SPIRIT WEEK, 3/20-3/24!
Mon., 3/20 - Island Day (floral prints, Hawaiian shorts, clothing that provides a tropical/island vibe)
Tues., 3/21 - Rep the Bay (sports gear, for example, Warriors, 49ers, Giants, etc.)
Wed., 3/22 - Pajama Day (comfy pajamas that cover your body)
Thur., 3/23 - 90s Throwback (colorful clothing, vintage windbreakers, Mom/boyfriend jeans, overalls)
Fri., 3/24 - Black & Teal (school spirit!)
This is the THIRD concert of brand new music this year!
Mr. Chavez says, "At every concert we attempt new, more ambitious music and I am certain this one will leave you LIFTED :)"
The Burton Choir wants to attend the vocal competition this April where they will present a 20 minute set against other Bay Area Vocal Ensembles. Donations from the 3/23 concert will help pay for a bus and competition entry.
Applications start 3/13/17, DUE by 4/7/17.
MYEEP - Offers employment experience that creates a strong link between academic and occupational learning and provides connections to the local job market for youth. (for residents of San Francisco - Aged 14-17 that will not have graduated by May 2017).
YOUTHWORKS - Are you in the 11th or 12th-grade and want to work in paid
internships with San Francisco city employees? Participants have the option to intern in more than 30 city departments, such as the Department of Public Health, the District
Attorney’s office and the Board of Supervisors.
GARDEN PROJECT - Students will grow organic vegetables at the Garden Project’s farm at the San Francisco County Jail San Bruno Complex in San Mateo County. They learn composting, propagation, and planting techniques.
The Beacon Olympics will be directly following the Senior Carnival on Tuesday, April 4th from 3:30 - 5:30pm. We'll have jumpers, nachos, games and friendly competitions on the football field!
This month we cover the Black History Month events at Burton High School and feature new shows Talk Show, a discussion of politics and social justice issues as well as a movie review show with a special on recent films about the African American experience.
Congratulations to these Burton students who were selected from the whole district to perform in 2017's All City High School Band!
Brendan Fong, Julian Castro, Emily Louie, Jorge Jimenez,
Bricen Shepard, Patricia Fong, Jared Yrastorza, Jack Ng,
Jasmine Law, Sabrina Du, Natalie Medina-Chavez, Karissa Wong
Music starts at 3:57
Did you know that every 107 seconds, someone in America is sexually assaulted? Join Puma Prevent to
educate yourself and others about issues related to sexual harassment and assault. Together we can stop
sexual violence. We meet every Friday at lunch in room 235.
Are you an aspiring athlete but are not sure if you'll make the grades to play? Enroll in Puma Academy and get support in making sure you're eligible to play. Puma Academy is open to all current athletes and aspiring athletes (even if you are not planning to play sports this school year). Please come to the Teen Center for more information.
BEACON STUDY HALL
The first grading period is over Friday, 2/17! Get help with your homework and access all the tools you need at Beacon Study Hall. We're in room 235, next to the Teen Center.
Open every day after school!
FREE WELLNESS ZUMBA CLASS EVERY THURSDAY!
Every Thursday from 5:30-6:30pm the Beacon will be hosting a FREE Wellness Zumba Class in the Burton cafeteria! At the end of every class, there will be a short Wellness presentation and a free bag of fresh produce. We will provide childcare for family members too young to participate. See flyer here.
¡Únete a nosotros cada jueves, de 5:30pm a 6:30pm, para un clase de Zumba y Salud gratuitas en la cafeteria de Burton! Al final de cada clase de Zumba tendremos una presentación breve de Salud y una bolsa de verduras frescas. También tendremos cuidado de niños para los familiares que estén muy pequeños para participar.
SCRIPT-ED AT BURTON!
ScriptED is a tuition-free program offered by The Beacon, and it equips students with the fundamental coding skills and professional experiences that together create access to careers in technology. The course is taught by volunteer experienced software developers who lead students through a set curriculum. At the end of the course, students get to apply their new coding skills in a paid summer internship where they gain the experience and confidence necessary to pursue careers in technology.
ScriptED starts at Burton on Tuesday, January 10th and will take place every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:45 - 5:15pm.
Backpacking Club meets every Friday during lunch in Room 116, Mr. Pearson's room. Please refer students to the Wellness Center (Room 219) if they have any questions.
BOARD GAMES CLUB
Do you love playing monopoly, sorry and other card/board games? Join Board Game Club, which meets Fridays at 3:35 in Mr. Schwartz' room.
Are you a girl who wants a cool space to speak on issues you care about? Join Girl's Group, which meets every other Friday during lunch in the Teen Center. Snacks will be provided.
FULL MEAL VENDING!
New this week, the vending machine in the dining area is now open! It's a full meal vending machine filled with fresh sandwiches, wraps, and salads for a quick easy meal on the go. All you need is your pin number and birthday, no cash necessary. Come check it out!
The BSU meets weekly on Mondays during lunch in room 218. Remember you don't have to be black to be proud...all are welcome!
Want to learn about acting, directing, and other aspects of theater? Join Drama Club, which meets every Tuesday in room 234.
Contact is Ms. Stupek.
Burton was honored in the SF Gate on Tuesday, 9/20/16!
Read about it here.
Read THIS ARTICLE about meditation in public schools. Burton High is specifically mentioned and Burton students are in a picture!
School tours will take place every Monday from 8:30am-10:30am. Please call to reserve a space for the tour at 415-469-4550.