Tiger Times

Burt Elementary School September 2022

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A Note From Ms. Mathis and Dr. Funderburk

Welcome back to Burt everyone! We are excited to have the 22-23 school year underway! This year will be the best one yet for our Tiger families! We are excited to include everyone in our Learning Adventure this year. Please follow the Burt Facebook page to see school updates and updates about our learning adventures this year. #BurtLearningAdventure

Remember our School Wide Expectations are:

1. Take care of yourself

2. Take care of others

3. Take care of this place

Families, please remember if you have a concern or issue, it is always best practice to communicate with your child’s teacher first as they will have first-hand knowledge of your student. If you need to meet with an administrator, please call the front office or fill out a parent meeting form in the front office and an administrator will get back to you as soon as possible. On any given day, administrators have many scheduled meetings and other school operation duties and likely will not be able to meet with you on the spot. Please allow us the opportunity to schedule the meeting with you so you will have a designated time and have our full attention so we can meet the needs of your student.

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PBIS Rewards Family APP

Make sure to download the PBIS Family app to track your student's PBIS points and purchases, view messages and newsletters from teachers, view behavior referrals, as well as communicate with your child's classroom teacher. For additional information please reach out to your student's teacher.
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Reminders from the Office

  • Early Dismissals- Please keep in mind that there are NO dismissals from the front office after 3:00 pm. Students must be here for at least 3 hours and 31 minutes in order to be counted as present for the day. In addition, students are learning from the time school starts until the very end of the day, so please try not to dismiss your student early every day.
  • School Messenger-If for some reason, you have blocked our school messenger, you will need to unblock the school number in case we need to reach you in the event of an emergency
  • Contact information-Please make sure you keep us up-to-date on all phone number and address changes, as well as emergency contact information. Changes in contact information for your child can be entered at parents.cmcss.net
  • Changes in transportation-If you are needing to change the way your student will be getting home on any given day, please send in a hand-written note. We cannot accept changes over the phone as it is difficult to fully verify your identity.
  • Photo IDs-A government-issued ID is required in order to dismiss your student early. Anyone who comes to pick your student up must be on the emergency card or we must receive a note of authorization from you. The same will apply in the car rider line in the event the person picking up does not have a car tag.


  • Parent Notes (up to 5 days person school year)
  • Doctor/dentist/hospital notes
  • Required court appointments
  • Funeral Documentation

Any of these items and any questions you may have regarding attendance can be sent to our attendance clerk, cara.sigears@cmcss.net

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Powerschool is the student information system that provides parents or legal guardians virtual access to students' grades, assignments, and attendance history. Powerschool can be accessed online or through a smart device. Use the code PZQN after downloading the Powerschool app. This can also be accessed through the cmcss.net website under Students and Parent. We certainly encourage you to take advantage of this resource.
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Dominos Spirit Night

We will have Domino’s spirit nights on September 14 & 15 – we will send flyers home on Monday the 12th. The flyer must be given to the delivery person or at the store if orders are picked up, in order for sales to be credited to Burt. This can be redeemed at any Dominos location!
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We will host the Scholastic Book Fair in the Library from September 7 through the 15th! Families will be able to shop during our Family night on September 8th and again on parent-teacher conference night on the 15th.
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Spirit Wear Fundraiser Coming SOON! 9/26

Burt Family Night

Thursday, Sep. 8th, 4:30-6pm

110 Bailey Street

Clarksville, TN

Come join us for a campout adventure! We will have fun and games that are campout themed! We will have hotdogs and smores to go! Enter through the front doors and head to the Gym!
Kid President's Pep Talk to Teachers and Students!
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