SEL IN ACTION

Social Emotional Learning In Action at the Burbank School

 
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LEARNING HUB

Burbank School Learning Hub for Students and Families

 
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REMOTE LEARNING SUPPORT

Resources and Information to Support Families During Remote Learning

 
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Burbank Newsletter - January 25th, 2021

 Dear Burbank Families, It had not been my intention to include another quote from Martin Luther King Jr. in my next newsletter, but recent events brought his powerful words to mind. &l...

Burbank Newsletter - January 15th

Dear Burbank Families,Happy Friday!  I hope you are all looking forward to the long weekend.Monday's holiday marks the observance of Dr. Martin Luther King's Jr.'s birthday, but were ...

Burbank Newsletter - January 8th 2021

Dear Burbank Families,Happy New Year! A new year bringing new hope.Last year will undoubtedly be remembered (perhaps not fondly) as one for the record books.  I hope you all have optimism fo...

Burbank Newsletter - December 18th

Dear Burbank Families,As the days grow darker, I try to look for sources of light, and this year I have found them near and far.  The cosmos is putting on a show for us this season.  Ju...

Clarification Regarding Wednesdays

 Dear Burbank Families,As we have continued to review and hopefully improve our hybrid model, it was determined that we needed to include additional instructional time in order to meet DESE requi...

Burbank Newsletter - December 4th, 2020

Return to Hybrid. As I hope you saw in the communication from the Superintendent, we will be returning to Hybrid (or in-person) Learning in the coming week. We are delighted to welcome students back t...

Details About Next Week

Elementary Schedule for Remote Learning - Week of November 30th Dear Elementary Families,Thank you for your understanding, support, and flexibility as we continue to strive to ensure the health a...

Burbank Newsletter - November 25

Dear Burbank Families,It seems that I blinked, and November came and went.  At this time of the year I reflect on what I am grateful for, and this year despite all of our collective struggles, my...

Elementary Hybrid Advisory Committee

 Dear Belmont Elementary Community,We hope that this letter finds you healthy and well.  We are writing to announce the formation of an elementary hybrid advisory committee.  We ha...

Burbank Cares Drive

Burbank Cares Drive  Dear Families, This year our Burbank Cares Drive will be collecting gift cards for Burbank families who may need help providing winter clothing or holiday gifts for...

Burbank Family News

Dear Burbank Families,Another week of joyful times at Burbank (whether you connect in person, or remotely, or both!)Please enjoy the weekend,Yours,Mr. OkieFall Clean Up:The recent wind and rain have i...

Supplementary Midweek Newlsetter

Dear Burbank Families,A few items for you. The first two are Health and Safety related, the second two about our 2020 National Blue Ribbon School (NBRS) recognition. I need to remind all families...

Mary Lee Burbank School is 2020 National Blue Ribbon School

The coveted National Blue Ribbon Schools award affirms the hard work of educators, families, and communities in creating safe and welcoming schools where students master challenging and engaging conte...

Burbank Family Newsletter

What Wonderful Weather!We have enjoyed an incredible stretch of weather this week and the sun and warmth have brought smiles and lifted spirits to Burbank. Our time together is precious and joyful and...

Elementary Schools Cohort Schedule

Below please find the cohort schedule. We are sticking with this schedule to provide students and teachers with much needed predictability and because we believe it provides equitable synchronous lear...

Parent-Teacher Conferences, Fall 2020 Session

The Burbank School is registering parent/teacher conferences online. Conferences begin on Wednesday, November 4th. Registration for all conferences opens on Monday, October 26th and closes on Friday, ...

Community Newsletter: October 16th

While our model of In-Person learning is still new and unfamiliar, based on reports from students, families, and teachers I think we can largely call our first 4 day week a success!  I am filled with ...

Burbank Family Phase II Information Night - October 5, 2020

Dear Families, Please see our slides and video recording from the Family Information Night on October 5th.

Welcome Back Again!

I write to share some joy and some resources. The Faculty and Staff of Burbank have been so happy to welcome our students back, even if it hasn’t been in the normal way.They created a welcome video t...

Elementary Parent Information Night II

Elementary Parent Information Night II from September 14, 2020 recording and presentation is available now

Setting Up Your Learning Tools for School

Before the first day of school, please complete the action steps in order to be ready for the first day of school. 

Remote Learning Information Night Recording and Presentation

Below please find the link for the recording of the recent Remote Learning Information Night and Presentation. The recording has been edited to remove the Question & Answer session. 

Burbank Family Update

To say that this year has been unusual is to push the boundaries of understatement.  We are facing a global challenge unlike any in living memory, and we have all needed to be resourceful, flexible, a...

Burbank August Update

As we round out the first week in August, we possess a clarity that we have lacked for several months.  The Return to Learning Plan presented by Superintendent Phelan to the School Committee last nigh...

Burbank Faculty’s Goodbye Video

If you haven’t seen it already, please enjoy the Burbank Faculty’s Goodbye Video!

Summer Reading Lists 2020

The Summer Reading Lists are a joint project of the Belmont Public Schools and the Belmont Public Library. They are designed to encourage students in Belmont to make reading a habit, raising both thei...

Summer Family Newsletter

I hope that everyone had a wonderful last day of school! We faced a long and uncertain road to arrive here, and I am satisfied that we made it to year’s end as a strong community.  As I participated ...

Reading Togetther: Say Something by Peter Reynolds

In the linked video I read the book Say Something by Peter Reynolds.  This book asks everyone to use their voice and actions to make the world a better place. It is a message that can be meaningful an...
 

Core of Values:

Love of Learning, Respect and Well being
 
 

The Burbank School is a dynamic learning environment, a school where both adults and children continue to learn and grow. Essential to our school’s success are our Core Values: Love of Learning, Respect, Well being.