Swanson prepares to compete for world championship

Ellison Vavra, Reporter

October 23, 2019

Sophomore Mallory Swanson is a member of Sue’s Stepperettes, a baton twirling/dance studio. In just a few months, their team is heading to a world competition for the 6th time.  “I feel that this experience is very exciting because ...

Seniors reflect on future choices

Zoe Sanders, News Editor

April 22, 2019

With less than 30 days until graduation, seniors are prone to start reflecting as their high school career wraps up. Since the start of high school, students have been asked “what do you want to do after you graduate?” In all likelihood, the answer to ...

Seniors plan for future, explore military options

Zoe Sanders, News Editor

April 8, 2019

As the end of the 2018-19 school year approaches, it’s time for Burke seniors to consider how they’ll move forward after graduation in May. Every school year Burke hosts multiple recruiting events in the cafeteria during lun...

Child marriage is still prominent and very legal in the U.S., here’s what you need to know:

Zoe Sanders, News Editor

April 1, 2019

Imagine if a sophomore in high school decided to get married. Most people would think that sounds crazy and impossible, there must be laws against that, right? The answer is no, there aren’t. Over 200,000 minors were marrie...

Caban’s Snicker-Rolls

Caban Willms, Editor

December 20, 2018

These cookies were just an idea I had in my Foods class. They’re a nice treat with a cute twist. They’re not special, but I think they are an excellent treat for the holidays because they are sweet treat, and the soft dough...

Halloween continued: The Shadow’s Edge offers Murphy a lifelong Halloween expirence

Grace Martis, News Editor

December 13, 2018

During the month of November, junior Aiden Murphy is cleaning up his haunted house, The Shadow’s Edge. The Shadow’s Edge is located in front of Mangelson’s and has been around for 14 seasons.  This local haunt is owned...

Club Spotlight: German Club

December 11, 2018

Zoe’s no-bake peanut butter and almond bark clusters

Zoe Sanders, News Editor

December 11, 2018

16 Squares White Almond Bark  1 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter  2 Cups of Party Peanuts (No Shells or Husks)  3 Cups of Rice Krispies Cereal  1 Baking Tray Covered in Wax Paper  1 Tablespoon (Measuring Tool)  Melt the almond bark in a double boiler.   When mel...

Grace’s best peanut butter blossom cookies

Grace Martis, News Editor

November 30, 2018

Every holiday season my family makes these cookies but usually we triple the recipe. My mom would let me put the ingredients into the mixer and after she shaped them into a ball she would let me roll them in the sugar. These cookies are bes...

Tea Club

November 7, 2018

Wii Sports Club attendance explodes in new year

Caban Willms, News Editor/Sunshine Coordinater

September 18, 2018

School is back and so are the clubs. Some clubs this year are boasting a large increase in their membership.  Wii Sports Club, sponsored by history teacher Patrick Woodman, is one of the clubs has seen a large increase in attendance. Membership fo...