Friday, November 17, 2017

BHS MUSIC BOOSTERS ANNOUNCES ITS ANNUAL GALA AND SILENT AUCTION




The Burlington High School Music Boosters is pleased to announce its annual Gala Concert and Silent Auction to be held on Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the Fogelberg Performing Arts Center at Burlington High School.  

The silent auction begins at 1 pm and the concert begins at 2 pm. Tickets are $10 for seniors and students and $15 for adults. Mention the name of a choral or band student when you place your order and that student will receive credit for your ticket purchase.

This year's concert is entitled "Bon Voyage!" and will take the audience on a musical journey around the world as the students perform music from six of the seven continents.  Ensemble selections include music from France, Italy, India, South Africa, Canada, Australia, and many more.  The concert will feature both vocal and instrumental soloists and guest performances by many of our Burlington Public Schools faculty.

The doors open at 1 pm for concert attendees to peruse the dozens of exciting auction items including a Mercedes for the weekend (a $500 value donated by Mercedes of Burlington), Kaplan SAT prep classes ($899 value), tickets to sporting and theater events, senior portrait packages, and more.

The annual gala is the Music Boosters major fundraiser and this year, proceeds will help defray the costs of the music department’s trip to Montreal in April 2018.  The Burlington High School Concert Band and Chorus will attend the Montreal Heritage Festival from April 25-29, 2017 where they will perform, compete with other ensembles from the United States and Canada and attend master classes at renowned McGill University.

The BHS Music Boosters is a non-profit organization the goal of which is to support the BHS music program including providing financial support for non-school related activities, promoting student leadership, and providing scholarships to graduating seniors who have committed to continuing their education.

Please join us for this celebration of the universal language of music! Tickets are available at www.burlingtontheatre.comor by calling 1-800-A FUN TIC.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Burlington Education Foundation 2017 Fall Raffle

$5,000 in Prize Values! Enter to win! Take a chance to support the BEF.



Grand Prize - Island Creek Oyster Bar: "The Merroir-Terroir OysterExtravaganza" ($2,000)
  "Experience includes a Fun and Educational Tasting of Wine and Oyster Varietals for a Party of 10"
2nd Prize - Tuscan Kitchen: Chef's Table Dinner & Wine Pairing for 10 ($1,000 value)
3rd Prize - Redstone American Grill: Dinner & Wine Pairing for 10 ($1,000 value)
4th Prize - Merceces-Benz of Burlington: "Luxury Vehicle for a Week" ($1,000 value)
5th Prize - Osteria Nino: Italian Chef's Dinner and Wine Pairing for 8 ($500 value)
Your raffle donation will help fund grant requests for creative and innovative curriculum enrichment programs.
Winners to be announced Thanksgiving weekend on November 26, 2017 via email and posted on this webpage.



Don't forget that the BEF will be holding their 14th Annual “Exercise for Education” 5K Road Race and ½ Mile Family Fun Run at Burlington High School on Sunday May 6, 2018. 
***Register at the 5K Road Race & Fun Run tab as a runner or a walker ***

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Report Cards - Parent/Teacher Conferences

Quarter 1 report cards are now published on the ASPEN parent portal. If you are having trouble accessing the portal or are unsure of your portal account information, please email the Student Information Office at studentinfo@bpsk12.org.

Evening Parent/Teacher Conferences are tomorrow, Wednesday, November 8th from 6:30 p.m to 8:30 p.m

Day Parent/Teacher Conferences Thursday, November 9th from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Please be mindful that evening conferences will follow the traditional drop-in format and your time may be limited. This year, we are asking any parent or guardian who wishes to schedule a conference during the day on Thursday, November 9th, to make an appointment online with Sign Up Genius, which can be accessed through the link below: