Burnette Blast

July 2022

Welcome Back!

We are so excited to see our students very soon for the 2022-2023 school year! We are going to "tee off" to a great year!

Our theme for the 2022-2023 school year is, “Shooting for a Hole in One!” We are committed to having a great time this year, as we all work hard so we each get that hole in one!

We will continue our success in the 2022-2023 school year by providing each and every child with engaging learning experiences that are rewarding and meaningful. As we continue to prepare for the upcoming school year, I wanted to share some important information:

  • Classroom teachers will be calling/emailing parents on Monday, July 25th and Tuesday, July 26th to introduce themselves.

  • Meet the Teacher Day is Thursday, July 28th. Families are scheduled based on their last name. The Open House Tip sheet below will help you prepare for this important event.

* 8:30-10:00 Last Names A-M

* 10:30-12:00 Last Names N-Z

In order to ensure that our school building is as safe and secure as possible, our front office staff will be fully utilizing our video entry system this school year. This means you will be asked to share why you are visiting the school before you are allowed to enter the building.

We are going to have an amazing year together! I hope that you and your family have an amazing summer! If there is anything I can do to support you, please don't hesitate to reach out: 678-546-2170, sally.lehmann@gcpsk12.org.

Your Proud Principal,

Dr. Sally Lehmann

Burnette Elementary


Open House Tip Sheet

What to Prepare?
  • Go to Burnette’s website to view your child(ren)’s supply lists. Purchase supplies and bring them to Open House (See link below)

  • Visit My Payments Plus and complete the following forms: Orientation Agreement and Contributions.

Where to Park?
  • Park in the lower level parking area and enter through the lower level lobby (overflow parking is at Promise Church). Greeters will assist you and pass out a pink “Open House” ticket and a map. Please make your way upstairs to the cafeteria.

Where do I go when I arrive?
  • Cafeteria

    • Bus Route Listings and Bus Route Question Station

    • Cafeteria Account Station (available online at My Payments Plus)

    • Car Rider/Walker Tags

  • Music Room

    • Device Check-out for 2nd - 5th-grade students if needed

  • Cafeteria Hallways

    • PTA Membership Station (available online at My Payments

    • SPIRIT WEAR Station

    • Business Partners, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts

Now you are ready to visit your child’s teacher!

  • Bring your completed pink slip to your child’s teacher to verify that everything is completed.

  • Please only visit 2022-2023 teacher(s)

  • While you are in your child’s classroom you must complete the Technology Device Checkout form

Other Information:

  • Visit the Clinic if needed to discuss any medical/medication needs your child may have.

  • Returning students will not complete online registration as parents will verify contact information in the classroom during Open House.

  • New students or students that registered over the summer, but have an incomplete file, may finish registration and submit missing paperwork in the media center before entering the cafeteria.


Upcoming Events

July and August 2022


7/28 ~ Meet your Teacher Day

8:30-10:00 ~ Last Names A-M

10:30-12:00 ~ Last Names N-Z


8/3 ~ First Day of School K, 1st, SPED Classes

8/4 ~ First Day of School 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th

8/23 ~ K-2 Curriculum Night @ 6 pm

8/25 ~ 3-5 Curriculum Night @ 6 pm


First Day of School - Staggered Start

This year students will return to the building following a staggered start schedule in order to provide opportunities for students to acclimate to the school building and provide time for Social-Emotional Learning opportunities.
    • Wednesday, August 3rd: Kindergarten, 1st, Special Education Classrooms

    • Thursday, August 4th: 2nd - 5th

All 2nd-5th grade students will be expected to engage in digital activities (including live Zoom sessions) on Wednesday, August 3rd. If your child needs a device to participate digitally please complete the survey below.



Supply Lists

Click on the link below to see the supply list for each grade level.

Supply Lists


Burnette's School Council

Burnette's School Council is designed to bring parents and the community together with teachers and school administrators to create a better understanding of and mutual respect for each other's ideas for school improvement. We are looking to add a couple of new members to the 2022-2023 School Council. The council meets four times a year during the school day and members are expected to serve for two years. If you are interested in joining, please complete the survey link below by August 15th.



Changemaker Initative

Do you want to help Burnette be the best school in Gwinnett! Consider signing up to be a Changemaker and make a difference in your child's educational experience.

Get started right now:

  1. Text “BURNETTE” to 404-994-3399 to help your student create their fundraising page or click this link - https://app.hellodonor.com/schools/burnette-elementary-school/signup

  2. Make a donation on your student’s fundraising page.

  3. Share your student’s fundraising page with their Top 5 List.



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