Emailing Tardy and Absence Excuses

  • If you would like to e-mail excuses for tardies and absences, please send them to dspradling@rcps.us. Be sure to include your child's full name, the date of the absence or tardy, and the reason for the absence or tardy.

School News

  • Engineering Senior Earns Full Scholarship to Georgia Tech

    Allison Lloyd, a senior student in the Center for Engineering, has received the Stamps Presidential Scholarship from Georgia Tech. It is a full scholarship, good for her entire four years. It covers tuition, mandatory fees, housing, meal plan, books, academic supplies, personal expenses and provides a stipend for a laptop. The scholarship also comes with $15,000 for select experiences like study abroad, unpaid internships, unpaid research, or conferences. The selection process was rigorous and competitive, but Allison was one of the few chosen from outside the state of Georgia. Congratulations! Your teachers and classmates at Burton are proud of you!

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  • Mass Comm Senior Awarded Allison Parker Scholarship

    Oriana Lukas, a senior in The Specialty Center for Mass Communication at Burton Center for Arts and Technology has been awarded the Allison Parker Scholarship. In memory of their daughter, Alison, Barbara and Andy Parker honored her passion for journalism with an endowed scholarship. Before her life was tragically cut short, Alison pursued the print and broadcast tracks in SMAD with great verve and vigor, serving as an editor for The Breeze, landing two broadcast TV internships and, after graduation, flourishing as a broadcast reporter and anchor in Jacksonville, NC, and Roanoke, VA. Oriana was awarded this competitive, four-year scholarship as an exemplary incoming freshman who shares Alison Parker's deep passion for journalism and commitment to academic excellence. Oriana will receive a $2,500 annual scholarship and full admission to the SMAD major and its journalism concentration. In addition, she will automatically qualify for JMU's Madison Award for Academic Excellence, which provides annual funding of at least $5,000. Congratulations, Oriana! Your teachers and classmates are proud of you!

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  • RCPS Schools Closed for Remainder of Academic Year -- click here for more information!

    Parents and Students - all schools across Virginia have been closed from March 16 to the end of the school year by order of Governor Northam.

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  • Two BCAT Students Featured in Roanoker Magazine

    Two BCAT students were featured in a Roanoker Magazine article. Thaisjana Bailey and Justice Wilfong spoke about their experiences as women in two of the trades programs here at Burton. Click this headline for a link to access the document!

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  • BCAT SkillsUSA Students Win Many District Awards

    SkillsUSA Results! BCAT students peformed quite well in the district SkillsUSA competitions held throughout February. Click the headline for the full list of each student winner. Congratulations on a job well done to all!

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  • BCAT FBLA Students Perform Well in Regional Competition

    As usual, BCAT students performed exceptionally well at the Future Business Leaders of America district competition. Great job by the students and staff, and good luck to those who are going on to the state competition! Click the headline for the full list of winners.

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  • CVA Senior Wins Honorable Mention in Sister Cities Art Show

    Teresa Loughery, a senior in BCAT's Center for Visual Arts, attended the annual Sister Cities art show in downtown Roanoke. She won an Honorable Mention and a check for $25 dollars in this regional competition! To the left is an image of her and her work. Great job, Teresa!

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  • Engineering Students Place in ITEEA Challenge

    Two BCAT Center for Engineering teams competed in the first every ITEEA Reach Challenge National Competition in December 2019. The team of Allison Lloyd, Bryant Humphries and Alec Humphries earned 3rd place for their light bright project (pictured) in the High School division. The team of Laura Phillips, Michael Johnson, Semir Mujevic were named as finalists for their "Officer Unicorn" project. Excellent job by these amazing students!

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  • Center for Visual Arts Students Perform Well in Regional Competition

    Congratulations to our Center for Visual Arts students, who performed well in the Scholastic Art Awards annual juried competition. These are the longest running, most prestigious are awards in the country. Way to go, all of you! Click on the headline for the full list of students by category.

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  • The Burton Briefing - December 2019

    Check out our new bulletin featuring all the neat things BCAT students have been doing this past nine weeks! Click here.

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District News

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