• October 24, 2021

Tags : Burges High School

Burges ribbon cutting celebrates new Bond upgrades

Burges students, alumni, faculty and even a slew of former principals came together on Friday to officially open the EPISD Bond transformation of the 66-year-old school into a state-of-the-art modern campus. The $57.8-million upgrades to Burges feature a new two-story building with science labs and classrooms, renovations of existing classrooms, a signature courtyard, a new […]Read More

Burges High School Class of 2020 graduates 331 seniors

The 61st graduating class of Burges High School kicked off Day 5 of EPISD Graduation Season Friday morning, this time with a venue change for the socially-distant outdoor ceremonies needed because of the pandemic. The class of 331 Mustangs gathered on Bowie’s Baty-Simmang Memorial Stadium, the home of the remaining EPISD graduations. Class valedictorian is Aiden […]Read More

Burges educator is top journalism teacher in Texas

Burges’ journalism teacher Pat Monroe, whose publications consistently earn state and national accolades, has been recognized with the highest honor for journalism advisors in Texas – the Max R. Haddick Teacher of the Year. Monroe is only one of two journalism advisors in El Paso County to receive this prestigious designation from the Interscholastic League […]Read More

Video+Gallery: Chapin engineering students tour Bond 2016 project

The new classrooms under construction at Burges High School are not yet ready, but the construction site already is a learning space for a handful of Chapin High School engineering students. The Huskies, all students in Chapin’s engineering magnet program, got an in-depth tour of the $48.7-million EPISD Bond 2016 project at Burges in hopes […]Read More

Game in Many Pics: Burges rides past Eastlake 35-27

The Eastlake Falcons flew west to the campus of Burges High to take on the Mustangs in a Thursday Night Lights contest. The Falcons and the Mustangs traded the lead numerous times, but in the end, Burges claimed the win, 35-27 Our very own Johnny Yturales was there and we bring you his view of […]Read More

Burges High’s One Act Play troupe heads to state

Burges High School’s One-Act Play troupe takes its rendition of “Over the River and Through the Woods” to the state competition in Round Rock this week – the campus’ sixth trip to the state in 17 years. Burges, under the direction of Fernie Arana, will compete against five other 5A schools in Texas. It is […]Read More

Burges Student-led Thrift Shop Celebrates Anniversary

A project that began as a community service outlet for two sisters a year ago is now flourishing into a full-fledged service under the direction of the two girls’ younger sister. Bella’s Bargain, a thrift store that opened at Burges High School to give all students access to stylish and affordable clothing regardless of income, […]Read More

Story in Many Pics: Northwest Texans Beat Burges Mustangs 48-14

The Burges Mustangs rode into Midland’s Grande Communication Stadium Friday night to take on the Northwest Texans for Round Two of the Texas High School Football Playoffs. The Mustangs battled bravely, but the Texans were the team who came out on top 48-14. David Lord, Special Photographer for the Herald Post, was there and we […]Read More

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