Burtonsville Beat (November 5, 2023)

November 5, 2023

Good evening, Burtonsville families!

Mark your November calendars…

  • 7th - Family Market, 5:00 p.m.
  • 7th - Math & Reading Night, 5:30 -7:00 p.m.
  • 9th - Report Distribution 
  • 15th - Grade 2 Trip to Strathmore
  • 17th - Harvest Parties
  • 20th - Early Release Day
  • 21st - Early Release Day
  • 22nd - Schools & Offices Closed
  • 23rd - Thanksgiving, Schools/Offices Closed
  • 24th - Schools & Offices Closed

School & Community News…

Family Market - Bring your grocery bags ready to shop this Tuesday, November 7, 2023, beginning at 5:00 p.m.  See the attached document for food items expected this week.   

Burtonsville Staff presents “Falling in Love with Math and Reading Night” this Tuesday, November 7th, from 5:30-7 PM - Join us for an evening of math games and literacy activities.  There will be a moonbounce & more.  PTA will be selling pizza, ‘Nothing Bundt Cakes’ & spirit wear! (Event flier)

Personal Body Safety Lessons - During the months of November and December, our school counselors will be presenting lessons on the topic of child abuse and neglect. A letter with more information about the lessons can be found here

A Message from our PTA…

 A HUGE THANK YOU to everyone who came out on Wednesday to support the BES PTA FUNdraiser at Chuck E. Cheese!

Beautification Day volunteers are needed on Saturday, November 11, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. We will be working on pond maintenance in the courtyard, weeding the gardens (please bring gardening gloves and weeding tools), trash pickup on the grounds, and painting. Please visit www.burtonsvillepta.org/event-details/fall-beautification-day for more information.

We are looking for school event photos to be featured in the 2023-2024 yearbook.  Please share your photos for the yearbook using the photo-sharing link with the code on the attached flier: https://images.jostens.com/04vcaBJucKb-wfDXtKh-6Nw.

The Burtonsville Yearbook for 2023-2024 is now available for purchase! Ensure your copy by ordering online at https://shop.memorybook.com using the School Code: 165015M. (First-time users need to register on the site.) Buy the yearbook at the exclusive pre-sale price of $22 (plus a $0.99 service fee & tax) through March 1st. After March 1st, the price will increase to $25 (plus service fee & tax). Don't miss out on this special offer! Stay tuned for the flier that will be distributed next week for further details.

Explore our PTA Amazon Wishlist! Your purchases directly support the PTA, contributing to staff and student support, community events, beautification days, and more. Please take a moment to visit http://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/191TWIFS1NU29?type=wishlist to show your support.

County News…

MCPS -  5 Things to Know

How to receive emergency information from MCPS - CLICK HERE

Transportation - MCPS is Hiring bus operators, attendants, and mechanics. See The Department of Transportation (DOT) flyer here for more information. 

Saturday School - REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN   - The George B. Thomas Learning Academy Saturday School at Paint Branch is up and running with the premiere sixth day of in-person instruction for grades K through 12 and SAT prep at Paint Branch High School. 

Families can register students for tutoring support or enrichment guidance online at https://saturdayschool.org/ or in person during any Saturday session. The cost for the two semesters is $85.00 or $40.00 for families eligible for FARMS (Free and Reduced Meals).  Course Flyers: English | Español | Francés  | Fill-in Registration Form

Yours In Service,

Kimberly Lloyd, Principal

Terry Gobourne, Assistant Principal