Burton Elementary School - 2012 Summer Letter
June 11, 2012
June 7, 2012
Dear Burton Elementary Families,
Congratulations on a fantastic 2011-2012 school year. We are so proud of each student and all of the progress they have made over the course of the school year. As we reflect on this school year, we think about how fortunate we are to be in a wonderful community where education, community pride and excellence are valued. We believe that Burton Elementary School is a wonderful place to grow, learn and achieve. We appreciate all your efforts to ensure that our school and children succeed.
Burton Elementary School will continue to follow the same Professional Learning Community schedule for the 2012-2013 school year. We will continue to hold weekly early dismissals every Thursday at 2:30 p.m. beginning September 6th and continuing throughout the entire 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, please arrive by 2:30 p.m.
Please make sure that your child continues to sharpen their academic skills throughout the summer. We have a suggested summer reading list for all children. Please encourage your child to read their suggested book based on the grade they are entering in the fall.
Entering Grade 1: any Clifford the Big Red Dog book
Entering Grade 2: any Henry and Mudge series book by Cynthia Rylant
Entering Grade 3: Freckle Juice by Judy Blume
Entering Grade 4: Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
Entering Grade 5: The Midnight Fox by Betsy Byars
Entering Grade 6: Maniac McGee by Jerry Spinelli
Entering Grade 7: Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick
Class Fees for the 2012 – 2013 school year are listed below. Please make sure payment is sent to the office by September 30, 2012, checks can be made payable to Berkshire Schools.
K- $40.00 (paid at registration) 1 - $55.00 2 - $50.00 3 - $50.00 4 - $50.00 5 - $50.00 6 - $50.00
Please note that all incoming 6th graders will receive their required calculator from the PTO as their 6th grade gift. This calculator will be used all year long and into the junior high school.
Please enjoy the summer with your family. Please watch for details in a summer letter and on our website at www.berkshireschools.org.
Mrs. Ducca Mrs. Randles