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  • Burns Science students compete in Science Olympiad

    Eric Allen|Apr 28, 2022

    Burns High School and Burns Junior High competed in the State Science Olympiad on Saturday, April 9 at Casper College. Science Olympiad is a bit like a track meet of science events. Students can pick between one and five events. Some events involve building a project, such as a bridge, a mousetrap car, a catapult, or a rocket with a parachute. Other events include designing an experiment, building models, or knowledge on tests. The competition really gets kids engaged in STEM concepts and is...

  • 2022 State Academic Decathlon Awards Burns High School

    Eric Allen Burns High School|Apr 7, 2022

    Burns High School competed in the Wyoming State Academic Decathlon Competition on March 27-28 in Casper. Students study a very challenging curriculum and compete in 10 different areas: Science, Math, Social Science, Art, Music, Economics, Literature, Speech, Interview, and Superquiz. The 2022 theme was water. In Casper, students delivered prepared and impromptu speeches. They also participated in interviews. Academic Decathlon gives students a great opportunity to get outside of their comfort...