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PTA News -- Apr. 2, 2018
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In this Week's Newsletter

  • This Thursday! The Burbank Multicultural Fair: All are Invited & Welcome
  • Burbank Day at Belmont Books: 20% of sales to the Burbank PTA & Special Guest Readers
  • Mark your calendars: April Events
  • Facebook: connect with the Burbank community

    But first, a few announcements. . .

    Thank you for your Food Drive contributions: Thank you to all who brought food and supplies to stock the Belmont Food Pantry last week. Many thanks to Social Action Co-Chairs Martin Guentert, Breda Zimkus, and Jim Zimkus for organizing the drive.

    Multicultural Fair: Volunteers are essential for the success of the Multicultural Fair this Thursday. A few essential jobs still need to be filled. If you have time to offer (just 30-60 minutes!) before, during, or after the event, please sign up here: MC Fair Volunteer Sign-Up.

    Want to collect an award for us? The Burbank PTA is being recognized for an increase in membership this year at the Annual Massachusetts PTA Convention on April 7th. Check out the workshops and event schedule at Mass PTA Convention. We'll sponsor registration for any two Burbank PTA members who would like to attend. To sign up, email Katherine or Seetha.

This Thursday!

All are Invited and Welcome!

Come enjoy our biennial tradition celebrating the cultures, countries, talents, and colors that diversify and enrich the Burbank community!

April 5th from 6:30-8:30pm
in the Burbank Cafeteria and Gym



Avalon Ballroom Dance
The Belmont HS 9th Grade Jazz Group

Burbank teachers Jenn Ellis and Meghan Gallagher will preside as Masters of Ceremony

Help This Event Run Smoothly – Volunteer to Help!

Volunteers are much appreciated and essential for this special Burbank event. A small contribution of your time and talent can help make the event a big success!

Sign Up to Volunteer!

Questions? Contact the Multicultural Fair Co-Chairs: Seetha Burtner (, Patricia Wolff (, or Narine Van Hal (


Burbank Day at Belmont Books

20% of sales* support the Burbank PTA
Special guest readers starting at 6 p.m.

Wednesday April 25th, 4pm-7pm

Burbank loves books, and Belmont Books has them! Join us for an in-store celebration to delight our children and support the school.

  • Kids and parents can browse books with their friends.
  • Families can support reading in the classrooms and school by shopping Burbank wish lists.
  • All in-store sales during these three hours will support the school, so encourage friends and family to shop, too!
  • *Gift cards, special orders, and purchases at the Black Bear Cafe do not apply.

    Mark Your Calendars!

    Thursday, April 5th

    Burbank Multicultural Fair:
    6:30-8:30 at the Burbank cafeteria and gym

    Monday, April 16th – Friday, April 20th

    April Recess: no school

    Wednesday, April 25th

    Burbank Day @ Belmont Books: special guest readers & purchases support Burbank

    Connect, sign-up, stay informed, and participate!

    Join us at the Burbank PTA Community group.
    Hope to see you there!

    Burbank Elementary School PTA

    266 School Street
    Belmont MA 02478

    PTA Co-Presidents

    Katherine Poulin-Kerstien

    Seetha Burtner

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    posted: April 2, 2018 by webmaster
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