Our Curriculum Night this year is Thursday, September 18, from 6:30-8:30 PM. Curriculum Night is a particularly important evening because it gives parents the opportunity to learn about the teachers’ philosophies, goals, expectations, curriculum, and procedures for the school year. During this evening, teachers make presentations, and parents have the chance to ask questions about the program of study. We have found that Curriculum Night is our most effective means of communicating relevant and valuable information concerning your children’s overall program for the year; we strongly encourage all parents to attend this informative evening. Participating in Curriculum Night is one of the most important ways that you can come to understand, and thus support, your child’s education this year.
Please remember that this is an evening for parents and teachers, not students. In addition, please remember that there is not enough time during this evening to have individual conferences with teachers; parent-teacher conferences will take place in October and November.
6:30-7:15 pm Grades K-2 teachers present to parents (in classrooms)
7:20-7:40 pm All meet in the cafetorium
7:45-8:30 pm Grades 3-5 teachers present to parents (in classrooms)
*Please note – Specialist will not be available on Curriculum Night. They will present their curriculum at the Parent Principal Coffee on October 17, 2014.
Link to Grade Level Curriculum:
PARKING – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!
Given the number of families with students enrolled at Burr (more than 320 at last count!), Curriculum Night draws a very large crowd. The streets around Burr are simply not able to handle this level of parking, so please walk or carpool if at all possible.
If you do park, please check all parking signs carefully and be sure to park legally and in a way that does not obstruct the flow of traffic or our neighbors’ driveways. You MAY park in the Blue Zones and Bus Zones, but please do not park in the “No Parking” zones on Pine St. and Washburn Ave. (You can view/print a detailed map of the Burr School Zone which shows the No Parking areas HERE.) Even though it is technically legal after 4pm, the roads are very narrow; if cars line both sides of the street a dangerous and frustrating situation is created for everyone. Your cooperation will ensure that our neighbors are able to get to and from their homes safely, and that emergency vehicles are able to respond in case of an emergency.
In past years, residents have had to call the police to deal with traffic issues on Curriculum Night – please be a good neighbor to our neighbors (and avoid getting a ticket or tow!)