News and Announcements

Parent Orientation
Due to technical difficulties with the new MiSiS program we are rescheduling the parent orientation to next Thursday, August 7. There are two time options- 9:00am or 3:00pm. We apologize for the inconvenience but this should allow for more attendance of all incoming students. Thank you.
Welcome to a new school year
Welcome parents and students to the 2014-2015 school year. The first day of instruction is Tuesday August 12, 2014. We would like to remind you that all 7th and 8th grade students need to have their Tdap on file prior to the first day of school. Students with no proof of Tdap will not be allowed to attend school. Please monitor our website throughout the summer for updates and other important information. In addition to our website, we will also send out telephone messages to help keep you informed. Thank you and hope you are having a great summer.
Uniform Sales
Uniforms will be sold on campus the following days:
July 30 10:30am-4:00pm
July 31 10:30am-4:00pm
August 1 10:30am-5:00pm
Uniforms can also be purchased via internet @
Lost and Found
If your child has lost jackets, sweatshirts, etc. throughout the school year, please stop by our Lost and Found rooms to claim your lost items. Please stop by Room 110 and the Boys' PE Office for clothing and non-electronics and please see Mr. Enriquez for electronics.
First Day of School (2014-2015 School Year) - Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Construction on Wilshire Blvd.
We have been informed that construction on Wilshire will begin on April 21, 2014. We anticipate construction will take between 2-4 weeks (depending on weather). Access to McCadden from Wilshire will be maintained during morning drop-off/afternoon pick-up throughout the construction period. The schedule is as follows: Mon., Wed., Thur., and Fri. from 7:00-9:00 AM and 2:00-3:30 PM and Tues. from 7:00-9:00 AM and 12:00-2:00 PM. PARENTS ARE NOT TO DROP-OFF STUDENTS ON WILSHIRE BLVD. Students using Metro will need to access the bus stop at Rimpau as stops at McCadden and Highland will be closed due to construction activity.
Mr. QUE and Mr. D's Pi Day Performance at JB
On March 14th, (Pi Day), John Burroughs Middle School hosted a rap concert and the result was "as sweet as a mathematical constant that represents the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter, or pi." Click to check out the article of this memorable event!
FYI...After school tutoring in the Library has been extended to 5:00 PM on Wednesdays and Thursdays. If your child is in need of extra academic support, be sure to utilize our services!
John Burroughs MS was recognized by the District for having the highest percent of students at 96% or above for Attendance! At JB, attendance is top priority! Congratulations to Students, Staff, and Parents!
SPRING CARNIVAL! Thursday, April 3, 2014
Come have fun while supporting JB! Thur., April 3 from 3:00-5:00 PM. Tickets on sale in the Student Store during Lunch...$6. Click for more info!
Zone of Choice - Students with a Zone of Choice Assignment for 2014-2015
Attention: Students who reside within an area known as "Zone of Choice" are being summoned during homeroom this week to get information about the Zone of Choice procedure. Students, parents, and guardians are encouraged to look at LAUSD's Zone of Choice website to get information on their assigned school. More information to come as this process needs to be completed within the upcoming weeks. Click here for website information.
Homework Assistance / Tutoring
Need homework assistance or tutoring? JB is offering FREE morning and after-school assistance in the Library! Morning tutoring is Mon.-Fri. from 7:15-7:45 AM and after-school tutoring is on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:00-4:00 PM. Click for more info!
If you have missed any part of the Connect Ed message, please click here.
Online Meal Applications
It is very important for EVERY parent to fill out a meal application. Please click to get to the website.
Culmination DVDs and Photo Information
Culmination DVDs will be available in August.
Please contact the student store the last week of August for a pick-up date: 323.936.2604

Student photos taken during culmination will be available in August.
The Photography company will contact you with website and availability information.
Your child filled out a photography form during culmination practice. The company will use this information (email/phone) to contact you.

Check our website August for more information.
Thank you!
Summer Food Rocks - USDA's Sites Serving Summer Meals
Please see flyer for information on sites servicing summer meals. En español: Informacion en el volante sobre sitios que sirven comida durante el verano.
Interested in enrolling in our Korean or Spanish Dual Language Program? Click for the application!
Children's Hospital - Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment Services Information
WATCH D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students)
Are you a dad/male guardian who would like to get more involved in your child's school life? Please click for more info!
School Wide Positive Behavior Support Plan
We are very excited to announce our new positive behavior support plan for John Burroughs Middle School. Click for more info!
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"To Infinity & Beyond"...
The 2014 JB Yearbook Pre-sale is Now! Stop by the Student Store and pay $35 January-April. CASH ONLY. The price will increase to $40 in May and June. You can also buy it online by clicking on the icon.

Click Here to order your Yearbook

Upcoming Events

Pupil-Free Day
Date: 6/6/2014
8th Grade Culminations
Date: 6/5/2014
Location: Auditorium
Last Day of School
Date: 6/5/2014
Date: 5/26/2014
NJHS Closing Ceremony
Date: 5/22/2014, 5 PM 6 PM
Location: Auditorium