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May 2021
Reminder: Wednesday Dismissal --> 11:40am

Reminder: Wednesday Dismissal --> 11:40am

Dear Burbank Families,Correction: this Wednesday, May 26th, is an early release day.All students will be dismissed at 11:40 AM.Please make appropriate arrangements to have your child(ren) picked up at 11:40.Thank you,Mr. Okie  
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April 2021
March 31st Information Session

March 31st Information Session

Dear Burbank Families,Below is the link for the resources presented at last night's Information Night:March 31st Information Session SlidesThank you for your support, understanding, and patience!We can't wait to have our students back full time!Mr. Okie    
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February 2021
Burbank Community Conversations

Burbank Community Conversations

 Dear Burbank Families,We feel strongly, as educators, that it is our responsibility to address race and racism with our students. To accomplish this, we are planning a series of guided discussions we are calling Community Conversations, grounded in pertinent children’s literature.  Our goal is to provide some information and opportunities for students to ask questions in the safe environment of school.We realize all children are at different places in their awareness and underst...
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January 2021
Burbank Newsletter - January 25th, 2021

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. “We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now. In this unfolding conundrum of life and history, there ‘is’ such a thing as being too late. This is no time for apathy or complacency. This is a time for vigorous and positive ac...
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December 2020
Burbank Newsletter - December 4th, 2020

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 to Burbank, and I have a few reminders help make the transition work for everyone. 
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October 2020
Community Newsletter: October 16th

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 gratitude for hard work, persistence, and patience from everyone (but especially Burbank’s incredible staff) that made this possible.
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Burbank Family Phase II Information Night - October 5, 2020

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.
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September 2020
Welcome Back Again!

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 that I invite you to watch as a family.
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Remote Learning Information Night Recording and Presentation

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. 
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August 2020
Burbank Family Update

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, and patient as we find solutions to our common problem.  This is true both for our lives in general, and for the coming school year.  Though school will, by necessity, be different in so many ways, Burbank’s commitment to our students will not waver. 
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