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Fri, Feb 16 12:03pm
John Burroughs Elementary

Greetings Burroughs Families:


Here are some reminders of upcoming events at Burroughs:



Friday, February 23rd at 2 p.m is our Black History Program. Please come out and support our students.  Attached is the lyrics to "Lift very voices and sing", the students would love to have all the parents singing along with them.  Please come ready with your choir voice. 


Tuesday, February 27th is Burroughs Faulty monthly meeting.  NO SCHOOL for students.  ALL students are dismissed at 3:15 p.m. NO aftercare or after school programs. 






March 12th - 23rd READ-A-THON Fundraiser We encourage ALL students to participate as reading will help to increase our scholars reading level and add points to their PARCC assessment. More details soon. WE ENCOURAGE ALL FAMILIES TO READ.  LET'S BUILD A READING COMMUNITY AT BURROUGHS!!!

Chat and Chew


Thursday, March 15th at 5:30 p.m. (before the PTO meeting in the caferteria)

Friday, March 16th at 8:10 a.m.  (in the Parent Resource Center)


This Chat and Chews will focus on the upcoming PARCC assessment for grades 3rd-5th.  We encourage our second grade parents to attend to gain information, as your student will take the PARCC assessment next year.  


We encourage ALL families to attend these events as valuable information regarding your student's achievement will be discussed.  Please bring your questions and concerns.  


March 26th-30th SPRING BREAK School will resume on Monday, April 2, 2018 at 8:45 a.m. Newton Street doors will open at 8:15 p.m. 




Tuesday, April 3rd,  4-8 p.m. (SAVE-THE-DATE)  Chipotle Fundraising "Eat Dinner with Burroughs", Burroughs will receive 50% profit.  Flyers will be distributed after we return from Spring Break.  


Monday, April 16th, NO SCHOOL for students, Emancipation Day


Friday, April 27th NO SCHOOL for students, Professional Development for staff. 


NOTE: More important date to come.  Please check the JBES school calendar and Konstella for further updates.