Welcome to Robert J. Burch Elementary School, Home of the Bears! We are glad you are here. Our motto is "Being Our Personal Best and Being Kind." Our principal is Mrs. Felecia Spicer and our Assistant Principal is Mrs. Tammy Sibley. Come on in and visit our website!


Announcements

red ribbon week

Red Ribbon Week Activities October 27 – 31:

Monday = Red Ribbon Day (wear all red)
Tuesday – Put a Cap on Drugs (wear a hat to school)
Wednesday – Sock it to Drugs (crazy sock day)
Thursday –  Be Part of a Drug Free Team (wear a team jersey/shirt)
Friday – Show Good Character – Be Drug Free (dress up as your favorite book character)
Mark your calendar

What:  Parent-Teacher Team Meeting
When:  Thursday, October 23, 5:30-8:00
Rotation 1:  5:30-6:15 your child’s classroom
Rotation 2:  6:15-7:00 PTO meeting and dinner
Rotation 3:  7:00-7:45  your child’s classroom
These rotations are set up so that you may attend the data presentation for more than one child.
Where:  Burch Elementary School
Why:  This Parent-Teacher Team Meeting is an opportunity for you to see and discuss your child’s current grade level data.  Free home activities will be provided.  See you there!

milestones

Students are taking the new Georgia Milestones Test this year! You are invited to a Parent Information Session

Parents of third, fourth, and fifth grade students at Burch and North Fayette Elementary Schools have an opportunity to attend an overview of the new Georgia Milestones Test.  At these workshop sessions you will receive information about what is new and different on the Georgia Milestones Test, and how this will affect your child.  Learn how teachers are preparing your child academically, review sample questions, and receive strategies for how you can support the required literacy skills necessary for academic proficiency at home.

Date:  Saturday, October 25, 2014
Time:  10:00am-12:00am
Location:  Flat Rock Middle School

Session I:  10:00-11:00  Georgia Milestones Test Overview
Presenter:  Kris Floyd, Fayette County Test Coordinator

Session 2: 11:00-12:00  Literacy Proficiency on the Georgia Milestones Test
Presenter:  Dr. Ebony Lee, Writing Consultant

music notes

The October schedule has been updated. Click for an updated copy of our Chorus Schedule for October 2014.

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PTO Board meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 1:00 at Burch. All parents are invited to attend.

Important Upcoming Dates