News and Announcements

Mrs. Field's Cookie Dough Fundraiser Pick-Up Date Confirmed: Wednesday, 11/29/17

Dear Parents of John Burroughs Middle School,

Thank you for your participation with the cookie dough fundraiser!

The cookie dough fundraiser delivery date has been confirmed for Wednesday, 11/29/17. Due to the large order, they could not deliver the items before the Thanksgiving Break, as we had hoped.

Pick-up Location: MPR (Next to the cafeteria)
Please be advised that if you have a large order, it is highly suggested that parents make arrangements to accompany the students for the pick-up.

Thank you!
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The 2017-2018 Parent School Experience Survey Due Thursday, 11/16/17

Dear Parents of John Burroughs Middle School,
This is Dr. Martinez, Principal of John Burroughs Middle School with an important message.
We are collecting the 2016-2017 School Experience Survey for Parents through Thursday, November 16, 2017. We are looking for 100% participation. It is important that we get your surveys submitted in order to get a better understanding of what parents think about our school’s learning environment.
Your child was provided with:
• The 2017-2018 Parent School Experience Survey for parents to complete and to be returned to your student’s homeroom teacher no later than Thursday, November 16, 2017.
• The School Experience Survey (SES) provides valuable information to all stakeholders about LAUSD schools.
• As always, we thank you for helping make John Burroughs a school that leads in preparing your children for High School, College, and Beyond.
• Once again, parents, please take the time to complete the Parent School Experience Survey and send it to your child’s homeroom teacher no later than Thursday, November 16, 2017
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Gideon’s Bibles

Good afternoon parents and guardians of John Burroughs Middle School . This message is on behalf of principal Dr. Martinez with an important message. This morning, a group of people assembled on the public sidewalk and distributed Gideon’s Bibles to students and parents/guardians as they made their way into school. This book distribution was not school related or school sponsored. Please call the main office if you have any questions or concerns. Thank you and have a pleasant evening.
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JOHN BURROUGHS MIDDLE SCHOOL'S MAGNET AND SCHOOL FOR ADVANCED STUDIES (SAS) (PROSPECTIVE PARENT TOUR)

Prospective Parents:
Please join us and learn what John Burroughs Middle School's Magnet and School for Advanced Studies (SAS) programs have to offer your students. Information sessions and campus/classroom tours begin promptly at 8:30 am in our Auditorium located at 600 S. McCadden Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90005. For further information please contact Mr. Corral or Mrs. Echevarria at (323) 549-5000. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you!
Magnet and SAS Tour dates:
October 4, 2017
October 11, 2017
October 18, 2017
November 1, 2017
A reminder that all tours will begin promptly at 8:30 am.

Parking will be available in the McCadden Parking Lot located on McCadden Place and Wilshire.
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District-wide earthquake emergency preparedness drill on Thursday, October 19th, at 10:20 a.m.

Thursday, 10/19/17 During Period 3 (Connect Ed Message Will be Sent to Parents/Gaurdians)

Dear Parents of John Burroughs Middle School:
At this time, all students and staff are practicing their emergency earthquake response procedures as part of the Great California Shakeout. Please note that students are expected to return to class by period 3, and offices will open again at that time.
Thank you for your understanding as we prepare your children on how to respond to an earthquake emergency.
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Important updates for the week of 10/15. (Sent via Connect Ed)

Dear Parents and Students of John Burroughs Middle School,

Important updates for the week of 10/15.

Monday 10/16 TeamWorks @ Gym 3:00 PM

Tuesday 10/17 Early Day Dismissal at 1:25 PM

Wednesday 10/18 Magnet Tours for Prospective Parents starting @ 8:30 AM
NJHS Lunch Rehearsals for 7th/8th grade students only

Thursday 10/19 NJHS Lunch Rehearsals for 7th/8th grade students only

Friday 10/20 P.E. 1 Mile Run
PTA General Meeting Room 241 @ 8:30 AM
NJHS Opening Ceremony for 7th/8th grade students @ 4:00 PM (Auditorium) Parking will be available at the McCadden Lot.
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Important updates for the week of 10/9 (Sent via Connect Ed)

Dear Parents and Students of John Burroughs Middle School,

Important updates for the week of 10/9

Monday, 10/9 soccer/Softball Challenge P.E. Department
Tuesday, 10/10
 Fundraiser Assembly
o Period 4 (6th grade)
o Period 5 (7th grade)
o Period 6 (8th grade)
Wednesday, 10/11
 Magnet/SAS Tours
Friday, 10/13
 High School Magnet Fair 5PM – 7PM in the auditorium
 Coffee with the Principal 8:15 AM – 9:30 AM in the auditorium

Also, from Oct. 1 to Nov. 14, the District is accepting applications for our CHOICES Program. For more information, please visit the eChoices website at http://eChoices.lausd.net. This link is also posted on our school website on the right yellow link. JB Magnet Code is 1807502. If you have additional questions, please speak with Mr. Sam Corral, magnet coordinator.
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Important reminder about the High School Fair

Dear Parents of John Burroughs Middle School,

This an important reminder about the High School Faire.

Your child received an invitation earlier this week for the event. Local HS’s will be here to discuss their programs with you. All Parents are invited to attend.

The faire will be on Friday October 13th, 2017 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. We hope to see you there. Please follow us on facebook and twitter and refer to our website for more information.
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FAMILY STEAM NIGHT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2018!

DEAR JB PARENTS AND STUDENTS:
FAMILY STEAM NIGHT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23, 2018!
Family STEAM Night, originally scheduled for Friday, October 6, 2017, has been rescheduled to Friday, February 23, 2018 due to conflicting factors. We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused. Please look out for an RSVP form to be sent in January 2018. We look forward to sharing the wonderful STEAM activities happening at JB in the New Year!
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Important reminders for the week of 10/2.

Sent via Connect Ed:
Dear Parents and Students of John Burroughs Middle School,

Important reminders for the week of 10/2.

Monday, 10-2: Teamworks meeting @ 3pm in the auditorium
Tuesday, 10-3: Early Day Dismissal at 1:25 PM
Wednesday, 10-4:
Walk to School Day, Magnet SAS Tour for incoming elementary students
Thursday, 10-5: ELAC meeting to start at 8:30 AM in the library
Friday, 10-6: PE department 1,000 meter run
Scholastic book fair from 3pm-7pm
Family STEAM Night from 5pm - 7pm
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