Principal's Corner


Burk Families,

Welcome back for the 2017-2018 school year at Burk Elementary!  I hope you are enjoying a wonderful summer. I also hope you are relaxed, recharged, and ready to start a new school year. I'm glad that you are a part of our AMAZING learning community. I welcome and value your positive energy and dedication to excellence in education, and I look forward to working with you and your child.

Our skilled and devoted Staff is already planning and preparing for your child. Our enthusiastic Office Team is registering new families and assisting with the upcoming year. Our hard working Custodial Staff has spent the summer cleaning and making sure our building is in top condition. Our much appreciated PTSO is gearing up to welcome families and offer exciting events and programs. We look forward to an incredible and productive school year!

To start the year, here is some information that will assist you. Our office is open from 7:30-3:45 each day, Monday through Friday Class Lists will be posted on Wednesday, July 26.

"Back to School/Meet the Teacher Night" is scheduled for Monday, July 31, from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.  This night gives you the chance to visit your child's classroom and meet their teacher.

Our school year will begin on Wednesday, August 2.  Our school start/end times will remain 7:58 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. 

Meet the Principal for all new Burk Families, will be held Friday, August 4, at 8:15 a.m. in our music room.

Night of Expectations will be held on Tuesday, August 15, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. for Preschool – 2nd Grade, and Thursday, August 17, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. for 3rd-6th Grade.  This is a time set aside to learn about grade level curriculum, homework policies, and classroom procedures.  You will leave with an understanding of the expectations we have of you, as well as, your expectations of us.  This is essential for our students to be successful.

Thank you for your commitment to your child’s education and I look forward to seeing you soon.

Brad Paes, Principal
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