Friday, October 18, 2013

October 18, 2013 Weekly Bulletin


Dates to Remember:
October 21 - 7pm RtI/PAC meeting, school committee room
October 22 - Homework Club, Session 2 begins
October 23 - 7pm Envision Math Night, All parents encouraged to attend
October 31 - 1:15 pm - Annual Halloween parade for Grades 1-5
                     9:15am -  Kindergarten Halloween Parade
November 5 - 6:30pm - Carnival Planning Meeting - all parents welcome
November 7 - 5 - 9pm - Fall Marketplace

News and Info:

  • Response to Intervention -  October 21, 7pm School Committee Room.  Please join Burlington PAC for this presentation which will review how Response to Intervention is being implemented in the Burlington School System.  The goals include common elementary instruction and planning time, implementation of universal screening to identify student's weaknesses. progress monitoring and research-based interventions, and data-based decision-making to address student's needs. This presentation is for all parents of students in the Burlington Schools not specific to students receiving special education services.  Doors open at 6:30 for parent networking, 7pm the presentation begins.  

  • Would you be interested in substituting in the Burlington Public Schools' cafeterias?  You  must be available on an as-needed basis to work in any school building.  Hours are generally 10am-1pm, but can vary depending on which school. You must be reliable, flexible, and able to work in a team environment. Pay is $9.00 per hour.  Applications received by October 24, 2013 will receive first consideration.  Apply online at

  • Looking for a place to donate those second-hand boys sweatpants?  The school nurse's office could sure use some in size 6.8. and 10.  Thanks a bunch!

  • Often times, students will take a different bus home or have a change dismissal plans.  When this happens, please send a detailed note regarding the exact plans.  Please list the student's first and last name, homeroom number, bus/dismissal change, and the new destination.  This will help the office staff document all changes for the day.  Remember that the bus company cannot accommodate large groups, such as birthday parties, religious ed. classes, etc.

Around Town

  • Do not miss the grand opening of Burlington's newest restaurant, BONEFISH GRILL, 44 Wayside Road, Wayside Commons on Saturday, November 9th 6:00 - 8:30!!!! Bonefish Grill will generously host a fundraiser to benefit American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Burlington and Burlington Area Chamber of Commerce Charitable Foundation. Please join us for a sampling of Bonefish's appetizers, market fresh fish, wood grilled specialties! Unlimited food will be served for the entire evening!! Tickets are $35 per person which includes 2 BEVERAGES!! (specialty martinis, cocktails, craft beers, and adventurous wines). Additional beverages can be purchased for a discounted price of $5.00!! For the BURLINGTON'S DANCING WITH THE STARS enthusiasts, we will reveal ONE, possibly TWO of this year’s Burlington Dancing with the Stars participants!!! So do not miss out on this great event! For tickets, please contact Cheryl Shafman at or at 781-771-6410. Purchase your tickets before November 1st, tickets are limited!!

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