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  • PRESIDENTS DAY, MON., 2/18

    Burton High will be closed on Monday, 2/18, due to Presidents Day.

    BLACK HISTORY MONTH!

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    PUMA NEWS, EP. 5

    The first episode of the Spring semester features stories about setting goals for 2019, a promo for the Boat Dance Sea of Diamonds, a feature about What is Love?, an update on the Boy's Basketball Team and a profile of a unique student at Burton. Finally, this episode includes the premiere of an investigative story on the Burton High School Ghoul!

    EARN $600 W/ BLING

    Bling is a grant makers program for youth 9th -12th grade, and they are looking for ten more students to join their cohort! Every year, these youth grant makers are given a pot of money, learn more about youth philanthropy and social justice issues in SF, and work together to fund youth-led projects addressing social justice issues in their communities. Students will receive a $600 stipend for the semester and will be entered to win various raffle prizes throughout the semester based on their participation! Contact Sarah (sballard-hanson@ymcasf.net) for more information!

    TUTORING SPRING '19

    Need help with Math, Science, Social Sciences, and/or World Languages? There's FREE TUTORING Monday through Thursday! Click here for the schedule!

    BECOME A PAID TUTOR!

    Puma Academy is looking for 3-5 excellent students to become paid tutors for the program this semester. For more information on how to apply, please visit Sarah K and Chuck D in the Teen Center at lunch or after school!




    FREE YOGA ON TUESDAYS!

    Niroga Institute promotes equity through trauma-informed Dynamic Mindfulness, strengthening resilience and empathy. Niroga offers a FREE after school yoga class every Tuesday from 3-5:30 pm in room 122 and is in need of more participants! The yoga class is open to all - youth, staff and families! Please join us and help us get the word out! Students can attend the yoga class to make up Tardy School hours!

    ALL-CITY BAND

    Congratulations to the following Burton students who
    auditioned and made SFUSD's All-City Honor Band:

    Daniel Tieu, 11th grader, clarinet
    James Respicio, 10th grader, clarinet
    Austin Nguyen, 10th grader, bass clarinet
    Brenda Galeas Veliz, 12th grader, alto saxophone (principal)
    Ruhma Zahir, 11th grader, alto saxophone
    Brian Louie, 10th grader, tenor saxophone
    Rhea Dignadice, 10th grader, bariton saxophone
    Libang Cai, 11th grader, trumpet
    Patricia Fong, 12th grader, french horn (principal)
    Nathaniel Wong, 10th grader, french horn 
    Derek Ye, 12th grader, trombone
    Felix Huang, 11th grader, trombone
    Zuriel Respicio, 12th grader, tuba
    Aaron Balot, 12th grader, percussion (principal)
    Anoky Tan, 11th grader, percussion
    Andres Martinez, 12th grader, percussion
    Karissa Wong, 12th grader, percussion
    Megan Law, 10th grader, percussion

    YOUR BODY YOUR RIGHTS!

    Please read HEALTHY ME, a handout from SFUSD and our Wellness Center about your rights related to healthcare.

    AOHS IN THE NEWS!

    Check out these two news stories about how Burton's Academy of Health Sciences (AoHS) is investigating our air quality!
    ABC
    | KRON

    MUSIC PRODUCTION

    The Bayview YMCA on Lane Street has a MUSIC PRODUCTION program for YOU! Our Studio Lab program offers access to a fully-
    equipped recording studio program where YOU can learn to make your own beats and record YOUR original music. Studio Lab is FREE and offered Monday - Thursday from 5:00 - 7:00pm at the Bayview Y. For more information or to sign up, please stop by the Bayview YMCA Teen Center (1601 Lane St.) or contact Olivia at
    oortiz@ymcasf.net

    LEARNING CENTER

    PACE is excited to announce the "The Learning Center" (Rm. 235) This productive after school space is for students to do schoolwork while receiving responsive academic support from PACE
    staff and their fellow students. The space is equipped with computers, printers and other school supplies. It is our goal for this program play a large role in increasing Burton’s capacity to
    provide tutorial support support to its students. Please see Nigel for more information.

    EMPLOYMENT - GET A JOB!

    Interested in getting a job during the
    school year or during the summer? Please see Nina in room 200.1.

    BURTON CLUBS!

    Check out Burton's updated list of clubs and after school programs.

    STUDENT & FAMILY HANDBOOKS

    Have you looked through the 2018-19 Student and Family Handbooks yet?! Please see this link for English and see this link for additional languages.

    DACA INFORMATION

    A nonprofit in San Francisco, Mission Asset Fund, announced a $1 million scholarship fund to cover the $495 DACA renewal application fee. Visit http://www.lc4daca.org/ for more information.

    SCHOOL TOURS

    School tours will take place every Monday from 9:00am-10:30am. Please call to reserve a space for the tour at 415-469-4550.