hat and head for Burnet Consolidated Independent School District Parent Resource Center on March 4-6 to let your inner Theodore Seuss Geisel come out. […]

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Burnet CISD forum to focus on bond, state education news

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Burnet Consolidated Independent School District Superintendent Keith McBurnett is hosting a Spring Community Forum on Feb. 12. The event is 6:30 p.m. at the BCISD Central Office board room, 208 E. Brier St. (more…)

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Marble Falls, Burnet school districts see fuel cost savings

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Burnet and Marble Falls school districts are enjoying the benefits of lower fuel costs, but where the savings goes depends on the needs of students. (more…)

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Upgraded bond rating saves money for BCISD, taxpayers

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Burnet Consolidated Independent School District officials informed the board of trustees they’ll save some bond money, which means a saving for taxpayers. “Our bond rating was upgraded,” business manager Sarah Cervi said. “The result is we’ll get better interest rates.” (more…)

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Burnet school district accepting nominations for its Hall of Honor

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Nominations for the 2015 class of the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District’s Hall of Honor are being accepted until Jan. 9. “We have people who’ve come before us who’ve made the school district what it is,” said Shelley Reavis, BCISD elementary curriculum director. “We’re honoring the contributions they’ve […]

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Burnet police: No evidence of sexual assault at high school

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — The Burnet Police Department is not filing any charges after an investigation into a possible sexual assault that occurred during a Nov. 7 home high school football game. (more…)

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Burnet police, BCISD investigating alleged sexual assault at football game

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet police and the Burnet school district are investigating a possible sexual assault that occurred Nov. 7 during the final home football game. According to Burnet Consolidated Independent School District officials, the alleged indecent happened on the practice fields of the Bulldog Stadium complex. (more…)

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Former Burnet High School student Shelby Shipley, pictured her with her father, Bob Shipley, will be discussing the topic of thankfulness during the next meeting of the Dynamic DIVA Dawg Club at the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District Parent Resource Center on Nov. 20 at 4 p.m. The center is located at 202 E. Brier St. in Burnet. Courtesy photo

Ex-Burnet student to share lesson of thankfulness with DIVA Dawgs

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — When Darlene Denton and organizers of the Dynamic DIVA Dawg Club wanted to share a lesson of thankfulness with the girls in the group and their mothers, they knew one young woman who would not only have such a message but serve as a inspiration. “Shelby Shipley,” said […]

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Investigator Mark Schilli with the Drug Enforcement Administration was among law enforcement, mental healthcare workers and community members who spoke to about 50 parents during Join the Journey’s Truth About Drugs forum Nov. 5 at the Burnet High School auditorium. For more information about the BCISD drug abuse awareness and prevention program, go to www.btxjourney.net. Staff photo by Connie Swinney

Burnet school district program aims to help drug-addicted youth

CONNIE SWINNEY • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — A drug-abuse prevention program at Burnet Consolidated Independent School District takes aim at addiction by reaching out to parents and students with forums, counseling services at schools and a heightened awareness campaign. (more…)

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ELECTIONS: Yes to BCISD bond; other Burnet County results

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet Consolidated Independent School District voters approved a $26.7 million bond Nov. 4 and Burnet County stayed dominantly Republican as local and state races all went to GOP candidates. The bond passed 3,173 to 2,883. The money will be used to build new facilities, including a multi-purpose career and technology […]

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Burnet’s Join the Journey to present ‘Truth About Drugs’

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Keeping youth safe is a full-time enterprise. Just ask a parent. But sometimes, amid all the “dos” and “don’ts,” even parents and grandparents might have a few questions of their own, especially when it comes to drugs. And teenagers themselves probably have tenfold the questions and concerns. (more…)

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The Burnet High School Esprit de Corps comprised of the marching band and Highlandettes earned a spot in the UIL State Marching Contest on Nov. 3 in the Alamodome in San Antonio. The Esprit de Corps performs at 9:15 a.m. with the top 10 of 22 squads advancing to the finals, which starts at 6:30 p.m. Adult tickets can be purchased ahead of the event at www.ticketmaster.com and on the day of the contest at the Alamodome, while student tickets only can be purchased at the Alamodome on the day of the marching competition. Staff photo by Daniel Clifton

Burnet’s Esprit de Corps returns to state marching band contest

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR BURNET — When Burnet High School band director Jason Jones and his student leaders gathered in late July to lay out the expectations for the upcoming marching season, one goal they stated almost immediately was to “make it to state.” All high school bands probably hope for that, but it’s […]

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