Students consider their choices with money

Faith Worden, Reporter

December 11, 2019

Most people simply go to a restaurant or clothing store to fulfill their needs, whether it is a chicken sandwich from Chick-fil-a or a shirt from Urban Outfitters. But, we never seem to question where our money goes. We...

Papillon Smart Place to Live or Not

Lydia Hernandez, staff member

November 26, 2019

         Papillion is a part of the 5-county metro area of Omaha with a population of 20,530 as of the most recent United States census estimates. It is in Sarpy county and according to areavibes.com it is one of the best plac...

Disney Plus brings reminiscent memories

Lexie Worden

November 26, 2019

Disney Plus, a new video streaming service that has a variety of Disney movies and TV shows launched on Nov. 12. Disney Plus takes on a similar format of Netflix, with a library of TV shows and movies. On the first day that...

Cold Case Club begins meetings

Lexie Worden

November 26, 2019

Cold Case Club is sponsored by social studies teachers Becky Kegley and Megan Sak. Cold Case discusses notorious serial killer cases and analyzes evidence that led to finding the killer. “Cold Case started because I used to ...

Bake sale offers support to grieving family

Faith Worden, Reporter

October 2, 2019

Heartbreak and pain fills Burke as people suffer from the loss of senior Gary Marshall. Through this time of suffering, some choose to make a difference here at Burke. A group of students who were close friends to Marshall...

Scary Acres opens for another scary season

Faith Worden, Reporter

September 24, 2019

As fall and all 0f its festivities begin, haunted houses and pumpkin patches all across Omaha start to open. Scary Acres, a very popular attraction during the fall, had their opening night on Friday, Sept. 13. Junior Julia...

Advisement brings new opportunities, mixed emotions

Lexie Worden

September 13, 2019

This year, Burke took on a new schedule including a homeroom in between the first and second period of the day. Advisement is a 25 minute class period where teachers are encouraged to connect with their students by doing different...

California trip offered for students

Caban Willms, Editor

March 26, 2019

Chef Townsend believes students should be able to experience other cultures and food outside of Omaha. In the summer of 2019, she is hosting a trip to California.   “It’s an exciting adventure to see a whole bunch of differ...

Vaccine laws cause controversy around the country

Zoe Sanders, News Editor

February 26, 2019

In the past few years there has been an increase around the world in not vaccinating children. Vaccines serve to protect people from one or more diseases by stimulating the production of antibodies. Infants are too young to receive certa...

New bill surrounding medical marijuana influences students to consider the positives and negatives

Grace Martis, News Editor

February 26, 2019

For decades marijuana has been seen by the public as a recreational illegal drug, but in recent years the use of cannabinoids has been introduced into the medical field. Thirty-three states have legalized the use of medical marijuana...

Shining light on a serial killer’s victims

Zoe Sanders, News Editor

February 21, 2019

In light of recent documentaries and specials regarding infamous serial killer Ted Bundy, here at The Burke Beat we want to bring attention back to the victims. Documentaries such as the Netflix original Conversations with a K...

JROTC hosts fundraisers for events

Caban Willms, Sunshine Coordinator/Editor

November 26, 2018

  The JROTC program holds many events throughout the year. They include sporting events and social events. However, they also host fundraising events over the summer to help students pay for their many events throughout the...

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