Would you like to get involved or informed about decisions that effect our school on a district level? If so, come out on Thursday, October 27 from 7pm to 9 pm for an important conversation with candidates running for District 6 and At-Large seats on the Minneapolis School Board. The meeting will be held at 1345 West Minnehaha Parkway. Free childcare will be provided. Questions? Contact Mike Wedl or Jeanne Massey.
Are you wondering how students are identified as advanced learners? Would you like to understand the assessment and identification process in MPS? Please join us Tuesday, November 1 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the auditorium. Teri Emery, the Advanced Differentiation Specialist for Burroughs, will explain the testing and identification process for a student to be identified as an advanced learner in MPS. All parents of students in kindergarten through 4th grade who would like to know more about having their child identified as an advanced learner are invited to attend.
Please click the headline to read this week's letter from Principal Bartl.
Congratulations to Burroughs Birders Tessa S. and Eddy D.! Tessa was recognized by the MN Ornithologists Union's Binocular Bob program. Eddy received recognition from The Raptor Center to MYBirdClub. They each received a free pair of binoculars to keep up with their birding hobbies. Keep up the good work, birders!
Don't forget to buy your early-bird tickets to the Fall for Burroughs Auction while you can! This is the last week for early-bird pricing. Get your tickets online or purchase them in person in the main office. Click the headline for more information.
Thank you to everyone who has sent in Box Tops with their children so far--every box top helps. The bulletin board is on display in the Atrium and will chart the collections each week. This year's Box Top goal is set at $3,000 with plans to exceed it! Click the headline to learn more and see which class is in the lead so far!
The Lost & Found overflows! If you can't find jackets, sweatshirts, water bottles, lunch boxes, or shoes, come by the Burroughs Lost & Found. We might just have what you've been looking for. Lost & Found items clearly labeled with a first and last name are given to the student's teacher. All remaining unclaimed and unlabeled items will be collected and donated on Monday, October 25.
Minneapolis Public Schools is welcoming families, neighbors and community members to explore our Pre-K–8 schools during “Visit Our Schools Month.” Visit us between October 15 and November 7 and learn why we’re so proud of the work we do. Please click here for more information.
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