All campuses in the Burnham Wood Family of Charter Schools will be dismissed early on Friday, October 6. Please do not pick up your students prior to their dismissal time. The schedules for each campus are below:
Howard Burnham Elementary
- KA and KB: 12:15 P.M.
- KC and KD: 12:25 P.M.
- 1A and 1B: 12:35 P.M.
- 1C and 1D: 12:45 P.M.
- 2A and 2B: 12:55 P.M.
- 2C and 2D: 1:05 P.M.
- 3A and 3B: 1:15 P.M.
- 3C and 3D: 1:25 P.M.
- 4A and 4B: 1:35 P.M.
- 4C and 4D: 1:45 P.M.
- 5A and 5B: 1:55 P.M.
- 5C and 5D: 2:05 P.M.
Vista del Futuro
- Kindergarten: 12:30 P.M.
- 1st: 12:45 P.M.
- 2nd: 12:55 P.M.
- 3rd: 1:00 P.M.
- 4th: 1:15 P.M.
- 5th: 1:30 P.M.
- 6th: 1:30 P.M.
To be announced
Meet your child’s teacher on Parent Orientation Day on August 19, 2017. The schedule is listed below:
- Kindergarten: 8:00-8:45 A.M.
- 1st Grade: 8:00-8:45 A.M.
- 2nd Grade: 9:00-9:45 A.M.
- 3nd Grade: 9:00-9:45 A.M.
- 4th Grade: 10:00-10:45 A.M.
- 5th Grade: 10:00-10:45 A.M.
- 6th Grade: 10:00-10:45 A.M.
We cordially invite you to our schools to get an opportunity to get to know you and show our appreciation. We will provide informative booths on parent volunteer opportunities, parent portal setup, parental engagement opportunities, and much more. Our partnership with you is an integral part in your child’s success. We want to hear your feedback and encourage your participation in your child’s education.
We are having a Parent Appreciation Night on the following dates at your child’s campus:
- Da Vinci School for Science and the Arts – November 15th (5-7 P.M.)
- Howard Burnham Elementary – November 16th (5-7 P.M.)
- Vista del Futuro – November 17th (5-7 P.M.)
Mrs. Nydia Magdaleno-Gonzalez M.Ed.
The El Paso Education Initiative, Inc. Charter Holder for the Vista del Futuro Charter School and Burnham Wood Charter School District is proud to announce the following breaking news!
September 27, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced today that Vista del Futuro Charter School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School. Vista del Futuro Charter School is one among 279 public and 50 private schools receiving this honor.
Schools are nominated for the award by the state department of education, and then complete a comprehensive application about school practices. Schools may apply for status as Exemplary High Performing—among the top schools in a state—or Exemplary Achievement Gap Closing—schools making the fastest progress in the their state in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
Iris B. Burnham, Board President, Nydia Magdaleno Gonzalez, Superintendent, and Yvonne Whitman, Principal of Vista del Futuro will represent the Vista del Futuro teachers, students, and parents at a two-day awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., to celebrate their hard-won achievements.
For more information about Vista del Futuro’s prestigious award, please contact Ms. Yvonne Whitman, Principal at (915) 855-8143. For more information about the El Paso Education Initiative, Inc. charter schools, please visit www.burnhamwood.org. For more information about the National Blue Ribbon Schools program, please visit nationalblueribbonschools.ed.gov
Press Release submitted by: Iris B. Burnham (915) 584-4024.
The August 2016 Vista del Futuro newsletter is now available. Click here to learn about our Meet the Teacher event on August 20, the start of school on August 22, day care, and school awards.
Congratulations Poetry Contest Winners!
Angel Ortiz 5th Grade Gone
Ricardo Osuna 4th Grade Baseball
Isabella Duran 6th Grade Once There Was a Boy Who Sat Under A Peach Tree
Daniela Escobar 5th Grade Flowers
Jocelyn Hernandez 6th Grade The Halls of Middle School
Brian Lira 4th Grade Soccer the Hard Game
Santiago Barraza 5th Grade Ninjas
Ballroom Dance Exposition
Vista del Futuro students demonstrated their groovy, modern and formal dancing skills on May 17 and 18 for their friends and family. Thank you to all who showed their support for our students and a big thank you to our dedicated coaches.
Annual Garden Market Day!
November 14th, Saturday
9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Come join us for our event. There will be food, fun, booths, and prizes! El Paso Fire Department, El Paso Sheriff’s Department, Del Sol Medical Center, and many more agencies will be joining us.
See the children perform! Robotics will be conducting a demonstration, the choir will be singing songs for you, the art club is selling their beautiful creations, and the Robotics club will be showing you what they have learned so far. Thank you for all the support you have given us. We ask for your continued support in this event to help us improve the back lot for the students to finally have a grassy area, seating, and our greenhouse!
Tickets- $1.00 each
Vista del Futuro Book Drive Success
Vista Del Futuro Charter School held a book drive where 5,274 books were collected. We want to congratulate all the students and parents that made this possible.
We would also like to congratulate Ms. Camacho and her students for collecting 2,250 books.
Vista del Futuro Friendship Dance
The Friendship Dance was held on 2/13/2015. Students enjoyed themselves during the dance.