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Each year we invite parents and family members to assist in the writing and revision of the following Title I documents for the next school year: 

Burnett Elementary grade-level School-Parent Compact

Burnett Elementary Parent Involvement Policy

Douglas County School System LEA Parent Involvement Policy

These documents can be found on the forms section of this page.  Please take a moment to review each document and email Tenia Boone or Cynthia Brooks with your comments.  You may also stop by the Parent Resource Center and provide your suggestions, as well.  Thank you. 

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Burnett Elementary Annual Title I Meeting

This meeting offers families the opportunity to learn about the Title I program that is offered at Burnett Elementary School.    

  • Title I Annual Parent Meeting - October 3, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.
  • Title I Annual Parent Meeting - October 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.   

Parent Advisory Council Meetings

 

The Parent Advisory Council (PAC) is made up of a parent representative from each grade level, the principal, a teacher, and the parent outreach facilitator.  The PAC meets at least three times a year and gives input and direction for the Title I program including the school compact, the school policy for parent involvement, and the parent workshops.  ALL parents at Burnett Elementary are invited and encouraged to attend and participate in all PAC meetings.  The meetings will be advertised on the school website, on signage, and through flyers.  The dates for the PAC meetings for 2017-2018 are listed below.  Please note that dates and times are subject to change.

 August 15, 2017 at 8:15 a.m. 

November 15, 2017 at 8:30 a.m.

January 17, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.

May 2, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.   

If you would like to serve on the Parent Advisory Council, or if you would like more information regarding our various resources and parent workshops, please contact our Instructional Lead Teacher, Mrs. Brooks at (770) 651-3533; email her at cynthia.brooks@douglas.k12.ga.us. The faculty, staff, and administrators at Burnett look forward to working with your family this year!                       


2017-2018 Parent Engagement Schedule

 

Burnett Elementary School will hold curriculum nights and workshops on different topics that will focus on the needs of our parents and children.  In addition to receiving great information at these workshops, you will get to mingle and network with teachers and other Burnett parents. All of our workshops will be advertised through flyers, class dojo, signage, and automated phone calls.  Please scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a list of workshops, dates, and times for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Please put these dates on your calendar because we truly hope to see you at these wonderful and informative school events!

 

August 2017

 

 

Setting the Standard for Excellence 

Parents will meet as a group with their child's teacher to hear important information about the curriculum for the first semester and how to help at home with math, social studies, science, and reading.  

 August 21, 2017  Scheduled during lunch times for students in grades K-2

August 22, 2017 Scheduled during lunch times for students in grades 3-5

August 28, 2017

(Repeat sessions of August 21 and 22)   

  Session 1: 5:00-5:45

 Session 2: 5:45-6:30

There will be two rotations for this meeting in an effort to accommodate parents who have children in multiple grade levels.

 


  Monthly

 

 Attendance Works: The Academic Benefits of Being Present and Punctual

The importance of attendance and the effects it has on academic achievement will be discussed during the Star Student Assembly. In addition, the counselor and school social worker will review the Douglas County School attendance policy as needed throughout the year. 

 

Beginning in September

During the Star Student Assembly

 


 

 

  

Family Literacy Day

Parents will be invited to learn about various literary elements that they can implement at home to help their children become better readers. 

 September 8, 2017

Scheduled during lunch times 


 

Georgia Milestone Assessment Informational Meeting

In conjunction with Eastside Elementary School, parent will hear information about the Georgia Milestones Assessment Systems test. They will learn the benefits of this new assessment, and what they, the parents, can expect and do to help their child prepare for the assessment.

November 10, 2017

 4:00-5:30 p.m.


 

 

 

Using Technolgy at Home to Increase Your Child's Academic Achievement

Darrien Curruth, Instructional Technology Specialist, will demonstrate to parents how they can use technology at home to increase their child's understanding of the concepts discussed at school. He will provide parents with various demonstrations using several educational websites. 

November 15, 2017

Session 1: 9:00 a.m.

   Session 2: 3:30 p.m.  


 

 

National Parent Involvement Day 

National Parent Involvement Day, November 16, 2017, will provide an opportunity for the faculty and staff at Burnett Elementary to honor and highlight the powerful contributions parents and caregivers provide to our school and home to support their child's success. 

 

Detailed plans for this day are TBD.   


 December 2017 

 

 

Math Winter Wonderland 

Burnett families are invited to attend a special day filled with math and excitement. Families will experience fun math focused activities geared towards students in grades K thru 5. Refreshments will be served. In addition, a special guest from the South Pole will be making his rounds to take pictures with your child. 

December 7, 2017

Scheduled during lunch times 

 


 

 

 

 Georgia Milestones Informational Meeting 

Parent who were unable to make the Fall Informational meeting will be invited to learn information about the Georgia Milestones Assessment Systems test. They will learn the benefits of this assessment, and what they, the parents, can expect and do to help their child prepare for the assessment. 

February 15, 2018

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. 


 

 

 Scientist on the Rise: A "STEAM"ing evening of Science

 

Burnett families are invited to particiate in a night of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) activities. Students will have an opportunity to show parents what they are currently learning in Science. Parents and community members will also be able to see our Science Fair displays and the winner for the Science Fair will be announced. 

 

May 4, 2018

 Scheduled during lunch times