Burtonsville Beat (December 3, 2023)

December 3, 2023

Good evening, Burtonsville families!

Mark your December calendar…

  • 12/5 - Family Market @5:00 p.m.
  • 12/5 - PTA Meeting - virtual @6:30 p.m.
  • 12/11 - Scholastic Book Fair Week
  • 12/13 - 4th Grade to Nat’l Aquarium
  • 12/14 - Hearing/Vision Re-Screening

School & Community News…

Family Market  This Tuesday, December 5th.  Bring your grocery bags ready to shop beginning at 5:00 p.m. (Capital Area Food Bank items)

Virtual PTA Meeting - Join us on Zoom - Tuesday, December 5th, at 6:30 p.m.

  • Meeting Link: Zoom 
  • Meeting ID: 995 1116 3069
  • Passcode: 365643

Scholastic Book Fair - The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to BES the week of December 11, 2023.  The book fair will be open Monday, December 11th  through Thursday, December 14th, during the school day and Friday, December 15th until 11:30. The book fair will also be open on Tuesday, December 12th, after school until 6:00 p.m. for families to shop.  Please visit our book fair website, for more information.  Directions for setting up an e-wallet can be found on the website.  We will need volunteers to help the book fair run smoothly.  If you are able to volunteer, the link can be found on our scholastic website and here: Volunteer Sign-Up Link

TOY DRIVE: The Burtonsville Community is working with neighbors to collect toys this holiday season for children in need. The event is proudly sponsored by Colesville Dentistry and Squisito Pizza and Pasta. Squisito is also offering a complimentary slice of pizza and soft drinks to donors. If you wish to have your child receive a gift, please fill out and submit the form linked here, no later than December 14, 2023.

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…

Looking for inspiration on what our fantastic BES staff enjoys? Discover the favorites of the BES staff at https://www.burtonsvillepta.org/staff-favorites.

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 at: 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!

Interested in joining the PTA? Please go to https://www.burtonsvillepta.org/memberships to join!

County News…

 MCPS -  5 Things to Know

Yours In Service,

Kimberly Lloyd, Principal

Terry Gobourne, Assistant Principal