Burnham Wood Charter School District Garden Carnival and Annual Ballroom Dancing Exposition
Will be held at the
Da Vinci School for Science and the Arts
785 Southwestern Dr.
El Paso, Texas 79912
Come join us on Saturday, June 1st, 2013 for an evening of food, fun and wonderful dancing! From 4:00pm to 8:00pm help support our students and community by playing games, enjoying dinner and having fun. The Ballroom Dancing will take place in the Da Vinci Auditorium. Please drop off your child in the Da Vinci Gym 15 minutes before their time to perform.
Dance Performance Times:
• Kindergarten – 4:00pm
• 1st grade – 4:30pm
• 2nd grade – 5:00pm
• 3rd grade – 5:30pm
• 4th grade – 6:00pm
What to wear for the Dance Performance:
• Formal attire is requested / Suit Jacket is optional
• No tennis shoes or jeans • Girls can wear dresses
• The school uniform is acceptable to wear
Drop off your child in the Da Vinci Gym to prepare for their performance and then take your seat in the Auditorium for the Exposition. Changing Rooms will be designated for boys and girls, so that they can enjoy the Garden Carnival without damaging their clothing. Once the performance is over the children will be exiting the door at the back of the stage. They will be ready to be picked up outside at the west corner of the building.
Beginning today, Tuesday May 28th, 2013 you can purchase tickets for either a Hot Dog ($4.00) or BBQ Chicken ($5.00) Dinner at the Howard Burnham Front Office.
Dinner will be served from 4:00-7:00pm in the Da Vinci Cafeteria. Availability of meals depends on advance purchase. Please consider purchasing your tickets by Thursday May 30th, 2013.
IMPORTANT! Parents. You are responsible for your children’s safety and must supervise them at all times. Remember to remind them not to run, climb or leave the campus without your supervision.
A Great End
As the end of the school year approaches, I would like to express
my appreciation for the dedication and support of our students’
parents, school staff and Mrs. Burnham on the development of
our class projects. All this would not have been possible if not
for their support. Some of the activities in which your children
participated were the celebration of “Day of the Dead”, one of the
most ancient festivities of indigenous origin that has left a very
important cultural mark worldwide. In the year 2003, this
celebration was named a masterpiece of the oral and intangible
heritage of humanity by UNESCO.
In this day, we pay homage to various latin american authors such as Carlos Fuentes, Octavia Paz and Horacio Quiroga. Our students represented the lives of each
author, La Catrina and its history. They created murals, flowers and
other projects related to this important celebration. In this occasion
we had the pleasure of inviting the whole school to participate and
learn more about the Hispanic culture and its traditions
Once again, I thank you for your support and dedication.
Presently we are working on a recycling campaign and a
bullying campaign in which the students will produce a
radio ad and tv commercial, informing the public about
the importance of recycling and the ways of fighting
bullying. In Da Vinci School we strive for the intellectual
and cultural development in each and every one of our
students, and are always working towards success with
dedication and application of our values. Have a happy summer!
BBQ Dinner = $5 BBQ Chicken, Baked Beans, Potato Salad & Drink
·Hot Dog Dinner = $4 Hot Dog, Chips, & Drink
Dinner will be served in the DV Cafeteria June 1st, 4-7pm.
Availability of meals depends on advance purchase.
Orphan Annie Play
1933 Radio Show “Little Orphan Annie’s Surprise Party” A Public Speaking Presentation (3rd Grade) –
Tuesday – May 28
5:15 p.m. – Mrs. Talamantes
6:00 p.m. – Mrs. Thomas
Wednesday – May 29
5:15 p.m. – Mrs. Ross
6:00 p.m. – Mrs. Lane
HOWARD BURNHAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL RECEIVES TROPHY
Each year the students at HBES participate in the American Heart Association’s Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser. In addition to raising funds for a worthy cause, the children student heart health and healthy eating. On June 3rd the AHA regional representative presented HBES with a trophy for raising the most funds in all of El Paso County.
This is the fourth year that HBES has won the trophy for this effort. We are very proud of our students for their enthusiasm and to their parents for their support. Under the leadership of Principal, Audrey Shetty, Coaches Luis Lopez and Evelyn Rodriguez, Howard Burnham Elementary School reaches the top!
The Da Vinci greenhouse is now complete and beginning to be stocked with plants and seeds. The structure is attracting our community as they drive by and in one instance, a generous neighbor stopped to donate some seeds.
We are planning to add hydroponic technology and watch our garden grow. Already, a few plants have been added to our lunch salads, receiving with rave reviews.
Three students from DaVinci school won third place at the Annual EPWU poster Contest. Axela Heras, Alexa Garcia and Sandra Urrutia used all their talent and imagination in a poster for EPWU contest using water conservation as their theme.
The three students got recognition and received a prize for their excellent work at the Awards ceremony at the TecH20 Learning Center.
5th graders wearing their Marathon Kids T-Shirts. More than 70 students completed the 26 miles from October to May.
Congratuations to all who participated.