Principal's Message


Mandy Randles
Principal, Burton Elementary

August 2017

Dear Burton Elementary Families,

I hope that you had a great summer and enjoyed some time in the sun and warm weather with your family and friends! We are excited to begin the new 2017-2018 school year!  As always, we are energized and anxious to see your family! Please read through a few reminders and items that will help you plan for the upcoming year. Our first day of school is on Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017. OPEN HOUSE WILL BE ON AUGUST 22, 2017 from 5:00 pm -6:00 pm. You can come and meet your teacher and walk through the building. We hope to see you there!



8:35 am- Doors open for students
8:45 am- Tardy Bell Rings (For the safety and security of your child, we begin taking classroom attendance as soon as the bell rings. )


3:15 pm- Pick-ups, walkers, daycare students are dismissed from classrooms
3:20 pm- Bus Riders are called over the PA system to the gym in the 4/5/6 building

THURSDAY DISMISSAL SCHEDULE:   (EVERY THURSDAY starting August 24th -end of the year)

2:30 pm- Pick-ups, walkers and Daycare are dismissed from the classrooms
2:35 pm- Bus Riders are called to the gym in the 4/5/6 building

Burton Elementary School will continue to follow the Professional Learning Community schedule for the 2017-2018 school year. We will hold weekly early dismissals every Thursday at 2:30 p.m. beginning August 24th throughout the school year. Please note that bus routes will pick up students from Burton Elementary School every Thursday at 2:30 p.m. If you are picking up your child in the gym, please arrive by 2:30 p.m. Thank you!


We will attend school on August 23rd, 24th, 25th, 28th and 29th. We will then be on break from Wednesday, August 30th, August 31st, September 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and September 5th.  School will resume on Wednesday, September 6th for everyone!



Please make sure payment is sent to the office by September 29th, 2017. Checks can be made payable to the Berkshire Board of Education. Fees can also be paid through the Infinite Campus Portal. The fees cover consumable materials used throughout the year in the classrooms. Thank you!
K- $55.00     1 - $55.00     2 - $55.00     3 - $55.00     4 - $55.00     5 - $55.00     6 - $55.00



                                       John Stoddard              Superintendent
                                       Michael King                 High School Principal
                                      Amberlee Mullet            Second Grade
                                      Nancy Tiber                   Title 1 Aide
                                      Anne Mann                    First Grade
                                      Rebekah Goff                Permanent Sub
                                      Karena McCandless             Gifted



All important district and building information goes home in the purple folder on Thursdays. Please look for the folders every Thursday for information and the Badger Gazette! It can also be found on our website


We are looking forward to seeing you back at Burton Elementary! As always, our main goal each and every day is that your child is happy and safe. We will continue to work on GRIT, Growth Mindset and work ethic! We have wonderful kids, families, staff members and community members in the Berkshire Schools. You are always more than welcome to contact me anytime if you have any questions or concerns at 440-834-3380 X 1101 OR You will receive paperwork and more information the first day of school!

By working together, we can provide your child an amazing education and elementary experience!


Have a Great Year!

Mandy Randles


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