Your student should be bringing an order form school pictures today. If they did not receive one please have your student stop in the office and pick one up. School picture day is Thursday, October 7th.
This week in sports!
Just a reminder there is no school this Friday, September 3rd and no school again on Monday, September 6th.
The varsity volleyball game that was scheduled in Litchfield for this evening has been postponed. We will announce a new date when it has been rescheduled. The JV volleyball game is still being played this evening in Camden as scheduled.
Reminder: School open house tonight from 6 to 7. Come see our new maker space, your child’s classrooms, and chat with the teachers. We have air conditioning!
Congrats to our Lady Bobcats on winning the Tekonsha Tournament!
High school students only: remember to fill out the form if you plan on going on the kayaking trip this Wednesday. The link is https://bit.ly/BurrOakKayakTrip
Reminder MS and HS fall athletes: The athletic pre-season mandatory meeting is today at 5 pm in the gymnasium.
Ascension Michigan Student Help & Healing Center in Sturgis, can treat students ages 4-21. They focus on preventative medicine, however they do accept walk-in sick visits 7:30 to 4 pm Monday-Friday. The office accepts most insurances and will see students with no insurance or underinsured with no out of pocket costs to the student or student's family. They can be reached at: 269-659-6519 and are located at 1555 E. Chicago Rd.
High School Student Kayaking Trip! On Wednesday, July 28, 2021 we have our first rewards day for high school students. This is for students who have completed at least 50% of their summer credit recovery courses by Monday, July 26 AND for those students who passed all of their classes for the 20/21 school year. There is no cost to the students! We will meet at Burr Oak High School at 8:30 a.m. Kayaking will begin at 9 a.m. and end by 11:30 a.m. We should be back to school by noon. If you plan on attending, you MUST fill out the form to reserve your spot no later than Monday, July 26. Late registrations will not be accepted. Form link: https://bit.ly/BurrOakKayakTrip
If you are available and love to golf, what a great opportunity to continue to help prevent suicide in our county. If you do not golf, see the other ways you can support the cause.
Parents: If you have not already completed the survey regarding your thoughts on our proposed daily schedule for the upcoming school year, please do so by going to https://www.burroakcs.org/page/form. Please provide detailed information relevant to your family situation and if you have questions please call 269-489-2213. There are many factors that go into this process and without details, it is hard to make decisions. If you are unable to access the survey, please feel free to call the school for information. Thank you!
Visit the School's webpage to fill out the new Parent/Guardian Survey regarding next year's schedule. https://www.burroakcs.org/page/form
To: Community members who live in the Burr Oak School District interested in serving on the school board Regarding: Open seat on the school board. Term ends in 2022 at which time, the appointee will need to apply to run in the local election. The school board will be interviewing interested candidates at the next school board work session which is to be held on July 26 , 2021 at 7p.m. Location: School board room in the old 2-story building. Please send your letter of interest and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com and we will forward to the board members. If you have any questions about the time commitment or what this service position requires, please call the school for information.
High School Credit Recovery (summer school) Update: Mrs. Smith began making calls Wednesday to parents and students regarding credit recovery classes and will continue today. Please call back if you received a message. She is scheduling Chromebook pick up times for this Friday (June 18) between 9 and 4. Classes will start Monday, June 21. - Classes will run for six weeks REWARDS for PROGRESS and COMPLETING courses - A kayak trip for those on target in classes and for students already in good standing will take place after July 13th and before August - A trip to Cedar Point will happen for students that complete their summer courses with a passing grade AND for students already in good standing (August/September) This is an opportunity to complete full course credits in 6-weeks! You should not pass this up.
Welcome Back Proud Michigan Educators Do you or someone you know have an expired teaching certificate? You may be eligible for recertification and return to teaching as part of the Welcome Back Proud Michigan Educator Campaign! The Welcome Back PME campaign allows you to seek immediate employment and partner with a district to reduce or eliminate the professional learning hours needed for recertification. Educators that participate in the campaign may be eligible for immediate recertification or may be hired at full pay and benefits on a substitute teaching permit while some or all professional learning hours are provided by the district. Learn more and check your eligibility at the Welcome Back PME webpage. https://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-5683_14795_83462-556448--,00.html
ATHLETES grades 6-12! If you have not gotten your physical, you have one more opportunity to do so but you need to contact the school by June 11 and give us which date would work best for you. These are FREE Option 1: July 17, 7:30am to noon Option 2: July 24, 7:30 am to noon You will be responsible for transportation to Revolution Health in Sturgis. Please call 269-489-2213 to secure your spot. Reminder: You are not allowed to practice until your physical is complete and your paperwork is turned in.
Just like the fall and winter seasons, tickets to postseason games for baseball and softball must be purchased online through the GoFan website. The links to each are below. Softball: https://gofan.co/app/events/319442?schoolId=MI10242 Baseball: https://gofan.co/app/events/319259?schoolId=MI10242 Baseball plays at 10am Saturday morning, and the softball game will start shortly after at 11am. Both teams play in Mendon.
DISH has partnered with ClassTag to celebrate the invaluable work of teachers across America. We’re honored to recognize Sara Zebolsky as a Hometown Hero for the incredible work that she does every day to make such a difference in our community. Thank you Sara for all that you do for your students and thank you to our parent that nominated her for this award!
Chromebook Collection for grades 3 through 11 is Tuesday June 1. Please do not attempt to turn in your Chromebook before Tuesday, they will not be accepted. Chromebooks will be cataloged and inspected upon return. If your student is to attend summer school the Chromebook will be reissued for that purpose at a later date.