Weekly Family Newsletter
Burns Park Elementary
January 8, 2023
This is our first newsletter of 2023. We hope everyone had a restful, relaxing winter break. We are excited to welcome back students and staff tomorrow! While this newsletter is short, it does contain very important information about our return, so please be sure to read it in its entirety.
We look forward to an amazing 2023 with the Burns Park community.
With much gratitude.
Heather & Leslee
AAPS Masking Policy
Per the email sent by Dr. Swift, 01/08/2023, Masks are required while indoors in AAPS schools from January 9 - 20.
In addition to wearing masks while indoors, we strongly urge families, students and staff to keep your student(s) home if experiencing respiratory symptoms, fever or vomiting/diarrhea. See When to Keep a Child Home from School Due to Illness.
If your child is diagnosed with RSV, influenza or COVID, please report their case to your school so that we may better understand the illnesses circulating in our AAPS school communities. (For COVID, report the case using this form and follow isolation guidance.)
For support with questions about sending your student to school or any of these illnesses, please contact your health care provider or your school nurse.
As we return to school in this new year 2023, we will continue to closely monitor absence levels and illness each day, and remain in close communication about next steps.
For more detailed information about the AAPS Fall 2022 COVID and Health Guidance, please click here.
Burns Park Blood Drive
The Burns Park Blood Drive is back baby! This is a "Save the Date" and plan ahead message for our Blood Drive on Friday, March 3, 2023. Feel free to sign up as well! We'll have regular pints and double reds available (also called "Power Reds"). We look forward to serving you!! This is our 16th blood drive, and we aim to beat the Michigan record (set by us)!! Don't worry, we will remind you.
Go to this link to sign up: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=bpe
Thank you for your help and support!
Noon Hour Volunteers Needed!
Girls on The Run
Girls on the Run is looking for coaches! This program is for girls in grades 3-5 and helps girls build healthy habits and develop strong character traits through fun and engaging lessons. The spring season starts in March. If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up!
Viki Tijunelis (firstname.lastname@example.org) was the site leader and coach last year and is happy to answer any questions.
Items from Home
From the PTO
From the Community
January 9, 2023
Goodly to Kensington
January 10, 2023
Conklin to Kensington
January 16, 2023
MLK Day, No School
January 24, 2023
WESO Assembly (Grades 2-5)