Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Hunt PTO Update 4/9/14

Hey There Hunt families - Did you notice the new sign in front if Hunt?  This is your PTO dollars at work!  Coming soon to the sign will be a brick base, shrubs and electricity.  Soon you will see events listed on the sign similar to the sign at BHS!  Have a great week!

West Side Story was videotaped and we are now taking orders.  If you did not order at the show, you are welcome to download the form and send your order in to the HMS office.  Click the link here:

Report Cards come out at the end of the week.  Keep your ears open for on team celebrations for students achieving honor roll/high honor roll.

Burlington Friends of Education hosted an organizational meeting on Tuesday to help pass an amended budget.  Info below from the Facebook page
If you missed the meeting last night, here is a great story from WPTZ News Channel 5 about our core message, and the work we need to do to get a budget passed.

“We’ve really built an exceptional school system in a lot of ways, and it would really just be heartbreaking to take so many steps backwards." — Sarah Woodard, parent (and BHS graduate).
A quote from the last school board meeting: "What we're doing is working. Why would we choose to break it?"

We're not the only ones who think Burlington Schools are doing great work. Just read this article from The Atlantic.

The Hunt PTO and the Family School Partnership invite
You & Your Family to the


Thursday, April 17th       6:00 – 7:30 pm
In the
Hunt Middle School Cafeteria

******With Live Student Entertainment!******

Do you cook a recipe at home that reflects your heritage?  We would love to try it!

Please bring a Main Dish potluck item to share

We also encourage you to wear any clothing that reflects your heritage. (but please do wear clothing!)

Drinks, Salads, Rolls and Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream will be provided!

During the Dinner we will also host a Title 1 Parent Informational Meeting.
There will be a table set up where you will be able to review:
·         The Hunt Home School Compact
·         The Burlington's District Parent Involvement Policy.

Your feedback is always welcome and important.

For questions or to help with the dinner contact Jennifer Sutton

 at 310-4998, or 

Save the Date!
  • April 10th - Track & Field - Parent Info Meeting, 5pm
  • April 11 - School Dance - 7pm
  • April 17 - Heritage Potluck Dinner - 6-7:30 in the cafeteria - live student entertainment and free ice cream 
  • April 21st - 25th - April vacation - No School
  • April 29th - First Track & Field meet at Essex High

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