Welcome to the Burns Park PTO

The Burns Park PTO is a non-profit organized by the parents and teachers of Burns Park Elementary School. The mission of the PTO is to support the school and the school community by: arranging events that build community for Burns Park families; organizing enrichment activities for students; providing volunteer and financial support for teachers; publicizing school and classroom events, and raising funds to support these activities.

Dine Out For Burns Park Online Auction!

Dear Fantastic Burns Park Families & Friends,
It's time once again for our annual Dine Out For Burns Park Online Auction!
http://www.32auctions.com/DOBPFallFundraiser14
The site is now up and live and ready for all of your bids! Please take a few moments to peek at all the unbelievable items we have for you this year!
Don t miss this years class photos and all of the amazing items our BP teachers and staff have donated!
You will need to place your bids ASAP and check back often to see what other new and exciting items might pop up during the next two weeks!

Burns Park Halloween Parade

The Burns Park Elementary Halloween tradition was preserved this year despite inclement weather. Students and teachers put on a great parade. Thank you to each and every family volunteer for making this a fun and memorable time for students and thanks to Ms. Crankshaw’s class for leading our parade. If you want to check out pictures of parades of years past click here.
Halloween Parade

PTO Movie Night - "Lego Movie" on Fri, Oct 24, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Movie Night features "The Lego Movie" this month. Have your child to watch a movie with their school friends - 6:30pm student drop off & 8:30pm pick up. $5 ticket donation includes snack. Volunteers needed!

PTO Movie Night - "Rio 2" on Fri, Sep 26, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

Movie Night is back. Wonderful opportunity for your child to watch a movie with their school friends - 6:30pm student drop off & 8:30pm pick up. $5 ticket donation includes snack. Volunteers needed!

PTO General Meeting - Thu, Sep 18, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

Please attend the PTO General Meeting after Fall Festival in the Media Center at Burns Park Elementary School. Proposed agenda for discussion is attached. The PTO Budget for 2014-15 school year will be presented for approval.

Fall Festival - Thu, Sep 18, 2014, 5:30 p.m.

We look forward to seeing you at the Fall Festival this Thursday from 5:30-7pm! Bring a blanket, dinner for your family, and a nut-free dessert to share. Buy a drink and support the 5th graders in fundraising efforts for graduation. We're looking for a few helping hands to assist in clean up. Questions? Please email Marjo Grabowski at marjograbowski@mac.com or Lauren Kinsherf at laurenkinsherf@yahoo.com.

Traffic Issue - Danger to children at Wells St. in front of school

During the 2013-14 school year the city of Ann Arbor put traffic calming measures (speed bumps etc.) on Wells St. at several of the intersections. However, this has not made it more safe for the children at Burns Park Elementary with cars speeding up in front of the school and ignoring the stop signs (perhaps trying to make up for "lost time" at the speed bumps). Here are a couple of videos (30 sec & 13 sec) taken a few days ago that highlight this issue.

New to Burns Park?

Welcome!!! If you have a student who is attending Burns Park for the first time, and if you have any questions at all about our school or processes, please use the contact form and we’ll get an answer for you!

Look for the New Family Packet in the office if you did not attend the New Family Orientation.

On behalf of the students, staff, teachers and parents, we are so pleased that your family is joining the Burns Park community. You will find Burns Park to be a friendly school, where families work and play together to create a safe and comfortable environment for our children.

PTO Meeting Minutes

Missed the meeting? Look here first!

In an effort to include more parents and teachers in the workings of the PTO, minutes of all PTO meetings are posted here. 

2012-2013

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