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Students return to campus after bomb threat at Burnet Middle School

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Burnet Middle School students returned to school about 3 p.m. April 14 after a second bomb threat in less than a week. Seventh- and eighth-grade students were moved off campus April 14 out of caution for a non-credible report of a bomb, according to school officials. Those students were moved to [...]

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Burnet Middle School student charged in bomb threat; weapons removed from home

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Burnet police said they have detained a Burnet Middle School student in connection with an April 10 bomb scare at the campus. According to a city news release, the eighth-grade male suspect was taken to a juvenile detention center, charged with false report/alarm and will have a hearing at [...]

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Burnet, Marble Falls and Llano schools cancel classes Feb. 7 due to weather concerns

BURNET — Burnet, Marble Falls and Llano school district officials canceled classes for Feb. 7 due to winter weather concerns. School leaders issued the closings in anticipation of cold weather that could bring a mix of freezing precipitation. Weather officials placed the Highland Lakes in a winter weather advisory through noon Feb. 7.

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Burnet schools, Faith Academy closed, MFISD starting two hours late Jan. 24

Burnet schools and Faith Academy of Marble Falls are closed Jan. 24, while Marble Falls schools will be starting two hours late because of weather conditions. Stay tuned to KBEY 103.9 FM Picayune Radio or KBEYFM.com for more information.

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Burnet CISD board approves hire of principal for Quest

FROM STAFF REPORTS BURNET — Quest High School has a new principal: Dr. Douglas Marvin. The Burnet Consolidated Independent School District board of trustees approved the hire during a special meeting Dec. 2. He will officially begin in January, said Contessa Huffman, the director of Human Resources Administrative Services.

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Burnet school district recognizing alumni, former athletes with Hall of Honor

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Throughout the years, Burnet Consolidated Independent School District has had graduates, employees and board members who have brought honor to the school district. Now BCISD wants to honor them in return. During the regular meeting of the board Nov. 18, Superintendent Keith McBurnett told trustees that photos of [...]

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Burnet CISD athletic department receives $10,000 anonymous donation

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — A $10,000 anonymous donation to the Burnet Consolidated Independent School District athletic department will be used for improvements at Bulldog Diamonds. BCISD business manager Sarah Cervi asked the BCISD board of trustees to approve accepting the donation during the regular meeting Nov. 18 in accordance with a board [...]

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Marble Falls, Burnet schools get passing grades (and honors) from state

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — The Texas Education Agency released the latest round of school accountability ratings as the state completes the transition from the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills exams to the State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness. The TEA accountability ratings for 2013 are simply “met standard” or “improvement required” [...]

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Marble Falls, Burnet schools partner up for student enrichment opportunities

DANIEL CLIFTON • PICAYUNE EDITOR MARBLE FALLS — Marble Falls and Burnet students could be taking guitar lessons or studying other activities if the two Burnet County school districts land a federal grant.

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Candidates file for Highland Lakes elections on May 11

FROM STAFF REPORTS MARBLE FALLS — When voters head to the polls for the Highland Lakes elections May 11, they’ll find they have a lot of selections on the ballot, with a few exceptions. The filing date for the May elections closed March 1. Residents have until April 11 to register to vote if they [...]

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Burnet school district, city adding ‘police presence’ on campuses

JARED FIELDS • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — Burnet school campuses will have a new safety fixture beginning March 4. Spurred on by the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Conn., the Burnet school district and city have teamed up to provide an officer on the district’s campuses for the remainder of the semester.

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Burnet school board votes to close Shady Grove Elementary

JENNIFER FIERRO • PICAYUNE STAFF BURNET — After Burnet Consolidated Independent School District Board of Trustee Martin Riley seconded the motion to close Shady Grove Elementary School, he hung his head for a second.

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Highland Lakes school boards open filing for May election

BURNET — People interested in making a difference in education policy and direction can put their names on the ballot for the May election starting Jan. 30.

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BCISD gets feedback on possibly closing Shady Grove Elementary School

BURNET — If natural attrition doesn’t keep Burnet Consolidated Independent School District elementary staffs at an acceptable number, how will administrators decide who has a job? That question was one of several posed to Superintendent Keith McBurnett during the BCISD community forum Jan. 10.

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