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The Anthony Burns

Dragon Tales 

 

 

School Telephone # 658-6800   
Fax # 658-6807
   

March 2015

Nancy Coll, Principal    

 Allison Langridge, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Coll's Corner:

        Perseverance is working hard to reach goals – hanging in there and staying focused even when obstacles stand in your way.  During a typical day at Anthony Burns, I see perseverance everywhere. When I visit classrooms and see students trying over and over to master a difficult concept, this is perseverance.  I see teachers and paraprofessionals who face difficult task, yet persevere until they eventually meet success.  These caring adults talk and use strategies they have shared to create just the right spark to connect with a particular child.  They persevere until they meet their goal.
 
    We can’t forget the parents who persevere in making sure their children have every opportunity for a first-rate education. They become involved in the classroom by volunteering their time, expertise, and by supporting study efforts at home.  Take some time to point out examples of perseverance to your own children.  Help them to set reasonable goals and applaud their efforts along the way. Perseverance is often the difference between those who succeed and those who do not.
 
   Please take some time to read through our newsletter. It has some very important and useful information Also please take the time to look at your child’s teacher’s website. The websites can be found by going to the Anthony Burns website and then go to the appropriate grade level. All of the websites hold valuable information.
 
    Remember to Read -Read -Read especially during the month of March. Our school wide goal is to read 1 Million  minutes by March 31.
 
     Kindergarten registration begins soon. Please remind all of your friends, neighbors, and relatives to come to ABES and register their children for next year. All kindergarten students MUST be 5 years old by Sept. 30, 2015.More information on the dates of Kindergarten registration will be coming out soon. 
 
     On March 17 at 9:45 we will participate in the statewide tornado drill.
 
     May the luck of the Irish lead to happiest heights and the highway you travel be lined with green lights.  Wherever you go and whatever you do, may the luck of the Irish be there with you.  If you’re lucky to be Irish, you’re lucky enough!  May you have all the happiness and luck that life holds – and at the end of your rainbows may you find your pot of gold.  May your pockets be heavy – your heart be light, and may good luck pursue you each morning and night.
 
     This year’s SMARTS Night will be held on April 1 from 6:00 – 7:30.
 Make It a Great Day ~ The Choice Is Yours!

Nancy Coll
Principal

 
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Click here for a message from Mark L. Doyle, Assistant Chief, regarding Home Heating Safety.

Click here to go to the School Free and Reduced Lunch Application online
Click here for the allergy letter to parents
Click here for offer vs serve explanation

 

 

ANTHONY BURNS MISSION STATEMENT:
"We are committed to building a safe and nurturing society of life-long learners who develop intellectual curiosity. We will strive to build a strong relationship between home and school to instill a desire for our students to develop strong character and skills that will help them be successful in the future."
 

 

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