Click the headline for this week's note from Principal Bartl.
If you have questions about the Mindfulness Project, please email Jen Feriancek.
Unless students are enrolled in Minneapolis Kids, please do not drop your child(ren) off at school before 8:55 am. School staff are typically in meetings from 8:00-8:55 and are unable to provide supervision before this time.
A HUGE thank you to the fifth graders, their parents, and their teachers for the hard work and support they put into the 2017 Read-a-Thon opening and closing ceremonies. They did an amazing job helping Edward complete his journey—pie and all!
Burroughs students read 2,745,598 minutes and raised $95,027 and now they deserve a celebration! Hobo Hank’s Pizza Party and the Overboard Ice Cream Party will take place this week. Click here for party dates & times, as well as detailed ingredient information on the products that will be served. A big thank you to Davanni's for the discount that makes the Read-a-Thon Party Week possible!
Sign up here to help serve ice cream to our hungry readers on Tuesday & Wednesday, March 21 & 22. Contact Cheryl Hudson if you are interested in volunteering at the pizza and/or principal parties.
Have you wanted to be more involved at Burroughs? Become a candidate for the executive board of the Burroughs PTA. There are four openings for 2017-2018 school year officers:
All of of these roles are vital to fulfilling the mission of the PTA to support Burroughs students and staff through fundraising and volunteering. Elections will be held at the April PTA meeting. If you would like to learn more about any of the officer positions, feel free to contact Lesley Farmer, current PTA president or Jessica Wood, next year’s PTA president.
Tangletown Gardens and Wise Acre Eatery are partnering with Burroughs in an effort to support our school. Choose between four options before April 10, and 10 percent of the profits will be donated to Burroughs! Click the headline for details.
Burroughs Parents, we need you! The PTA meets Tuesday, March 28 at 6:30 pm to answer these questions and more:
Each of these subjects will become PTA action items at the end of the April – the March 28 meeting will help you get a handle on the issues. Free childcare for kids age 3 and up is provided during the meeting.
The meeting agenda is online. Current bylaws can be found on the Burroughs website; the Executive Board’s proposed changes to the bylaws can also be be found online.
Yearbook order forms and envelopes from Lifetouch were sent home in backpacks last week. You may order your child's yearbook online using school ID1206817 or via the envelope (make checks payable to Burroughs PTA). A yearbook costs $14. Click the headline for further details.
Thank you, Burroughs families! The Hennepin County Fix-It Clinic held at the Burroughs cafeteria on Saturday March 11 was a big success. We had 128 people visit, which broke the previous record of 125 people. People brought 181 items, of which 144 were fixed or are on their way to being fixed, for an 80% fix rate. Popular items were lamps, vacuums, and toys. We helped divert 767 pounds from the waste stream! Thank you Burroughs families, the Lynnhurst Environmental Committee, and the whole neighborhood for making it a success.
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