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Feb
04

Happy February!

Groundhog Day has come and gone and it already feels like spring is coming around the corner again (keep our fingers crossed) but there’s nothing redundant about what’s happening at BURR this week. Check out what you need to know…

After School Clubs — Start this week

If you signed up your child for After School Clubs, all clubs are meeting this week.

Fifth Grade Play — Tuesday, February 5 and Wednesday, February 6 , 7 p.m.

Are you Into the Books? Then, you are going to love this year’s 5th grade play. Celebrate our seniors as they make their debut on the BURR I.S. auditorium stage! If your children are acting, arrival time is 6:30 pm

PTA Meeting – Wednesday February 6 — 9:45 a.m. (no 7 pm meeting)

Please join us for our February meeting in Room 107. Check out last month’s meeting notes, here. There will be a math workshop immediately after the meeting to explain the current BURR math curriculum: 

Founder’s Day Dinner – Thursday February 7 – 6:30 pm — Stonebridge Country Club

We are very excited to celebrate BURR’s 2019 Founder’s Day Honorees: Alexandra Bennis and Linda Hansen. The Commack PTA Council’s annual Founder’s Day Dinner commemorates the day when the PTA first took form. in 1897, Alice McClellan Birney and Phoebe Apperson Hearst called together some 2,000 persons to “discuss questions most vital to the welfare of the children…” Held in Washington, D.C., that meeting gave birth to the national PTA organization dedicated to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in the home, school and community. This year’s honorees embody a commitment to creating a true community for BURR’s children and families. They are both unique and remarkable women and the BURR I.S. PTA is proud to celebrate their accomplishments.

What’s Due by this Friday???  – Friday, February 8

Kids Art Forms — You should have received a Ziploc bag with your child’s artwork and an order form for Kids Art notecards, pads, etc. Forms are due with the artwork in the Ziploc bag this Friday, February 8

BURR Bugle — We have extended the deadline for writing/art submissions for our 30th Anniversary writing anthology, the BURR Bugle. Please send in submissions via email (as indicated on the form) by Friday, February 8. Here is the form:

Fifth Grade Talent Show Forms — If your child is participating in the Fifth Grade Talent Show set to take place on Friday, March 1, please send in your form with music (if applicable) on a CD by Friday, February 8

Do you want to see your 4th or 5th Grade Chorus student perform at Stony Brook University?

Members of the BURR 4th and 5th Grade Chorus have been invited to sing the National Anthem at TWO Stony Brook University basketball games!  Participation at these events is optional.  You can attend one, both or none of the games listed below.  If your chorus student chooses to sing at the events please note that tickets to the game are required and all students must be accompanied by an adult the entire time.  Students should wear Stony Brook University colors:  Red, White and Navy Blue.  Below are dates/times for the game which takes place at the Island Federal Credit Union Arena. There will be lots of music, giveaways, contests and dancing — you may even get to take a selfie with Wolfie, the Seawolves mascot. Tickets are only $6 for general admission

Click here to purchase tickets for February 16 

Click here to purchase tickets for February 21 

DATE

DETAILS

ARRIVAL TIME

SINGING TIME

GAME TIME

Saturday 2/16/19

Women’s Game

1:15pm

1:45pm

2:00pm

Thursday 2/21/19

Men’s Game

6:15pm

9:45pm

7:00pm

Last but not least….

Don’t forget to send in Camp Mariah forms and Dr. Seuss bookmark contest submissions by next week.

Also, please send in Box Tops for our March deadline — we need as many Box Tops as possible sent in by February 15. Please send them in an envelope with your child’s teacher’s name. Click here to access our Box Tops page. Thank you!