• October 25, 2020

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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 High’s Bella’s Bargain celebrates 2nd anniversary

Bella’s Bargain, the student-created and student-operated thrift store at Burges, celebrated its two-year anniversary with a bang and a visit from the alumnae who helped found it. The store, located in the former custodian quarters at Burges, is an outlet of hope for students who may have trouble securing clothing and other items in order […]Read More

New principals announced for EPISD’s Burges, Morehead/Johnson Schools

Officials with the El Paso Independent School District (EPISD) announced on Friday the appointment of two experienced educators as principals at Burges High School and Morehead Middle/Johnson Elementary School. Christopher Smith is the new permanent principal at Burges and Peggy Gustafson is the new interim principal at Morehead/Johnson. “Mr. Smith and Ms. Gustafson are long-time […]Read More

Burges High’s Yearbook, Newspaper Earn National Awards

The Columbia Scholastic Press Association awarded Burges High School two of its top national awards for excellence in student journalism – a feat that’s almost expected year in and year out. The Hoofbeats yearbook and Stampede newspaper earned Silver Crowns from the association for their 2016-17 editions. The Crown is the highest award the association […]Read More

Burges Yearbook once again Nominated for Highest Award in Student

Burges High School’s award winning yearbook once again earned another finalist nod for the prestigious Pacemaker Award. Hoofbeats has received 14 Pacemaker nominations in the past two decades and won eight times. The award is known as the Pulitzer Prize of high school journalism, the highest award a high school publication can receive. “With the […]Read More