Announcements

Softball Camp

posted Jun 19, 2018, 6:08 AM by Janice Church   [ updated Jun 19, 2018, 6:15 AM ]

Printable application

2018 Freedom Softball Camp

July 9th, 10th, 11th
Rising 1st through 8th graders $35.00
1:30p.m. – 3:30p.m. Freedom Softball Field

Return completed application and payment to the following: Freedom High School
Attention Connor Townsend
511 Independence Blvd.
Morganton, NC 28655

Please make checks payable to Freedom High School

-------------------------------------------------- Camper Name: _________________________________________________

Parent Name: __________________________________________________ Parent Email:__________________________________________________ Mailing Address: _______________________________________________ Phone Number: ________________________________________________ Grade Going Into: ______________________________________________

School Attending Next Year: __________________________________

T-Shirt Size – Circle One: Youth Small Youth Medium Youth Large Adult Small Adult Medium Adult Large Adult XL

Liability Waiver
It is understood that my child has had a physical examination within the past year at it is signed and documented by a licensed physician stating that she is fit to participate in vigorous athletic activities. My child is adequately covered by accident insurance or is self-paid. It is understood that neither the camp, camp director, camp employees, Freedom High School, nor the Burke County Board of Education will be held responsible for any claim due to any related injuries.

Parent/Guardian Signature:______________________________________ Date: ____________

If you have any questions please contact Coach Connor Townsend via email: connortownsend@burke.k12.nc.us 

Work in Burke Survey

posted May 30, 2018, 7:29 AM by Janice Church   [ updated May 30, 2018, 7:31 AM ]

Congratulations to the 2018 Prom King & Queen Trey Dean & Hailey Ward!

posted May 21, 2018, 11:57 AM by Janice Church   [ updated May 21, 2018, 11:57 AM ]

Hailey & Trey

2018 Exam Schedule

posted May 9, 2018, 9:28 AM by Freedom High School   [ updated May 9, 2018, 9:28 AM ]

Congratulations to Ms. Howell for being named Burke County Teacher of the Year!

posted Apr 30, 2018, 10:59 AM by Freedom High School   [ updated Apr 30, 2018, 10:59 AM ]


Follow the Progress of the Freedom and Patton HS Live Building Project

posted Apr 17, 2018, 11:21 AM by Freedom High School   [ updated Apr 17, 2018, 11:21 AM ]

Student Summer Internships

posted Apr 16, 2018, 5:37 AM by Freedom High School

It's time to gear up for the summer internships!  2 postings were added this afternoon and advertised on social media.  One for an immediate need at Seiren (extending into summer), see below. Another for 10 positions we will be hiring with BCPS this summer.  Stay tuned for more.

New Summer Internship Opportunity IMMEDIATE HIRE:

Seiren Automotive Products, Morganton (formally known as Viscotech). Office Asst. to include data Entry, filing and other clerical needs. $8.00/hour. Will employee immediately (April) and internship will continue through the summer for class credit. Complete the BCPS Internship application at this link for consideration IMMEDIATELY. Contact Jamie Norton at 438-2997 with any questions or the Counselors at each high school. Link to Application: https://goo.gl/forms/PxBNhgxsptzAyUe02



New Summer Internship Opportunity:

Burke County Public Schools Maintenance/Grounds/Bus Garage/Custodial (General Help) –-(10) Positions will be available - $8.25/Hour - 13-18 Hours/week for 10 week summer. Employment to begin Week of June 11th. Contact Jamie Norton at 438-2997 with any questions or the Counselors at each high school. Link to Application: https://goo.gl/forms/PxBNhgxsptzAyUe02



These links can be found under 


Students should NOT call companies directly. All applications and referrals will go through Mrs. Norton and the Career Development Coordinators at each school. 

Rise Against Hunger Food Packing Event

posted Mar 15, 2018, 12:50 PM by Janice Church   [ updated Mar 15, 2018, 12:51 PM ]

Freedom High School students and faculty partner with the Morganton  Rotary Club to pack food for Rise Against Hunger. 

NCSU 2018 Environmental Career Day

posted Mar 5, 2018, 12:13 PM by Freedom High School   [ updated Mar 5, 2018, 12:13 PM ]

Are your students interested in pursuing an environmental career? Join us to explore the exciting possibilities awaiting you! 

Saturday, March 24
10:00am-1:00pm (optional majors fair from 9-10)
Jordan Hall Addition, NC State University
At this event, you will:
-Engage in hands-on activities related to our majors
-Interact with current students
-Hear from alumni in a variety of environmental professions
-Learn about the NC State admissions process and requirements
You will have the opportunity to choose one of four environmental career tracks for the day: Engineering and Innovation, In the Field and Outdoors, People and Policy, or General Sustainability (if you're not yet sure what careers most interest you).

Questions? Contact Alex Loflin at 919-515-8659 or amloflin@ncsu.ed

Summer program in Oak Ridge, TN available to middle & high school students (and high school teachers) as it relates to the science & technology (CTE related) field.

posted Mar 5, 2018, 10:56 AM by Janice Church   [ updated Mar 5, 2018, 10:59 AM by Freedom High School ]

The Appalachian Regional Commission is pleased to announce that it is collaborating with the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to provide two residential, hands-on learning institutes focusing on math, science, and technology for high school students and teachers (July 7-20, 2018) and for middle school students (July 15-20, 2018).

The ARC/ORNL/ORAU Summer Science Academy for middle school students and ARC/ORNL Institute for high school students is a unique opportunity for students to work with research scientists on relevant math and scientific topics facing the world in the 21st century. Middle school students, in the one week academy, and high school students and teachers, in the two week institute, work in teams on research projects during with each team comprising three to six students in the middle school academy and three to six students and teachers in the high school institute. The team approach provides an opportunity to conduct research activities and solve problems in a group setting. Research topics and activities may include such areas as biofuels and alternative energy.

High school students and teachers work with research scientists on relevant math and scientific topics facing the world in the 21st century. Students and teachers work in teams on research projects during the two-week institute, with each team comprising three to six students or teachers. The team approach provides an opportunity to conduct research activities and solve problems in a group setting.

Students work in teams on research projects during the one-week academy, with each team comprising three to six students. The team approach provides an opportunity to conduct research activities and solve problems in a group setting. Research topics and activities may include such areas as biofuels and alternative energy. Interested parties can view examples of the research and other activities engaged in during previous summer science camps at theSummerSTEM website.

The 2018 participants will be housed at a hotel in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, near ORNL and ORAU facilities. Student participants will be chaperoned 24-hours a day by experienced teachers. Teachers selected to participate in the high school program will not be responsible for chaperoning students.

All major expenses, including meals, lodging, transportation to and from the participant’s home base and local transportation, will be covered for participants. Teacher participants will receive a stipend.

Participants will tour or spend days in ORNL research facilities, use a variety of technologies to solve problems in ORAU’s learning center, and participate in field trips to nearby industries, universities, and museums. Field trips will illustrate the applications of math and science in the real world and provide participants with opportunities to learn more about Appalachia and its unique characteristics. 

For a quick overview of the Oak Ridge Academy summer programs, click here: https://youtu.be/eNn0c5MN3LI

 

 

Applications must be submitted to Olivia Collier, the North Carolina ARC State Program Manager, on or before March 16, 2018.

 

Applications and additional information are available at: http://www.nccommerce.com/rd/arc/oak-ridge-summer-institute

 

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