Tuesday: Aftercare!, Friday: No Aftercare

Mon, Dec 17 9:48am

Tuesday, December 18, 2018 Afterschool is open! Per the Parent Handbook there is no staff meeting for December.   There will be no afterschool programming on Friday, December 21, 2018 for the winter break. 


Thu, Dec 6 12:27pm

Knock, Knock! Who's there? Donut. Donut who? Donut forget to bring money to buy delicious Krispy Kreme donuts this Friday. Donuts are $1. And we'll have drinks too. Help the JBES Fundraising Committee ... [More]

Volunteers needed for DC EdFest this Saturday!

Tue, Dec 4 6:04pm

Please  sign up via this link to volunteer for a 1-hour slot (or more!) to support Burroughs at our booth at the DC EdFest!   When: 11am - 3pm on Saturday, December 8, 2018 Where: DC Armory, 2001 East ... [More]

Today's Science Fair Workshop POSTPONED

Thu, Nov 15 3:52pm

Due to the terrible weather today's Science Fair Workshop for parents will be rescheduled to another day. Please stay tuned for further updates.


Thu, Nov 15 3:50pm

Due to the terrible weather we are cancelling tonight's meeting. Stay warm, dry, and safe!

Basketball Sign Up for Ages 5-15

Sun, Nov 4 7:05pm

Greetings Burroughs Family,   For any parents looking for winter activities, the Woodridge Warriors Youth Organization (WWYO) is looking for boys and girls ages 5 to 15 to participate with the WWYO ba ... [More]

Fundraiser: Yankee Candle!

Mon, Oct 29 7:15pm

Please join us in selling Yankee Candle products to raise funds for the PTO. Yankee Candle gives us a 40% return, and prices are comparable to retail. Orders may be placed online and via paper forms. ... [More]

Aftercare OPEN Tuesday 10/30

Mon, Oct 29 9:17am

There WILL be after school programming (aftercare) this Tuesday, 10/30. Normally there is no aftercare the fourth Tuesday of the month due to the monthly staff meeting. This month’s meeting was moved ... [More]

PTO Newsletter

Tue, Oct 16 10:38am

Please join us for our second general PTO meeting at 6pm this Thursday, October 18, in the JBES cafeteria. Free food will be available to all and paid members will receive free childcare  ($5 per fami ... [More]

Bully Prevention Week THIS WEEK

Mon, Oct 15 5:58pm

October is National Bullying Prevention Month. "Kindness is one of the most significant contributors to positive school climate." https://www.stopbullying.gov/   JBES themed days for Bully Prevention ... [More]

No School on Monday, option for out of school care with MindBloom

Thu, Oct 4 9:28am

Reminder: there is no school on Monday, 10/8.   MindBloom, our after-school language immersion provider, offers drop-in care on weekdays school is out, for 3- to 8-year-olds, at their facility down th ... [More]

NO Garden Clean-Up this Saturday 10/6

Thu, Oct 4 9:08am

The Garden Clean-up that had previously been scheduled for this weekend is cancelled. Stay tuned for other opportunities to help beautify our school!

PTO Newsletter

Mon, Sep 17 5:27pm

Please join us for our first general PTO meeting at 6pm this Thursday, September 20, in the JBES cafeteria. Food and childcare will be provided.   See the attached for this month's PTO newsletter, inc ... [More]

LOST: goggles-style glasses

Wed, Sep 12 1:28pm

A student's glasses are missing. They are green and blue sports goggles-style and tested . They are not for swimming and are a visual aid. If found please return to either Mrs Hammiel/Ms Nolan or the ... [More]

Registration open for Spanish language immersion aftercare program

Fri, Aug 31 11:07am

Starting next Friday, September 7, 2018, MindBloom Preschool will offer Spanish language immersion after-school classes at JBES.   Classes will be at 4:15-5:15 on Mondays and Fridays, and are open to ... [More]

Nominate educators for Standing Ovation awards

Fri, Aug 31 11:02am

Help recognize the incredible educators at Burroughs! Submit your nomination today. To give your nomination the best chance of success, please review the award descriptions for 2019 prior to nominatin ... [More]

No Aftercare Today 8/28/18, T-shirts

Tue, Aug 28 8:37am

No aftercare today 8/28/2018 All students will be dismissed at 3:15pm today!   T-shirts In case you missed this automated email message from BURROUGHS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Greetings: The John Burroughs E ... [More]

Our Schools DC Chancellor Search Public Engagement Forum

Mon, Aug 20 2:04pm

Mayor Muriel Bowser and the Our Schools DC Leadership Committee invite District residents to participate in public engagement forums on the D.C. Public Schools (DCPS) Chancellor search. “As we continu ... [More]

Family Monthly Newsletter: Ram Roundup

Sun, Aug 19 11:25am

Please read through this month’s Ram Roundup for a message from our school leadership and important information about the new school year!   https://www.smore.com/cbyxm   Are you all ready for Monday?

2018-2019 School Year: supply list, handbook, uniforms, metro

Sun, Aug 19 11:24am

We are looking forward to the new school year!  The first day of school is Monday, August 20th.  Note that PK3 and PK4 start on Thursday, August 23rd. School supplies Let's make sure you are ready wit ... [More]