A good friend from our church asked if we could do their daughters Senior Pictures, and we said yes! Caroline is an honor role student at Edmund Burke Academy and plans on attending Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, Ga. Caroline is a believer and has a blog where she writes about matters of faith. Check it out here.
Burke County residents gathered at American Legion Post 120 on Monday to remember those who gave their lives while serving our country. Keynote speaker Jason R. Huffman, Maj, USAF (Retired) talked to the large Memorial Day crowd about the shift of young people desiring to serve in the military.
4th grader Dawson Chandler of EBA makes it into 2nd base for the Southeast Restoration Group’s team as 4th grader Eric Paterson from Blakeney Elementary tries to tag him out. Paterson plays for the AgGeorgia Farm Credit team. Both teams are part of the Mite Boys Baseball league at Burke County Recreation Department. Find out more about Rec Department summer activities on their website: www.wbcrd.com
The First Lady of the United States Mrs. Michelle Obama visited Burke County Middle School, Waynesboro, GA on April 7, 2016 to observe the skills that Middle School students have learned as a result of the STEM-based learning garden which supports their “End Hunger Games” project. Members of the press from Augusta as well as Atlanta covered the event. Security was provided by the White House’s Secret Service as well as Ga State Patrol and local agencies.
We can surely no longer pretend that our children We are growing up into a peaceful, secure, and civilized world. We’ve come to the point where it’s irresponsible to try to protect them from the irrational world they will have to live in when they grow up… Our responsibility to them is not to pretend that if we don’t look, evil will go away, but to give them weapons against it.” ~ Madeleine L’Engle, A Circle of Quiet Photo by David Stembridge @blinkdotla #BPS #BiblePlaySchool #Christian #Teach #Canon #canon_photos #canon7d2 #canon7dmarkii
The Lady Bears walked the line and made history along the way.
The Burke County Bears had three students compete in the 3rd Annual Border Bowl on Saturday at Lucy C. Laney Stadium in Augusta, GA.