Monday, October 3, 2016

Weekly Memo

September 30, 2016

Main Office 781-270-1721    Nurse 781-270-1724   Absentee Line 781-273-7649

Oct 10th No School Columbus Day
Oct 28th Rocket Day  @ 12:30PM
Oct 28th Halloween Party 6:30 PM - 8PM

Main Lunch Menu Choices October 3rd-7th
French Toast

Alt:Stuffed Crust Pizza
Burlington Sampler

Alt:Hot Dog
Grilled Chicken Sandwich

Alt: Grilled Cheese
Pasta With Sauce

Alt:Ham & Cheese Croissant
Sal’s Pizza

Alt: Tuna fish

From the office:
School Attendance: If your child is going to be absent, you MUST call the School Absentee Line at 781-273-7649 BEFORE 8:10 am on the day of the absence.  An answering machine will record your message.  Please leave your Child’s name, grade level, teacher’s name and reason for the absence.

From the Nurse:
We all know accidents happen and a quick change of clothes can make a difference in your day:
If you have any clothing that you are willing to donate to the    nurse's office. Please feel free to send it in with your child marked for donation to the nurse.

A&F Bus has asked that we remind all parents that children should be at the bus stop 5 minutes before the bus is to arrive.
This will keep the busses on schedule and running smooth.


  SUPER BINGO is back!

Join the BHS Athletic Boosters at our Fall fundraising event:
 Saturday October 1st,  6:30 pm:
              Woburn Elks, Washington St. Woburn
Come play for a chance to win some fabulous prizes.

To reserve a table: e-mail

2016-17 Travel Basketball Registration and Tryout Information
The Travel Basketball Program is offered for boys and girls in grades 4 - 8 that are Burlington residents. Any player that would like to be considered for a travel basketball team must register online and attend the appropriate tryout sessions. If a player is injured and not able to tryout, he/she should still attend the sessions and observe the tryouts. Registration is free and will only be accepted online. To register, please go to the BYBA Website at, login and register your child. Players will not be allowed to tryout unless they have registered. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to tryout start time to check in and be ready.  

Burlington Board of Health Flu Clinic - Saturday 10/22/16 The Burlington Board of Health Flu Clinic will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016 from 12pm to 3pm at the Memorial School, 125 Winn Street, Burlington.  No appointment is necessary.  All flu vaccines are free, but if you have health insurance please bring your information.  All children and adults are eligible for free vaccine regardless of insurance status.  Children under age 18 must be accompanied by parent/guardian.  Please note:  per CDC guidelines, no FluMist will be administered this year.  If possible, please wear a loose-fitting short sleeve shirt.  For the most current information, please call the BOH Flu Clinic Line at 781 238-5353.
Help support the Burlington Food Pantry by purchasing a pumpkin at the 4th annual People Helping People Pumpkin Patch from October 2 through October 31. The Pumpkin Patch is located at St. Mark’s Church, 10 St. Mark’s Road in Burlington. The patch is open Monday through Friday from 12 to 6PM and on Saturdays and Sundays from 11-6PM. 100% of the profits benefits People Helping People and the Burlington Food Pantry.

The Burlington Education Foundation presents:
Halloween Costume Party
*Raffles* *Best costume contest * Purchase tickets at $20.00 pp online or $25.00 at the door. 21 and older please!
Sons of Italy, 168 Lexington St, Woburn, MA
The Burlington Education Foundation presents: Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 7:00pm Sons of Italy, 168 Lexington St, Woburn, MA

K-8th Grade Tournament
K-2 4-man round robin
3rd-8th grade 8-man brackets (where possible)
Awards for top 3 place finishers per bracket
Entrance capped at 300 participants
Certified referees
EMT on-site
Fabulous food all day

Burlington High School Gym
123 Cambridge Street Burlington, MA

Registration & Fees
Online registration and payment at
Please be sure to register ahead of time we wouldn’t want you to show up and not be able to wrestle
Adult spectators $5, children 12 & under are free

Town of Burlington Satellite office for
Community Teamwork, Inc.
Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP)
Fuel Assistance, also known as the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), is a government program the helps low- income families and individuals pay their heating bills during the winter. Fuel assistance is for low-income tenants and homeowners, and eligibility is based on the household’s gross annual income. Renters may also receive fuel assistance even if their heat is included in the rent.

The amount of fuel assistance received depends on income, housing status, and heating costs. Recipients of State Fuel Assistance are also eligible for discounted rates on their electric  and gas utility bills. Additionally, residents may be eligible for weatherization services, heating system repairs, and Citizens Energy heat assistance programs. Fuel assistance payments for actual usage or fuel delivery are made directly to the heating vendor for primary energy needs from November 1st to April 30th, except when cost of heating is included in the rent.
Initial applications can be accepted starting November 1, 2016
More inforamtion can me found at the website