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Mar
18

Disabilities Awareness Week 2019

Students at BURR will be learning about how it’s like to live with a disability this week during Disability Awareness Week. Through our Arts in Education program, 5th graders were exposed to Cathy Russell’s “Hands that See” program focused on living with blindness. This week 4th graders will receive an inspiring presentation on 3/18 from Rohan Murphy and 3rd graders will get a tutorial on American Sign Language from Commack High School students on 3/20. Here’s what else is new at BURR this week:

Report Cards – Tuesday, March 19

Check your child’s backpack for the 2nd Trimester marking scores.

3rd Grade Talent Show Rehearsal – Tuesday, March 19

All participants are expected to attend the FULL dress rehearsal (in costume) from 3:30 – 5:30pm. Bring snacks/water and designated chaperone. NOTE: Advance tickets for the Talent Show are no longer on sale. Tickets for the show as well as raffle tickets will be available for sale at the door on Friday night.

SEPTA Presentation on Audiobooks – Tuesday, March 19

Join the Special Education PTA for an informative seminar on how to access and get the most out of audio books. ALL are welcome to attend at 7 pm at North Ridge Primary School.

2nd Budget Hearing – Thursday, March 21

Want to know what the plans are for your hard-earned tax dollars? The Commack community is invited to attend the 2nd Budget Hearing during which the Commack Board of Education will discuss facilities/staffing allocations for the coming year. The meeting will take place at 8 PM at the Hubbs building on Clay Pitts Road.

Grade 3 Talent Show – Friday, March 22

Come see BURR Talent at 7 pm in the BURR auditorium. Show tickets and raffle tickets for Bluebird Orthodontics, EAP Photography and a free TV will be available at the door. All performers are expected to arrive at 6:30 p.m.

PTA March Minutes

The PTA March meeting Minutes are now available on our website. Please click here to access information about what was discussed.

Join the PTA Board

We are now accepting nominations for the 2019/2020 BURR Intermediate PTA Board. If you are interested in taking on a leadership role and having a significant voice in the Commack community, please send a nomination letter to Nominating Committee Chair Kate Van De Berghe at katev30@gmail.com

Coming UP….

March 22 and 23 – Musical at Commack Middle School (Gr. 5 students will be attending a special performance on Friday March 22)

March 22 – 29 – Play it Forward – Gently Used Sports Equipment Drive at BURR

April 13 – Commack Family Steam Day at the Middle School  

June 5 – PTA Council Blood Drive 1-7 pm at BURR Intermediate

June 22 – Commack Community Long Island Ducks Game (flyers were in children’s backpacks last week)