Elk Call

February 2nd

Burleson High School

Developing productive members of a global community



πŸ”΄ ⚫ πŸ”΄ Elk Announcements & Information πŸ”΄ ⚫ πŸ”΄

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Burleson High School Balfour Site

Need to purchase your Senior Ad or yearbook? Click the button and you will be redirected to our BHS Balfour site.

Balfour will be here February 19th during all three lunches in the cafeteria to take Class Ring Orders, Senior Announcement Orders and Senior Cap and Gown Orders. Extra Class Ring and Senior Graduation packets are in the front office. If you miss Balfour at school, you need to order at balfour.com ASAP to avoid a late fee.

πŸ”΄ ⚫ πŸ”΄ Elk Family Celebrations πŸ”΄ ⚫ πŸ”΄

BHS AFJROTC cadets fly at Spinks Airport

Last week, our JrROTC students were given the opportunity to fly through the Young Eagles Program. Please click on the link below to read the front page article by the Cleburne Times-Review.

Cleburne Times-Review BHS JrROTC News Article

BHS cadet flies at Spinks Airport

πŸ”΄ ⚫ πŸ”΄ College & Career Ready Elks πŸ”΄ ⚫ πŸ”΄


2/27/20 TSI Testing at BHS Sign-up here

3/12/20 TSI Testing at BHS Sign-up here

4/26/20 TSI Testing at BHS Sign-up here


College Scorecard that students and families can use to compare college costs and outcomes

College Readiness Website

Go Center Website

SAT/ACT Waiver Request

Apply Texas and Common Application


This link will take you to a pdf of all the scholarships that the district has information on. They are all organized by due date. The ones highlighted in teal are local scholarships.

I know searching for scholarships can get overwhelming. Start by exploring the pdf and to making a list of the ones you potentially qualify for and then make a schedule or set a goal to complete a certain number of applications a week. Some students try to do one a week and some try to do more; it kind of depends on the types of scholarships they are filling out.

Make sure you check the College & Career Twitter page for new scholarships!



  • Complete FAFSA
  • Send SAT/ACT to colleges
  • Apply to at least 3 colleges (most deadlines are before Thanksgiving)
  • Send transcripts to colleges (link here)
  • Begin applying for Scholarships (ideally, 4-5 per week)


  • Sign up to take SAT/ACT in fall 2019 or spring 2020
  • Take SAT/ACT again over summer and/or Aug./Sept. of senior year
  • Identify at least 5 colleges where you’d want to apply and figure out admission requirements
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Dual Credit


If you have any questions about dual credit, please email Mrs. Houk at khouk@bisdmail.net

National Honor Society


  • 2/5/20 February Meeting at 8:15 in the BHS Library
  • 2/21/20 2020-2021 Officer Applications Due
  • 3/4/20 March Meeting at 8:15 in the BHS Library
  • 3/13/20 Senior Scholarship Applications Due
  • 4/1/20 April Meeting at 8:15 in the BHS Library
  • 4/14/20 NHS Induction
  • 4/17/20 Powder Puff Applications Due

Don’t forget to check with Ms. Essex about PASS dates.

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Burleson High School Calendar

Want to stay up-to-date on all #Elk Family events? Click the button to be redirected to the Burleson High School Calendar.