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Important School Announcements
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 9:40 AM
Handicap Parking Spots: Please do not park in the handicap parking spots for any reason unless you have a permit.  We have students and staff members who need these parking spots.

Drop-off Circle: Please review drop-off circle safety protocols and use this for drop-off only if you have children in grades K-2.
  • Be sure to pull up as close to the "Pull Up Here To Drop Off" sign as possible.
  • Students must be let off on the passenger side right onto the curb.
  • Adults, do not get out of your cars.
  • Students need to hop out quickly so you can depart immediately.
  • Remember, you can only make a right turn out of the lot.
Dismissal: Do not drive into the main entrance circle after 3 pm. Buses pick up students from this area.

Weather: As the weather turns colder, please make sure your children are coming to school with appropriate attire to be outside for recess and PE.  Weather permitting, students will be going outside for recess every day.
Illness: As the cold and flu season approaches, you may be asking, "When should my child stay home?"
The following are general guidelines to help with this decision. Keep your child home if:
  • He or she has had a fever of 100 degrees or higher in the past 24 hours.
  • He or she has vomited two or more times in the past 24 hours.
  • He or she has diarrhea, an increased number of stools compared to normal, stools that are loose, or needs to use the bathroom frequently.
  • He or she has a rash for which the cause is unknown. Check with your doctor before sending to school.
  • He or she has an illness (severe wheeze, severe cough, etc.) that prevents him or her from participating in school activities.
Please call the attendance line at (612) 668-3288 if your child will be absent, or if you have any questions about whether to send your child to school.
Auditions for the Read-a-Thon Opening Ceremony This Week
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 9:35 AM
The Read-a-Thon Opening Ceremony will be here before we know it! Auditions for interested 5th graders are Tuesday, December 12 and Thursday, December 14 (students only need to attend one) from 3:45-5pm in the Music Room. Only kids interested in performing in the show need to audition--opportunities to help with sets, props, and costumes will be announced soon. Click the headline for more information.
 
Read-a-Thon Committee Seeking Volunteers
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 9:20 AM

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Upcoming Great Gatherings
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 9:10 AM
Great Gatherings are themed parties, intimate dinners, grade-level gatherings, and family activities where ticket proceeds go directly to the Burroughs Fund! There's still time to purchase tickets for a private opening weekend viewing of Star Wars: The Last Jedi! Click the headline for more information.
Sign Up For Winter Ukulele
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 9:05 AM
Registration for first, second, and third grade students is open for the winter session of Uke Group for Beginners and Intermediate Uke Group. Classes begin the week of January 29. Click here to learn more and to register. Please contact Carrie Bell with questions.
 
Holiday Gift Idea: Burroughs Grade Level Artwork
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 9:00 AM

These one-of-a-kind pieces of art were created in fall 2016 by Burroughs students and Burroughs art teacher Jeff Pilon.  The originals were auctioned off during the 2016 Fall for Burroughs auction, and this year prints of those pieces have been made available to raise additional funds to purchase art cases for Burroughs. Click the headline for more information.

Shop With Scrip Fundraising Program
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 8:50 AM

Receiving gift cards is so much fun - especially when the gift cards from many of your favorite retailers make money for Burroughs! "Shop with Scrip" is the PTA's newest year-round fundraising tool where Burroughs families can order and use gift cards to make their everyday purchases, instead of paying with cash, checks, or credit cards. Click the headline for more information.

4th and 5th Grades Ski at Hyland on Jan. 12
Tuesday, December 12, 2017 8:45 AM

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